Levi's, jeans

February 14, 2011 - 12:57 PM
In this Feb. 4, 2011 photo, Levi jeans are displayed at a store in Hayward, Calif. Cotton has more than doubled in price over the past year, reaching the highest since the Civil War and the price of other synthetic fabrics has jumped almost just as much as demand for alternatives and blends has risen. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)