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Hige

Hige is Japanese for ‘moustache’ or ‘whiskers’: horizontal fade lines around the hip and crotch section of jeans that are formed by extensive wear of dyed denim. Especially in raw denim this is the area that fades first.

Source: Nouvelle de Nîmes Nº 5: The Denim Dictionary

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