Master collaborators and European sneaker institute Patta team up with Levi’s on a special collaborative collection for Fall 2015 that pays homage to the Amsterdam mainstay’s affinity for 90’s Hip Hop.
Channelling the aesthetic of rap legends including N.W.A and EMPD, the collection looks to traditional silhouettes of the era and applies subtle updates to create a modern take on the classic street uniforms. The collab comprises of three iconic Levi’s styles – the denim Trucker Jacket, 501 Custom & Tapered jeans and Western shirt – as well as distinctive Patta styles such as the Fishtail parka and Coach’s jacket, all of which have been treated with custom black and blue acid washes, with a co-branded two-horse pull back patch on the jackets. To round off the release, both brands have worked on a custom 5-panel cap, available in black and blue colour ways, as well as reworking Patta’s signature bum bag in a premium leather.
The super limited release will be arriving in two deliveries, the first being the black acid wash and the second the indigo colour options. Levi’s x Patta drop one will be available tomorrow (5th of September) on Patta’s web store as well as Hanon and The Hip Store
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.
Levi’s® have opened up a temporary pop-up store in the heart of East Shoreditch focused solely on the brands key styles for both men and women from the Line 8 collection for Spring/Summer 2015.
The Line 8 collection takes a minimal approach to the brands iconic designs, featuring rivet-less construction and tonal stitching, Levi’s apply modern cuts to heritage styles. Inspired by the rebelliousness of youth, the Line 8 styles are built around functionality but simplicity is key in it’s aesthetic utilising all black detailing to give a clean, yet premium finish.
The Levi’s Line 8 pop-up store will be the first of its kind in the UK, with product range spanning across Men’s and Woman’s pieces, including accessories and bags. It will be open 7 days a week for a 5 month period which started om the 23rd of January. You can find the store located at 3 Charlotte Road, London EC2A 3DH. For more information head over to levi.co.uk
Inspired by the stories of the brands loyalists, Levi’s announce their new global campaign ‘Live in Levi’s’.
To kick off the project, Levi’s have produced a short promotional video with director Fredrik Bond which documents the diverse lifestyle’s of the Levi customer and the experiences they’ve had whilst wearing Levi denim. The video also highlights several key designs from the mens 511 jeans and the Revel jeans for women. Other stand out pieces include the 501 jeans, Western shirt and Trucker jacket.
The campaign shows that behind every good pair of jeans is an even greater story. Check out the short film below and for more information visit www.levi.com
Levi’s jeans have been a regular feature both on and off the skate park for many years, unintentionally becoming a firm favourite of skateboarders across the world. Levi’s continue to make leaps into the world of skateboarding and do so in the right way, with the release of their Spring 2014 collection. Continue reading “Levi’s Skateboarding Spring 2014 Collection”