Davisin, Jacob

   He created the first pair of jeans in 1873. He and Levi Strauss joined to patent the garment.
   See also Denim.

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  • Jeans —    Jacob Davisin created jeans in Nevada in 1873. He and Levi Strauss joined to patent the garment. In the 1970s, designer jeans became a must have and Gloria Vanderbilt began the association of jeans to glamour. Calvin Klein, in 1980, launched… …   Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry

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