Denim is the wardrobe essential that will never let you down. It's versatile enough to be worn casually with a T-shirt or a button down shirt, jeans are probably the most worn items in your closet. And with time, they begin to take your shape and form, making them your favorite go-to.
Luckily for you, a handful of designers are pushing boundaries by offering modern updates. Whether you're searching for the perfect wash, fit or comfort, we've scoured some options via our SHOP that will undeniably make you cool in 2020. Check our guide to the denim essentials.
Best Distressed Wash: Billionaire Boys Club
More slouchy than your average denim, this will become your go-to relaxed pair of jeans. These Star Palm jeans from Billionaire Boys Club offer a straight leg fit, and with a distressed look, these denim jeans feature embroidered and screen printed graphics of palm leaves and stars. There is also a removable bandana with a printed design that you can throw on or leave hanging off of your belt loop.
Best Rinse: Nudie Jeans
Designed in an organic cotton and crafted into a rigid denim, these dark denim jeans from Nudie were treated with a stone-wash effect. These jeans have a relaxed and straight fit. There is black thread on seams as well as antique silver trims. These are the pair for you if you are looking for socially responsible jeans. If they get torn, you can take them to a Nudie shop to get them fixed or you can order a free repair kit.
Best Stone Wash: Calvin Klein Jeans Est. 1978
Created with a regular rise and tapered leg, these Calvin Klein jeans come in a blue stone wash. This cotton 6-pocket denim style has a zip fly and a button closure. There is an EST. 1978 logo patch in the back waist and this style comes with a denim zip pouch.
Best Jacket: Off-White
Yes, it’s ok to wear a denim jacket with jeans. It's a subtle style flex that's easier to pull off than you think. This dark blue cotton diagonal striped sleeve denim jacket features a classic collar, long sleeves, button cuffs, an embroidered designer logo to the chest, a front button fastening, and zipped side pockets.
Best Standard Fit: A.P.C.
A dark pair of selvedge denim will forever be ageless, but thankfully, you no longer need to endure wearing a raw, rigid pair. This style is straight slim, so not too tight, and not too loose and looks appropriate for all occasions. This is raw selvedge denim to that will get softer and develop character as you wear them.
Best Skinny: Saint Laurent
A pair of black jeans are a polished style staple and these Saint Laurent ones are a great option. These jeans were designed in a stretch cotton with a skinny fi with a five pocket design, a low waist, and ripped knee details.
Best Backpack: Herschel Supply
The signature backpack is revamped in a faded indigo dye denim and constructed in a durable quality. Even at an affordable pricepoint, this go-to backpack will have your back for years to come.