There are so many jeans in the world. Just walk down any street in Shorewood and you’ll see a myriad of washes and burnishes. There are so many, in fact, that it’s often hard to know which wash is which, let alone which one is most flattering on you. To help clear up some of this confusion, we’ve created a guide to the most common types of denim washes.
They both make you feel relaxed and comfortable.
But, unlike the liquor with a reputation for havoc when consumed in large quantities, you can never have too many jeans and be too comfortable (the morning after too many tequila shots is the definition of misery).
Designer denim has become the norm among well-heeled men, so much so that even lived-in looking jeans that you wear while changing your car’s oil are now among the denim elite. No brand knows casual-chic denim better than Joe’s, a California-based men and women’s clothing line.
There are many qualities that comprise a comfortable pair of jeans, but stretch is probably the most important characteristic when it comes to fit. DL1961, a brand of designer denim, has perfected the art of stretch denim with their X-Fit Lyrca technology.
Harleys is the purveyor of men’s denim in the Shorewood and Milwaukee area, and while we don’t play favorites with our jeans, we do have a special place in our hearts for Citizens of Humanity.
As the heritage movement in fashion continues to trend, so does raw denim. But what exactly is raw denim? Does it really signify higher quality in a pair of jeans, or is it merely a buzzword?
Every once in a while, someone makes the impossible possible. For example, DL1961’s X-Fit 4 Way Stretch denim, which DL1961 uses to make jeans that flatter every body shape. There is a whole science behind it, which we won’t bore you with, but basically, the denim contains the perfect amount of stretch so that it contours to the wearer—no matter who he is.
AG is a California-based brand founded in 2000 by Adriano Goldschmied, known as “the Godfather of Denim." AG is widely regarded as a master of both fit and wash—the most important attributes of a pair of high-quality, good looking jeans.
Jeans are as American as apple pie. From miners in the 1800's to James Dean, the Fonz, and the nerd-chic techies in Silicon Valley, jeans are a most democratic fashion staple. You can build a house, joyride in your '69 Dodge Charger, code an app, or sip on a $400 bottle of vodka at the swankiest lounge in Shorewood or Milwaukee, all in a pair of jeans (styles vary accordingly, of course).
If you like jeans, or know a little about high-end fashion, you've heard about selvedge denim. You've probably heard that it's nicer, a little pricier, and something about hems being cleaner, but if there was a pop quiz on selvedge denim, you'd likely draw a blank.
You may covet those old, worn-in-to-perfection jeans of yours, but now that spring is here in Shorewood and Milwaukee, it's time to try some new denim. Besides, there exists a line of jeans designed to fit your body just the way they're supposed to, right from the first time you try them on. So, really, they're just like your old jeans, but newer (and no fraying at the bottoms). These magical jeans are DL1961's, a New York City-based denim line.
Every guy has his favorite jeans (I’m sure a pair readily came to your mind as you read this sentence). So favorite in fact, that he wears them on a regular basis, “regular basis” meaning “all the time because they are the only pair of jeans he owns because he is too stubborn to try another pair."