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DENIM TIMELINE

 
 
 

1890’s

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

1950’s

The 50’s see the biggest movie stars sporting jeans and denim from Monroe to Dean.

 
 

1980’s

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

1985

 

 
 

2001

2001 saw 90’s super couple Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake, arrive in head-to-toe denim for the MTV American Music Awards. Just Wow.

 
 
 
 
 

2004

 
 
 

 

1835

Denim is thrust into the fashion world when jeans are seen for the very first time in an issue of Vogue magazine.

 
 

1969

1969 see’s Jimi Hendrix play Woodstock wearing a faded pair of denim jeans. Denim is officially cool.

 

Levi strauss invents the first pair of denim overalls. He replaced a twilled cotton cloth from France called "serge de Nimes." This later became known as denim and the pants were named ‘Jeans’.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

1984

Bruce Springsteen rocks a pair of denim jeans on his iconic ‘Born In The USA’ album cover.


 

1996

96 sparks the low-slung jeans trend, with the intorduction of Alexander McQueens iconic ‘bumster’ trousers.

 
 
 

Kate Moss is photographed in a pair of skniny jeans, and the trend goes global.

 
 

2009

 
 
 

1985 brought us ‘that’ TV ad, an iconic moment in the history of denim.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Ever eccentric Lady Gaga does denim in a whole new way with a pointed, rhinestone bodysuit nat her Washington concert.