The Levi's® Vintage Clothing 1937 501® Jean is a key chapter in the story. It marks the debut of two significant features: the back pocket rivets being covered, as well as the classic salmon-colored flasher tag.
The rivets were covered to solve a persistent problem: when wearers sat down, the metal hardware on the back pockets scratched their furniture. The 1937 also marked the first year the suspender buttons were removed - with the growing popularity of belts, suspenders were no longer the only method of adjustment, so the classic metal waistband shanks were provided separately in a small box.
•Classic five-pocket styling
•Two large back pockets with concealed rivets
•Two-horse leather (bovine) patch®
•Non-stretch 12oz plain selvedge denim made in Japan by ‘Kaihara Mills’
•Sewn in Europe
Made from a sturdy cotton with a lovely off-white base and hickory stripe. Features: •point collar •two flap-chest button though pockets •curved hem •made in Japan
Originally used as a thin sports jacket to wear at the time of gentle rain and drizzle in the 1940’s, but soon became a global hit item by being used...