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Sanding

What does Sanding mean?

A process on denim where the denim is sanded to give a smoother feel.

Style Terms explains Sanding

Sanding is a process used on denim to soften it and give it a worn look. It can be done by with sandpaper or using commercial sanding tools such as a sandblaster. The final effect can be quite subtle or very extreme, depending on the length of the sanding process. that have been sanded tend to emphasize the body’s curves.