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Happy Birthday Levi Strauss

February 26, 2012

Today would have been founder of the world’s first blue jean, Levi Struass’ Birthday. In honour of this great man who changed fashion forever, Levi’s have put together a list of ten Levi Strauss fun facts to remember him…

Did you know Levi Strauss was 43 years old when he and partner Jacob Davis got together and invented the blue jean in 1873? He was born in Buttenheim, Germany and his house is now used as a Levi Strauss Museum. He never married and never had children and his first business was establishing a wholesale dry goods business, selling everything from clothing to umbrellas to bolts of fabric.

Wear your Levi’s Jeans today and remember the icon!

These and other interesting facts can be found here.

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