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- Best jobs in the house!
- Whoops â€¦
- Now you see it â€¦
- Now you don't (the shrieks when this thing fell, you wouldn't believe) â€¦
- Relax! It was just foam core board!
- A very good sport.
- The beer helped.
- We heart Andrew!
- There he is.
- Want this shirt!
- How'd they get a Dodge Dart in there?
- Some other whatever-gimmick thing that fashion people are inexplicably giving the time of day to â€¦
- People take criticism from this?
- We guess people take it but then leave it? We did neither.
- Hey Heritage!
Actually, it was just one massive falling Levi's logo; and it was foam core board so no-one was at any real risk. But, man, when that thing hit the ground right in the middle of the bar, there were some major shrieks followed by a stunned silence. But no worries—someone just shoved it against the wall. And, all was forgotten as super-fun, '80s-centric selections from Andrew Bevan—that floppy-haired Teen Vogue columnist and stylist who apparently also moonlights as a deejay—restored the happy-pappy mood of both party guests and those gorgeous United Colors of Benetton-colored Levi's models.
Those models, they were showing off heritage-heavy Levi's looks for the fall/winter 2011 season through a series of charming vignettes: The commuter on his bike; the topless bather sprawled across a claw-foot tub with a scrub brush but not a drop of water (indicative of the brand's commitment to water conservation in production); The gaggle of girls posing in a drop-top Dodge Dart surrounded by vintage luggage and a retro-movie projection (was that Sissy Spacek?) We loved the family room of TV watchers (was the model supposed to be dozing off for effect or was he just straight-up dozing off); and how lucky were the duo that just got to sexily lull on a big, downy bed surrounded by disco balls, coated denim jackets and bottles of Veuve Clicquot?
Anyway, party-goers and collection-peepers were treated to a free photo booth accessorized by a crazy prop box (you better believe we did that more than once); a delectable selection of sliders and s'mores and little pizza things and organic vodka; plus some masked clowns calling themselves the Bumbys who apparently look you up and down before typing up some poetic critique of your outfit. Wow, what will people desperate for attention conjure up next?
That was unnecessarily cruel. Long and short: Another great Levi's party! And that Pendleton-esque print shirt? Seriously put one of those aside for us!
· Levi's [Official Site]