Denim Jackets: Are they Still in Fashion?

Denim Jackets: Are they Still in Fashion?

Denim is the foremost popular fashion clothing worn by both men and ladies alike, may its pants, trousers, shirts, jackets, hoodies, shirts or tees, it seems to be a classic. Denim has always been loved by the style world, but we are here to filter the favored denim jackets and its popularity worldwide among those many fashion shoppers, who are constantly hunting down those unique styles and trends every now then. Before getting into the subject, let’s learn a touch about denim intimately, so on have an estimate of the general quality and therefore the importance of denim as an all-time classic.

A Short History Of Denim

The famous name ‘denim’ is derived from the french word ‘serge de Nimes’, Denim is a tough piece of clothing, hard rough and very durable with a unique method of weaving having a diagonal ribbing and then ‘dyed’ with indigo color to produce those famous blue jeans. The word ‘jeans’ comes from the french word ‘Genes’ which means Genoa, Italy, where it was first invented.

Denim began to impress the style world within the mid 19th century, where it became so very fashionable within us Of America, where Jacob W Davis, first invented the rivet-reinforced denim jeans pants. Later he collaborated with Levi Strauss & Co to finally produce the legendary line of denim pants and trousers which was liked by the style world and began dominating the apparel industry, with a bang!

In 2007 the denim industry made a handsome 51.6 billion dollars in profit, where demand grew by 5% globally. The denim industry is expected to grow by 6.5% between 2015 and 2020, where Asia being the largest manufacturer with China and India among the top two Asian countries.

Fashion Trend And Popularity Of Denim Jackets

The denim jacket was first created in early 1880 by Levi And Strauss Co, which was liked by people, due to the overall durability and toughness for lasting comfort. In 1961, ‘Marilyn Monroe’ made denim even more popular as hot fashion apparel when she started to use denim jackets and shorts in Hollywood movies. In the 60s, rock lovers started to popularise denim outfits and music lovers started the denim trend where designer jackets and pants became very popular. The introduction of washed and stoned jeans came into existence which makes you look different and highly fashionable. ‘John Lennon’ introduced the classic denim shirt and short long sleeve jacket, which became so very popular in this category, and is still trending, with just a few modifications to the original classic design. Long-sleeved, big shoulder denim jackets came into existence, after its introduction by the famous Hollywood actress ‘Sarah Jessica Parker’, which attracted a large number of female followings and it soon rose in demand very quickly. ‘Madonna’ moved the denim fashion to a new level with a mind-blowing design and various color shades with a black short denim jacket and a T Shirt was so very trendy and is still considered highly fashionable.

In the 90s the denim trend continued with various small modifications, where ‘Britney Spears’, ‘Justin Timberlake’ and many other actors and actresses rejuvenated the reintroduced denim fashion, and kept it alive in this fashion world. ‘Rihanna’ reinvented denim fashion to a different level, with unique design, rough streetwear designs, and shredded designs, which attracted the teen population of fashion crazies. The latest hip hop and the slim fit designs are the best to fill your wardrobe with. Long denim jackets with different cocktail design, was ever attractive among men as well as women.

Latest Popularity Trend

The sleeveless design in denim jackets is an old fashion reinvented in 2010 and the knee-length hooded denim jacket, both loose fit and slim fit are loved by crazy fashion hunters. The transformation of classic thick denim to thin elastic varieties became popular in 2012, where denim jackets moved further in fashion and style, with top class spring and an autumn fashion collection for males as well as females.

The slim fit thin design with a fresh new look, off shoulder design, and long fur coated jacket, is the highlight of 2017 denim wear. These new arrivals have attracted the eyes of fashion lovers. Remixed and cocktail design to it, gave it a different hemisphere. The shiny denim clothing is attracting the party to wear market.

The long double-breasted, quarter length sleeve and knee-length denim jacket are the most trending designs which are getting popular among denim lovers in 2017. Similarly, the shrug design long coats, coat styled double-breasted hip length jackets, side chain lock with large collar jacket, the off-shoulder strap-less denim jacket, pull-overs, and small jackets are getting more and more demands in the fashion world.

The Final Word

Denim is a fashion classic, re-modified, and reinvented every now and then. A jeans jacket can be customized easily, to make it look trendy. People have always played with denim, decorating them with stickers and other clothing patches. Hence denim fashion is always evolving, in fact, the most evolving fashion apparel of all time. I like collecting different types of denim jackets and feel the quality of every piece, and I bet they are different and make you feel different every time.

Denim ‘Outwear’ have never gone out of fashion, hence we should not be discussing this topic, we should be concentrating on various different re-inventions which is possible so that we could always improve our lifestyle in a better way.

Source by Sandeep M Pradhan

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