WOMEN's Fashion: Clothing and Accessories...
Jeans are a type of pants or trousers, typically made from denim or dungaree cloth. Often the term "jeans" refers to a particular style of trousers, called "blue jeans", which were invented by Jacob W. Davis in partnership with Levi Strauss & Co. in 1871 and patented by Jacob W. Davis and Levi Strauss on May 20, 1873.
Jeans came a long way, from a workers uniform to symbol of youth rebellion to fashion statement. But it is even older than we maybe think. Learn more about the history of jeans and denim.