Garment details: the og levi's 501 cut, timeless design that never fails constructed of the highest quality american selvedge denim woven using old-fashioned techniques; on old looms. Today, selvedge denim is desirable for two reasons: the nuance of the denim weaving technique itself and the undeniable quality of vintage usa made all cotton denim.
Selvedge has a tighter, denser weave that gives the denim a sturdier hand. The use of the older selvedge loom technology also created variations on the denim surface, these variations make the denim visually unique and highly desirable. Brand: levisera: 80sauthenticating features: dark bar tacks, selvedge seamscut/style: 501; classic straight legrise: midfly: buttonhem: cropped, unfinished and frayingmaterial: 100% cottonorigin: made in usacondition/wear: great; subtle whiskering, railroading, light fading, custom buttonhole panel replacement, minor buttonhole wear, let out and fraying hemmeasurements:measurements are taken in inches with garment laying flat. The easiest way to ensure a great fit is to measure and compare a similar garment that fits you well (scroll all the way down for detailed measuring guide).
If you need additional measurements or have questions about the modern size estimate on this item please feel free to contact me. Modern size estimates will generally provide a snug fit, and are given to help narrow your search. Modern size estimates should not be used in place of the actual measurements provided below. Waist: 14"hips: 18-18.5"rise: 10.5"inseam: 30.5" original size: w29xl36modern size estimate: 2-4, 26-27 (model is size 0, jeans are worn relaxed and are not pinned for picture)all sales are final. Always measure to ensure the perfect fit before purchasing.Complete the look with an iconic vintage white tee. These variations make finding a pair that's just right for you both an art and a science. Our modern size estimates are determined by the hip measurement of each garment and are based on other popular brands sizing charts.
These estimates will generally provide a snug fit. Remember that all cotton denim behaves differently than modern denim with elasticity built in.
This fabric has a sturdier feel which will form to your body as you wear it instead of stretching with your movements. With this difference in mind, if you're seeking a tight fit for your vintage jeans consider sizing down slightly because this denim will relax or loosen by a half to a full inch between washings. For this snug fit you'll want your new pair to start out tight and form to your shape as you wear them. For a relaxed fit consider sizing up a little (or a lot) depending on the desired look.
If you're on the hunt for the vintage jeans of your dreams; i'm here to help. I have a huge collection to pull from and a deep understanding of the various proportions/fits that are available.Send me a dm with your measurements/wishes and i'll help guide you in your search for that perfect pair. Guide to measuring:lay garment out flat taking care to smooth any wrinkles that may give you an inaccurate measurement. Take measurements in inches at the following points:waist: narrowest point across waist bandhips: wide point across rise, approximately 4 above crotch seamrise: crotch seam to top of waist band (front)inseam: crotch seam to bottom hem.