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How Did Denim Get Its Name?

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Nimes, France

Nimes, France

Have you ever wondered how denim got its name? If so, you’re in luck today.

Fade February Fact #2:

Originally, our favourite textile started out in Nimes, France. It was thought to have been produced by the Serg family, and was referred to as “Serg de Nimes”, and later on shortened to “de Nimes’. And now, denim! There’s much more where that came from, stay tuned for some more denim facts.