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- As Wikipedia state that The name “denim” derives from the French serge de Nîmes, referring to the city of Nîmes, where it was produced, and is now manufactured in specialised mills around the world.
- Traditionally Denim was colored blue with indigo dye to make blue jeans. The foremost pair of jeans that was pre washed was by Jack Spence for Lee.
- Denim is blue because the yarn was traditionally dyed with the blue pigment obtained from indigo dye. Until the introduction of synthetic dyes, indigo was the most significant natural dye known to man.
- Denim was originally dyed with a dye produced from the plant Indigofera tinctoria, but most denim today is dyed with synthetic indigo dye. In both cases, the yarn undergoes a continual sequence of dipping and oxidization — the more dips, the stronger the color of the indigo.
- Denim, traditionally known as a work wear fabric since the late 18th century, later became popular for casual wear and is till date used by high fashion designers.
- Denim fabric dyeing is separated into two categories: indigo dyeing and sulfur dyeing. Indigo dyeing produces the conventional blue color or shades similar to it. Sulfur dyeing produces specialty black colors and other colors, such as red, pink, purple, gray, rust, mustard, and green.
- Lee cowboy jeans were the first pair of denims with zippers.
- The word dungarees (usually plural) is came from Hindi, one of the major languages of India. The source word in Hindi is dungr?, and refers to a type of coarse cloth.
- At least 225 pair of denim jeans can be made from one bale of cotton.
- The most number of Denim Mills are in China which are 297. Second is India with 23 Mills.
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