These Are the Best Brands to Shop for Denim

Denim is a year-round wardrobe staple for pretty much everyone. (Here are WWW HQ, you can pry our cutoffs, vintage high-waisted jeans, and perfectly worn in denim jackets off our cold, dead bodies, TYVM.) And while we love our brand-new denim dresses and Canadian tuxedo pieces, there’s no denying that denim only gets better as it ages, so we figured we’d bring you a guide to shopping classic good-quality jeans that’ll be in your closet for years to come. Whether you’re looking for a vintage vibe or seek a raw texture to break in over time, these are our go-to denim brands.

1. Levi's

Seeking jeans that’ll last you forever? Head to Levi’s.

Available in sizes 23 to 32.

2. AMO

Amo Jeanas

No one does a raw hem quite like AMO—we’re talking everything from denim cutoffs to ankle-cropped, high-waisted kick flares.

Available in sizes 23 to 32.

Available in sizes 23 to 32.

3. Proenza Schouler PSWL

All our ’90s dreams came true when Proenza Schouler took their denim to the next level in its sister line, PSWL.

Available in sizes 24 to 31.

Available in sizes 24 to 31.

4. Re/Done

Re/Done creates true vintage masterpieces sourcing and reconstructing our age-old favorites.

5. 3x1

Via paperbag waists, ankle fringing, and tuxedo-stripe style, 3x1 thinks out of the box.

Available in sizes 24 to 32.

6. Frame

Frame is our go-to for classic skinnies and slim flares that wow.

Available in sizes 23 to 33.

7. M.i.h

If you’re on the hunt for that perfect pair of ’70s flares, look no further than M.i.h.

Available in sizes 24 to 32.

8. Mother Denim

Pocket placement is key, and few do it as well as Mother.

9. Current/Elliott

Though we love all the brand’s fits, we’re particularly into Current/Elliott’s straight-leg vintage cuts.

10. Madewell

Madewell is your brand when you’re looking for that SoCal-meets-Parisian vibe.

Your denim arsenal has never looked better.

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