Japan | The 501® Jean: Stories of an Original | Episode 4

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To celebrate the 501's birthday, Levi's has created a documentary—released in several parts—about the iconic jeans. The fourth episode highlights the 501's immense influence in Japan. Narrated by Craig Stecyk (aka C.R. Stecyk III, a surf and skate......


Levi’s® presents the fourth episode of The 501® Documentary, a film celebrating the 501®. Episode 4: Japan explores the denim culture Levi's® generated beyond its homeland— a passion particular to Japan. This film tells the story of Levi's® arrival in Japan in the 1950s, the vintage denim explosion that culminated in the 1990s, and how Japan’s take on Americana is now globally influential. NARRATED BY CRAIG STECYK Craig Stecyk is one of the legendary forefathers of the surf and skateboarding culture that emerged in the 70s from Southern California. He is a photographer, artist and film producer. FEATURING INTERVIEWS WITH: Nigo® founder of BAPE; Shinsuke Takizawa, founder of NEIGHBORHOOD; Erik Brunetti, founder of FUCT; Verbal & Yoon, Co-founders of AMBUSH; Motofumi “Poggy” Kogi, creative director of UNITED ARROWS & SONS and many more. Connect with Levi's online: Visit the Levi's WEBSITE: http://www.levi.com/US/en_US/ Like Levi's on FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/Levis/