We are currently living in the comfort zone. No more late-night clubbing, buzzy rooftop gatherings, or events that require formal getups. Instead, it’s all about couch sitting, socially distant coffee dates, and farmer’s market trips wearing nothing but yesterday’s loungewear (on repeat). But now, as the weather starts to warm and we venture outside for more than 30 minutes at a stretch, we’re ready to pair our cozy cable-knit sweaters with a different style of bottom that offers a little more oomph than our tired sweatpants: the oh-so-cool-and-classic black jeans.
Comfy, chic, universally flattering, and available in a surplus of versatile silhouettes that match just about any aesthetic, black denim is one of those wardrobe staples that transcend style and time. Whether your vibe is more grunge or glam and your budget tight or loose, there’s a pair out there for you. And before you go a-searching, stop — we already hunted the best ones down. Ahead, scroll into 23 pairs of black jeans worth shuffling into your peak-comfort clothing rotation.
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