Levi’s Jeans launched a short docu from their beloved 501 jeans. The docu is called ‘The 501 Jean: Stories of an Original’. The 501 docu contains 3 episodes to celebrate the most iconic jeans ever made. The 501 jeans is also known as the ‘mother of all jeans’. Everybody can tell his own story about her of his first experience with this classic fit.  The documentary was narrated by Ramblin Jack Elliott and includes interviews with Henry Rollins, John Baldessari, Erin Wasson, Gary Burden, Andy Spade, Mark McNairy, Eddie Huang, Steven Alan, Jim Walrod, Kim Hastreiter, Mel Ottenberg, Scott Schuman, Lee Ranaldo, Darren Romanelli, Greg Chapman, Hal Fischer, Rachel Wang, etc.

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The episode from ‘The 501 Jean: Stories of an Original’ are:

Episode 1) The 501 goes to work; this episode shows the start of the miners jeans to cowboys and workers.

Episode 2) Style; this episode is about how the Hollywood stars adopt the workwear pants which became very popular among youth.

Episode 3) Rebellion; the final episode is about the biker MC clubs, hippies, skaters, music scene, etc.

The 501 is the classic jean fit for everybody, everyone and for every occasion. You can never go wrong in a pair of Levi’s Jeans. Enjoy the docu, viva 501!



Written by Wouter Munnichs
I'm the founder of Long John. Next to running this daily magazine, I'm working as a freelance denim specialist for the industry. Titled as 'Denim Influencer 2020' by Rivet 50. Celebrated my 10th anniversary with Long John in 2021.