Blue jeans were initially called “Waist Overalls”

Now an antiquated phrase, waist overalls was the original term Jacob Davis and Levi Strauss used when they began selling their riveted denim pants in 1873. Levi’s continued to be known as waist overalls until the 1960s when the term “jeans” was finally adopted.

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