Quick, think about the single-most ubiquitous piece of menswear. If jeans weren’t the first thing that came to mind—T-shirt is also an acceptable answer—there’s a good chance they were among the ones that immediately followed. A relatively recent invention by clothing standards, jeans have gone from a workwear staple to a foundational piece of casual wear to a statement piece within the luxury realm. There are jeans for almost every occasion, cut in ways to fit almost every body, with dyes and peculiarities that are near infinite.

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