Introduced in 1967 as a slimmer “student” jean they were aimed at a younger market, they had a closer cut, with a slimmer straight leg than the 501, mid-rise with a fitted waist and seat and a zip fly. The biggest change for Levis with the 505 was that it was only the second of their jeans to use sanforized (pre-shrunk) cotton for its denim, meaning no shrink to fit faffing about in the bath, the appeal was obvious, and still is today. A great common sense pair of jeans which has a modern feel to it with all the advantages of old-fashioned quality
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Fantastic re-production from the LEVIS archives the 1940's shorthorn western shirt, so called the 'Saw Tooth' due to the shape of the pockets. Made in a raw, dry sanforized denim these...
During World War II the availability of raw materials for manufacturers was rationed for the consumer market, diverting much needed supplies to the war effort. From cotton to copper, the...