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Good, tough blue jeans that wear well
on October 7, 2015
I'm a former Levis wearer. I loved my California made Levis.
Back in 1979 a pair of 501 cost $15 and change; in 2015 that equates to $52, and I'd be happy to pay that, if good Levis were still available.
Levi Strauss has been tring for years to put themselves out of business. Diluting their line and sucking every last bit of cool out of the brand were two of their strategies. I jumped ship when their design and construction quality tanked some years ago (2002 or so). Levis inability to control the length, or even pocket location, drew comments from my girl-friend. I was having to roll the cufs on some of them. They may have recovered from those dark days but they are way un-cool. Besides, Carhartt has given me no good reason to risk my money.
I think these are 14 or 15 oz like Levis. Made in Mexico. Sadly, not button fly, but the zippers are very good quality YKK brass. They have 6 rivits and a watch-pocket that fits my Swiss-Army watch well. Pocket locations are good and consistant. Fits as expected. These are hevily pre-washed so if you want new-looking, dark indigo jeans, look elsewhere. But they are also soft and ready to wear so you could wear them before washing!