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levi's butcher baker candlestick maker jeans

hermes

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i guess this is europe only but levi's has done a new 'collectibles' range of jeans with three models based on traditional tradesmen and named after a nursery rhyme:

"nick the candlestick maker"
"larry the butcher" (although there also is a "harry the butcher version"
"pat the baker"

i've read that some of the models are using the last of the vintage selvage denim that levi's europe has in its warehouse

there are some interesting elements to them but also some elements that ruin them in my opinion

http://www.triads.co.uk/designer-clo...ual/denim.html

i like the thought of the dark waxy denim of the candlestick maker model but hate that string thing (or is it supposed to be wax dripping ....) and the bottom rear of the legs with the leather thing

the butcher model is half decent but hate that rear of the knee detail, wtf?
i could live with the big gromet thing

the baker model is horrid

.... is this levi's trying to do something unique but screwing it up?
 

mack11211

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Ugh.
 

knucks

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what the ****?
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Originally Posted by hermes
i like the thought of the dark waxy denim of the candlestick maker model but hate that string thing (or is it supposed to be wax dripping ....)

I think it's supposed to be a wick. WHY IS IT THERE?

and the bottom rear of the legs with the leather thing
That's the whole damn candle.

the butcher model is half decent but hate that rear of the knee detail, wtf?
LARD!

.... is this levi's trying to do something unique but screwing it up?
Yes.
 

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Shoot them. Find the wankers who designed these jeans, drag them out into the street, and shoot them. It would send a clear message to any other designers out there who think they have a clever new idea.
 

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The designers clearly went way, way too far here, but the root ideas could work: Little bits of dough and a dusting of flour on the thighs? Cute. Waxed denim with little bits of wick tied around a belt loop or something? Clever. Even a "hemoglobin" finish could work for Halloween although the concept mostly just scares me.
 

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While I think all but a few of the details are impractical... did this line just evaporate, or was it fused with Levis Red? or is it one of those things Levis figures we Americans aren't interested in?

any ideas, or should i struggle through a trip over to SuFu?

I like the IDEA of this line, but would like to see it tackle some other occupations... it is suprising that given the current influx of 'work wear' that they wouldn't adapt this concept to fit lumberjack, mechanic, steel-worker, whatever.
 

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They did another Levis Collectibles collection after the op one, cant really remember what themes it had... maybe something navy-ish.
 

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