While the transition from winter to spring might be the easiest and most welcome in terms of weather and lifestyle, the stark difference in seasons makes for a tricky sartorial switch. Seeing as the wardrobe changes almost entirely during this seasonal handover, evergreen pieces take on a new importance, shouldering a lot of the heavy lifting. Luxury jeans are one of the true wardrobe saviors in this confusing period.
Luxury jeans basically walk us through every season — heavy raw denim survives the chills of autumn and winter while lighter washes and cutoffs embody spring and summer — but they really shine in spring. One of the most difficult things about dressing in spring is the unpredictable weather. Fortunately, luxury jeans don't pay much mind to the weather because they're basically made for it all.
If you’re not yet ready to start the hopeful, lightweight, colorful shopping for summer, but your winter wools are already defunct, then listen up. We’ve rounded up the best luxury jeans for spring below and it covers every gap that might have appeared in your transitional wardrobe.
Shop our favorite pairs of luxury jeans for spring.
John Elliott The Daze Jeans
There's a lot of experimentation going on in the world of luxury jeans right now. Names like Amiri and Our Legacy have been sketching on their pairs for some time, but this season sees the style expanded to brands like John Elliott whose The Daze Jeans are a muted masterpiece.
Marni Detailed Jeans
Marni looks to a classic straight-leg cut as the foundation of this pair. On top of the simple base, the design features a repeated cursive text detail throughout.
ICECREAM Running Dog Jeans
ICECREAM's Running Dog Jeans return every season and are, at this point, an icon. From early hip-hop adopters to the huge Y2K reboot that we're seeing now, the crotch logo is instantly recognizable for many subcultures and still wholly relevant.
Off-White™ Western Jeans
Using two distinct washes, this pair of jeans from Off-White™ adopts a kind of patchwork cut-and-sew technique to give a spiral finish.
Our Legacy Third Cut Jeans
Our Legacy is up there in the conversation for the best luxury jeans on the market. We've sung the brand's praises for a long time, but it feels like recent seasons have seen it take a closer focus on denim.
Y/Project Panel Jeans
Glen Martens' work at Y/Project often revolves around denim. Using the classic fabric and its rigidity to build his almost sculptural creations, Martens has made more than a splash int he world of luxury denim. This pair features two large detachable panels on the legs, held in place by lines of metal buttons.
Who Decides War by MRDR BRVDO Blanched Duality Jeans
When it comes to loud jeans, nobody does it better than Who Decides War. Headed up by Murder Bravado, WDW has made a name for itself with specialty denim, characterized by rips, embroidery, patches, and more.
MM6 Maison Margiela Snakeskin Flared Jeans
On paper, you'd say that a pair of snakeskin jeans would be too much, but in reality, this pair from MM6 is unexpectedly versatile. The all-over snakeskin print appears like light distressing from a distance.
The Row Carlisle Jeans
In stark contrast to the loud jeans in this roundup, The Row's Carlisle Jeans are a classic and as clean as jeans come. The straight-leg fit is done to perfection and the slightly off-white finish makes them ideal as we move into brighter weather.
Doublet Mirage Jeans
Japanese label Doublet is just having fun. The brand's output is one of the more exciting aspects of the contemporary style landscape, with crazy accessories and fire jeans alike. This pair features a crinkled mirage print.
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