How Do Jeans Get Blue?

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Summary: Blue jeans are among the most popular clothing items in the entire world. But how did Levi Strauss get his “workwear,” as he called it, so blue? Through chemistry, of course. This week, we look at the chemistry of everyone’s favorite pair of pants. Check out Lauren Wolf's original article on jeans: Also check out our sister series "Speaking of Chemistry" starring Lauren and other awesome folks: