Get all the latest must-read FashionBeans content direct to your inbox weekly: In the s, most jeans were manufactured in America from selvedge denim. American workwear, like most things stateside, is bold. Acne Studios looks to all parts of the world in the pursuit of a perfect pair of jeans, using homegrown Swedish design to repurpose an American stalwart with the finished article made in Italy. The material on this site can not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with prior written permission of Multiply.
The Parisian mainstay is known for an adherence to clean lines and minimalist shapes, and the selvedge denim range is no exception.
Not only did the label kickstart the blue jeans trend in , the selvedge line of today is just as sharp as the original. While essential, shopping for denim can be quite an uninspiring task. And an expensive one. Edwin is the OG of Japanese selvedge — a fabric superior to most thanks to vintage Toyoda looms that reinforce the denim.
Acne Studios looks to all parts of the world in the pursuit of a perfect pair of jeans, using homegrown Swedish design to repurpose an American stalwart with the finished article made in Italy. Maria Erixon, founder of Swedish label Nudie Jeans, believes denim should be a dynamic piece — something that develops character with every wear. For years, the British stalwart has crafted a range of quality selvedge denims that give the regular high street a run for its money — on all fronts.
In brand terms, Albam is just 11 years old — pretty much a teenager. What it lacks in heritage, however, it makes up for in quality. Every pair of selvedge denim jeans is crafted in Portugal, one of the up-and-comers in elite manufacturing, with numerous alternatives to standard indigo. Get all the latest must-read FashionBeans content direct to your inbox weekly:.
See all the latest vouchers, discount codes and offers from all your favourite stores for October There are few factories in the world that still use shuttle looms, the majority of high end selvedge denim comes from Japan as this is where most of the shuttle looms remain, but with the rise in popularity there are companies in the U. A now also producing selvedge denim. Selvedges are woven so that they will not fray, selvedge denim refers to using one continuous cross-yarm, the weft is passed back and forth through the warp.
Raw simply refers to the fact that the denim has not been pre washed. All denim, selvedge or non-selvedge, is raw when it comes out of the loom. Once it is washed, it is no longer raw. Founded in , Parisian fashion label A. The Petit Standard is our favourite jean model from A. C, stiff Japanese Raw Selvedge that ages perfectly. Petit Standards have a straight but fitted leg, creating a close silhouette without being skinny.
The essential pair of everyday Raw Selvedge. Levi's are the worlds biggest denim brand, so they certainly know their denim, offering 's of different styles, washes and fits to choose from including some selvedge. From their vintage clothing collection we have chosen the classic in Rinse wash, with a tapered fit and a wash that is perfect for summer. Whilst certainly not the cheapest, the wash of the Jericho Selvedge denim relay caught our eye.
Skilfully distressed to mimic everyday wear, with realistic whiskering and fading creating a beautiful deep dark wash.
Swedish label Nudie Jeans Co. The Grim Tim dry blacks make for the perfect pair of all black selvedge,
Uniqlo is a great go-to brand for essentials, such as henleys, tees, and so forth, but their Slim Fit Selvedge is nothing to scoff at either. They are just about the cheapest selvedge on the market, and with their great fit and construction they are hard to ignore. We have selected 10 of the best men’s selvedge jeans available from 10 of top designer denim brands. A.P.C. Petit Standard Slim-Fit Dry Selvedge Brand: A.P.C. Everyone knows the best pair of cheap men’s jeans comes from Levi’s, but there are plenty of other cheap jeans in the sub $ space that are worth considering. Whether you’re interested in selvedge or raw, straight or skinny, navy or black, or just a new pair of beaters you don’t have to worry about getting dirty, there are great cheap jeans for men out there.