“Blue jeans, white shirt. Walked into the room, you now you made my eyes burn. It was like James Dean, for sure.”
Denim is named after french town Nimes, where there was a factory that manufactured it. ( de Nimes)
Jeans ancestor was from India, cotton fabric dyed with indigo- dungaree.
First real jeans are made in Genoa (Italy). Pants made from denim were intended for sailors. They were able to wear pants even wet, or they could roll them up and wore it like a shorts.
Next station is USA. Levi Strauss, founder of Levi Strauss&Co., started business with jeans after Jacob Davis introduce him with new type of pants. Jacob Davis was tailor, who made pants for miners. He decided to put rivets to the corners of pockets on the pants, and also buckled pants with it. And Voila! Jeans that we know today came this way.
During the fifties jeans became characteristic for young rebel people. As example, students were expelled from classes for wearing out jeans at school, same was at restaurants, churches, some institutions. Wearing out jeans was fight against prime.
Trough time jeans found their way to conquer the world.
In the eighties jeans became a part of High Fashion. “Designer jeans” was first introduced by Elio Fiorucci.
’99 Tom Ford for Gucci represents jeans that costs 3715$. After this runways are covered with jeans by Chanel, Dior, Chloe, Versace,…
Today jeans are worn-out by everyone, form royal families to burns on the streets.
In my case, as a girl and still student, jeans can be worn-out in every occasion. Snickers or high heels, t-shirt or blouse paired with good jeans and outfit always looks good. Maybe it sounds like old established phrase but well paired denim always amaze me.
I’m in no hurry, I do not want to jump into the suit and stuck in office. In my 23., I bow to good jeans and denim clothes.