The jacket first appeared around 1905, and it was meant as a protective
piece to accompany rugged denim pantaloons. The original Levi's 506XX
jacket was made from 9 oz. denim and referred to as a "blouse" until the
late 1930s, when it officially debuted as a jacket in the company's
catalog. This single-pocketed, buckle-back jacket became known as the
Bure is finding some new denim for a customer
from the jeans box at HepCat Store.
Lots of gold at one of south Swedens
sharpest denim store. As we also got a great record section
for vinyl and CDs it gets more interesting that Bure
is on his free time drummer of the famous instrumental surfband
Langhorns and in his younger days he was drumming in The Sinners...
another famous band. Denim & Rock'n'Roll comes good together.
We carry a lot of interesting brands like Redux, Indigofera, Blue Blanket, Rising Sun,
Pike Brothers, Lee 101, Levis Vintage, Eat Dust, Big John, Nezumi, 3sixteen, Wrangler
In 1951, the world famous American crooner Bing Crosby was denied
entrance into a Canadian hotel because he and his friend were dressed
completely in denim. Although the Hotel management eventually recognized
Bing and made an exception because of who he was, the story of the
incident traveled fast. Friends of his back home contacted Levi Strauss
and Co. and the designers immediately developed a custom denim tuxedo
jacket for Bing so that he would never have problems wearing Levi’s®
Jeans, even in fancy establishments.
For Spring Summer 2014, Levi’s® Vintage Clothing is reproducing
this famous piece of Levi’s® history and making a limited run of 200
jackets. All of the details are true to the original.