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Five Pocket Jeans

What does Five Pocket Jeans mean?

The most common styles of jeans in which there are two pockets in the back and two pockets in the front and a coin pocket inside the right front pocket.

Heddels explains Five Pocket Jeans

Almost every pair of jeans manufactured today has five riveted pockets. However, the original Levi’s prototype, produced in 1873, only had three – two in the front and one in the back. In 1890, they added the watch pocket, now referred to as the coin pocket. It wasn’t until 1905 that Levi added the fifth and final back pocket to their 501XX jeans. Today, five pockets are considered the industry standard.

Additional Resources

Here is five pocket jeans from the front:

Heddels Definitions - Five Pocket Jeans Front

Here is five pocket jeans from the back:

Heddels Definitions - Five Pocket Jeans Back