Throwback Thursday St. Patrick’s Day Edition: Get Your Green On—Compliments of the Levi Strauss & Co. Archives

Levi Strauss & Co.
March 17, 2016

Still stumped on what to wear for St. Paddy’s Day this year? Better grab something green to avoid being pinched by a sneaky leprechaun! For all you vintage fashionistas, here’s a look at three LS&Co. inspiring finds for the day from the Levi Strauss & Co. Archives. Get ready to get your green on.

Jackets and Vests

If you’re feeling retrospective, let our 1940s Levi Strauss & Co. pine green men’s suede jacket be your inspiration. The jacket features classic styling and a knit collar, cuffs, and waistband.


In the mood for some music? Our customized green denim jeans and vest would be a hit at a karaoke bar. Members of ‘N Sync wore this and other bespoke Levi’s® outfits to croon tunes in the early 2000s. LS&Co. created unique pieces for each member of the popular all-boy band.

Groovy man! Check out my final selection—grass colored bell-bottom jeans with contrasting white thread. These 1974 pants were especially suitable for the active or sports-minded Levi’s® fan. The jeans include double knee protection to make them last longer through football falls or soccer runs.
Tracey-Panek-photo-438x656Tracey Panek is the Historian for Levi Strauss & Co. where she manages the day-to-day workings of the Levi Strauss & Co. Archives as a key corporate asset, answering historical questions, assisting designers, brand managers, executives and other employees whose work requires historical materials in the Archives.
Prior to joining LS&Co., Tracey spent 14 years as Historian and Archivist at AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah where she managed a corporate history program for the 100+ year old company. She began her corporate history career at AirTouch Communications—today Verizon and Vodafone—a San Francisco based company that launched cellular service at the Los Angeles Olympics in 1984.

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