Reinforce the Revolution

If you need proof that making garments last longer can be profitable for business, then just think of the so-called “XX waist overalls” ...

Back in year 1873 the “XX waist overalls” were granted United States Patent No. 139.121 for their rivet-reinforcement under the heading “IMPROVEMENT IN FASTENING POCKET-OPENINGS.”

The innovative use of rivets helped enhance the durability of the pants, quickly making them popular as workwear in the days of the California...

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