Video: CBS Covers A Brief History of Denim

There’s money to be made for old tattered denim. Referred to as “blue gold”, pieces found in old mines can go for as much as six figures. CBS covers a brief history on why they’re so valuable in this video titled Blue Jeans: The Fabric of Freedom. The piece provides interviews with a "blue gold" miner to more familiar names in denim like Levi’s, Imogene + Willie, and Roy denim. Check out how these jeans went from simple workwear to $300 investments. [cbs via tenuedenimes]

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