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The Fascinating History Of Levi Jeans

The origin of Levis actually does not start with Leob Strauss – yes that’s Leob – who later changed his name to Levi. This fascinating story begins with his partner Jacob Davis. Leob was a dry goods merchant in San Francisco. Davis was a clothing maker who bought his supplies from Leob. Davis approached Strauss in 1872 with a new ...

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The History of Bachata

Bachata which literally means "party" is a dance and music style from the Dominican Republic often centered around subjects of heartbreak, romance, and loss. Equivalent to the Blues in the US, similar similarities and resolution are prevalent such as loss of a love and looking for ones self at the bottom of the bottle. The main melody is predominately played ...

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History of Boot Cut Jeans

The term jeans relates to a pair of trousers that are made from the material denim, originally they were made for work wear because they are hard wearing and sturdy but in the 1950s in America they became popular among the younger generation as casual wear. Due to their popularity Many cuts and styles of jeans have been created which ...

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History of The Twin Set – A Very Sophisticated And Versatile Outfit

A twin set is an alternative description for a sweater set and is simply a mix of a cardigan sweater and a top, usually short-sleeved. This look has been popular and in vogue, ever since the decade of the 1940s. The sweater set has become a staple and dependable feature of most wardrobes due to its versatility. It can be ...

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The Definitive History of the T-Shirt

Today the modern T-shirt has spawned a vast textile and fashion industry, worth over two-billion dollars to the world's retail trade. The illegitimate birth of the t-shirt was a rather unspecified event, however this humble piece of attire was set to change the styles and fashions of cultures for generations to come. Occasionally the T-Shirt would be used as a ...

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Background History of Superfit Shoes for Kids

Any parent would want the ideal shoes for their kids that emphasize supreme comfort, durability, warmth, fashion and affordable prices. That is rather what Superfit provides. The shoes and boots of Superfit pass all the tests in every season, whether it is warm or cold. Currently ranked as one of the highest shoe brand for kids, Superfit continues to lead ...

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Givenchy, The History Of

The first Givenchy store opened doors doors in 1952, the brainchild of owner Hubert de Givenchy. To trace the origins of this event though, it is necessary that we step back a few years in time. Givenchy was born in 1927 in France. At the age 10, having shown a flair for fashion from an early age, he attended the ...

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Fashion History – The 1920's in Today's Trends

It's Halloween and you are all ready to roll. This year you have decided to go as a flapper. You've set your hair in tight, neat finger waves, and pulled your garter up your leg, which is still exposed under the extremely short hemline of your boxy, shimmy dress. You take a look at yourself in the full-length mirror and ...

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The History of Women's Swimwear

As the term suggests, "women's swimsuits" are garments worn by women for any water-sports activity such as swimming, beach or sun bathing, water skiing and diving. Beautiful models showing off their well-toned bodies that cling so very deliciously to designer swimsuits; they added glamor and oomph to any fashion magazine and there before adding popularity to women's swimwear. Swimwear parades ...

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