Rock n Roll being a flamboyant music style needed garments that were expressionist in equal measure.
Studs and applied decoration originally on Rodeo denims became essential onto rock leathers.
From Denim wearing rock legend Elvis the look morphed into trucker jackets and jeans in black leather.
Stars such as Elvis spawned a black leather fashion trend that was in its infancy jeans style.
From rockers in leather evolved the punk black leather rock movement. Decoration on both garment and body, tattooing and body piercing
Black rocker denims followed their jeans ancestors into anti establishment statements.