Blue jeans dominated the second half of the twentieth century, and they’re walking all over the first half of the twenty-first century too. However, did you know that they came about by accident? Back in the 18th century, a group of people in Nimes, in France, were trying to copy a durable Italian fabric called serge
There’s a long distance from cotton to jeans, a road which every pair of jeans has travelled down. If you’ve ever wondered how a bale of cotton is transformed into pairs of jeans, you’ve come to the right place. Cotton is picked from fields, then processed and packed into tightly packed bales. After being inspected
Skinny jeans have a long and fascinating history, one which since their inception has been associated with youth and rebellion. They may now be ubiquitous on every high street, and worn by people of all social backgrounds, but even if cut into shorts for the summer, their silhouette is unmistakable, as is the attitude they
As we become more aware of the environmental impact of our clothes, and of the conditions in which they are made, we as consumers are asking more questions of manufacturers. One Australian company who have been long focussed in these issues is Cotton On, a household name in the country. The company are focused on
The T-shirt has become an essential staple in our wardrobes, as omnipresent as a pair of jeans, and often worn with a pair. Over the years, many prints, logos, and bands have been sported on T-shirts, but there’s one fashion perennial that just can’t be improved on – the plain white T.