Over the last few years, we’ve seen fashion from the 70’s and 80’s slowly becoming hip again. Large fashion labels are now reviving relics from the past like long sundresses and mom jeans.
Last Wednesday, Levi’s released a tweet upon the world in which they showed a handkerchief, inspired by the AIDS memorial quilt, to promote their upcoming Pride Collection.
100% of the proceeds from the Levi’s Pride Collection go to LGBT+ charities, which is something to be optimistic about in my opinion, but something else may be completely going wrong here.
In the photo, you can see a navy handkerchief hanging from the model’s left back pocket. I’m not sure Levi’s knows what that means, but I do.
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