A Guide to Levi’s Numbers
That is, until the 1870s, after one of the company’s frequent customers sent a proposal to Levi Strauss himself offering to go into business together manufacturing tough, quality overalls and jeans. Strauss accepted, and in the 1890s Levi’s created the first pair of Levi’s 501 Jeans, a style that not only went on to become the world’s single-most popular article of clothing, but would serve as the flagship for one of the most legendary lines of
jeans the world has ever known.
You’ve undoubtedly heard of the 501s and perhaps even the 505s, but what about the rest of Levi’s iconic denim? Also, which pair is right for you? Here’s a complete guide to Levi’s numbers: