The one with Stretch denim

Denim was famous for many years in men’s fashion. But, recently something got more popular in denim and those are stretch denim jeans. And stretch jeans are dominating the denim market from last 4 years and it’s not like that they are in trend for a limited period of time these stretch denim ain’t going anywhere.

But before all these do you know that when stretch jeans came in the market? Which stretch denim will look good on you? And how much stretch denim has to take? And what is the difference between stretch jeans and jeggings.? So let’s start with,

What are stretch jeans?

Stretch jeans are a style of denim jeans that are made from stretch denim fabric {“Lycra”}. Stretch denim is a relatively new type of denim cotton that integrates a small amount of Spandex, a stretchy, synthetic fiber, also known as elastane, or Lycra, turned into the fabric. 

Stretch jeans basically include about one to three percent spandex. Jeans made of stretch denim material may look like regular jeans, but provide more flexibility and goes with the wearer’s body movements. Stretch jeans are also generally more form-fitting than jeans made without stretch in the fabric.

Spandex is a trademarked which is named by the American chemical company DuPont, and that has invented the material back in 1959. The Lycra brand name is trademarked by the company Invista, formerly and now it is controlled the DuPont and also part of Koch Industries. So whether you’re buying spandex jeans or lycra, what you’re getting is a pair of jeans with some amount of elastic stretch material in their denim fabric. 

How stretch jeans got invented:

While spandex was invented in 1959, stretch denim fabric didn’t get a place in the market until 20 years. Later on, the vast majority of jeans manufacturers started offering stretch jeans in the 1980s and later. So who came up with the very first pair of stretch jeans in the 1970s?

Peter Golding. Golding marketed the revolutionary new denim style in ACE, 

In 1978, the first stretch jeans were created and launched by fashion him. His uber-trendy clothing shop in London’s trendy King’s Road district in Chelsea, which was frequented by the era’s most authoritative trend-setters, including the Rolling Stones, Rod Stewart, Twiggy, and David Bowie.

Golding wanted to create a super-tight, attractive new jean style for his customers. He found the solution in a Japanese stretch denim fabric, which he used to create jeans in a range of colors, from dark wash indigo to black denim and even colored jeans, in a range of fits including the Rock Fit, Chelsea Cut, 2-way Cut, and Original Stretch.  

Who can wear stretch denim?

Anyone can look good in stretch jeans. When shopping for stretch jeans, as with regular jeans, look for a pair that goes your body physique and personal style, as well as considering the stretch factor. If you are confused between jean sizes, it’s a good idea to buy stretch jeans in your smaller size, as they may become looser after multiple wears and washes. Remember, stretch jeans are meant to fit you snugly. When in doubt, try sitting down. As long as you can sit without discomfort, or worrying about busting a seam, you should be fine in the size. If you’re plus size, you may want to shop for a body contouring skinny jeans. Most of the brands nowadays carry jeans for the curvy body. So the stretch jeans will go with any kind of body type.

How much stretch I need for my denim:

How much stretch I need for my denim while choosing the pair of my jeans. Basically, it’s a personal choice Any amount of elastane in the jeans fabric will provide some suppleness and give the jeans a more clinging fit than regular jeans.  

Some % amount that you can go with:

1% Stretch: Provides pretty sufficient normal stretch to give you some flexibility and help the jeans hold the shape, without being too snug fitting jeans. 

2% Stretch: sufficient stretch to be very cozy to sit and stand in while providing some contouring to smooth your curves. 

3-4% Stretch: Very form-locking manner jeans that offer good body profiling and feel soft and stretchy to wear. 

Difference between jeans and jeggings:

Jeans jeggings
Its own fabric Combination of jeans and leggings.
Gives a selective range of size And fits  Offer a more comfortable yet form-hugging fit compared to jeans,
Have real and functional zippers and pant buttonsDon’t have a use for the aforementioned things.
Limited stretch.Have more spandex than denim

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