Originally Posted by poly800rock
the old levis premium usa made 527's are still one of my favorite cuts, less bootleg and tighter fit. kind of like an updated 517 imo. and they sold them in one rinse. in fact even after they brought out the 517 to the general public they initially had a 1 rinse pair, i got one, that replaced the premium ones that i wore into the ground...
I never tried the premium (well, Capital E now) 527s, but I did see 501 reproduction Capital Es in Bloomingdales once. Denim was practically tissue paper thin. I think I'd rather just get some Sugarcanes, Samurai, or Pure Blues.