The best men’s jeans for 2012 are part of a list that’s probably a mile long. Sometime, not too long ago, the design industry realized that men wanted to look as good in their denim as women did. The one-size fits all mentality that dominated the men’s jeans industry gave way to boot cut, and slim fit, and drop crotch, etc. Take a look at the list below to get an idea of some of the best men’s jeans that the boyfriends will be rocking in 2012.
Acne Roc Soft Raw
These are the jeans for those times when you want to don a slim jean that has plenty of give without looking slouchy in the least. The slightly narrow silhouette flows perfectly from the comfy waist all the way down to the toes. The denim has a dark, raw look that has been washed to a cozy but structured softness. It’s got two front pockets, a coin pocket and two back pockets. The jeans are button fly, and made from 99% cotton. The Acne Roc Soft Raw Jeans will run you about $230.
Gap 1969, Skinny Fit Dark Star
These jeans are the perfect, men’s skinny jean, giving a nice fitted look with just enough room to move around comfortably. If you’re looking for a nice “date” jean that shows off your form in a truly subtle way, this is the jean. They’re made of classic, rich Gap denim and are truly affordable at $64.50.
Dior Homme Powder Blue Jeans
For the big spenders, these jeans are at the top of the heap. Any guy who throws a pair of these on immediately falls helpless to the incredibly, comfortable fabric and fit. The lines of the jeans can make a guy look good even if he hasn’t seen the inside of a gym for awhile. These jeans have been aged to give them that perfectly, weathered look that only $670 can buy.
7 For All Mankind Slimmy In Chester Row
7 For All Mankind never fails to deliver the goods, the Slimmy In Chester Row is the one to show off the results of those four-hour workouts at the gym. It’s perfect for the guy who wants a skinny jean while still retaining the give of a straight-leg pant. It fits nicely at the waist and hips while tapering perfectly down the leg. The rich dark wash is a nearly blackish blue, giving the jean the ability to be formal when it needs to be. The variation in pattern between each pair of Chester Row jeans is what makes it wonderfully unique.
ck one Slim Slouchy Dark Washy
Williamsburg hipsters, and those who aspire to be Williamsburg hipsters, will appreciate the cut of this skinny-legged jean that’s topped off with a perfect, low-rise, slouchy waist. The ck one Slim Slouchy’s decked out with copperhead logo rivets, and comes with a gorgeous, rich but weathered dark wash. It’s got 5-pocket styling and a button-fly closure. It’s perfect for the artist who wants to look his best as he angrily but stylishly throws paint across a canvas. It’s also well-priced at $69.50.