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This article was originally posted on Denimhunters on 21st April 2017 and you can read it here.

Defining Features: What Helps Us Keep Our Jeans Up

The History of the Features That Are Holding Up Our Jeans

The Yoke

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The yoke is a reinforced section under the waistband
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A yoke was present even on the earliest jeans

The Cinch

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Gone But Not Forgotten

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Suspender Buttons

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By the late 1930s, suspender buttons were not longer a staple feature on jeans

Buttons Versus Zippers

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Use Knowledge of The Past To Influence A Sale Today

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