Lee 101z Jeans: Dry 18oz
• Style: 101 Z
• Fit: Regular fit - Straight leg - Mid rise
• Colour: Indigo
• 18oz Selvage Denim - Woven in Japan
• Heavyweight denim
• Left Hand twill
• Leather patch
• Made in Italy
Lee's classic 101 Z Jeans features a regular fit with straight legs in a heavy, but easy to wear, Made in Italy using 18oz Selvage Denim from Lee®'s famed Kaihara Mill in Fukuyama.
Lot GD. a Selvage 18oz Denim, is truly an artisan-made cloth, the weft yarns of this heavyweight 100% cotton dry denim are rope dyed in a deep saturated indigo and then combined with a brown overdye weft. This results in an authentically aged looking clean rinse fabric with a rich tawny tinged inside, perfect for turn-ups. Other classic features include Brass Lee® 101 button and rivets, yellow gold threads and a rich black leather Lee® 101 back patch.
Henry David Lee set up the HD Lee Mercantile Co in Kansas, 1889 specialising in the production of denim dungarees, overalls and railroad jackets. In 1924 Lee released the 101B Cowboy jeans, the first denim trouser specifically designed for cowboys and rodeo riders, followed by the 101Z in 1926, the first ever zip-fly jeans. J. D. Lee, the first choice of many iconic figures including James Dean, Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe.