Interesting Facts About
- The word “Jeans” comes from the French word “Genes”.
- The word denim was inspired by Nimes, a city in France.
- May 20 is BlueJean’s official birthday, because this is the date when Jacob Davis, the inventor of Jean’s jeans manufacturers, Levi Strauss and Jean’s pants, patented the US Patent and Trademark Office for the first time with the number 139,121.
Jean was first worn only by farmers, some factory workers and cowboys in the Second World War, due to their strength.
- Prior to 1960, jeans was called as “overalls”. Levi Strauss changed this name and turned it into the current known name “Jeans“.
YKY jeans zippers
- Many jeans zippers have embossed the letters “YKK” on them. It is an abbreviation of “Yoshida Kogyo Kabushikikaisha” in Japanese and stands for “Yoshida Corporation”. Japanese zipper maker Tadao Yoshida established this company in 1934.
- Denim fabric is produced using two-color yarns.
- One is made of indigo (indigo) and the other is made of colorless filler yarn. (If you look upside down, you will see clearly that a line of dyed yarn is a row of white yarn.)
- The most expensive jeans is the original Levi Strauss & Co 501 jeans. Jean, which was made more than 115 years ago, was auctioned at the e-Bay site in June 2005 and found a buyer of $ 60,000. The buyer was a Japanese who did not want to disclose his name.
- The most expensive jeans that is for sale today is the “Trashed Denim” made by Dussalt Apparel with a price tag of $250.000
- The world’s longest jeans were made by the Chinese. It measures 68 meters in length, 35 meters in width and weighs 3 tons and has managed to enter the “Guennes Records Book”.
- Many businesses that produce high-weight denim have built factories near cotton fields as they need too much cotton.
- When you buy a pair of jeans, almost half of what you pay goes to the reailer, only 12% goes to the producer.
- Each American has an average of 7 jeans.