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Levis LVC XX > Levi's Jeans
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Levis 501XX 1955 - Deadstock US made Cone Mills Denim

On December 31st 2017 Cone Mills White Oak Plant closed it’d doors for the last time spelling the end of an era for US denim and in particular US denim for Levis. Cone Mills have supplied Levis since 1915 when a hand shake agreement made them exclusive suppliers of XX denim for their 501’s.

Levis Vintage Clothing have now used up all remaining stock of Cone Mills denim so are now using Japanese denim. They have also moved production from the US to Turkey (where a lot of regular Levis range is already made). There will be no more US made US denim Levis anytime soon if ever.

 These jeans we offer really are the last of an icon, when they are gone they are gone.

The 1955 501 jeans have a quintessential 50's shape with more anti-fit in the seat area and a slightly fuller leg shape. They have a boxier silhouette.
They are the first 501 jeans to bear a Two Horse "leather-like" label. The familar Levis big 'E' Red Tab, zinc button fly and copper rivets remain standard issue.
Note - All sizes listed with the ticket size first and the post shrinkage size afterwards.
Download Levis Shrink To Fit Guide to understand more about their vintage dry denim and how to treat your jeans so they are perfect for you.
Download a Levis Fit Guide to see which jeans would be the best fit for you.