What That Little Pocket in Jour Jeans is Really For -And What These Little Buttons On The Pockets

Pockets can often be the bane of fashion life. For women’s clothing especially, the addition of ‘fake’ pockets to trousers, coats, shirts can often be infuriating.

   Jean pockets come as pretty standard across the genders – two back pockets, two front pockets and that odd little rectangular pocket in one of the front pockets. But what is it used for? It’s certainly too small for coins and was around before the age of smart phones. In a Quora forum, jean and textile experts sought to answer the conundrum.

User Renata Janoskova cited Levi Strauss, iconic American jeans brand, as having the answer to the mystery pocket. According to a blog post on their website, the pocket is a “watch pocket”, small enough to keep a pocket watch. Ms Janoskova expaned on this, explaining that Levis introduced the pockets to cater for cowboys pocket watches. “Back in the 1800s, cowboys used to wear their watches on chains and kept them in their waistcosts. To keep them from getting broken, Levis introduced this small pocket where they could keep their watch.”


The buttons on the pockets are found on many types of jeans. But what’s so special about them?

We all know that jeans are very important and many people wear them all the time. But, have you ever wondered why there’s a little metal button on the side of jeans pockets? If your answer is no and you don’t know, then you should definitely read the article below.

We’ve found out some very important information about these buttons. You should know that these little buttons are actually known as rivets and prevent jeans from wearing out and ripping at the seams. These little metal buttons are patented by the jeans maker – Levi Strauss, back in the day when jeans were mainly worn by hard manual labor workers.

Well, the miners complained about how quickly their trousers fell apart at the pockets – so, Strauss was forced to make metal rivets and they worked like a bloody charm. Thanks for reading and don’t forget to share with your friends and family.