Nudie Jeans and Barneys New York

Swedish denim specialists release an exclusive, limited-edition batch of recycled jeans

Swedish denim purveyors Nudie Jeans will soon stock a short run of just 500 pairs of their straight-leg Slim Jim jean in a unique “Post Recycle Dry” denim at Barneys New York. While the limited-edition style lacks the coveted selvage weft, the raw indigo dye creates a brilliant color sure to wear in well over time. The “Post Recycle Dry” jean is made up of …

Neuw Denim

Vintage-inspired denim with a modern fit falling perfectly between tween and mom jeans

While selvedge still pretty much rules the conversation in terms of men’s jeans, the denim debate for ladies often boils down to rise. From low-riders that create curves but pose muffin top risk, to seemingly-safer high-waisted silhouettes verging dangerously close to mom jeans, a perfect mid-rise looks current and flatters most body types. Entering the denim game this year is Neuw, an Australian label whose …