Levi’s Spikes
By Samuel Trotman

For S/S 14 Levi’s Vintage Clothing revive the cult classics Spike collection in 3 eye popping colours just as they were in the late ’50s.

Jun 04, 2014
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For S/S 14 Levi’s Vintage Clothing revive the cult classic Spike collection in 3 eye popping colours. 

In 1958, Levi’s introduced Spikes, polished cotton pants for men and children with a fit that was inspired by a railroad spike and a color scheme taken from Jello flavors: Lemon, Lime and Orange. Perhaps a little too dazzling and bold for the era, the collection never caught on and the brand was forced to discontinue the line. A few years later, they came up with an ingenious way to deal with the leftover Spikes that didn’t sell: over dye them in more conservative colors and re-release them.

While deadstock versions of these pants (in their original colourways) remain rare, Levi’s Vintage Clothing revive these cult classics once again for S/S 14 in their iconic luminous palettes. Like the predecessors, the reproductions have slanted front pockets, a zipper fly, squared off pockets without arcuates and a black big “E” tab with gold lettering. Below is a full spec of the style:

 

  • -100% cotton twill fabric.
  • -Mid rise with a zipper fly and hook clasp closure.
  • -Slant front trouser pockets.
  • -Two rear button flap pockets.
  • -Sewn cuffs.
  • -Slim tapered fit through the legs.

Take a closer look at the Spikes on the LVC site and pick up your pair now at Unionmade.

 


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