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The Denim Empire: See The History Of Gap In 4 Minutes

When it launched in 1969, the Gap was a cool store sandwiched between a high school and a college that sold only jeans and music. (Early name idea: Pants and Discs. Seriously.) Now, thanks in part to a series of iconic ads featuring celebs and civilians alike, Gap is a billion-dollar retail business with several spin-offs, and still an American classic.VL