Ben Davis is a U.S. based work clothing line. It was founded in San Francisco, CA by Ben Davis and his father, Simon Davis in 1935. Company founder, Benjamin Franklin Davis’ grandfather, Jacob Davis, was instrumental in the creation of the original Levi’s Jeans.
Ben Davis is currently run by his son Frank. The iconic logo of the brand is a smiling gorilla which has been said to be the inspiration for the xlarge clothing logo, also a gorilla.