Overtones, faded, frayed, dirty, snowy or washed stone. These are some of the features that jeans fit your style, so you can use, wherever and for whatever you want. Stay reading this note, because here know more about its history.
The jean is a garment that never gets old and reinventing itself to never go out of our wardrobe. It’s versatile this fabric is that for almost all of designers is even a cult.
And I think today there is no girl in her wardrobe says it does not hang a garment jean, ready and waiting to use it. I, for my whole life I used jeans. This is because can complement almost anything: For example with a blouse and heels, with a top and sandals in the summer, including a pledge of slippers for holidays or shopping at the supermarket.
And this without the other garments jeans, skirts, coats, jackets, hats, wallets, shoes, Straps and even wallets, bags and necklaces made of this fabric … and the colors and designs you want!
The history of this wonderful fabric as we know it today, begins, believe it or not, in rebirth. At that time, the navy was Genoese naval power, and the sailors needed a strong and resilient piece to the ravages of salt water and the sea. For them, like the jean fabric was perfect.
But as sea water completely desteñía web, soon devised a system of stained blue, Which is that to this day gives the jean reputation and presence worldwide.
So, soon, in other cities like Nimes (France), their production would reach such fame, which, according to some researchers (and this is the most accepted version until now) the name of the fabric, “Denim” grow out of that name (denim = de Nimes). Soon, the resistance of the fabric would be so famous that also manufactured other items such as tents and sails for boats, based on it.
However, the official history of jeans, is written in the late nineteenth century, when Levi Strauss (Yes, the famous brand) along with Jacob Davis patented a new model of working trousers, Made of denim and adorned with rivets at the corners of pockets for added resistance, as the miners, their customers complained that they broke easily when filled with stones collected from the mines.
Such was the reception that took the jeans among miners, That soon would be farmers and everyone who worked outdoors or in harsh conditions, who would use all means that garment, making it transcend to the cities.
The jean invade the cities
Thus we come to 50 years: Jean pants officially invade the cities and are the rebels and rebellious youth who begin using the as a symbol of protest and need for change. The rockers, they would begin a new popular culture through music, would lead to international fame pants “cowboy” universalizing, breaking down the barriers of class and status … and even gender.
However, at the beginning was not so easy. As my grandmother tells me, in those years, conservative people (usually elderly) did not accept the pledge as a new urban jean, so that those who dared to use it, or earned a good scolding, or were turned away at restaurants , cinemas and a dress was considered “vulgar” and even “criminal.”
Hand in hand with new trends such as rock music and women’s liberationWas more difficult to convince a new trend and culture was imposed.
But no one could resist this new trend, which would dazzle even the likes of Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe, who would then showcase their up jean daring models, causing a literal Denim fever worldwide. The name of the garment, which until then was called waist overalls (Overall to waist), was renamed in youth slang “jeans” or “blue jeans”.
Then, as it should be, the great designers eyeing the garment and took the ways of the fashion catwalk. Giorgio Armani, Gianni Versace and Yves Saint Laurent, Devoted his talents to design clothes “A1″ based on the denim. There are already countless artists, leaders, thinkers, scientists, actors and athletes, who look for cameras with this now legendary garment, variants of which are increasing, and their ability to survive the weather changes and trends.
Always in fashion
Thus, nowadays, you can find all kinds of garments made in denim. From the classic trousers to a pair of shoes. Are the designs? there are all types: stretch or adjusted with fisherman-style leg, falling elephant type, type shorts, bermuda, skorts or skirts, in black, white, blue, blue, snow, overtones, and even green, purple and red. Whatever you fancy, and for all occasions, today more than ever we can say that never go out of style jean.
And jean importance in modern culture could not be less important: the jeans through the twentieth century far and wide to witness all the changes, transformations and trends in the modern world with its beauty, elegance and endurance test of all. Not surprisingly said Yves Saint Laurent about this revolutionary fabric: I would love to be the inventor of the jeans. They have personality, modesty, sex appeal and brimming with simplicity. All the ingredients I want for my clothes.