Where to buy a made-to-measure denim, or find the most big selection of jeans. Here some selected addresses (real and online), all focusing totally on the world of denim.
Denim Studio @ Selfridges : This was opened a few months ago in the heart of the cult department store Selfridges – it’s the largest denim department in the world. There are over 11,000 pairs of jeans, with prices ranging from £11 to £11,000. So whatever your budget, it won’t very difficult to find the perfect model. And if you don’t have time for the hop to London, never fear, the e-shop is just as well-supplied!
Make your own jeans: Choose the model and wash you want to start off with, then send your measurements and personalise the stitching, buttons and pockets. Et voilà! Your made-to-measure jeans are ready for dispatch.
3×1 They offers custom made premium denim jeans for both men and women, made in the USA right in NYC in their SOHO retail space. Clients can choose a fabric from the 320 rolls of denim suspended from the walls, opting or they can go trough with the bespoke process.
Timothy Everest: A great address for male only. Timothy Everest provides a denim tailoring service offering ready-to-wear, made-to-measure or fully bespoke jeans in fabrics sourced from the Japanese denim capital, Okayama.
Viapiana: A custom denim company based out of Bangkok, Thailand where you can order a pair of handcrafted jeans customizable from the ground up. You to choose the fit, denim, stitching color, button fly or zipper, as well as button and rivet colors. After two weeks the jeans will arrive, built specifically for you.
Denimology: This site lets you consult an enormous photo archive arranged by category, brand and celebrity (!). Do you want to buy the same raspberry J-Brands worn by Miranda Kerr? It’ll only take a second with the genius “jeans finder” feature.
Rawr Denim: A website dedicated to the denim. New releases, useful guides (like the denim care), forum, a denim dictionary and so on.
Shitdenim: A tumblr blog dedicated to the denim. Only pics and video.