Strauss tried to sell canvas tents of the diggers to the goldfields. That time, America is being hit by gold fever. Not that interested in the offer of Strauss, the miners were brought pants instead asked. Levi's name was born when the miners who are addicted to Levi pants, look for "Those pants of Levi's" (a pair of Levi's) made of denim. In America, the word "Levi's" is synonymous with jeans.
The word "jeans" is now attached to the denim comes from the French word Genes, which means Genoa, the city that produces denim pants in Italy, which actually comes from Nimes in France. The term blue jeans, when Levi denim dyeing it with indigo color and labeling to demonstrate the authenticity of homemade jeans.
Generically, jeans are often referred to as word DENIM, denim is woven cotton. Original color is white and blue yarn whose origins are from a town in France: Nimes is the origin of the word denim is Serge de Nimes.
In those days, jeans are identical as clothing for laborers who work outside the space, because it is the original denim made of cotton has a remarkable resilience to face the harsh environment.
It has been over a century, after a pair of Levi jeans popularized. Now a pair of jeans, or denim remains popular even to the next grade as a world famous designer products. In fact denim, a product of the designers who worked in Paris, a city that prioritizes elegance. Of course denim experienced periods of falling-up before he got the position as at present.
In the 1940's denim has actually been processed into product mode in the form of dresses, skirts, jackets, and trousers. Denim reached peak popularity in the 1970s when mass produced jeans.
In the era of the 1970's when the West hit "endemic" hippie, jeans became one of the attributes attached to them, became a symbol of rebellion against the establishment. Not infrequently the "rebels" were deliberately tearing their pants jeans to emphasize their opposition to the establishment.
Those, who consider themselves followers of fashion, had no interest in jeans. Then evolve over jeans as a shirt for a blue-collar workers in America. Jeans are even identical with the work of the cowboy outfit while herding their cattle from their horses.
Wheel mode until at a period when the idea was taken from anywhere, from any time, and then assembled into a new form for people today. This mixing of colored people's lives after the 1970's, but are felt in the fashion of the 1990's and continued until now.
Before taking denim designer, from the wardrobe of the working class and make it sparkle as a product designer, the designer has first to take the style of dress of particular groups such as the punk community, the community of surfers, community of gothic style, and so forth.
Resurrection of denim, as a product designer's most conspicuous place in the 1990s when Tom Ford of Gucci fashion house picked up a pair of jeans as his fashion statement.
Ford is a designer who admired for their design genius managed to raise the prestige of Gucci, offering color faded denim pants torn in many places. Ford makes the sparkling blue jeans, so she added decorative feathers on the front bottom of his pants, pearls and sequins that menyulamkan jeans is worthy of the name Gucci.Madonna joined mempulerkan return of jeans through her world tour with a theme using a cowboy theme clothes. Similarly famous singers such as Britney Spears and Shakira, they were seen several times using denim in their music video clips.
Not just Ford, who saw an opportunity jeans along with the return of mood swings in the direction of a more casual style, especially among white-collar work in the field of information technology in America. Other designers were competing to redesign jeans. Versace, Roberto Cavalli, Calvin Klein, Dolce and Gabbana, and Christian Dior, just a few big names in the fashion business who tries to take advantage of the return of a pair of jeans. Even John Galliano who worked for Christian Dior fashion house, still using one of the denim in high fashion designs for fall and winter 2002/2003.
In the real world, variation of jeans is very diverse, ranging from a variety of color, classic style, a sequined, which made up the color faded in part by the sharp contrast. The model continues to change, baggy, wide on the bottom end of the pipe, tightly wrap the foot, as long pants, a pair of three-fourths, to hotpants. Which is now in vogue is the hipster, denim pants worn at the hip, and recently narrowed the model down to a model called a pencil. Any variation undertaken, but in blue indigo denim is always associated as a culture of casual clothing.
(taken from: maidtalk.blogspot.com)