Jeans may get all the glory, but what about your denim jacket? The stains, rips, and frays are all part of your denim jacket's storied personal history, but the general story of the garment is just as rich and complex. In fact, it goes back even further than denim pants, with origins that go back 200 years. Denim's history touches on numerous cultural points throughout the years, but the jacket has its own fascinating tale. From chore coat, to cowboys, to Calvin Klein, this is A Brief History of the Denim Jacket.