FRIDAY FUN FACT

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They weren’t always called blue jeans.

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When Levi Strauss & Co. patented its riveted denim pants in 1873, it called them “waist-high overalls.”

Decades later the word “jeans” was adapted from the cotton pants worn by “Genes,” the local term for Genoan sailors.

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The average North American owns seven pairs of jeans, that’s it?!?
I guess I am just a tad bit above average. How many do you own?

Happy long weekend everyone.
Your friend in fashion…amy.

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