Why do some garments have inconsistent fabric color?
Some of our products are pre-faded for an aged or distressed look, which is achieved through various processes such as stone wash, marble wash, and snow wash. These processes involve the use of mechanical abrasion to break down the fibers of the fabric, causing the color to fade and create a bleached, and even slightly worn-out appearance.
Unlike garments made from mass-colored fabrics, our garments are washed and dyed in small batches. Therefore, even with the same dyeing process, there could still be variations in the final color of the garment. Typically, 80% of our small-batch dyed garments have consistent colors with a color fastness rate of 2 or 3, which are within the standard range.
The inconsistencies in the fabric color of pre-faded garments are an inherent aspect of the small-batch dying process. They can also give the garment a unique and individualized character.