We'll save you a trip to Google, the tiny pocket was originally made for men's POCKET watches. Oh, so that's why they're called that. According to the Huffington Post, the watch pocket appeared on the first pair of Levi's dating back to 1879, and it remains there to this day. If it ain't broke don't fix it.
"The first blue jeans had four pockets – only one in back and, in the front, two plus the small, watch pocket," the brand revealed in a blog post. Pretty glad they opted to add that second back pocket. What else would your high school boyfriends have put their hands in while you guys made out?
While most people don't carry around pocket watches these days, the tiny pocket is not obsolete. There are still plenty of things you can shove in there:
-Disgusting yellow Starburst
-Matches (in case you run into your ex.)
-Pressed penny from your trip to Branson.
-Life size replica of Kevin Hart.
The possibilities are endless!