Learn the History of the Levi's 501 (Video)

The Levi's 501 is the most iconic jean ever, and this year the original blue jean is turning 140. To commemorate this occasion, Levi's is chronicling the legacy of everyone's favorite pants.  From miners and cowboys to bikers and skaters, it's hard to find someone who hasn't been enthralled by the straight-legged pleasure that is a pair of 501s. Watch the video above to get your daily history lesson, and watch Complex TV's episode of Levi's master tailor making a pair of jeans by hand, below.

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