Jean or jeans are a type of clothing, usually made of denim or dungaree fabric. The term “jeans” often refers to a particular style of pants, called “blue jeans,” that were invented by Jacob W. Davis in association with Levi Strauss & Co. in 1871 and patented by Jacob W. Davis and Levi Strauss on May 20, 1873. Before Levi Strauss’ patented pants, the term “blue jeans” had long been in use for various garments (including pants, overalls, and coats), constructed of blue-colored denim.

Originally designed for cowboys and miners, jeans became popular in the 1950s among teenagers, especially after the famous Hollywood movie, Grease or Vaseline, imposed a worldwide trend that popularized and positioned jeans. or jeans among all the youngsters and fans. Jeans were a common fashion item in the 1960s hippie subculture and remained popular in the 1970s and 1980s punk rock and heavy metal youth subcultures. Historic brands include Levi’s, Lee and Wrangler. In 2017, jeans are still a popular fashion item, and they come in various fits, including skinny, tapered, skinny, straight, boot cut, cigarette bottom, slim bottom, bell bottom, high waist. low, anti-fit, and flare. “Distressed” jeans (visibly aged and worn, but still intact and functional) have become increasingly fashionable, making pre-sale “factory distressing” a common feature in commercially sold jeans.

In 2017, jeans are a very popular item of casual dress all over the world. They come in many styles and colors. However, blue jeans are particularly identified with American culture, especially the old west. In addition, although jeans have been known as popular clothing for several decades, they are still used as protective clothing by some people, such as ranchers and motorcyclists, due to their high durability compared to other common fabrics.