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Evolution of denim

Trace the evolution of jeans through the history of time.

World Denim Day: Evolution of the denim

Introduced to the world in 1873 in a totally different context, denims have become an integral part of our lives today.What started out as men’s attire has now become a staple separate of people around the world.

The term jean owes its origin to the Italian city of Genoa where the fabric was first made, dyed blue even in those days (hence called blue de Genes or literally blue of Genoa). The dye came from Indian Indigo extracted from the plant which was first domesticated in India.

On the occasion of World Denim Day, Abhishek Yadav, Head of Design, Spykar Lifestyle, walks us through the journey of this wonder garment, detailing the phases of its evolution and popularity.