Levi’s® Tailor Shop opens in Braamfontein to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the original denim jacket

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This month marks the 50th Anniversary of the Type III Trucker jacket. 

In the spirit of self-expression and in celebration of an icon Levi’s® has opened a home of customisation - the Levi’s® Tailor Shop. 

Visit: 70 Juta Street Braamfontein Johannesburg

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Nestled in the heart of Jozi in Braamfontein, the Tailor Shop opened it’s doors on Friday 15 September 2017 to the public for one month only. 

All customisations done to any Levi’s® jacket will be free of charge and visitors to the Tailor shop can choose from the various techniques available on the menu. 

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Levi’s® denim jackets will be available to purchase at the Tailor Shop for R599.00, but customers can also bring in their much loved and well-worn Levi’s® jackets for an update. 

DATES:

Opened Friday, 15 September 2017 - Closes Saturday, 14 October 2017

TIMES:

Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00am-°©‐17:00pm Sunday

Monday: Closed

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ARTIST RESIDENCY:

Adding a local twist to the customisation offering, Levi’s® Tailor Shop will host an array of local artists who will be available to customise denim jackets through their own unique craft.

 

23 September – Seth Pimentel offering illustration  (Instagram: @african_ginger)

30 September – Sakhile Cebekhulu offering screen printing (Instagram: @beingsash)

07 October – Rina & Dimo of Rich Factory sewing African prints (Instagram: @richfactory)

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All customisations done to any Levi’s® jacket will be free of charge and visitors to the Tailor Shop can choose from the various techniques available on the menu such as paint flick, dip & dye, patches, cuts, distressing, spray on stencils, fabric pens and accessories.

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