Denim is a range of light to dark blue colors based on variations of the cotton textile of the same name. Denim is a fashion textile that is traditionally dyed with a natural pigment known as indigo. Depending on the process, this can produce anywhere from a dark blackish blue to a light greenish blue. Denim also tends to fade with time and washing such that a wide variety of colors are associated with denim fashions such as jeans. These colors tend to have a classic, rugged and cool feel to them. Denim was invented in India where they were historically known as dungarees. This process was modernized in France in the 19th century. Denim clothing was first manufactured in the United States in 1873. These became so popular that jeans are now commonly perceived as a traditional American fashion. The following are common types of denim color with a few related colors.
Dark Denim #2
Light Denim #2
Faded Denim #2
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