Did you know ?Jeans were invented in the 1860s and were designed as workwear for men , in the 1950s the jeans were introduced as casual wear and by the 1970s bell bottom jeans became available . Baggy / saggy jeans became popular in the 90s and around mid 80s distressed jeans with a worn , torn and faded look made their appearance . In the late 70s tight jeans could be found in stores , which are also known as skinny jeans . Low-rise and peek-a-boo jeans were introduced in the 90s . And that's how the jeans craze began and still carries on .