clothing is an integral part of our day-to-day life for a long time. Ever wondered who made the
first jeans? What was the main purpose of jeans when it was first made? Why are most jeans blue?
Let us get answers to most of these questions.
Denims are versatile in nature, super durable and long lasting among all other clothing that we own.
The history of denims dates back to long time ago! The exact date is debatable but France is
famously known as the birth place of denim which was originally a twill weave fabric which has a
colored thread (blue) woven with a white thread. This weave turned out to be quite sturdy in nature.
The first name given to this fabric was “Serge De Nimes”. Does the word ‘De Nimes’ sound close to
‘Denim’, yes, it does. Serge De Nimes evolved and became ‘Denim’ over a period of time. The world
now famously knows this fabric by the name ‘Denim’. It was Italy who first conceived this fabric in to
what they then called as ‘Jean’ or ‘Jeane’. History tells that this was the first blueprint for the world
famous ‘Levi Jeans’. Interesting enough, right?
dye was easily available during those times and was used in the making of this fabric. Even today, all
jeans available in the market are the primary shades of blue.
man named Jacob W. Davis. It was Davis who started using the denim fabric to make blankets, tents
and covers used for various purposes. Davis was asked to create a pair of trousers using denim for
people who are involved in hard work. Davis and Levi together got into the business of making the
first pair of jeans and started reaching out to companies and the public to sell their product.
Initially, denims were worn as workwear. Western miners, farmers, cowboys were the people who
chose to wear this to work as they were sturdy and rugged. It was not until the early 1900s that
these denims started to make a fashion statement. If stories have to be believed, it is said that these
cowboys, miners and other workers started wearing the denims for their vacations to western
states. That is how more and more people started getting introduced to denims and soon gained
people, men or women, jeans are quite popular among all. We now wear denims in the form of
skinny jeans, denim shirts, trousers, bell bottoms and the list goes on. We have tons of options to
choose from based on our style and liking.
that we find. Black, grey, maroon, shades of blue are the preferred colors for denims. Basic jeans
have also evolved into faded jeans. No matter what color, we always have a pair or two in our
collection. Denim is a cool, trendy, fashionable garment we all love to blend in with different styles.
If you are looking to add a new trendy pair of denim to your collection, do check out the exclusive
variety available at Urbano Fashion!