Levi’s skateboarding unveil their latest collection for Fall/Winter 2015, which sees the brand draw inspiration from the working class citizens of their hometown of San Francisco.
Already a hugely popular brand amongst skaters worldwide, the heritage denim label made the seamless transition into skate after announcing their first skate focused collection in Autumn of 2013, and this season they continue to develop the line with another well rounded collection of robust, skate ready apparel.
One of skateboardings iconic photographs of all time would inform the collections aesthetic, in which photographer Bryce Knights captures Mark Gonzales shredding a vert wall in Alcatraz federal penitentiary, located seven miles into San Francisco Bay. From this, Levi’s centred the collection around the styles worn by those who were involved in building SF’s Golden Gate Bridge back in the 30’s, with the designers pulling key styles of the times from the Levi’s archive and giving them a modern update.
Within the collection we find the popular slim fit work pant’s alongside denim jeans that arrive in a variety of washes. Key cut and sew pieces in the chambray quilted shirts and lined denim chore coat are the stand out pieces from the release, which is bulked out by two pack striped tees and rounded off with hard-wearing sweaters and sweatpants that offer unrivalled comfort during movement. Arriving with the slogan ‘strong made stronger’, you know that you’re getting quality in construction with each piece built for a purpose by a brand who are famed for their long lasting, timeless designs.
To commemorate the release, Levi’s have put together this short clip of Marius Syvanen and Pat Moran skating through Oakland. The Levi’s Skateboarding Fall/Winter 2015 collection is available now over on the brands web-store.