The six best denim brands for Fall 2021


Regardless of a return-to-the-office market filling with worklesiure, denims are nonetheless very a lot a factor. It’s troublesome for a staple to exit of fashion, however the want to succeed in for a pair of probably constricting, form-fitting, elastic-waist-lacking pants, has been on the “no thanks” checklist for some time. However now, denim brands have a number of issues going for them: new trend-driven silhouettes, new shopper priorities (suppose: consolation and sizing), and the chance to emphasise new conscientious practices for a extra eco-minded buyer. 

Need a new pair however don’t know the place to start? Listed here are a few of our favourite new (and up to date) brands for fall.

i 1 denim fall 2021 90671925 rails denim the melrose pacific blue
[Photo: courtesy Rails]

Californian heritage-inspired model, Rails, not too long ago launched its first denim collection. In 4 traditional suits (plus, jackets and two denim skirts), the brand new denims are designed utilizing mushy, sustainably made natural cotton, with every sale contributing a yr of secure water entry to at least one particular person by international nonprofit We just like the light-stretch Larchmont, a high-waist, ankle-grazing skinny, and the Melrose, a button-fly, slim straight-leg made with 100% cotton.

i 2 denim fall 2021 90671925 ayr the must venus
[Photo: courtesy AYR]

Jac Cameron and Maggie Winter’s AYR—that means All Yr Spherical—desires to be a assured go-to. The band’s Bomb Pop jean—a kick flare with *simply* the correct amount of stretch—is a Recommender favourite. And the Must, a navel-high wide-leg, is on the want checklist. Plus, a variety of inseam lengths for a number of types (together with the Bomb Pop and tremendous skinny, the Riser) makes discovering the best match simple, whether or not your legs run brief or lengthy.


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[Photo: courtesy Warp + Weft]

Warp + Weft
Denim notoriously takes an outrageous number of gallons of water to fabricate—Warp + Weft claims to use just 10. Founder Sarah Ahmed, who additionally leads her household’s luxurious denim model, DL1961, creates easy, trendy denims for inexpensive costs (beginning at $98) and designed for sizes 00 to 24 for ladies and as much as measurement 48 waist for males. We’re followers of the fashionable full-length NCE Wide Leg and the PHL Slim Bootcut, a superbly trendy tackle the flare with uncovered button-fly and patch pockets.

i 4 denim fall 2021 90671925 boyish ziggy space odyssey
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Reformation and GRLFRND denim alumnus Jordan Nodarse makes timeless, climate-neutral denim that appears like that good pair you’re at all times scouring thrift shops to search out. Boyish leans on eco-conscious distressing methods and earth-friendly and upcycled supplies. We love the Mikey, a stretchy, body-grazing high-rise, and the informal, straight Ziggy in Area Odyssey, a clear washed black and full 32″ inseam.

Universal Standard
With Common Normal’s Fit Liberty program, you’ll be able to trade-in items for a measurement up or down inside a yr from the acquisition date. This is applicable to choices of the brand’s denim collection, with sizes starting from 00 to 40, a variety of inseams and rises, and curve, tall, and petite suits. We just like the Seine High Rise Skinny (which participates in Match Liberty) for a cushty, like-a-glove stretch that doesn’t bag out by the top of the day. And the Hana Patchwork Jean, from the model’s collaboration with British luxurious designer Erdem.

i 6 denim fall 2021 90671925 madewell classic straight jean
[Photo: courtesy Madewell]

Madewell was a tried-and-true favourite all through quarantine, and for fall, the model has expanded its vast denim library’s washes and suits. We’re within the Perfect Vintage Straight—a narrower, hip-hugging model of the common Good Classic Denims—and the Classic Straight in Salvage with a built-in exaggerated cuff for further curiosity. Moreover, in August, the corporate launched Madewell Forever, a pre-loved platform with Thredup. Clients can snag gently beloved Madewell denims at a reduction (beneath $50), and/or donate their very own for $20 off a brand new pair.

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