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  1. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    some new 1993 repro now join LVC line a 1993 501 with black bar tacks and Big E along with leather patch? is this an attempt to reproduce the very 1st repro? https://www.levi.com/DE/de_DE/levis-vintage-clothing/levis-vintage-clothing-1993s-501-straight-jeans/p/798300041
  2. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    @hip flare: this is why i usually size down and stretch out the waist with an one hand clamp when wet. this always worked out for me.
  3. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    indeed it is to shallow, especially for 1930s repro... unfortunate, for the 37s are the only cinchback pairs you can wear without the fear of scratiching everything you sit on. they should have the rise of the 1944s
  4. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    @marble madness i would like to achieve somewhat a double pattern, high contrast fades along with deep combs combined with that marble effect and train tracks. actually i thinks it´s nice to see, that the stereotype of rigid or at least dark denim worn with cuffs in that era, is somewhat questioned here. anyway thank you for your advices!
  5. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    just have seen this section of rebel without a cause from 1955 and fell in love that beautiful marble denim of james deans openent corey allen, which look almost likea moon wash pair of the 80s. I wonder if there is a bullet proof method to achieve this effect? probellerbeanies recent shots of his 501s show that just washing doesn´t cause it. on from minute 1 you have a close up of the pair:
  6. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    the 1937 201xxs are fiction, for there weren´t 201xxs around in the era of the red tab as far as i know. if someone proofs me being wrong, please post some photos
  7. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    @dry I wonder why I can´t see the photos
  8. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    iconic denim photos

    since autum is around and the thread is asleep: young paul weller shows my favorite style for the colder days, a combination of a nice british tailored herringbone overcoat, probably made by aquascutum or burrberry along with some dark denim.
  9. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    hi there, i am pretty sure that the exaggeration of the repro arcuates comes from the photo itself, for the jeans is not shot plain but slighly bulked up which causes that effect by an perspective view. i just wonder why we discuss the authenticity of lvc on such thing such as arcuates, while they even can´t manage to do the right fit / patterns. thinking of '66 and '37 to me the bigger bummer is the extreme short button fly, which never haven been that short expect for sizes smaller than w30. both to me look more like early ugly 00s hip fitting jeans, which is a shame since they could be so nice with a higher front rise / button fly.
  10. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    i am with VivaMarlon, and since i am hunter for the range i always find pieces via ebay at very reasonable prices.
  11. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    Denim Blunders, Reflections and General Nonsense.

    always thought the watzmann to be a german/austrian montain
  12. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    thank you, i am overall happy with em and bought occasionally two extra pairs when they had been on sale. now i am curious about the new denim being used for the 76s. looking forward to see your results bartlebyyphonics!
  13. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    can´t tell exactly, but i have a 32" waist and bought a 30" pair. could imagine they would come up a true 30" after a wash.
  14. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    post wash:
  15. Sympathy-For-The-Denim

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    being a huge fan of the 1976 cone denim and fit i want share my pair, worn on and of from 2016 these had been washed for 1st time few days ago: before washing: