On any given day, more than half the world’s population is wearing jeans. It’s a staggering thought if you trace the history of denim to its origins as simple workwear. The Museum at FIT presents the colorful and storied history of jeans through its exhibit, Denim: Fashion’s Frontier. From its humble beginnings as the uniform of miners and prisoners, to taking turns on couture runways, jeans have a uniquely American origin, but a universal appeal.
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