Since Levi’s abandoned what I liked about them, I needed a Plan B for jeans. I think I found a good one.
Like all raw and rigid denim, new shrink-to-fit jeans will shrink if/when washed. With that, a question remains: What size to buy?
In terms of overall value, clothing is like food: the further you take it from its natural state, the weirder it gets and the worse it is for you (and everyone else).
After getting a $128 pair of 501 Shrink-to-Fit raw selvedge jeans for $67, the shrink-to-fit adventure begins…
I just stumbled upon this mini-documentary on Levi’s 501s. It’s a fabulous piece of storytelling around an iconic American product.