Finding the right pair of jeans is pretty much impossible.
There’s so much to consider: the fit and your build, the level of distress, which pairs can be worn to which occasions, and if they’ll need altered. Ugh. It’s all enough to give you a headache so severe that you give up shopping entirely. Your heart rate probably just went up reading this, let alone actually doing it.
So, what the hell do you do when you’ve given up hope?
As is the answer in most cases, leave it to the internet.
In this case, finding jeans doesn’t have to be so exhausting when you have someone else doing it for you. These 25 jeans are all very different, but each can be found online through reliable retailers. No matter your taste or budget, there’s a pair right for you. Looks like the impossible has become possible after all.
Carhartt Rugged Flex Straight Fit Jeans for Men
Like all of Carhartt’s rugged offerings, these straight-fit jeans have the ultimate durability guys need for their active lifestyles. Not only will these bad boys last wear-after-wear, but you’ll move with ease during your busy, thanks to the cotton-spandex fabric blend.
AE Ne(X)t Level AirFlex Skinny Jean for Men
Quite literally, these jeans are next level. They’re tapered and tailored but still breathable, nowhere near too-skinny territory. Their “Ne(X)t Level stretch” means they won’t end up bunching, puckering, or looking baggy after hours of wear.
Uniqlo Men’s Ultra Stretch Skinny Fit Jeans
If you’re not scared to enter ultra-skinny territory, Uniqlo has you covered. Known for their high quality and low prices, the retailer’s skinny jeans are no exception to the rule.
AG Graduate Slim Straight Leg Jeans for Men
This slim-cut jean has a slight fade for a lived-in look with the modern silhouette that skims the body. A little extra room in the hips and thighs combined with a hint of stretch provides the ultimate comfort for a guy to move freely.
APC Petit New Standard Skinny Fit Jeans for Men
For guys with slim legs, APC’s skinny fit jeans have the slender silhouette you want, without completely clinging to your thighs and calves. Plus, the low rise hits at the hips for a rockstar vibe.
DSTLD Men’s Skinny Slim Raw Denim Jeans
Some denim enthusiasts swear by raw denim, but working the tough, thicker fabric into a shape that forms to your body can be enough work to replace your full-time job. To wear the deep indigo denim with comfort, DSTLD incorporated 2% stretch and sanforized the fabric to minimize shrinkage.
J Brand Men’s Mick Ripped Skinny-Fit Jeans
The rip-and-repair look has been trending for years now as a great way to sport the cool distressed look sans skin-showing. Summer is here and white jeans are lightweight jeans are perfect for giving your trusty blues a much needed break to pair with just about any shirt.
Bonobos Men’s Premium Stretch Jeans
Just as you’d expect from Bonobos, the brand offers one of the most comfortable jeans on the market, available in every wash you could imagine, fits that range from tailored to straight, and they even come in the full range of sizes for every man to find his perfect match.
J.Crew 484 Slim-Fit Stretch Jeans for Men
Just in case you were looking for the perfect jeans to wear to work on a casual Friday, J. Crew has you covered. These maintain an air of put-together formality but without looking or feeling at all stuffy.
PAIGE Transcend Lennox Fit Jeans for Men
If you need anything denim or you’re willing to go all-out on a Canadian tuxedo, PAIGE is an invaluable source. Their Lennox fit jeans prove exactly that.
Polo Ralph Lauren Men’s Hampton Straight-Fit Jeans
Just like Polo Ralph Lauren as a brand, these jeans combine vintage, old-world charm with modern, cool touches.
Dickies Men’s Slim-Fit Skinny Jeans
Good jeans don’t have to cost an arm or a 32″ leg. Dickies exemplifies durability both in its quality and its lasting power as a brand – not to mention it’s affordable.
Hudson Blake Slim-Fit Jeans for Men
From office hours, to happy hours, these versatile jeans are a top-choice to sport daily in a mid-weight twill with added stretch.
Ksubi Chitch Philly Jeans for Men
If you’re into the distressed denim, consider Ksubi’s options with just the right wear-and-tear in spots they would most naturally occur. In light indigo with a white T-shirt and fitted bomber jacket, you can channel the effortless cool vibes of a modern James Dean.
Dr. Denim Men’s Clark Slim Jeans
Attempting to give your closet a darker, edgier vibe? These Dr. Denim jeans can do exactly that, but without entering crazy, wild, or scary territory.
Levi’s 512 Slim-Fit Tapered Jeans for Men
Levi’s has never been one for outlandish designs or otherworldly colors, but when they do innovative, it comes in the form of soft fabrics, cozy textures, and flattering silhouettes.
BLANKNYC Men’s Horatio Distressed Skinny Jeans
Everywhere you look, you’re probably seeing at least one guy in slightly distressed black jeans. They’re everywhere – and for good reason. They’re not only trendy, they’re also just plain cool, and have been for longer than just a season or the length of a passing fad.
Rag & Bone Fit 1 Jeans for Men
Rag & Bone’s black jeans help you achieve two things: looking long and looking lean. They trick the eye into thinking the legs are longer and thinner, so get ready for more than a few compliments.
American Eagle Ne(X)t Level Skinny Jeans for Men
As mentioned, American Eagle has kind of perfected its jeans, and not just in a slim fit. If you don’t mind tight jeans, you’re going to be obsessed with their Ne(X)t Level skinny jeans, which never lose their fit and form.
Mavi Zach Brushed Cashmere Straight Leg Jeans for Men
If you’ve ever had the privilege of cozying up in cashmere, you’ll know the crazy soft fabric comes for a sky-high price. Mavi’s reasonably-price Zach jean has that same soft, comfortable cashmere feel, but in the form of denim jeans you can and should wear anywhere—you’re welcome.
Abercrombie Men’s Athletic Slim Jeans
And you thought you’d left Abercrombie behind in high school? Their jeans defy the confines of age, particularly because of their diverse amount of different fits, colors, and styles.
Joe’s Jeans Slim-Fit Jeans for Men
Sometimes you don’t need to reinvent the wheel. Embrace the classics, including this slim fit pair from Joe’s Jeans.
Hudson Axl Skinny Fit Jeans for Men
Yes, you can wear white jeans, but go for a slight off-white version for a more wearable look. If you get them dirty, they’ll still look cool—possibly even cooler.
J Brand Men’s Tyler Slim-Fit Jeans
Black jeans (without the rips) instantly make you look slimmer and slightly more dressed up. They can be paired with a t-shirt to be more casual or with a button-up to work for a special occasion. Consider these an investment.
Levi’s 511 Slim Fit Jeans for Men
And of course, there will always be the classic 511s from Levi’s. They’ve withstood the test of time and have remained just plain cool for generations. That’s pretty impressive for a pair of jeans.