“My auntie Jean’s got a sister called Jean, her daughter Jean just had a baby, called it…..”
Quick Denim Facts
- In the early 1960’s, denim was banned by many schools in the U.S as it had become an icon of teen rebellion.
- An indigo dye is used to give denim its actual blue color. ‘Waist overalls’ or ‘overalls’ were the terms used for denims before 1960 till it was changed to ‘jeans’ which is widely used now.
- Selvedge denim is denim woven using old-fashioned denim-weaving techniques; preferably on old looms.