If you're going to dive into the world of premium denim, expect to pay a whole lot for it, because well-crafted, super durable, figure-flattering jeans don't come cheap. That said, getting a reasonable degree of quality and fit shouldn't have to cost you a fortune. We're talking about jeans that'll last you a few years without ripping, busting, and fraying (with some proper garment care from you, of course). To prove our point, we've rounded up a whole drawerful of pairs under $100 that may just become your favorite pair (designer denim — watch out!).
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