Functional Clothing- Is it time to upgrade your simple jeans into a smart wearable?


The word “Denim” was derived fromFrench word “sergé de Nîmes” which means that the Fabric of Nîmes. The predecessor of denim known as dungaree. Dungareefabric (used in English since 1605–15, from theMarathidongrī) is a historical term for an Indian coarse thick 2/2 twill-weavecottoncloth, often coloured blue has been produced inIndia for hundreds of years, but modern day denim was first produced in the French city of Nîmes.

Denimis a sturdycottonwarp-facedtextilein which theweftpasses under two or morewarpthreads. Thistwillweaving produces a diagonal ribbing that distinguishes it fromcotton duck. The most common denim isindigodenim, in which thewarpthread is dyed, while theweftthread is left white. As a result of the warp-faced twill weaving, one side of the textile is dominated by the blue warp threads and the other side is dominated by the white weft threads. This causesblue jeansto be white on the…

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