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The long history of Denim

Washed-Denim-mens-fashionHello friends! You must have a collection of clothing made of denim fabric. Denim is a raw material for making jeans clothing. Genoa people in Italy are the first maker of denim pants. French people as buyer called these pants “Genoa” that was spelled in French pronunciation “Genes”. A few years later, the Englishman called these pants “Jeans”. The fabric is made from cotton and wool or linen mix.

Jeans were originally to be miners clothes, became famous in the 1950s, when was used in the production of Hollywood films and was used by James Dean and Marlon Brando. From the field of music, Elvis Presley helped popularize the use jeans. Beginning of jeans in America was in the 19th century when it was used for domestic purposes, canvas and tent. Levi Strauss was a German immigrant who wanted to develop business canvas tents belonging to his brother. When he had just opened his shop in California in 1853, a customer were coming into the store and said that unfortunately Strauss only sells tents, because pants are a much needed to work in the mines.

Later, Strauss sewn canvas cloth to be used as waist overalls, despite selling homemade pants, he got complaints that the material is too stiff. To meet the wishes of customers, Strauss then imported cloth that was known as Serge de Nimes. The fabric was made of white cotton that had been dyed in blue for the weft. Fabric Serge de Nimes is at the origin of the denim. In the modern era, after the explosion in the 1950s and became a symbol of rebellion, jeans clothes were increasingly becoming mandatory for hippies in the 1970s. In 1980s, jeans began to be ogled by the designers of the period. Calvin Klein, Gloria Vanderbilt, and Armani are some designers, who were showing jeans with pastel colors in that period.

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