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Fashion in Song – Blue Jeans

In Honour of the Canadian Tuxedo here are 17 songs about Blue Jeans for Canada’s Sesquicentennial: Venus in Blue Jeans, 1962 Blue Jeans, 2012 Forever in Blue Jeans, 1978 Dem Jeans, 2006 Blue Jean Blues, 1975 Baby Makes Her Blue … Continue reading

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123 Year old Levis

These modern-looking jeans in a modern size (44 waist and 36 inseam) were purchased in 1893 by Solomon Warner, a dry goods store owner in Tucson, Arizona Territory. They are in near mint condition, having been worn only a few … Continue reading

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Fashion in Song – Jeans On – 1976

Released in 1976 as a single, the song appeared on English singer’s David Dundas’ 1977 self-titeld debut album. The song was used for a commercial for Brutus Jeans (an English brand of jeans) the same year. When I wake up … Continue reading

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Blue Monday – Part Two – Indigo

Continued from Part One… In the eighteenth century, indigo plantations throughout Europe’s colonies in the West Indies reduced the need for importing Indian indigo. However, after the loss of its American colonies in 1783 (and indigo plantations of South Carolina), … Continue reading

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Fashion in Song – Blue Jean Boy – 1958

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Fashion in Song – Blue Jeans by Squeezer – 1996

From 1996, this Eurodance song by German pop group Squeezer became juat another one of many songs with ‘Blue Jeans’ in the title:

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Canadian Fashion Connection – Thrifty’s

Irving Lerman was born in a village near Odessa, Russia in about 1913, and immigrated to Toronto, via Philadelphia in 1929. In 1942 he launched “Thrifty’s Riding and Sport Shop” at the corner of Queen and Church streets. The word … Continue reading

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