Levis 501 shrink to fit question

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by braidkid, Sep 12, 2006.

  1. braidkid

    braidkid Senior member

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    I ran across this on ebay...
    http://cgi.ebay.com/LEVIS-501-LVC-19...QQcmdZViewItem

    They are a size 30/34...

    My question is, are the actual measurements on these a couple inches larger then this so they shrink to 30/34?

    Reason I ask, I wear 30 size waste and 34/35 inseam in most my jeans. My APC NS are size 28 and are perfect. Will these 30/34 shrink to fit levis be too small? Should I size up to a 32/36?

    Thanks for your help.
     


  2. TrojanGarb

    TrojanGarb Senior member

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    It appears those are deadstock... so yes they will shrink to about 28". A prewashed LVC will be 2" smaller than the tag size as well.

    If you want a 30, look for a 32 stf.
    edit: you would also want at least a 36" inseam to shrink down to 33-34"
     


  3. ang_kangkong

    ang_kangkong Senior member

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    Nothing about the jeans shrinking, just to let you know, the seller's inflating the retail price. It doesn't go up to $300.
     


  4. braidkid

    braidkid Senior member

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  5. braidkid

    braidkid Senior member

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    Thank you much for the responses...

    Anyone know where I can get these jeans in 31/32 waist and 36 inseam?
     


  6. Stalker McStalkerson

    Stalker McStalkerson Active Member

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    Try calling any of the Levi's stores. If you buy it over the phone, they'll ship them for free. You will have to pay sales tax however.

    On a side note, the jeans in the above auction are selling more than full retail, even though the same pair/size can be found on levisstore.com for cheaper plus guaranteed authenticity. Perhaps the buyer was mislead by the seller claiming $325 MSRP?
     


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