I wear black jeans regularly. While I'm also favoring light-blue jeans these days, I routinely turn to black denim because I think it can bring a chic and polished feel. Fun fact: My go-to silhouettes are from Levi's and Mott & Bow. But there are also a plethora of other A+ silhouettes out there. And yes, I decided to take the next few moments to share some of the said picks with you.
I scrolled through a range of go-to sites from Nordstrom to Shopbop to find the black jeans I think are great from a style perspective but that are also top-rated by customers. The jeans in question all have over four stars and above.
If you're looking to add a fresh pair of black jeans into your rotation, keep scrolling to check out the best picks, broken down by style. You'll also find an actual customer testimonial for each.
Agolde's Riley jeans have been a staple among our editors for years, and it's not hard to see why: Everything about these jeans is perfect, from the cut and construction to the perfectly all-black wash.
"Love these jeans." — Customer Review
Madewell makes some of the best size-inclusive jeans, including this holy-grail pair that tons swear by.
"The perfect dark denim." — Customer Review
If you're looking for an affordable pair of black jeans, look no further than this chic H&M pair. Plus, they're only $30. Score.
"Great jeans." — Customer Review
This cropped Mother denim pair is perfect for wearing with ankle boots in the fall.
"I like this jean a lot. It has not a super high waist, it is straight and soft and not deep black, just grey black." —Customer review
Frame makes some of the best jeans on the market, and it's safe to say these jeans are some of the best out there, with tons claiming they're the only pair they'll wear.
"I ordered these as comfy weekend jeans, and they did not disappoint. They did run a little larger than my Frame Le High Skinny Jeans, but they are extremely comfortable and a huge step up from leggings." — Customer Review
This ultra-dark pair is perfect for someone who wants dressier jeans they can wear to work or for more formal occasions.
"Put these on and was amazed. They are literally a flawless fit and have the perfect stretch. So comfortable!!!" —Customer review
Good American's incredibly size-inclusive jeans include this everyday black wash I simply can't stop thinking about.
"I rarely feel compelled to write reviews, but these jeans are worth it! They’re comfortable, straight leg and work on many body types. Two of my friends in the same size range, but vastly different shapes tried them with and they worked for all of us! " —Customer review
If you're looking for the best black straight jeans with an elevated fit, look no further.
"An incredible fabric and perfect fit. [These are] fantastic jeans. I would buy [them] in every color they made." — Customer Review
In all honesty, you can never go wrong with a great pair of Levi's.
"Fantastic fit and look." — Customer Review
For under $100, these can't-miss fan-favorite jeans are such a steal.
"Great basic black jeans." — Customer Review
Perfect for someone who's looking for ultra-tight, jegging-esque pants.
"I love these jeans! They are the most comfortable jean ever. Non-binding at the waist. Hold their shape all day." — Customer Review
These jeans have a 86% five-star ratings, and it's not hard to see why.
"These are so cute and flattering and true to size. I have many pairs of Vigoss. Great denim!" — Customer Review
Distressed jeans, thankfully, will always be in style.
"These jeans are perfect. I'm 5'1", and the hem hits right below the ankle, which is perfect for me. No need to go to the seamstress. The quality is super good, and the price is the best." — Customer Review
These jeans have to be some of my favorite on the list.
"Cute and great value—looks expensive!" — Customer Review
Although these jeans are a little bit pricier than other styles, trust me, they're worth it."Favorite black jeans ever." — Customer Review
Everlane's jeans are such classics.
"These jeans are really comfortable; I wear them multiple times a week for work and they always look great. I’ve washed them a couple times (hang dry) and the color is still super black. I’m so glad I bought these!" —Customer review
Run, don't walk— these are selling out so fast.
"Perfect fit!" — Customer Review
These cropped jeans seem like they'd be very comfortable.
"Genuinely very happy about this purchase. They have a bit of a stretch and are super comfortable." — Customer Review
"These jeans are incredibly flattering. They are TTS and have minimal stretch— enough to hug your body. My body shape is pretty hourglass, and these look great. I'm 5'3/115 lbs and ordered a size 25." — Customer Review
What can I say? We love Frame jeans here at WWW.
"Great jeans for work or weekends." — Customer Review
This cropped silhouette is just flared enough without being too '70s-inspired.
"Most comfortable jeans I have ever owned." — Customer Review
One word: yessss. And clearly, the internet agrees given the following review:
"Greatest jean ever." — Customer Review
This slightly washed stone pair is my ideal shade of black jeans.
"Been looking for high-waisted flare black jeans forever. I am 5'10", and the inseam was long enough for me to wear 3" heels. Love these. Soft and soft waistband too." — Customer Review
Spice it up with this semi-coated pair of statement black jeans.
"These are great quality and very flattering!" — Customer Review
Naturally, I saved one of the best pairs for last.
"50/50" — Customer Review
This post was published at an earlier date and has since been updated.
Bobby Schuessler is a fashion editor with over a decade of editorial experience covering shopping, style, and beauty. He's spent over seven years at Who What Wear, currently leading the market team to deliver highly covetable and convertible content. He creates data-driven shopping guides featuring top retialers like Nordstrom, Shopbop, and Net-a-Porter and is at the forefront of Who What Wear's shopping tentpole strategies, including Amazon Prime Day. He also works on branded content initiatives and appears on camera in video and shopping livestream franchises. He has also worked across a variety of other media brands and fashion retailers like Refinery29, PureWow, Men's Health, and Gilt covering commerce, trend reporting, women's and men's fashion, home, and lifestyle.
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