The Jeans Genie [Hey, You!]

Illustration by Bob Aul

Hey, Levi Strauss: Your pants suck. I’ve been buying your pants for 50 years, and every pair I buy now is made outside the country: Mexico, Ecuador, Egypt . . . Three pairs and three holes in the crotch where the four seams come together—after one month. What happened? 

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2 Replies to “The Jeans Genie [Hey, You!]”

  1. I agree. Levi’s used to be the best jeans, not just for your buck, but best jeans on the market. Now they are made of some lame stretchy material and the sizes are way off. I have a pair of 34 waist and a pair of 36 waist and they fit the same. You have to try on 3 pair of the same color so you make sure you get the ones that will fit. Thin material, shallow pockets and a shortage of colors is all you find now when you go buy Levi’s jeans. R.I.P. Levi’s quality…

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