Monday, March 8, 2010

Denim history and facts -

Denim history and facts -

1800’s - Serge material from France used primarily for workers because it was sturdy and cheap to make for cowboys and miners.

1930’s - American GI’s and Europeans began wearing for comfort and casual wear.

1950-60’s - Denim became JEANS, a must have for teens and a cultural phenomenon.

1980-90’s - Jeans became a fashion icon in a variety of washes ,colors and styles. It is popularized by designers, TV & movies.

2007-10 - Jeans are a staple item in everyone’s wardrobe. Dressy or casual, all cotton, stretch or ring spun make it versatile, comfortable and trendy for people of all ages.

Denim is woven with two yarns:
Indigo yarn and filler yarn, which is un-dyed. That’s why the inside of your jeans have white inside.

Originated in Nimes, France.
Serge De Nimes evolved into denim, then into “Jeans”.

Thanks to River Road Jean Company for this information! online seller of River Road Jean Company jeans

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