The origin and history of the name of the jeans is not entirely certain. Depending on the source, too. Some researchers believe that demin was the first to be woven in Nimes, France. It is thought that the name of the demin cloth would be a shortening of the words 'de Nimes'.

Some of the researchers have the belief that demin was born in Genoa, Italy. The French name Genes would be the basis for the English name jeans Jeans. Some also believe demin evolved from dungaree fabric brought from India to Europe by the British in the 17th century.



Why is a denim jacket called jeans? In the book language, jeans are station wagons. They started to call jeans farmies first. The word stems from the English word farmer. The word 'jeans' has been used since the late 1950s. In Helsinki slang, jeans have also been called dongars (eng. dungarees).


Denim is a cotton textile in which the weame passes under two or more wart wires. Due to its practicality, the original denim fabric was dyed with a colour from indigo plants, which is very suitable for dyeing cotton fabric. Today, synthetic indigo is used to dye cotton.

In dyeing, the dye, indigo, remains on the surface of the fibre. Thus, the blue color remains on the outer side of the fabric, and the weaving yarns on the reverse remain white. When the weaving yarns on the inside remain white, they do not dye the feet blue when wearing jeans. Also for this reason, the denim fabric has a unique ability to fade in use after repeated and hard washing machine washes. Denim requires care and care as a fabric.



FABRIC Paintings are revealing the history of denim fabric. In 2010, art historians discovered three paintings depicting, among other things, a seamstress and a beggar boy dressed in a denim fabric. These paintings date back to 1655. They prove that denim fabric is a much older invention, what is thought.

In Europe in the 17th century, thick and durable denim was popular with the poor. At the time, the material was inexpensive to manufacture. Denim was also used in the United States at the end of the 18th century, mainly on construction and construction sites and in shipping, due to the extreme durability of denim material. No one had developed it into a garment by then.



JEANKU Jeans was developed by Nevada-based tailor Jacob Davis in the 1870s, he began sewing trousers out of Dem's fabric. These trousers gained popularity in the workwear of miners, loggers and railroad workers. The reason for the popularity was the durability of the denim fabric.

At this time, in the Gangs, miners used a pocket watch for which the small pocket at the front was originally intended. You couldn't put the watches in a bigger pocket so they wouldn't disappear or break. When working, the workmen did not keep their coats or vests on, the boson or chest pocket of which the watch could have been placed. Today, this pocket is known as a coin pocket.

Denim used in heavy duty, began to disintegrate at stretchy points. Jeans developer Jacob Davis tried to figure out a way to strengthen his pants. He decided to put metal nits, or button bases, in these stress points like, in the corners of his pocket to make them last longer. It was a hit right away, so he wanted to patent his process. The problem was money for patenting, which he could not afford alone.

So he approached Levis Strauss, who was in the dry goods business, for example, selling fabric. Davis revealed the unique way he made pants for his clients. For patenting, he would need a business partner to pay for the patent. Strauss got excited about this idea and agreed. The patent was granted to Jacob Davis and Levi Strauss + Company on 20 April 2006. On 15 May 1873, blue jeans were born. In this case, they were the only company allowed to sell riveted jeans, as a result of which the popularity increased.

Strauss also continued other business activities during his career and was one of the city's biggest benefacters. At the end of the 19th century, Levi was still involved in the day-to-day operations of the company.

The patent applied for expired in 1890, when the XX waist was given the lot number "501®" - Levi and his nephew officially founded the company. Levi Strauss died friday in 1902. Other newer companies began to imitate the original idea, so you can find indications of this in your pants, such as years.


DENIM FACTAT - Levi Strauss never wore jeans himself, Because he was a wealthy businessman, and jeans were made for the


- In the 1870s, (sepalus) buttons changed to metal buttons instead of bone.

- In 1927, jeans saw



for the first time a zipper that held the sepalus better. - Along with the earlier button fastening, after which the zipper stabilized as the jeans grew in popularity. - Denim is made of cotton and is a vegan material.