THE COLLECTION

It's safe to say that in the 1890s, no one would have been able to tell that the 501® jean had started a revolution in style.

From its humble beginnings being worn by miners in San Francisco, to spearheading a new age of fashion in the 1950s, the 501® has become a fashion and cultural icon. It is the benchmark that all other jeans are compared to.

We're commemorating 140 years of the 501® and we have lots in store for you to drum up the revelry! Take a look at how the rest of the world is celebrating the 501®.

Image Attributions

This is to ensure that due diligence has been made not to violate any copyrights in regards to the usage of images. The following images have been used under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0. All sources have been credited (where possible).

An adaptation of 'San Francisco', by Seth Lemmons was created. The original image is available at http://www.flickr.com/photos/slemmon/8530347958/lightbox/ under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0. Full terms here: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en

An adaptation of 'San Francisco, CA' by Ron Reiring was created. The original image is available at http://www.flickr.com/photos/84263554@N00/3732756360/sizes/l/in/photostream/ under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0. Full terms here: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

An adaptation of 'San Francisco', by idleformat (no real name given) was created. The original image is available at http://www.flickr.com/photos/idleformat/5637652294/sizes/o/in/set-72157626538475008/ under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0. Full terms here: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

An adaptation of 'San Francisco', by idleformat (no real name given) was created. The original image is available at http://www.flickr.com/photos/idleformat/5637652090/sizes/o/in/set-72157626538475008/ under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0. Full terms here: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

'Texture: Woog Grain', by Boaz Arad was used. The original image is available at http://www.flickr.com/photos/boazarad/4306373156/sizes/l/in/photostream/ under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0. Full terms here: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/