Best of Boston

Best Jeans

2015 Best Jeans


It's rare to find a designer denim shop that serves both men and women. It's rarer still to find a designer denim shop where the [...] read more»
2013 Best Jeans

National Jean Company

This suburban denim depot was long overdue for a city location, and its sophisticated Newbury Street storefront was well worth the wait. Browse five pockets [...] read more»
2009 Best Jeans, Affordable

Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th

Remember when trend-watchers said premium denim would go the way of last decade's fitted tees? Uh-huh. Jeans fiends are still beelining it to Off 5th, [...] read more»
2009 Best Jeans, Men's

The Tannery

No more standing before a certain unnamed 'denim bar,' wondering where on earth to begin. No more searching specialty stores' stacks of wash-du-jour denim, wondering [...] read more»
2009 Best Jeans, Women's


Buying within a clothing genre whose designers seem to delight in tweaking our dysmorphic tendencies has left us feeling broke, fat, and alone on more [...] read more»
2008 Best Jeans, Men's

Jean Therapy

Its stock of denim is unrivaled: 7 for All Mankind, Kasil, 1921, we could go on—and on—but we don't want to turn the rest of [...] read more»
2008 Best Jeans, Women's, South


If it's true the average American owns 8.3 pairs of jeans, that means the average American woman owns 7.3 pairs that don't fit. Nicole Vaphiades [...] read more»
2008 Best Jeans, Women's

Barneys New York

While these days any clothing boutique worth its counter-side Hanky Panky display boasts a 'denim wall,' none can touch the selection at the downtown Barneys. [...] read more»
2007 Best Jeans, Men's


Boston's original denim source—and the pride of Evisu jeans-clad owner Riccardo Dallai—stocks more than 40 "it" lines, among them Prps, Ksubi, and Nudie. read more»
2007 Best Jeans, Women's


There's the selection: 70-plus styles from labels both trusted (Rock & Republic, Citizens of Humanity) and up-and-coming (Goldsign, Fidelity). But it's owner Alison Barnard's uncanny [...] read more»