Few secrets and facts of DENIM you still dont know!

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Ever since i started blogging about denim, i still had few facts missing about jeans. I learnt few more facts and secret about the amazing JEANS. Sharing these facts would make me happy as a denim lover with you guys and i hope it adds to your denim knowledge and get to know your jeans better -

  1. May 20th of every year is considered to be the official “birthday” of blue jeans as it was the day that Levi Strauss, Levi’s jeans inventor and the owner of the idea of riveted jeans pants Jacob Davis received patent of the rivets no.139,121 from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

  2. 215 jeans can be made with only one bale of cotton.

  3. The majority of jeans’ zippers have the word ‘YKK’ written on them. YKK technically stands for ‘Yoshida Kogyo Kabushikikaisha’ which is Japanese language, meaning “Yoshida Company Limited.” It’s a company formed in 1934 by a Japanese zipper manufacturer, Tadao Yoshida.

  4. There are some store selling jeans online that allow you to create your own favorite style of jeans and you can choose pockets, leg style, color, fit and so on.

  5. When purchasing a clothing garment like jeans, more than half of the money goes to the people who sell it, only 12% goes to the manufacturers.

  6. Most of the mills that make a ‘heavy’ fabric, denim, are commonly located near to cotton crops as the fabric uses large quantities of cotton.

  7. Nearly all jeans are stitched together in hundreds of thousands of low-wage ‘sweatshops’ and private homes around the world. The statistic came from the number of poor countries where jeans are rarely worn but large quantities of denim are imported.

  8. Every American owns, on average, 7 pairs of wearable jeans

  9. Jeans were called “waist overalls” or just “overalls” before 1960 and Levi Strauss changed it to its popular name of “jeans.”

  10. The common dye found in blue jeans is called phthalocyanine and is a light activated agent with cell destroying properties.

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