Luxury house Valentino and denim brand Levi’s teamed up for the limited edition capsule collection that features two unique version of iconic denim. The vintage classic Levi’s® Vintage 517 (1969) jeans has been upcycled and made available in a limited quantity, alongside reimagined Levi’s® Re-edition 517. Valentino‘s creative director Pierpaolo Piccioli designed Levi’s® Re-edition 517, that was inspired by self-expression and individuality, and it celebrates concept of contemporary romanticism. Fashion photographer Michael Bailey-Gates captured the campaign, with styling from Shawn Lakin, and manicure by beauty artist Marisa Carmichael.
“Under a single tag, Levi’s® and Valentino come together to reinterpret their distinct heritages through an iconic pair of jeans: the 517 Original. Unique on the runway, this favorite bootcut fit ushers in a new attitude defined by individuality. The collaboration features the LEVI’S® VINTAGE 517 (1969) and the LEVI’S® RE-EDITION 517, a special tag has been designed to celebrate the beginning of a new fashion exploration.” – from Valentino