It's all about the details. Now it's time to learn about them.
Anti-Fit is a term used to describe clothing that abandons traditional fit categories.
The iconic stitching on the back pockets of Levi’s® jeans is referred to as an “Arcuate” because of its arc formation.
The Two Horse Pull leather patch was first used on our waist overalls, used to illustrate the strength of the pants and reinforce our status as the originator of patent riveted clothing.
A horizontal stitch that bisects a seam, for added strength and durability.
Nicknamed 'Levi’s® Batwing' because it mirrors the Arcuate stitching on the pockets of Levi’s® jeans, the Batwing trademark has become synonymous with Levi’s® authenticity & quality.
Strips of fabric sewn onto the waistband to hold a belt.
The button fly is the front metal button closure, most often associated with Levi’s® iconic 501® jeans. The button fly was a key feature of the first riveted work pants, patented in 1873 and known today as blue jeans.
The smaller front pocket, known originally as the ‘watch pocket,’ sits inside the right-front pocket.
A garment that’s slightly shorter in length, usually falling at or around the ankle.
A garment’s hemline that’s slightly longer than standard length. Some Levi’s® Commuter™ styles are designed with dropped hems for increased coverage when riding.
The edge of a piece of fabric where it’s been turned in and sewn. It most commonly refers to the bottom of a jean/pant leg.
On a garment, an inseam is the measurement along the length of the inner leg.
Also referred to as a lock stitch, needle stitching is the most common mechanical stitch; a top thread interlocking with a lower thread.
The outseam is the measurement along the length of the outer leg from top of the jean/pant to the bottom of the leg.
In the back of a pair of jeans, the seat extends from the top of the jean to just below the pockets, where the legs begins.
A shank is a piece of metal that, when used on buttons, extends from the backside creating space between the button and the fabric. Similar buttons are used on Trucker Jackets and 501® Jeans.
A top block on a pair of jeans or pants refers to the area from lower hip to waist, depending on the rise. It’s also used to describe the fit through the wearer’s hip.
The strip of cloth at the waist of a pair of jeans or pants, often featuring a front button and belt loops.
In fabric weaving, the warp is the set of strong, vertical yarns held in tension across a loom.
In fabric weaving, the weft is the set of horizontal threads or yarns woven through tightly bound warp yarns, resulting in the fabric.
As seen on Levi’s® iconic Western, a yoke is the shaped pattern piece that forms the upper part of the shirt, usually around the neck or shoulders.
While Levi’s® jeans are often known for our iconic button fly, many of our jeans, including our popular 505™ Straight fit, have a zipper fly or zip fly.