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  1. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    funny, i got a similar pair from an eBay purchase today, same production run. i can tell that these now run true to size, as most recent rigid LVC jeans do. this is the 1st pair in years. i had worn several pairs over the years and can confirm that the kaihara denim achieved one the best fading results. btw. my rolling stones avatar shows joe dallesandro wearing original 505s enjoy your new pair.
  2. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    iconic denim photos

    another great musician, who also died too young: Jackson C. Frank
  3. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    iconic denim photos

    Townes is the master of picking styles. thanks for sharing my favorite song of him. great movie.
  4. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    iconic denim photos

    Mr. Townes Van Zandt, wearing Levi´s 505s for sure. Nevermind his boots though, it´s Townes!
  5. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    @dry, if you want to achieve sick honeycombs, refuse washing em.
  6. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    Shoes that look better with age...

    thank you guys for encouraging me, so will try to break em in with some more effort and sacrifice @bartlebyyphonics maybe "liquid leather" could help out!? or just live with the patina
  7. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    WAYWT 2020 (Denim Edition)

    @dapperdane: mercedes w115!? i have own one aswell, 1st series 200 gasoline model
  8. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    Shoes that look better with age...

    hi folks, has anyone succsessfully stretched a pair of Red Wing engineer 2966 klondike widewise at the instep, right where the bootleg part and the foot part of the leather are connected, just where the buckelbelt sits? My boots fit perfectly lengthwise and hurt after few minutes for the are too snug at this part. many thanks in advance for any comment
  9. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    the cut maybe not authentic, but the denim beeing used is (was ) great, btw. it´s the same denim beeing used for the 55 and type2. these photo i found recently at ebay and show how great something that i would call a double patterns can look, which is to achive by avoiding washing you jeans as long as possible and then to wash outside out along with with some other laundry to squeze the pair while washing and to cause the marbel effect.
  10. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    Vintage Denim?

    great find flash! i am with you here. also i will "hopefully" never fit into my recent pair. yours seem to be from the same period, and interesting enough also don´t show of tear off tag. what does the back of waist button read, and does your pair feature laundry information inside?
  11. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    Shoes that look better with age...

    finally found a pair of old stock british made dr. martens that come with imo much better and longer lasting commando sole in size 9.5 somehow it seems to be a rare size since most of the time you got either 9 or 10, i was suffering from to big size 10 martens back in 90s
  12. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    Vintage Denim?

    thank you @flash, believe me, this is not much luck but constant daily seeking denim on ebay for many years now. pics will follow
  13. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    Vintage Denim?

    denimbro crosspost: got these from ebay, sometimes people don´t know what treasure they possess what i learned is that the waist button back doesn´t have to show off a number, and not all 501s from 73-78 came with the tear of tag (the 1st 2 photos show colour best):
  14. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    @bartlebyyphonics at least the price of them isn´t lvc
  15. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    50 years from now, people like us are having fun dating vintage levi´s: lvc repros of `93 with leather patches and black bar tags, standard levi´s with a big e tab that where made in the 2020s...
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