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Levi’s Revives Its Iconic Debbie Harry-Beloved Denim

Punk rocker wearing Levi's 505C onstage Photo: Levi’s

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Given style stars’s full embrace of Re/Done’s revived styles and Vetements’s deconstructed hems, are skinny jeans the new gaucho pants? Levi’s is giving denim devotees what they want with the rerelease of their legendary 505s — now revived as 505c for their customizability.

First introduced by the California-based brand in 1967, the iconic silhouette was made famous by punk rock royalty like Blondie’s Debbie Harry and The Ramones. The modern-day cuts keep the same slim straight-leg but are offered in an array of lengths, hues, washes, and distressed detailing. Available in women’s and men’s sizes, prices range from $98 for the basic fit to $148 for a patched-and-destroyed version.

The full collection — which includes aptly-named colorways like "Patti" and "DeeDee" — is now shoppable in stores and online here.