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Levi's Denim Fit Guide

Are you looking for that pair of Denim with the perfect fit? Look no further than our Denim Fit guide for one of the most adhered to names in menswear apparel, Levi's. Featuring the latest collections from Levi's and Levi's Vintage we explain what the Fit Number of each Jean means in Lehman's terms when it comes to finding the perfect fit for you. From the inaugural 501 original fit to the newer models such as the 519 Skinny Fit this guide will help you on your way to getting the most out of your beloved denim this season. 

501- Regular Fit

The first pair of Jeans that was ever produced by Levi’s® in 1873, the 501™ was created to be a functional workwear piece.  Combining quality denim with rivet reinforcements this Regular Fit jean quickly rose to popularity featuring a classic five pocket styling, button fly and tilted waistband.  Becoming synonymous with the american lifestyle, the iconic two horse patch stitched onto every pair of 501® Jeans symbolises the strength and quality of riveted denim.

505- Regular Straight Leg Fit

 Similar in style to the classic 501™ fit, the 505™ is a regular fit Jean with a Straight Leg. Differing only with a zip fly rather than the 501’s button fly, You get all the style that comes from a classic seat with the durability and comfort you expect from Levi’s. The straight-cut waistband hits at the waist and will sit evenly across the front and back.  Available from both the Levi's Vintage collection this season, the 505 Fit is available in a range of colours and washes. Try wearing the 1967 Pre- Shrunk dark Indigo 505 model with a pair of Bass Weejuns Loafers this season.

511- Skinny Fit

A direct descendant of the 501® Fit, the 511®  is a denim model that has been made to revolutionise that way that we wear denim. Currently only produced by Levi's® for their menswear collections, it is a skinny fit model, that has been adapted into a wide range of denim models as well as trousers. Featured with a slim leg, wide belt loops and open top shank button at the waist closure. Made with style and comfort in mind this denim fit not only looks good but feels great when wearing this season.

512- Slim Tapered Fit

Similar to Levi’s 511 Fit the 512 is also a Slim Tapered denim fit that only differs with a narrow fit through the thighs. A great wardrobe addition this season for anyone who has a slimmer build, the 512 models are available this season at Stuarts London as part of our Levi’s collection. Available in a range of colours and washes  try adding these jeans to a pair of casual boots from Clarks Originals. 

519- Skinny Fit

An extremely skinny denim cut, the 519 Fit is one of the newest in production from Levi’s. Created for the modern man this skinny fit jean sits below the waist and remains supper skinny from the hip to the ankle. Available this season at Stuarts London from the Levi’s Vintage collection choose from an array of 519 Fit Trousers in a wide range of colours and materials including Corduroy. Also featured in Sta-Prest models, this fit goes well with a pair of Loafers. Try adding a pair to a pair of Loake Princeton's for an on trend look this season.