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  1. freshwater

    How many pairs of jeans do you own?

    Current collection: From left to right: LVC S501XX 1944 555 - LVC 501XX 1947 555 - LVC 501XX 1955 555 CSF S409XXX 1946 - FW 601XX 1951 LVC S501XX 1944 Cone - LVC 501XX 1947 x3 Cone - LVC 551ZXX 1962 Cone SAM S710XX 15oz 2nd collab - SAM S5000VX Lot 10 - SAM 710BK Lot11 EVISU 2000 No 1 2010 - EVIS not sure which model or exact year Plus 1 pair of deadstock Cone LVC S501XX 1944 from 2015. Remember paying £78 in a sale for those. In fact I've bought all my post Valencia St LVC for under £100 in sales, these being the last I purchased.
  2. freshwater

    WAYWT 2021 [denim edition]

    Sounds like you hit that golden age of UK vintage, i used to collect 70's era MiJ Nike runners in 87 so was always aware of the Levi's by trawling the vintage shops but by the time i got around to buying them in 92 (when i couldn't afford to buy new jeans) the golden sizes with a decent inseam were getting hard to come by and/or too expensive... I had rent to pay and a hectic social life to consider Used to visit London regular mid 80's to mid 90's, originally looking for old Levi's and mainly 50's styled attire. Would visit all the markets, vintage shops, walk the length of the Kings Rd up to American Classics, Kensington Market, Camden on a Sunday. Decent inseam length was always hard to get. Back then never had the budget for the really old good stuff so ended up with mainly 70's Levi's. Often stayed the weekend as generally there was someone I knew living there so there was a sofa to crash on or if we were lucky a student house party to go to. The purpose of these trips changed in 1989 from daytime shopping to nightime driving around the M25 Normal service and style was derailed for a couple of years and then settled on a mix of vintage denim, skate & 80's old skool.
  3. freshwater

    The Sneakers we wear with our jeans

    Moonstar Bumper Court
  4. Cheers for that Double O Soul, Coventry City Council have a long history of clueless decision making when it comes to planning and development. A real bugbear of mine, gets me angry and down just thinking about. Beggars belief that those making the decisions lack any understanding of architecture, the arts and culture, the City's heritage etc. They very rarely seem to want to listen to good intended advise. link to some photos
  5. freshwater

    Shoes that look better with age...

    Are they Breadstock?
  6. freshwater

    Shoes that look better with age...

    you guys are on a roll
  7. Remember buying that on white vinyl
  8. freshwater

    Nice Things

    Great thread. Well no surprise with my first offering. Original first press Rough Trade distributed copy of Gangsters. This first pressing came in a plain sleeve hand stamped by band members Terry Hall & Horace Panter.
  9. freshwater

    Denim Blunders, Reflections and General Nonsense.

    I'll just jump in with the two I know without having to think or wake up properly 2. VW Brasilia 15. Jeff Mills
  10. Here's a clip from the actual party https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5crrBTf2d9g
  11. freshwater

    The Sneakers we wear with our jeans

    Very nice @Duke Mantee Sporting a black pair today
  • Nike Green Gyakusou Logo Running T-Shirt
    $US 55

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