In 1996, Mattel introduced a Barbie doll fitted with a Calvin Klein jacket and skirt made entirely of denim fabric.
A Chinese welder uses an improvised protective mask out of denim at a construction site near Tiananmen square in Beijing, China.
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Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake show off their denim jean outfits at an L.A. event in 2001.
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In London, this model wears a denim ball gown made from 42 recycled pairs of Levi 501 jeans. Today, fashion designers are working to combine environmental consciousness with high fashion, including garments made from organic and recycled materials, like denim.
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A multi-purpose athletic helmet with a denim shell.
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Pooch In Denim outfit
An embroidered Levi jacket decorated with tufts of hair, buttons and sequins is displayed at Levi Strauss & Co. headquarters in San Francisco. Levi's has been in business for over 150 years.
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Pictured is the world's largest pair of Levi jeans in Seoul, South Korea.
U.S. tennis champion, Serena Williams, prepares to serve at the U.S. Open in an athletic outfit made of denim.
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