Forever in Blue Jeans
Blue jeans have a long history in this country. Invented in the late 1800s, America introduced jeans to the world during World War II, and now people almost everywhere wear jeans. Today, one of the first truly American garments remains a booming business — the average American owns seven pairs of blue jeans, and approximately 450 million pairs of jeans are sold in the United States per year. Let's take a look at how jeans progressed through the years to what they are today.