Keeping your raw denim stain and odor free can be a difficult task. The jeans start out as cardboard until you break them in and even then they absorb stains and sweat easily. So how do you keep them clean and fresh? Most people who are avid raw denim consumers will tell you not to wash them until a year or two so you can break them in and they develop a nice fade, but we have a few tips to maintaining them along the way. Pair your raw denim with a shirt like the one you see in the video.