The French town of Nimes is credited with inventing denim — “de Nimes,” get it? The word “jeans” originates from the French word for Genoa — Genes — where sailors wore denim trousers. But at the end of the day where it really happened was with Levi's making trousers for miners in San Francisco,” said Jon Patrick, who writes the blog the Selvedge Yard....

Topics:  de nimes    genoa    genes   san francisco    jon patrick   selvedge   yard   french   nimes   jeans   word   trousers   denim   
BING SEARCH:
  • Jeans
    ... called "blue jeans," which were ... weavers tried to reproduce jean but instead developed a similar twill fabric that ... they began using it ...
    03/26/2017 - 10:12 am | View Website
  • Fabrics
    Fabric creation began in ancient times ... Innovators developed synthetic fabrics to overcome some of ... Levi Strauss invented the fabric called denim, and blue jeans.
    03/22/2017 - 11:07 am | View Website
  • Denim
    ... the popularity of denim jeans began to spread rapidly and ... had been supplying Davis with bolts of denim fabric ... on all CJ models in blue or ...
    03/22/2017 - 9:41 am | View Website
  • In those jeans...
    Where there is consensus is that the history of modern blue jeans began with the weaving of denim fabric and ... Blue jeans material is made ... which developed to ...
    03/20/2017 - 6:47 pm | View Website
  • THE HISTORY OF DENIM
    The History of Denim. ... with synthetic dye and began prewashing fabric. ... by its deep blue color, clean edge (jeans made from old-style shuttle ...
    03/18/2017 - 6:07 pm | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Living News