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Fill up on a fashion staple with Levi's 501 jeans for men

There are fewer things more important to a man's wardrobe than his collection of men's jeans. Maybe you're one of those guys who gets his hands dirty on the job, who chucks on a pair of denim workwear pants for men that stand up to all the tough stuff you go through day to day, week to week. Or perhaps you just wear jeans on more casual occasions, whether it's working around the house, heading out to dinner with friends or family or going to a mate's to watch the big game. Whether you put them through their paces and make them work as hard as you do or use them for more recreational wear, you know just how important a quality collection of jeans is.

And when it comes to jeans, it's hard to go past the ones made by Levi's. Levi's men's jeans have become essential items in the wardrobes of thousands of men around the world and are one of the top names in men's fashion. And one of their most popular products? The timeless 501. eBay is home to a huge collection of thousands of pairs of men's Levi's 501 jeans online, giving you a chance to add a pair of these iconic pants to your rotation today.

What is Levi's 501 jeans for men?

Men's Levi's 501 jeans are one of the most popular cuts of Levi's men's jeans. There are two versions of the 501. The first is the Levi's men's 501 Original. The other is the Levi's men's 501 '93 straight. The main difference between the two is that the 501 '93 straight sits up a bit higher on the waist.

Otherwise, the two-share common, classic features including:

  • A straight-legged fit
  • Button fly
  • Regular fit through the backside and thigh areas

What is special about Levi's 501 jeans for men?

Men's Levi's 501 jeans are so special because many consider them the first ever version of blue jeans as we know them. Back in May 1873, Levi Strauss and a man named Jacob Davis received a patent for riveted jeans. Davis had come up with the idea of using small rivets on the corners of jean pockets to help make them stronger and contacted Strauss with the idea. And thus, the blue jean as we know it was born.

The number 501 was used to identify the certain type of pants being produced. Nobody is sure why that number was chosen, but it went on to become one of the most popular numbers in all the fashion world.

What are other types of Levi's men's jeans?

There are plenty of different types of Levi's men's jeans, each of which is slightly different from the others. With so many options available on eBay with just a few clicks, you can build up your inventory of quality clothing, so you've got options for all sorts of occasions and seasons.

  1. Men's Levi's 510 skinny jeans
  • Skinny fit
  • Extra stretch
  • Sit at your waist
  1. Men's Levi's 511 slim jeans
  • Sit below your waist
  • Stretch and non-stretch versions available
  1. Men's Levi's 527 slim bootcut jeans
  • Sit at your waist
  • Slim through the thigh
  • Slim bootcut

3 easy ways to wear your Men's Levi's 501 jeans

While there's certainly no shortage of ways to hit style highs with your 501 jeans, here are a few quick and easy ones that can have you looking and feeling your best next time you step out of the house.

  • Go with a classic and add a men's T-shirt to your jeans.
  • Take it one step further and add a men's blazer over your T for a bit more formality.
  • Go for a solid-coloured T with an unbuttoned men's button up shirt for a classic look that's both throwback and contemporary.

With eBay's collection of thousands of pairs for men's Levi's 501 jeans, you can find something that suits your style, lifestyle, and body type. Choose from a huge selection of waist sizes and lengths to find one that not only fits your stature, but also your favourite pair of shoes. And the collection of colours, from light and dark blue hues to black, grey, and even red mean you can switch up your style all year long.

It's hard to go wrong with a classic when it comes to adding new pieces to your clothing line-up. Check out our inventory of Levi's men's jeans today and pick up a pair of something that's been in style for more than 100 years.