Junya Watanabe x Levi’s Vintage 1947 501XX Jean
Levi’s® 501®XX Vintage 1947 Capital E Redline Selvage Indigo Jean customised by JUNYA WATANABE COMME des GARÇONS MAN for Spring — Summer 2009 “Travel” Collection
Japan-made Levi’s® 501®XX Vintage 1947 Indigo jean in 12oz redline selvage denim re-constructed by JUNYA WATANABE COMME des GARÇONS MAN into a pair of unique slimmer-cut low-rise trousers. The unique low-rise cut is achieved by removing the original waistband and then placing it lower towards the crotch. The original Levi’s coin / watch pocket is replaced by a coin / watch pocket in blue Gingham check-patterned cotton fabric placed over the waistband. The back pockets are removed and re-applied at an angle over Gingham check patches. The leg cuffs are lined in the same Gingham check fabric. Holes from original Levi’s copper rivets and the front button are stitched-over in black thread. An original Levi’s Two Horse leather patch is replaced by its replica made of deer skin.
The jean retain such original Levi’s features as zinc button fly and copper rivets on front of jean. The rear pockets retain the original Levi’s “diamond” effect Arcuate designs, double-needle-stitched in lemon yellow and the single-sided Levi’s Capital E pocket tag. No bar tacking. Single-felled inseam in lemon yellow. The outside seam has redline selvage inside. The jean is made of premium 12oz right-hand twill weave redline selvage Japanese denim.
Condition: Excellent pre-owned.
Size as shown on the labels: Medium / W34 L34.
Actual measurements when laid flat: Waist 32 inches (measures 16 inches/41 cm across), inseam 31 inches/79 cm, U or rise measurement (from front top of the waistband going under the crotch then to the back top of the waistband) – 23 1/2 inches/60 cm, front crochet (from top of the jean to the crotch – point of intersection of the two legs of the jean) – 10 inches/25.5 cm, outseam – 41 inches/104 cm, bottom leg opening – 8 inches/20.5 cm.
Made in Japan.
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