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All about Jeans



All about Jeans


  • Blue jeans. History
  • Jeans were born in Italy
  • Rivets for jeans
  • Jeans in the world
  • Kinds of jeans
  • Fashionable jeans
  • Fetishism of jeans
  • Lowrise Jeans
  • Ragged jeans
  • Zipper on jeans (Zipper)
  • Indigo Jeans
  • Jeans for girls
  • Fashion firms
  • Unrepeated jeans
  • How to buy jeans
  • Fake Jeans
  • How to try on jeans
  • Jeans styles
  • The color of jeans
  • Wash jeans
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    Blue jeans. History


    Blue jeans have been an important piece of clothing for several decades. A piece of jeans is that they can successfully be clothes for workers, and the decoration of the most beautiful model or movie star. The cotton fabric material was in the course of the eighteenth century, largely because of the successful trade and abundant cotton production. And the cotton fabric was worn for a very long time. Jeans already then were fine clothes for physical work, because they were worn for a long time and rarely tore.

    Levi Strauss In the 19th century, one of the most famous jeans manufacturers in the world, Levi Strauss, appeared. Gold seekers during the gold rush wanted to wear such clothes, which would be strong enough to withstand the physical requirements of the mining industry. Levi Strauss began wholesale trade, literally wearing gold miners, in 1853.

    But the symbol of culture, jeans became only in the twentieth century. The 1930s brought in Western movies an American cowboy who wore blue jeans. It also brought jeans popularity. The 1950s fueled the desirability of jeans even more, as they became synonymous with the teen's rebellion in movies and television. The 1960s saw the individualization of blue jeans as people began to experiment with different styles and decorations, such as patches, embroidery, and wild flowers.

    Blue jeans reached the zenith in the 1980s, when they were attracted by the main clothing manufacturers in the world. Not only that blue jeans were glamorous, created in new styles, were marked by emblems of designers and couturier, but they also remained the main fashion of photomodels and movie stars. The popularity of blue jeans soared.

    The peak of the popularity of blue jeans went into decline in the 90s, as the demand for more traditional styles decreased. This happened because the children did not want to wear "their parents' jeans" and were in search of other fabrics and styles to make their own fashion.

    At present, jeans have a lot of colors and styles, but it is possible that the fashion for the classic blue jeans will still come back.

    Jeans were born in Italy



    The earliest known precursor for jeans is the Indian export thick cotton fabric, in the 16th century, known as dangery.

    Jeans were first created in Genoa, Italy, when the city had an independent republic and naval power. The first jeans were made for the Genoese Navy, because universal trousers were required for its sailors, who could be non-Russian as wet or dry, and whose trousers could easily roll up, not to wear, about the deck. These jeans could be washed in large nets behind the ship, and the sea water will bleach them.

    Rivets for jeans

    In the 1850s, Levi Strauss, a Bavarian haberdasher who lived in San Francisco, sold blue jeans called "Levi" to gold miners and miners in California. One of Levi's clients was Jacob Davis, a tailor who often bought bales of cloth at the wholesale house of Levi Strauss and Co. One of the clients of Jacob Davis had the idea of ​​making rivets of copper on the jeans to strengthen the places where jeans are torn and diverge at the seam most often. Jacob did not have the necessary money to buy a patent and wrote Levy, suggesting doing a joint business on rivets.
    After Strauss accepted Davis' proposal, on May 20, 1873, the two traders received a patent # 139,121 for the "Pocket Reinforcement Enhancement" patent, from the United States Patent Office and the Office brand Office, and the blue jeans as we know them today were born .

    Copper rivets for strengthening pockets - a characteristic feature of blue jeans.

    Jeans in the world

    Outside the United States, especially in Russian popular culture, blue jeans were fashionable expensive clothes, symbolizing American culture and good life. Being an imported American product, especially in the case of the Soviet Union, which limited the hard currency imports, jeans were somewhat expensive. In Spain, they are known as "shepherds" or "cowboys" and in Chinese, jeans are known as niuzaiku, literally, "cowboy pants", indicating their association with the American West, the cowboy culture, and working outdoors.

    Kinds of jeans


    The types of jeans are defined by the current styles, genus, and manufacturer. Here are some of the main types of jeans:

    Ankle (Ankle)
    Loose (Free)
    Straight (Straight, pipes)
    Boot Cut
    Baggy (Baggy)
    Phat pants
    Slim Fit
    Boy Cut or Boyfriend
    Bell Bottom / Flare
    Saggy (Sway)
    Carpenter (Carpentry)
    Original (Original)
    Classic (Classic)
    Skinny Leg (Skinny Leg)
    Wide Leg (Wide Leg)

    Of the denim fabric also do:

    Shorts
    Dresses
    Skirts
    Shirts
    Jackets
    Bags

    Fashionable jeans


    Fashionable jeans are jeans that have been made as a fashion and a symbol of the position in society. The brothers Nakash (Joe, Ralph and Avi Nakash) are generally credited with starting the trend when they launched their Jordache line of jeans in 1978. Fashionable jeans made for jeans for women and men are all available sizes, and are often sold worn and tight. Emblems and logos of the designer of fashionable jeans are usually sewn on the back pockets and on the right front pocket for small coins.

    The most curious thing about fashion jeans is that, as a rule, they set fashion in women's denim clothing. And only then the fashionable style of jeans is adopted by men. It's funny, but the pants for the first time were also worn by women. On this trend and trendy labels. For example, Jordache initially sold products only to women, but soon began to create jeans for men, whose style completely copied the style of women's jeans. Recently, men's jeans fashion has stopped somewhat on baggy jeans. Most jeans companies do not plan anything revolutionary in men's jeans.
    For several years after the launch of Jordache, many other brands have been on the market. Among them: Sergio Valente,
    Sasson, Gloria Vanderbilt, Chic, Calvin Klein and others.

    Colorful, thought-provoking advertisements have promoted many of the brands. The first commercial broadcasts of Jordache, with their phrase "You have a look" campaign, were rejected by the networks as "obscene, they were broadcast only by independent television stations in New York." Other unforgettable television advertising campaigns were advertised by Gloria Vanderbilt, who advertised her jeans as "million dollar views. "

    In the late 1980s, fashion jeans from various couturiers lost popularity. In the early 2000s, they began to return to fashion with stamps such as Evisu, "Cotton cloth of Aristocratic origin", "True Religion", "Rock and Republic", "Citizens of Humanity" and others worth more than two hundred dollars. Some of the old brands, namely Jordache, Sergio Valente, and Calvin Klein, also return to denim projects that made them popular.

    Fetishism of jeans


    Jeans fetishism is a sexual fetish, touching jeans or cotton fabric, especially worn by women, but also by men. There are lots of jeans fetish sites, mostly sexy by nature.

    Fetishism of jeans is:

    ripped jeans
    jeans worn during sex
    denim shorts
    jacket of cotton fabric
    wet jeans
    Be naked in jeans

    Jeans were associated with sex right away when women began to wear them. The reason for the jeans fetishism could be from the neatness and sexuality of the jeans worn on women. Jeans could emphasize some parts of the female form that are believed to be sexual, including thighs, crotch, buttocks and legs. Being barefoot, wearing jeans is a sensuality that strengthens the association with sex. This can also apply to men wearing jeans.

    Stamps that are often associated with sexuality:

    Jordache
    Abercrombie & Fitch
    Bongo Jeans
    Calvin klein
    Parasuco
    Miss sixty
    Guess?
    Seven for all Mankind

    Low-rise jeans (Low-rise jeans)


    Low-rise jeans (jeans that sit on the hip of the thigh). They are also called low jeans, tight-fitting trousers, hip-huggers and lowriders. Wearable by both men and women, low jeans are deliberately cut lower at the waist, thus closing less body on the abdomen and behind. Usually they sit at least three inches lower than the navel. Low-rise jeans have existed since the 1960s, but their popularity has returned again after the year 2000. Especially among girls and boys between the ages of 14 and 25. Although its popularity has also increased among women and men of other ages.

    Currently, low jeans come in many styles, and although tight-fitting jeans are usually the most popular, they also exist in loose, baggy, and ragged styles. Due to the popularity of low jeans, manufacturers have also begun to make low styles for other types of pants.

    One of the effects of low jeans is not only showing more skin on the stomach, but also (partially or completely) opening the buttocks, sitting down or bending over. In many cases, the gap between the buttocks becomes visible.

    Women and men often wear low jeans in fashion, and showing the gap between the buttocks and underwear is just an additional "effect", although this also had an impact on fashion. Learning that their underwear is always no longer hidden in their pants, more women choose good underwear, so that it is combined with their low jeans, the same applies to men with a choice of shorts.

    In 2003, Dr. Malvinder S. Parmer pointed out that wearing tight, low jeans puts pressure on the sensory nerve, which can cause pain. The problem with previously examined patients was resolved when they avoided wearing tight jeans, after 4 to 6 weeks.

    Ragged jeans

    Ragged jeans - most jeans are popular with teenagers. Ragged places are made with sandpaper. To speed up the creation of torn places, you can also use a knife or a blade. After the "operation", you need to wash your jeans.

    Zipper on jeans (Zipper)

    Lightning on jeans (Zipper) - invented in 1893 by American Litcom Jedson and was a system of miniature hooks and buttons. Improved her Swede Gideon Sundbek in 1913. After it, it turned into a system of metal denticles, which were intertwined with each other by a moving clamp. In jeans production for the first time used by the company "Lee" in 1926.

    Indigo Jeans

    Indigo is a dark blue paint, traditionally used in the manufacture of denim. It is said to be "live", meaning that in the process of wearing it fades and wipes. Indigo was used to paint wool four thousand years ago. It was obtained from an indigo plant that grows in India and China. In 1878 the German chemist Adolf von Bayer invented a synthetic indigo dye, which soon replaced the natural dye, as a cleaner and more stable one.

    To each woman their jeans

    Jeans for high women
    Vyskiy women are fit light long and elongated jeans with a low waist, widened downwards, possibly with straight, wide or tucked trousers, loose models and banana jeans. It is better to abandon the shortened models, as well as models with narrowed down trousers and fashionable straight but narrow cigarettes. When buying, always pay attention to the label of growth on the label: you need to take jeans with a designation for high or extra length. You can stop the selection on models with an unhandled bottom, which will allow the house to adjust the length of the trousers at its own discretion. Jeans for short women
    First and foremost, you need to abandon jeans with fashionable tucked up pants, from light shades, from tight stretch fabric models, from heavily elongated models and models narrowed downwards, as they visually shorten the legs and reduce growth. But you will get those same cigarettes with straight straight trousers, as well as dark jeans, the length of which reaches the top of the shoe, slightly shortened jeans and jeans, the length of which reaches the beginning of the heel. Under the latter, you can put on shoes with heels, which will not catch your eye, and thus unnoticeably add a couple of centimeters in height. You also do not need to acquire too loose models, in which you will drown, as well as too tight, since the latter will draw attention to small growth. When choosing jeans, it is better to proceed from the fact that they should be in shape.

    Jeans for women with non-expressed hips and flat buttocks
    The best way for women with non-expressed hips and flat buttocks is to purchase extended down light jeans with a high or, if your waist is thin, low waist. They, on the one hand, draw attention to the lower part of the legs, taking it away from the thighs and buttocks, and on the other hand, they add extra volume, make the figure more relief and feminine. And of course jeans should sit well, be precisely adjusted on a figure. And no folds: this will make your forms more attractive.

    Jeans for women with an indistinct waist
    Women with an indistinct waist usually have to buy jeans for a size or even two more than necessary, due to the fact that in all respects perfectly seated pants are tight in the waist. To correct this situation, stop the choice not on the loose, but on the models with straight legs that fit perfectly under the figure: as a rule, they are made narrow, so that a suitable waist will provide you with a semi-free, comfortable fit. Expanded down trousers visually balance the upper and lower parts of the body, and the wide straight legs will visually remove the waist, making it more proportional to the hips. In addition, you can try to try on men's jeans: as a rule, they are wider in the waist, but already in the hips, and it is among such jeans models that you can find exactly what you need.

    Jeans for women with wide hips
    The back pockets of jeans should be large and close as much as possible the buttocks, because if the pockets are too small or too widely spaced, they will visually make the hips even wider. As for the models, you can use free jeans of dark colors, made from a dense coarse denim fabric, with straight wide legs that extend straight from the hip, as well as jeans with a low waist. It should be remembered that tightly fitting models, models of stretching fabric, light and narrowed down, with a narrow high waist and shortened visually fill. The hips will appear wider and lower than they really are.

    Jeans for full women
    Full women when buying jeans should pay attention to the fabric. You fit jeans made of soft thin jeans that surround the body, do not stick around and keep the shape well. As a rule, full women prefer over-free jeans, which they are large and gather in folds along the entire length. This is wrong, because too wide pants make full women even more voluminous. It is better to give preference to dark jeans, slightly narrower down, with not too narrow and at the same time not too wide pants that favorably emphasize the forms, without increasing, but not hiding them, since the result of their absence is complete formlessness, and this is even worse than moderate completeness. And of course, do not forget about jeans with an elastic waist: the right choice, promising convenience, comfort and aesthetics.

    Fashion Denim Manufacturers


    "Calvin Klein" - this couturier introduced the concept of sexy jeans and made them black and gave a tight fit. Advantage - they sit well.

    "Chaps" are real jeans from Ralph Lauren himself.

    "Diesel" - favorite jeans of youth. Very soft and very thin, with an indispensable fly on the bolts. In some places they are worn and seem to be slightly different.

    "GAP" - jeans though look extremely modest, but they sit perfectly. The main advantage - you can choose any style and put on any shape.

    "LEE" - these models of jeans stand in line with "Wrangler" and "Levi'S". Original jeans differ by several features: high quality pockets, quality side and waist seams and, most importantly, the quality of the fabric itself.

    "Levi Strauss & Co" - if the jeans are real, then they are usually sold with a silver label. They can be either with wide trousers, or with rather narrow ones. The most popular 501 model appeared in 1837. And the most "pre-shabby" 505-I - became running in the early 60's, when the working (jeans) clothes once and for all became fashionable.

    "Moschino" - jeans for those who know how much. Jeans are both comfortable and stylish.

    "Mustang" - since 1980, the only German jeans, successfully competing in the local market with US brands "Levi'S" and "Wrangler".

    Today jeans "Mustang" stand among the favorites of the denim fashion.

    "Trussardi" - a solid brand for stylish. Slightly cramped in the step, fairly tight in the groin and pulling in the hips. But they are strong.

    "Versace" - smooth, shiny and dense jeans from the famous couturier. You can not put anything extra in your pocket. Very young girls, but not to guys of strong build.

    "Wrangler" - sit like a poured. Even after washing look like new. Classics in the good sense of the word. The most original colors - from dark purple to soft blue and coffee.

    How to make jeans unique


    1. Rivets
    Buy rivets from the store. Modern rivets do not need to be hammered - they have petals on one side. Having punched the cloth with riveting, bend the petals. If the fabric is very thick, you can make a small hole in advance. Rivets look good on pockets and side seam. You can also draw a picture or a word.
    2. Payments
    You can search at home or buy pieces of cloth of any shape, color, pattern, texture in the store that sells the cloth. You can cut out any figure or even make a collage. Just grab a thread with a needle and sew these pieces to a spot on jeans.
    3. Whitening
    You can whiten your jeans both with bleach and with baking soda. Just add bleach when washing. You can tie a jeans knot or pull them in some places with ropes, then after washing you get interesting divorces. As an option, you can sprinkle your bleach with your jeans, and after a few hours of waiting they will become spotty.
    4. Artificial dirt
    Fill the bucket with four liters of hot water and add about 100 grams of tea, let it boil. Lower the jeans or part of them into the bucket, and leave them for two or three days. If you do not completely load jeans, the color will rise slightly upwards. After painting, remove the jeans from the water and dry them. Fill the bucket again with water, add acetic essences and immerse the jeans in the solution for at least one day to fix the color. The holes on the jeans look very erotic
    5. Holes
    Just take a sharp knife and cut through the holes in your jeans. Note that when walking they will open different parts of the body, which can be very sexy and give unpredictable reactions to others.
    6. Ornaments
    Buy in the haberdashery shop rhinestones, bugles, beads, sequins, buttons or something like that. You can decorate your jeans according to your taste. The room for fantasy is huge - you can even make ornaments or drawings.
    7. Folds
    Wash your jeans and let them dry a little. Then sprinkle a little starch on top of damp jeans (you can buy it at the grocery store) and then iron them with a not very hot iron. You can make folds under your pockets or whatever you like. The folds must be held until the next wash.
    8. Drawings
    To make drawings on jeans, you can use ink, wax crayons, nitro paint, markers and ballpoint pens. Bright colors will always look good, be it a flag, a cherry or a flower.
    9. Inscriptions
    Use pens or ballpoint pens to draw on the jeans small inscriptions, the name of the musical group, hearts or funny drawings.
    10. Belt on the rings
    Remove the belt loops, you can make it uneven. Buy 10 metal rings and attach them to the jeans, about one centimeter from the top of the belt, grabbing them with threads from above and below. After that you can skip behind them a thin strap or leather band.
    11. Colorful figures
    Take a piece of paper and cut out the heart, star or other shape. Put the resulting pattern on the jeans and spray over it a spray for painting fabrics or a color spray for the hair.
    12. Embroidery
    Buy a little floss. Draw a picture on your jeans with a small piece of chalk or soap, and then take the thread and make the embroidery on top of the picture.
    13. Fringe
    Take the scissors and cut the ribbons from the pants, from the bottom up, towards the knee. The narrower the ribbons, the more interesting the fringe looks.
    14. Wiping
    Put the jeans on the table or something hard and secure them. Take the sandpaper and lightly rub her trousers. In these places, jeans will quickly become lighter and get a worn look.
    15. Stripped seams
    Partially straighten the seams at the bottom of the pants and just leave them hanging. It looks especially cool if the jeans inside the seam are of a different color. Whatever the seam does not go further, fix it across a few stitches.
    16. Lamps
    Buy about three meters of braid and sew it to the jeans along the outer side seam. Alternatively, you can take a colored rope or floss and make stitches along the side seam.
    17. Minting (the council was kindly provided by RJ)
    If you have old passions of parents in the house called "chasing", they can be used as follows. Inside the soaked jeans, put a small plank, then chasing, thoroughly soap with laundry soap, and work with a brush until the pattern shows up. The process is laborious, but the effect will be stunning! The main requirement - chasing can not be shifted so that the picture is not blurred.

    How to buy jeans


    Jeans are so popular and beloved clothes that I want to give them special attention. It is impossible to imagine the wardrobe of a modern girl (women, men - anyone) without these universal pants. Jeans, in fact, can perfectly fit into any situation and decorate their owner. If, of course, it's right to choose them.
    Gone, fortunately, those days when jeans were bought in reserve, for many years to come. The choice of jeans in our stores is now such that it can confuse even the most experienced buyer. In some ways, this situation is even, perhaps, more complicated than the one that was long ago, when it was - that's what they were wearing. The choice is not easy at all. But we'll figure it out.

    When choosing jeans, it's important to choose the right ones:
    - Colour,
    - finishing,
    - style,
    - the size.

    Choosing the color, you must first of all be guided by your preferences. And more on where you plan to go in these jeans. If the office - it is better, perhaps, still choose more stringent - dark and not grated. And if for the soul - there is freedom of choice. You just need to keep in mind that light jeans can slightly fill, but dark - slim. Vertical abrasions also add length and slenderness to the legs. But with the scuffs should be neat - see that they were natural in natural places - preferably where the jeans would have worn themselves. And then the back view can turn out quite funny.
    On jeans, there are usually two sizes - W and L. This is respectively the width of the waist and the length of the inner seam. These sizes on the jeans are indicated in inches. The inch is about 2.5 centimeters. Next - a matter of simple recount. Measure your size and divide by two and a half. Get your approximate size of jeans.

    The color of jeans can be anything, though red, even green. But all the same for jeans it is exotic. The range of classic jeans is usually distributed from dark blue to light blue tones. Another factor is the presence of different kinds of scuffs. This is now quite fashionable.
    Choosing the trim, which can also be the most diverse, from embroideries and rhinestones to deliberately done shaggy kind of holes in different places, you need to consider - where do you expect these jeans to wear. And more - watch the quality. It is for decoration that determines the overall quality and price of the thing, and jeans are no exception.

    And finally we went to the most important thing - the style of your pants. The style can both disfigure the figure to the extreme, and vice versa - make a Cinderella Princess. There are also fashions, and it is very important to find the right one.
    I will not be able to tell about all possible variants, therefore I will describe only a few basic models:
    - Straight
    - Spattered
    - Wide
    - Wide, narrower down
    - Narrow
    - Shortened (breeches)

    Before considering these options in detail, I want to mention two more, which can relate to any of the listed types. These jeans are stretch and jeans with a low waist.
    Jeans-stretch - it's jeans, in the fabric of which an elastic thread is added. These jeans are usually softer and better fit on the figure in the sense that it is better fitting. And emphasize all of its bends, not masking them. This must be borne in mind.
    Jeans (and in general any trousers) with a low waist, I really love and think quite winning even for a not quite ideal figure - because in this case the stomach and hips are not emphasized, and they can be disguised as something long, worn on top. What, of course, you should not do is leave them on display. The bare belly over the low belt is beautiful only if it is absolutely flawless, flat and tanned.

    Straight jeans (the same Levi's 501) is a classic. A model that will never go out of fashion. They are more or less suitable for everyone. The only thing that can be put to them "in fault" - they are boring. But if you lay the foundation of the wardrobe and choose "official" jeans, then, in my opinion, they are the most suitable option. Narrow jeans - suitable for a very good figure. They are often stretchy. If the shape of the legs is not ideal, then it is better to abandon this model. These jeans even lengthen their legs, but they do not hide much. Strange, but they can be advised to women with wide hips and slender legs - legs will seem longer, figure - thinner, and hips will have to hide under a long sweater. I prefer to wear these jeans, tucking them into boots - with other shoes they do not look very good.

    Wide jeans - an obvious camouflage version. Well hide the flaws of the legs and the fullness in their upper part. Extend the legs. Must look as if they are great for you in size or two. The danger is that, with wide hips, the figure's silhouette in broad jeans will resemble the hero's bust on a massive monument.
    Wide jeans, narrowed down, the so-called "bananas" - in my opinion, is not a very good option. He does not extend the legs, and all the shortcomings of the wide pants are present. It can be chosen if there are no problems with the growth and length of the legs, but we must somehow balance the broad shoulders.

    Shortened jeans - breeches - also a fashionable purchase of recent years. Lighter summer option. The principle of choosing the style here is the same as that of the "big" pants, you just need to remember that the breeches visually shorten the legs. Therefore, they combine well with shoes on high heels.
    Jeans, flared down - perhaps the most difficult model. It combines the properties of narrow, and wide trousers. Sometimes they can very adorn the figure, making it more slender, lengthening the legs and hiding their shortcomings, but sometimes can visually greatly widen the hips. This model is not advised to choose women with wide hips - this silhouette will resemble a "guitar".
    And finally. Choosing jeans is not an easy task. It's endless fitting. But, if you finally found your "own" style, do not be lazy - remember, even write down this firm and model number - it will greatly facilitate further searches and come in handy in life more than once, because jeans never go out of fashion.

    Size chart for jeans

    size waist hip
    26 --- 84 --- 92
    27 --- 86 --- 94
    28 --- 88 --- 96
    29 --- 90 --- 98
    30 --- 92 --- 100
    31 --- 94 --- 102
    32 --- 96 --- 104
    33 --- 98 --- 106
    34 - 100 - 108
    35 - 102 - 110
    36 - 104 - 112
    38 - 108 - 116
    40 - 112 - 120
    42 - 116 - 122

    length growth
    30 ----- 164
    31 ----- 170
    32 ----- 176
    34 ----- 185

    How not to buy fake jeans


    On fake jeans you can run into not only the market. With the same percentage of likelihood, you can get the tuft in a regular store, a sports store and even a boutique. You ask, where then is it better to buy jeans? Better, of course, abroad. There's much less chance of buying bad jeans. In this case, it is better to combine leisure and shopping. The best goods and recreation where there are no Russians. Well, if there is no such possibility, then we go to the store so that we can examine and buy jeans in a quiet environment.

    Many websites of jeans stores give advice to pay attention to the country of the manufacturer. This is fundamentally wrong! Internet shops have only one goal - to evaporate the goods. And what kind of label do they ... Remember the catch phrase: "All smuggling is done in Odessa." With jeans, the same situation. All jeans, even the most sophisticated Japanese and American, have long been sewn in China, Thailand and other Asian countries. Well, back in Turkey. It's another matter whether they are sewn at a legal factory or on a swarthy erotic knee of a Chinese old woman.

    Forge famous brands Lee, Wrangler and Levi's. It is difficult to speak about the number of counterfeits: no one has ever done research on this prettiest topic. But as for tastes, Turkish producers, for example, adore copying popular in the CIS countries Lee. Therefore, it is better to exclude these brands from the number of purchases at all, if you buy jeans in Russia.

    First of all, we need to weed out jeans for the price. Good branded jeans cost from 150 to 300 dollars.

    Now examine the invoice of the potential purchase by touch. Even ordinary cheap cotton fabric can be made similar to heavy-duty denim with the help of starch. But after washing such jeans will come to an end. Basically, it is at the expense of fabric that savings are made in the manufacture of counterfeits. In appearance, jeans can be no different from real Lee, but weighs a fake is not 850 grams, as expected, but much less. The thin denim fabric that goes to Turkish or Maltese (the same Chinese) jeans is surprisingly cheap in the East. Note, even specialists will hardly distinguish a fake from the firmas at a distance of several steps. Therefore, if you do not want to just give your money to the seller, be vigilant!

    Particular attention should be paid to the quality of tailoring jeans. Choosing jeans, you need to pay attention to how the seams are trimmed inside. They should be well stitched so that the fabric does not creep and no thread can be pulled out. Such seams are called "overlock seams" or "covering the edges of the fabric". With them, other stitches last longer. Jeans have double stitches made for durability. Simultaneously, the seams create strips on the inner and the outer side of the legs, giving it slenderness. Levis set double seams in and single outside, Wranglers put outside double seams. In doing so, they made the fabric darker, and the threads more vivid.

    Be sure to check the brand name of the jeans accessories - "zippers", rivets, buttons, before you buy them. On the brand jeans put only accessories with the designation YKK (and not TIT, MKK, TLF and the like) or own, if any. Only the brand name on the "dog" of lightning, on the back of the rivets and buttons you can clearly read the name of the company or brand. The very "dog" should have a double lock and do not slide, even if the zipper is not buttoned to the end. For example: "LS & Co-SF". Which means: "Levi Strauss & Co, model San Francisco." If there are no such marks, or they could not be disassembled, put the jeans in their place and do not ask the seller any more questions. By the way, "Levis 501" is only available with a fastener on "bolts" - five buttons.

    How to try on jeans

    Remember that two identical pairs of jeans simply do not exist, so when you are ready to go for fitting in the booth, then take with you jeans of several sizes, including larger and smaller than you carry. Do not forget, however, that jeans have a habit of stretching in some places during socks. However, after washing they are also successful and sit down. However, remember that brand jeans can give a maximum of two percent after shrinkage.

    Jeans styles


    Destroy. Fashion trend of jeans, stylized as "hippies". Jeans crumple, rub or erase with sharp objects, why they get rubbed to holes. The edges are not hemmed, but simply chopped off.

    Second Hand. If you see a similar tag on the jeans, do not rush to conclusions. Of course, the first thing that comes to mind is that these jeans, like clothes from the same stores, are worn. In fact, the tag "Second Hand" means only that jeans are artificially aged. Using a variety of abrasive materials: sand jets, grated bricks or special powders. These jeans are not cheap. The prestige of worn jeans, apparently, went with the tradition, laid in the same XIX century, to transfer such comfortable for work and low-wear pants from generation to generation. By the way, even today very old jeans (30 years or more) are accepted to be sold at auctions. And they can cost from 500 to several thousand dollars. The record price for today is 125 thousand dollars.

    Sta Prest. Jeans with the "eternal" arrow were released for the first time in the 60s in Knoxville (USA). The fabric was again added with polyester, and then, folding the pants in half, they "baked" on a special technology. Wash such pants as you like, the arrow will still remain in place.

    The Vanguard. This style dominates in the denim fashion for the last 3-4 years. Expressed in an unusual cut, silhouettes with "pribobahom" and bright decoration.

    Bucky - wide, spacious jeans with many pockets in the most unexpected places, for example on the knee or on the ankle. Good for people whose profession or hobby is associated with great mobility and the need to have hands free: locksmiths, roller skaters, robbers and burglars ...

    Bib - and in Russian, overalls. Now not very popular with the bulk of the population. But this is a favorite kind of clothes for pregnant women, as well as for all who suffer from lack of waist. And, of course, the "bibs" will suit everyone who wears "tanks".

    Denim is a coarse cotton tic, from which, in fact, jeans are sewn. The material received its name from the "Serge de Nimes", a rough fabric produced in the French city of Nimes. Denim fabric is a quality twill, the hem of which is directed from the lower left corner to the upper right. Today, classical "denim" is produced in America, Greece, Japan, Turkey.

    Classic. By default, it is considered a model of "Levi Strauss" at number 501. These are straight trousers on a fairly wide belt. With a lot of decorative metal rivets. They have 5 pockets: 2 behind, 2 in front and a small pocket on the back of the right front, it used to be for watches, now it is used to wear a small coin.

    Klesh - were super popular in the mid 70's. Today again in favor. However, the last generation of flared jeans is not enough just to have an extension from the knee downwards. It would be nice to decorate this "extension" with a cut, fringe or embroidery.

    Broken twill. This is the name of the material, to the touch softer than the traditional jeans. Outwardly, it resembles satin, but the structure is much denser.

    Carrots are almost classic jeans, but if you look closely, you will notice that the trousers in them are widened at the top and narrowed downwards. This silhouette was invented especially for women, in order to emphasize the features of their figure.

    Glowing jeans. In the daylight they shine in the sun. This effect is achieved by adding polyester. On the inside, this fabric shines more than the outer.

    Strych - fell to the liking in the first place slender women. Tightly fit the figure. Especially successfully obtained from this fabric jeans-cigarettes.

    The color of jeans


    The classic color of jeans is rich blue. But at the same time, if you look closely, you can see that only the warp threads are colored, the weft threads are still white. Blue "denim", the so-called "varenka", is obtained when washing a classic blue material with the addition of chlorine or other bleaches. Indigo (from the same plant) - the so-called first natural dye for jeans, it was he who gave the pants a blue color. Today jeans of the most unexpected colors are popular. Beige and pink, fuchsia and poisonous orange. Sometimes it is written on the label how many times the cloth was immersed in the paint. Usually from 6 to 16 times (Dips). Of course, the more dives, the more resistant the color.

    In order to get light shades of jeans, they are specially cooked with pumice stone, in no case in bleach, as we did with you in Soviet times. In the process of cooking, they are rubbed against these pebbles, so they are sometimes wiped and looked worn on the hardest places (for example, below). In fact, this is one of the indicators of brand jeans, and in some jeans you can find as proof a piece of pumice or sand from it. You must remember that the more jeans are cooked (the brighter they are), the less they wear.

    Usually the fabric of the outer side of the jeans has one color, and the inner one is different. We assume from the outer (visible) side jeans are blue, and from the inside - white. But now there are jeans of "double" color: they have the same color both from the outside and from the inside. These jeans have a more intense color.

    Wash jeans


    In general, the first wash is better to start immediately, so that the fabric softens and you do not feel uncomfortable in the new trousers. What would denim fabric last longer retain its texture and color, while washing it is desirable to follow the symbolic instructions on the label.

    If you decide to wash your jeans, then remember that it is better not to soak them at all. However, if necessary, to avoid red rust stains around the rivet, do not soak the jeans for more than 1 hour, and in warm water. For soaking it is better to use soap (household), since washing powders, brighten the fabric more strongly and give tarnishing of rivets, corners and buttons. Black or colored jeans can be soaked by adding a little vinegar. Before washing, zipper on jeans is better to fasten.

    Wash jeans better in water with a temperature of no higher than 40 C, and, better - by hand. Do not use "super powders" with bioactive ingredients or whitening effect - they will cause irreparable damage to the color. Their miraculous effect is applied better to white linen, but not to blue, black jeans. Vinegar can be added to the water. Wash with a medium-hard brush (you can choose a dress with a hard pile). Spreading the jeans on a flat surface (for example, "spreading" them in the bathtub), lathering the brush (and not jeans!), Lightly press it. In the most polluted, you can try from the heart, but in the "critical" places rub more carefully - there and so the paint sheds especially intensively.

    If you are lazy. as the heroine of the novels Dontsova and Ustinova, you can wash in a washing machine, just use a normal cycle. Before washing, zip up the jeans and turn them inside out. If jeans with leather inserts, then after washing, treat still wet skin with glycerin, it will be smooth and elastic. All jeans always melt a little, but really good jeans will not lose their color. And after two or more washings the water will no longer be frighteningly black or blue.

    "Vzmlenye" ​​jeans (if you washed by hand) rinse it in cool water. You can also at first slightly warm, and then cold water. In this case, it is better not to crumple your jeans. To squeeze out jeans, it is better to call for help from a friend, raise your jeans and, holding your hands over your trousers, drive the water down. Drying your jeans is desirable in the fresh air, but not in the sun! (SEE THE PICTURE). Drying jeans is necessary, neatly straightening and turning inside out. Fix jeans with clothespins for the belt, as all the metal parts are on top, this part should dry faster. To iron jeans is better wet and with the use of steam, after this procedure they will become softer, more comfortable, and they will look newer and neater.