Originally Posted by tagutcow
Do they? I think you're mistaken about that, although the STF 501 are considered the go-to cheap, easily available entry-level raw denim. Of course, raw denim is also available cheaply in other Levis cuts, but they're a bit harder to come by.
I've never owned a pair of 501s in my life. The high rise, especially, kills it for me.
Maybe they don't, that's just the overall vibe I've gotten.