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LVC vs. Japanese Repros

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by BourbonAndPeanuts, May 22, 2006.

  1. BourbonAndPeanuts

    BourbonAndPeanuts Well-Known Member

    Apr 26, 2006
    Sorry if I was unclear. I meant repros of the 1937 and 1944 Lee 101s. I believe Edwin makes them.
  2. darrell

    darrell Member

    May 24, 2006
    yup sorry, my question was supposed to be independent of yours... hah
  3. mizanation

    mizanation Senior member

    May 8, 2006
    i think the fact that SC's are harder to obtain makes them more appealing. if you go with xxcoldricexx, you will probably pay the same price as the LVC's anyways.

    i'm glad i went with the SC 47 over the LVC. i really am in love with these jeans. i'm sure later on, if i get the LVC 47s will love them in a different way, but for now, i'm super happy with my cane 47s.

    the amount of trouble they went to authentically create a repro of the original 1947 501 is astounding. the fact that you can buy it for so cheap is a big plus!

    so, go for the canes!
  4. nobody knows

    nobody knows Member

    Jun 11, 2006
    the LVC 1947s are 14oz. denim. The lighter ones are probebly repros from the 1930s when denim was lighterweight. the 1947s are a really good fit and the fabric is nice. it is shrink to fit so depending on how you wear and care for your jeans you may want to buy them up a size or 2. i wear mine as long as possible before the first and subsequent washes. i think these are easily the best.
  5. keal

    keal Senior member

    May 24, 2006
    Maui, Hawaii
    Sugar Canes! Even if the price stings as one's first premium denim purchase, you will not regret it!

    "...as the days wore on, so did the warps and wefts expand and mold to her lower body, imparting a soft, buttery feeling all along the upper thighs and seat. Sugar Cane's denim is alive!"
  6. congejunior

    congejunior Member

    Apr 26, 2012
    Jakarta, Indonesia
    levis! the best jeans i've ever. why? because they are inventor of blue jeans with many chronicle from 1873 till 1983. i don't like for repros from japan, cause they are followers. i loves aunthentic goods
    Last edited: Apr 27, 2012
  7. brad-t

    brad-t Senior member

    Jan 16, 2008

    thank you for bumping this six year old thread to write one of the dumbest posts ever made on this board
    2 people like this.
  8. rdstour

    rdstour Senior member

    Mar 24, 2009

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