Explore the Levi’s archives where the world’s best collection of vintage Levi’s denim are kept, including the oldest pair of blue jeans in the world, a pair of 501s, with Levi’s historian, Tracey Panek.

FASHION AS DESIGN is a new course by MoMA that explores a selection of garments from around the world—ranging from Kente cloth to jeans to 3D-printed dresses. Each week will begin with a conversation between the course instructors—Paola Antonelli, Michelle Fisher, and Stephanie Kramer—that introduces the themes, items, and questions that we will explore. Sign-up: http://mo.ma/fashionasdesign

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43 COMMENTS

  1. I tried to buy a pair of Levi’s a few months ago,, all of the women’s jeans are tight and made of stretchy fabric(not nearly as sturdy), so I can never find a pair that I like.Even in the men’s section.. Levi’s gets more disappointing every time I try to buy from them

  2. I will appreciate if some one explain me what is the difference between raw denim and indigo denim. The most recent editions (LVC) have been made with raw denim which wasn't the denim originally used, which was thicker and stronger, by the way.

  3. Levi’s quality has gone downhill severely since they went from workwear to casual wear back in the 70’s ..
    Get a pair of Wranglers ; heavier denim at half the cost !.
    Levi’s ; the one and only original all American Jean that aren’t made in America ..
    Sorry Levi’s ..

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