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On the denim family tree, black jeans are the slightly edgy cousin — cool, unexpected, and always up for experimentation. Yet, sartorially speaking, your darkest jeans definitely qualify as basics. They're the perfect backdrop for everything from a sweetly feminine top to a badass ripped-sweater-and-moto-jacket combo. And, they always work, whether you're headed to the coffee shop or out on the town.
But, as you well know, at R29, we're all about taking the basics and making them so much better — which is not as hard as it sounds, given black denim's implicit cool factor. Ahead, find your new go-to pair — and get ready to welcome them into your fashion family with open arms.
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