Qompendium is an evolving and ever-changing platform for philosophy, art, culture and science, represented by a series of print publications: magazines, books and monographs. Furthermore, it is enriched by a gallery concept, a work shop and a fast-moving online portal.
For Spring Summer 2010, Lee Jeans revisits the 1950s, an era which is well known for creating demin as uniform for millions of teenagers. Also those worshipping and almost broken hearted by James Dean in the movie Giant alongside Elizabeth Taylor.
Lee Originals: The Archives is a dream come true for all denim connoisseurs. Available in both dry and used wash, this cut is more pertinent today than ever.
An Exact replica of the Lee Rider Zip-fly Jeans worn by James Dean in “Giant”, the movie that earned him his Award nomination in 1955. A Warner Brothers production tag was sewn into the waistband and bore the date April 26th 1955 and the notation “James Dean” and the initials “JD” just below. Included was a black and white photography of Dean wearing the jeans for a wardrobe test. These jeans were put on auction in October 2006 and sold for a high sum of $35,850.