The Levi’s Numbers Explained

Levi Strauss & Co. started in 1853 as a drygoods store selling denim patches to miners to fix their clothes. They went on to start manufacturing pants and patented the first jeans in 1873. Those jeans were made by a tailor named Jacob Davis, who had come up with an ingenious way of making work pants stronger by using copper rivets at key points. Since then, the company has not looked back and has been a pioneer in denim jeans selling over 100 million pairs of jeans in around 110 countries each year. That is a lot of denim!

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Have you ever wondered why Levi’s makes so many jeans when they end up looking pretty much similar? Well, that is the purpose of the numbers on the jacrons at the back of the jeans. Jacrons are the suede like patch above the rear pocket on the belt line which indicate the brand, trademark and the fit number of a particular jean. Here is a guide to those numbers so that you can make an informed decision on which jeans to purchase during your next visit to the mall.

jacron for levi’s jeans
jacron for levi’s jeans

We have covered the women’s collection in this blog. Guys, find your Levi’s numbers here.

310 Shaping Super Skinny Jeans

310 Shaping Super Skinny Jeans levis women
310 Shaping Super Skinny Jeans levis women

The 310 fuses the classic look of blue jeans with the ease of a legging. It is constructed from stretch denim and is engineered for comfort. They are paired well with a faded shirt and heels or a long graphic t-shirt and cowboy boots for a casual evening.

Leg Opening: 11.5”

311 Shaping Skinny Jeans

311 Shaping Skinny Jeans levis women
311 Shaping Skinny Jeans levis women

311 is a revolution in shaping jeans, and is super comfortable and ultra flattering, finished with a perfect skinny leg you’ll want to wear every day. Pair it with a flowing top and white sneakers for an easygoing look.

Leg Opening: 12.5”

312 Shaping Slim Jeans

312 Shaping Slim Jeans levis women
312 Shaping Slim Jeans levis women

These are designed for a smooth and enhanced look. These jeans align to your natural shape without being too close, and have chic style you’ll love. Their shape makes them versatile for both casual days and dressed up evenings.

Leg Opening: 13”

501 Original Fit Jeans

501 Original Fit Jeans levis women
501 Original Fit Jeans levis women

These were the first ever blue jeans, initially made for men but later transformed for women. It has been a cultural icon since 1873. This comes in original cut, cropped and skinny fit. An essential wardrobe item.

Leg Opening: 15”

710 Super Skinny Jeans

710 Super Skinny Jeans women levis
710 Super Skinny Jeans women levis

The 700s are designed to flatter, hold and lift — all day, every day. The 710 is ultra-sleek and finished with the skinniest leg in the collection for a sharp silhouette. They go amazingly well with sneakers and if you are feeling a little fancier, then chelsea boots.

Leg Opening: 11.5”

711 Skinny Jeans

711 Skinny Jeans levis women
711 Skinny Jeans levis women

These are the ultimate look-amazing jeans that wrap around your legs really well. 711 is the go-to skinny jean, cut with a figure-hugging fit and chic silhouette. Pair them with a printed top and monk shoes and you got an outfit for the office as well as for drinks later.

Leg Opening: 12.5”

715 Boot Cut Jeans

715 Boot Cut Jeans women levis
715 Boot Cut Jeans women levis

The boot cuts have been a timeless style since they became a rage in the 60s. These comfortable jeans have a classic elongating fit, and pair well with flats, boots and heels alike.

Leg Opening: 17”

720 High Rise Super Skinny Jeans

720 High Rise Super Skinny Jeans women levis
720 High Rise Super Skinny Jeans women levis

The 720 flatters your waist and holds you in with a sleek, comfortable high-rise fit. Sculpt with hyperstretch, this styled denim comes with elevated finishes and differentiated modern details.

Leg Opening: 11.5”

721 High Rise Skinny Jeans

721 High Rise Skinny Jeans levis women
721 High Rise Skinny Jeans levis women

The 721 has the ultimate waist-defining fit that flatters your waist and holds you in. They give a skinny look while being comfortable to move around and go well with sneakers, heels or ballerinas.

Leg Opening: 13”

724 High Rise Straight Jeans

724 high rise straight jeans levi’s women
724 high rise straight jeans levi’s women

The 724 is a classic, versatile high-rise fit designed for comfort and panache. These jeans feature sculpt fabrication with soft which is a delicate blend of ultra-soft fibers and powerful stretch.

Leg Opening: 15”

Now that you are enlightened with how the Levi’s numbers work, why not find the perfect fit for yourself on Parati. Parati allows you to shop from a selection of clothes aggregated from multiple platforms and personalized just for you.

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