The origin of denim jeans is dated to 19th century when two guys named Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis used the material to create the pant. Since then jeans are being widely used all over the world. Jeans have become a fashion symbol in today’s era which has brought many brands in the market. Jeans is made from a material which is known as denim or dungaree. This material makes the jean sturdy and long lasting. It does not tear or shred off easily due to the high quality of material. Jeans were originally working clothes before they become fashion. Previously an indigo plant was used to give color to the jeans but now due to the advancement in science. This color is made synthetically in laboratories and there is no more need of indigo plant anymore.
The process of manufacturing of jeans:
Jeans are usually made inside the Pants factory [โรงงานกางเกง, which is the term in Thai] where they are being weaved, cut, sewed, distress and then washed. These are the major steps which are involve in the manufacturing of jeans. The process usually starts from the cotton field where the farmers pick cotton which makes the best quality denim material. This process is known as weaving. Moving on to further step, it involves cutting down of pieces of denim material. Then sewing is performed where each piece of denim material are being sewn together to form the pant. Next, a process of distress is performed where the jeans are given worn in look. In the last process the jeans are washed properly so that no extra dirt remains on it. The jeans is now delivered to the market where the customers are eagerly waiting to get hands on them.
Is denim dangerous for the environment?
There are some serious issues associated with the production of denim jeans. Denim jeans is harmful for the environment as it involves a lot of chemicals. Moreover, the process of manufacturing of denim jeans consumes a lot of water.