12 Fascinating Things You Never Knew About Jeans

Written by Beatriz Sanchez
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Jeans: you most likely wear them at least twice a week, but how much do you really know about this comfortable piece of clothing?

  • They go well with everything
  • They are flattering to any type of body
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However, there's so much more to know. In fact, the ultimate wardrobe staple has a long, fascinating history that includes everything from red carpet moments to brushes with the law.

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From the hilarious birth of the Canadian tuxedo to the year the very first pair of jeans was created, jeans have come a long way to become the ‘go to garment’ for people today.

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1. On average, women these days own around seven pairs of jeans: slim jeans, straight cut jeans, low rise, mid-rise, high-rise, skinny jeans, boot cut. There are so many types!

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2. Back in the day, the blue color of denim came from the indigo plant. However, now is mostly synthetic.

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3. Levi’s created a denim tuxedo jacket for Bing Crosby in response to him being denied a hotel room in 1951 for wearing jeans.

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4. In 2009 it was reported that blue jeans were banned in North Korea.

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