Building upon a rich and longstanding heritage of denim making, Levi’s Made & Crafted strives to create innovative yet highly wearable staples that utilize only the best materials and construction techniques. Inspired by the unique East Coast surfing scene, they again serve up an impressive lineup for the Spring/Summer 2014 season, boasting standout materials such as American and Japanese denim, hand-waxed Italian leather and luxurious silk, and cashmere-blended cotton and wool. All of the pieces are cut, sewn and finished with utmost care, even if it means spending days on a single item. The result excels both in craftsmanship and design. See for yourself in the gallery above. For the full lookbook made in collaboration with New York surf and art publication WAX Magazine head over to the official Levi’s Made & Crafted Tumblr.
Angels Short Sleeve Shirt
Based on a menswear silhouette, the Angels Short Sleeve Shirt receives a feminine spin through a slightly cropped and tailored cut. The sheer, luxurious, cotton voile fabric comes adorned with the brand's lovely “blue moon” print. Additional features include a pointed collar, a chest pocket and short-cuffed sleeves.
Far Out Tank
The Far Out Tank features a slim-fit, slightly cropped A-line shape with a deep round neckline that dips slightly lower in the front, as well as 14L shell buttons down the back. The delicate textured silk construction ensures a light and breezy wearing experience even on sweltering summer days.
The Poolside Skirt is a sheer cotton voile skirt that hits slightly below the knee. It features the brand's signature "blue moon" print, in addition to an elasticated waistband and pleating designed to create volume. Both wearable on and above the hip, the Poolside Skirt makes for a versatile summer companion.
The Backshore Pants are made from a lightweight cotton fabric that features a beautiful summery bleached down blue colorway. Definitely the perfect pair for a casual day at the beach.
The Endless Shirt is a great way to add a subtle boyish spin to your outfit. It is made from a lightweight cotton/viscose fabric and features a pointed collar and taped seams, as well as a wide and rolled rib neckline and a raglan shoulder.
Thumb Tack Cropped
Doing what they do best, Levi's Made & Crafted roll out a lineup of denim pieces as well. The Thumb Tack Cropped is a slim-fit, five-pocket jean made from sturdy American 14 oz. rigid denim. Based on the original Tack fit, this one comes with a cropped inseam leaving it slightly shorter, hitting right at the ankle. Further features include wider waistband and belt loops, as well as a button fly replacing the zipper fly.
A contemporary take on the classic Hawaiian shirt, Levi's Made & Crafted's rendition features a boxy fit with a multi-colored pattern inspired by sunsets and glistening water. This beautiful piece causes us to switch into summer mode just by looking at it.
This shirt's inkblot-like floral pattern is a real eye-catcher, no doubt about that. The shirt is printed on the inside, letting the ink bleed through the Japanese cotton fabric. The resulting washed-out look exudes a distinct vintage vibe without going overboard.
Made from soft slubby cotton, the Regular Tee features a colorful allover print reminiscent of water ripples, as well as a chest pocket and a contrasting neck rib. The result is a stylish everyday staple and instant warm-weather favorite.
The classic Chino returns in a beautiful summer-ready colorway and premium materials. Featuring a contemporary slim fit, the Spoke Chino is crafted from a cotton/linen waffle pique fabric, rope-dyed eight times with Japanese Indigo. Additional features include slanted front pockets and wooden buttons.