1915 501: Original (left), LVC (right)

Levi’s Vintage Clothing – The Golden Handshake

2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the legendary partnership between Levi’s and Cone Mills. To commemorate this historic gentleman’s agreement, LVC‘s latest collection pays tribute to the American denim bastion, the 1915 501 jean, and the people who helped [...]

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Badlands – Working Titles

When Badlands was released in 1973, no one had seen anything like it. It’s not that the story was unique, renegade lovers on the run from the law was familiar territory for Hollywood (Arthur Penn’s classic Bonnie & Clyde had come out [...]

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Fade of the Day – Levi’s 501 STF (9 Months, 5 Washes, 3 Soaks)

We’ve always said that the Levi’s 501 STF is one of the best and most affordable ways to try out not only raw denim, but also unsanforized denim. Thomas Tompich of Hungary got his legs into a pair of these classic [...]

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Fade of the Day – Levi’s 501 STF (3 Years, 3 Months, 4 Washes, 2 Soaks)

Nothing like a good ol’ fashion Levi’s 501 STF fade to start off your day. We hold high expectations for 501 fades and this pair doesn’t disappoint. We love how naturally Turkish reader Sven Howard‘s fades have come after 3 years of wear. [...]

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Fade of the Day – Levi’s 501 STF (2 Years, 2 Washes, 3 Soaks)

When it comes to putting jeans to work (and I mean actual outdoor physical labor), you can’t get more bang for your buck than a pair of classic Levi’s 501 STF‘s. RD reader Michael from Michigan has worn these [...]

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Cone Mills Denim Celebrates 110 Year Anniversary

Cone Mills has come a long ways since that first spool of bobbin thread came off the line in April of 1905. Just a decade later they began producing fabric for American denim giant Levi’s, and now their White Oak [...]

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Fade of the Day – Levi’s Buckle Belt (30 Years)

Today’s Fade is admittedly a patina, but let’s forget about that. And even though it’s from Levi’s, this submission doesn’t fall within the denim category. Reader Nigel Sequeira wore this Levi’s Buckle Belt for a little over 8 years, but the wear [...]

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Fade of the Day – Levi’s 501 STF (3 Months, 1 Wash, 4 Soaks)

I love Carhartt and Filson just as much as the next self-appointed menswear aficionado. But today’s Fade of the Day reminds me of how much of a workwear poser I really am. Reader Chris wore his Levi’s 501 STF jeans for a mere 3 months [...]

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Fade of the Day – Levi’s 511 Rigid Dragon (1 Year, 8 Months, 0 Washes, 0 Soaks)

Kicking off the start of the week are Val Fan‘s pair of Levi’s 511 Rigid Dragon jeans. At a little over a year and a half in the California sun, this pair’s boasting some sharp whiskers. The blowout near the pocket is a nice [...]

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Fade of the Day – Levi’s 511 Rigid Dragon (1 Year, 10 Months, 5 Washes)

Easing into the weekend are these Levi’s 511 Rigid Dragon from Sekti Wira, today’s Fade of the Day. Even through nearly 2 years of wear and 5 washes, these jeans hold on to their deep indigo shade like a world class [...]

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