Levi Strauss & Co or “Levi’s” was launched in San Francisco by German immigrant Levi Strauss in 1853. Since then they have become one of the most notable fashion brands in the world. Known for being the first company use of denim in the manufacture clothing, and more specifically trousers, they effectively invented denim jeans. The Levi’s skateboarding collection features jeans and pants that have woven in Cordura® that gives elevated durability and superb abrasion resistance, with maximum flexibility and comfort. This takes the traditional jean one step further creating a product that is designed specifically for skateboarders, but can be worn by everyone.