The 501® Documentary | Episode 4: Japan


Levi's further celebrates its most iconic 501® Jean in the latest episode from the "Stories of an Original" series. Travelling to Japan, Levi's analyzes the origins of the country's ubiquitous American Casual styling that came into prominence after World War II during the 1950s. Enlisting the knowledge of industry heavyweights and collectors such as Nigo®, Shinsuke Takizawa, Erik Brunetti, Verbal & Yoon, Jules Gayton, Motofumi “Poggy” Kogi, along with many others; the feature delves into Japan's obsession and re-creation of classic Americana.