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What happened with Levis skateboarding?
« on: January 27, 2022, 11:50:13 AM »

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Re: What happened with Levis skateboarding?
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2022, 11:59:12 AM »
Weird they'd use a .tumblr url and not their own domain

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Re: What happened with Levis skateboarding?
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2022, 12:03:18 PM »
got demoted to Lee's

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Re: What happened with Levis skateboarding?
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2022, 12:52:13 PM »
got demoted to Lee's




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Re: What happened with Levis skateboarding?
« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2022, 01:01:23 PM »
Weird they'd use a .tumblr url and not their own domain

quite a few companies used tumble for their blog sections back in the day. I remember Caste quality did this as well

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Re: What happened with Levis skateboarding?
« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2022, 02:11:54 PM »
great question. their pants are second to none. they have cordura in them. i amassed about 50 pairs of the work pants if you are a 34x32 and want a pair hit me up. former shop worker here

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Re: What happened with Levis skateboarding?
« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2022, 02:19:25 PM »
They recently closed their accounts at some skate shops with no warning. Odd.

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Re: What happened with Levis skateboarding?
« Reply #7 on: January 27, 2022, 02:44:03 PM »
Yeah I loved their skate line, the quality is nuts.  Bummer they're gone.

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Re: What happened with Levis skateboarding?
« Reply #8 on: January 27, 2022, 02:59:01 PM »
Was good stuff. Still have a couple pairs, they were my dailies for awhile. Wish I could still get a couple pairs.

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Re: What happened with Levis skateboarding?
« Reply #9 on: January 27, 2022, 05:17:15 PM »
They tried releasing edits but for some reason went far left w. the marketing, I remember seeing like one video. .They just didn't get better skaters to ride for it
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Re: What happened with Levis skateboarding?
« Reply #10 on: January 27, 2022, 05:36:04 PM »
I dont like Levi's but ok boomer's suggestion of a LEE skate line is fire, LEE jeans are killer and fit so much better imo

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Re: What happened with Levis skateboarding?
« Reply #11 on: January 27, 2022, 05:41:08 PM »
Their pants were very high quality, probably the best pants ever put out by Levi's who are undoubtedly the most successful pantmakers in human history..

I heard from a very legit source, that in the beginning of their skate program, or maybe even before they started, Dylan approached Levi's to either ride for them, or to work with them on their skate program. And they turned him down...

I'm going to go ahead and say 'that's what happened' to Levi's Skateboarding.. kinda fucked from the get go with those kind of decision making skills, regardless of having some of the deepest pockets out there.

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Re: What happened with Levis skateboarding?
« Reply #12 on: January 27, 2022, 08:40:38 PM »
I have a couple of their work pants and carpenter pants and I wish I bought more of them, they are tough as fuck. That cordura shit really works.

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Re: What happened with Levis skateboarding?
« Reply #13 on: January 27, 2022, 08:41:51 PM »
I hope Plunkett made bank.
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Re: What happened with Levis skateboarding?
« Reply #14 on: January 27, 2022, 09:51:16 PM »
Over priced & probably didn't see an immediate dollar return on the investment.
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Re: What happened with Levis skateboarding?
« Reply #15 on: January 27, 2022, 11:21:26 PM »
I know Levi’s slashed a bunch of jobs in their sf headquarters but beyond that not sure. Lost a lot of money due to covid and shelved a bunch of plans company wide. Seems like they’re currently focusing on the euro side of things with Levi’s sb, maybe the offices over there have taken over

https://www.instagram.com/p/CZHurdQjsPv/?utm_medium=copy_link

Their insta is still active. Tumblr is generally dead

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Re: What happened with Levis skateboarding?
« Reply #16 on: January 28, 2022, 01:02:03 AM »
do you only skate jeans if marketed as "skater jeans with a team"? because I couldn't give a fuck less if my pants have a skateboard team. Levis still makes great jeans so who cares? buy them. I would even go as far as saying buy every Levis jeans except the ones marketed as skateboarding jeans.
companies like carhartt or Levis make usually good quality clothes with strong fabrics without even having skating in mind. everyone should try to not wear a single skateboard brand ones from top to the shoes. you'll be amazed how amazing regular clothing works for skating.  sometimes much better quality wise than some vulc enties and some rvca pants

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Re: What happened with Levis skateboarding?
« Reply #17 on: January 28, 2022, 02:48:04 AM »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-YeEw0zbMg&feature=emb_title

This came out last month, seems like they are more Euro focused and they release fairly often from what I can tell in UK shops. Great video too.

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Re: What happened with Levis skateboarding?
« Reply #18 on: January 28, 2022, 02:51:40 AM »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szFupHUkp1o&t=1826s

Charles Lamb 26 minutes in mentions he was laid off from the Levis skate program so I wouldn't be surprised if that was a ubiquitous experience for most of their staff and riders

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Re: What happened with Levis skateboarding?
« Reply #19 on: January 28, 2022, 04:55:46 AM »
The guy who convinced Levi's to do a skate program and then ran it left at some point around 5 or 6 years ago. I remember after that the marketing and their drops became smaller and smaller. He started a new jeans company named 1989 or something like that, don't think it ever took off. The logo was 4 dots, spaced out like the bottom of a baseplate.

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Re: What happened with Levis skateboarding?
« Reply #20 on: January 28, 2022, 05:01:50 AM »
hey at least they made that skatepark in bolivia  ;D


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Re: What happened with Levis skateboarding?
« Reply #21 on: January 28, 2022, 05:09:46 AM »
They went back to making cowboy jeans?
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Re: What happened with Levis skateboarding?
« Reply #22 on: January 28, 2022, 05:26:01 AM »
do you only skate jeans if marketed as "skater jeans with a team"? because I couldn't give a fuck less if my pants have a skateboard team. Levis still makes great jeans so who cares? buy them. I would even go as far as saying buy every Levis jeans except the ones marketed as skateboarding jeans.
companies like carhartt or Levis make usually good quality clothes with strong fabrics without even having skating in mind. everyone should try to not wear a single skateboard brand ones from top to the shoes. you'll be amazed how amazing regular clothing works for skating. sometimes much better quality wise than some vulc enties and some rvca pants

How is this relevant. They had like a team. Their skate product provided something that you could barely find anywhere else. Seems like you're just trying to get a holier-than-thou gotcha in and missing the point entirely
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Re: What happened with Levis skateboarding?
« Reply #24 on: January 28, 2022, 07:49:31 AM »
"Armed with seven rounds of space doo-doo pistols"

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Re: What happened with Levis skateboarding?
« Reply #25 on: January 28, 2022, 07:57:12 AM »
great question. their pants are second to none. they have cordura in them. i amassed about 50 pairs of the work pants if you are a 34x32 and want a pair hit me up. former shop worker here

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Wrangler cowboy cuts with a little bit of stretch are where it's at. Those jeans rock

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Re: What happened with Levis skateboarding?
« Reply #26 on: January 28, 2022, 07:58:43 AM »
Levis is one of the hardest brands to get to take advice on common sense things, it's like they want to waste the product
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Re: What happened with Levis skateboarding?
« Reply #27 on: January 28, 2022, 08:03:28 AM »
If you have an insane girlfriend who's into old shit and dressing up like the 1940s look up levis LVC. They use all the old patterns from their founding through to the 70's to make reproductions of their old jeans. Only bummer is they're like $200 a pop

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Re: What happened with Levis skateboarding?
« Reply #28 on: January 28, 2022, 08:07:03 AM »
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do you only skate jeans if marketed as "skater jeans with a team"? because I couldn't give a fuck less if my pants have a skateboard team. Levis still makes great jeans so who cares? buy them. I would even go as far as saying buy every Levis jeans except the ones marketed as skateboarding jeans.
companies like carhartt or Levis make usually good quality clothes with strong fabrics without even having skating in mind. everyone should try to not wear a single skateboard brand ones from top to the shoes. you'll be amazed how amazing regular clothing works for skating. sometimes much better quality wise than some vulc enties and some rvca pants
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How is this relevant. They had like a team. Their skate product provided something that you could barely find anywhere else. Seems like you're just trying to get a holier-than-thou gotcha in and missing the point entirely

how am I missing the point? they are gone (you could stop the thread here). and to think they provided some never before seen jeans is false and stupid. you find good fitting pants everywhere. the pants Vincent touzery wears and everyone seemed to discuss aren't skate pants they are regular Levis. just trying to inform guys to get out of your "a real skater needs skate product" cycle. bet you sleep in a big skateboard bed and get incredibly mad when some of your guys dont eat shit an sleep skateboarding. "A SKATER CANT RAP!" "A SKATER CANT BE INTRESTED IN GAY STUFF" you can do what you want and you can wear what you want. if you get anxiety over your jeans not being skate jeans you are a complete gatekeeping idiot with zero talent except playing with your hobby toy.

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Re: What happened with Levis skateboarding?
« Reply #29 on: January 28, 2022, 08:16:02 AM »
I have 2 pairs of the work pants and a pair of jeans.  Super nice quality, and they've been holding up really well.