In 1889 Salina Kansas USA, Lee® was established as the H.D. Lee® Mercantile Company by Pioneering entrepreneur Henry David Lee, ‘A wise man with some wild ideas’. Ever since the brand was created, Lee® has stood for craftsmanship and quality. After launching a great amount of innovations, Lee® was acknowledged as one of the most important founders of denim within the fashion industry. This quickly resulted in Lee®’s status as a symbol of real people from all around the world.