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  1. jewellben

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    Levis UK also has two versions (Rigid) of most models now - the cone (I'm guessing) is in limited sizes left in stock the other is available for most sizes, now including a 36" leg 37 that the last cone versions didn't get made in
  2. jewellben

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    Cheers all for the advice - the re-soak, block of wood to dry, then wear approach has enabled me to get the waist back out to a 34"
  3. jewellben

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    I’ve only experienced leg shrinking over the last few years I got these from American Classics about 3 months ago and soaked them encouraged by our current weather and wanting lighter weight denim. I’ll give them another soak and a stretch
  4. jewellben

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    Help! I've had shrinkage disaster on my latest pair of LVC 1937. I gave them a 40 degree wash as I always do with new denim (no spin) and a line dry. However the waist has shrunk from 34.5" (tagged 34") to 32". This has never happened to me with so much waist shrinking, shall I re-soak and try stretching or am I done for on this pair? Cheers all
  5. jewellben

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    Are these the ones you had tapered? If so was it full leg or from knee? I’m thinking of getting mine down to an 8” hem from nearly 10” they are now
  6. jewellben

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    regular 501 in The Regent St store have Big E LEVIS tags too - as well as ones on sale in department stores. It's a strange decision that could impact LVC or it's just a change in approach like when they lowered cased the Levis tag. In 50 years people could by after the 2019 501 as it was the year the tag changed (selvedge as standard will be next!)
  7. jewellben

    Samurai Jeans

    I've just picked up the S0511XX in 35 waist and these have more room in the thigh than a FC 1108 but a decent taper. Post 2nd wash measurements flat Waist 34" Thigh 12.5" Hem 7.5"
  8. jewellben

    Samurai Jeans

    About to commit to my first pair of Samurai so511xx but they are 38” leg in raw. What’s the shrinking like on this denim? I want to end up with 33-34 inside leg so wondering how much to have hemmed. Cheers
  9. jewellben

    Full Count Denim Thread

    If anyone wants to grab a pair with arcs I'm selling the 1110 as postage to return them is £30. The thigh is too snug fo me https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/352612698344
  10. jewellben

    Full Count Denim Thread

    Has anyone purchased one wash FC? I received a pair from Okayamadenim and the patch was shrivelled and looked tiny like it had been boiled. Nothing like some of the ones on well worn pairs in this thread. Is this normal for one wash as my last pair of one wash I sold on so can't compare but their patch was like the raw from memory.
  11. jewellben

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    The 44 were purchased in UK but as they are Levis they didn't ask where I purchased them
  12. jewellben

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    Tricky situation. I've had great service for repairs from Levis in London, last one was a replacement zip on my 54's which have been well worn for a few years now. Can you take them to a Levis store in the US? I had my 44's fixed in the Meat Packing Store NYC in January by their tailors. Apart from alterations all my repairs have been free
  13. jewellben

    Levi's Vintage Clothing

    Fantastic looking 1890 - I'd love the 1901 to come out again
  14. jewellben

    Full Count Denim Thread

    Cheers both