Levi's 501 jeans: Does anyone wear these?

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  1. yngncute23

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    Regarding Levi's 501 jeans - does anyone still wear these? I seem to have this notion that these disappeared with the 1980's. Am I wrong???
     
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    they're really popular with hipsters right now...they count as skinny jeans :)
     
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    I've always worn Levis 501s - even when they were unpopular. I just like the fit. I don't consider them skinny jeans - they don't ride so low on the hips the way skinny jeans do.
     
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    I wear them all the time! I think my boyfriend doesn't like them very much, though.
     
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    Go look in the Levi's store. They have 501's preshrunk and regular.
     
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    Funny thing about 501's --- I started wearing them when I was about 10 -12 years of age, and have never bought, owned or worn any other 'jeans' since then. 501's just seem to mold themselves to the owners/wearers individual body contours (hence their motto "Shrink to Fit"). Also, they'll wear like for years.
     
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    I wear them! But I have a question. Is there a reason you did not post this in the clothing and appearance forum?
     
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    I've worn them for years and still do.
     
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    yeah i wear them, luv them, and they've actually increased in popularity recently (Levi's even committed to several new 501 commercials, one where that really hot guy was pulling on a pair in his apt and then his apt crumbles and he's out on the street)

    i get dark original unwashed, u need to buy them big, shrink them to fit u, and even if you're the same size as a buddy his jeans will NOT feel right if u try and swap.

    start out new and dark, and earn the fade/fray/whiskers the honest way, don't buy pre shredded jeans, those are for posers.
     
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    Yeah I wear them, if you don't want to wear completely skintight jeans they're great because they're skiny but not skintight, I have over died ones with a touch of lycra in them they're great because I get the skinny jeans look but without the blood flow constriction to my extremities LOL and bonus they stretch out at the knee in this really cool way.
     
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    that's just wrong in every conceivable way
     
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    A little stretch never hurt anyone. They've been making stretch denim for a long time. Tight jeans are coming back in fashion unfortunately.
     
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    501s are not and should never be "stretch" jeans.
     
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    Whatever they look great on, that's all that matters to me :wink:
     
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    Yes, I still wear them, they fit better than any other I've tried. Wouldn't class them as skinny jeans though, they sit higher on one's hips.
     
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    I haven't been able to wear them since my early teens. My legs are too thick.
     
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    Carhartts are more typical Alaskan. Black for formal occasions.
     
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    I like 501's. I have blue, black and white ones. I also like the 511 "skinny" jeans, as I am thin. I hate the baggy jeans, ugh. I hope they go out of style soon. I never bought any of them. I also wear Wrangler
    Slim Fit.
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    Levis tweaked the cut many times. 501s fit quite close on the thigh but by today's standards they're quite wide at the ankle and the rise is higher. The 511 is their slim fit jean and they have another fit which is really skinny, I forget what it's called. Old school US made 501s are classics, but there are some really poor quality versions- flimsy stitching, lightweight denim, funny shapes. The current Levis Vintage range is good quality but pricey.
     
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    Yes i love them and they last for years and i look good in them too. ;-)
     
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