If not washed properly, denim does have a chance of shrinking. Heat and water can cause the shape of the jeans to change. More »

The amount that jeans shrink when washed in hot water depends primarily on the temperature of the water and the materials the jeans are made with. Jeans made with a combination of denim and cotton fibers tend to shrink m... More »

It might be possible to shrink blue jeans using boiling water and heat, but some blue jeans are made using materials that are sanforized that won't shrink more than 1 percent. Blue jeans made with raw materials that have... More »

It might be possible to shrink blue jeans using boiling water and heat, but some blue jeans are made using materials that are sanforized that won't shrink more than 1 percent. Blue jeans made with raw materials that have... More »

The small pocket on the front of jeans began as a way to keep a pocket watch in 1902. It was originally referred to as the "watch pocket," and is the reason many pairs of jeans get the distinctive "five-pocket" label. More »

For petite women, the best style of jeans is a pair that gives the illusion of lengthening without accentuating unwanted features. Sizes and styles differ greatly between brands. More »

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The key to dressing up a classic pair of basic jeans is to accessorize. Jeans are a staple in almost every wardrobe, but that doesn't mean they have to be boring. Shoes, jackets, scarves and hats can all turn a classic p... More »

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