Did you know that in 1926, when Lee Rider Jeans introduced the first jeans with zippers, many religious leaders were horrified, and denounced them as "scandalous?"
Then, in the 1950's, jeans were scandalous again when stars like James Dean and Marlon Brando made them symbols of youthful rebelliousness and they were banned in schools across the country, afraid that the mere touch of the sinful denim would lead to teenage delinquency.
Now, the average American owns 8 pairs of jeans and 50% of women think a man looks sexiest in jeans and a t-shirt.
So maybe they weren't entirely wrong about that "scandalous" bit..
(Source: Quick and Simple, July 2008)