Jeans History - Origins and Invention
Jeans is now a part of everyday life, as accepted as any part of the modern clothing. But it wasn’t always like that. Jeans came a long way from workers clothing to high fashion. Read about denim and jeans history.
Jeans came a long way, from a workers uniform to symbol of youth rebellion to fashion statement. But it is even older than we maybe think. Learn more about history of jeans and denim.
Denim, a type of durable textile, is a fabric of many faces. It was used in factories for protection clothing and on the catwalks for designer clothing. This is the place where you can find more about the history of denim.
Denim is not the only sturdy cotton fabric used for everything from working clothes to fashion items. There is also dungaree. It was also used for sails. Find more about dungaree fabric and dungarees.
Slim-fit pants are, again, longer with us than we maybe think and were always carriers of fashion changes, scandal and high fashion in one way or another. Read about history of skinny jeans and slim-fit pants.
Boot-cut jeans are a type of jeans made for comfortable wearing of boots. Their main characteristic is that they are slightly wider at the end of legs. Find out more information about history of boot-cut jeans.
Denim skirt is a logical follow-up of jeans. It appeared in 1970s, in the time of Flower Power, and stayed to this day. Here you can find more about history of denim skirt.
Zipper is a small invention but without it present would look very different. It is a brainchild of several inventors who improved each other’s ideas in time. Read about history of zippers.
Indigo, a color of blue jeans, was once considered a luxury and worn only by the richest. Now is synthetically made and much more affordable. Find out more information about history of Indigo.