In recent seasons, it's become crystal clear that jeans aren't just for the girl next door anymore
— long gone are the days of run-of-the-mill rivets, zippers, pockets, and threads. And leave it to L.A. to lead the denim pack, deeming dungarees full-on statement-makers. Just off of the 10 East, where all of this jean-ius takes place, factories for leg-coverings are as ubiquitous as Starbucks
— and after a trip to visit a few, our curiosity was piqued by just who's behind the curtain of all those amazing blue, ikat, floral, and graffiti staples.
Well, we've got the skinny on the skinnies, boyfriends, and straight-legs
, all made right here in the City of
jeans. Click through for a little history, and the hottest pairs for your lower-half, this minute!
Photos From Left, Clockwise: Courtesy of THVM, Dylan George, AG Jeans, Kasil Workshop