Find Your Denim From Black Owned Brands

A black man and women wearing denim apparel.  They are both wearing denim jeans and a denim jacket.
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Denim is a wardrobe staple and has been in production for over a century.  Though starting out as work wear, denim has long made the transition to everyday and high fashion.  And as casual wear continues to be popular across professional and social occasions, denim is a practical choice, as it is designed to be durable.  In this post, we feature denim clothing from black owned brands.  This includes jeans in many cuts (e.g., bootleg, skinny), colors, and styles (e.g., ripped).  You will also find, jackets, dresses, jumpsuits, overalls and more.  Denim for men and women are featured and found under the categories below. 

Men

Women

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Men


  • Heron Preston @ Farfetch (advertisement) has a diverse selection of denim that includes white, black, and indigo colored jeans.  Denim jackets are also available. 

  • Off White (advertisement) has a selection of denim that includes jeans and jackets in several colors.  Off White denim is also available on Farfetch (advertisement). 

  • Akoo Clothing has a selection of denim that includes jeans and jackets.  Several colors and styles (e.g., ripped, patchwork) are available. 


  • Brownstone has a selection of denim pants in several colors, as well as matching jackets.

  • Broxton specializes in denim.  Different colors are available. 

  • Cross Colours offers gender inclusive denim that includes color blocked jeans and overalls.  Denim apparel is also available at Nordstrom (advertisement).  This includes patchwork men’s empowerment jeans. 


  • Glenn’s Denim has a variety of blue jeans and denim jackets made of 13 ounce raw denim that is manufactured in the United States. 




Women

  • Good American (advertisement) has an extensive selection of jeans.  These include high waisted, boot cut and flare, straight, relaxed and loose.  Jeans come in multiple colors and inclusive sizes.  Jumpsuits, shorts, and sustainable jeans are offered. Good American is also available at Nordstrom (advertisement) and on Amazon (advertisement). 

  • Heron Preston @ Farfetch (advertisement) has a diverse selection of jeans in black, white, and camouflage.  Shirts and skirts are also available.  

  • Off White (advertisement) has a selection of denim consisting of blue and black jeans and a skirt.  Off White denim is also available on Farfetch (advertisement).

  • Poetic Justice Clothing (advertisement) has a varied and extensive selection of denim in regular and plus sizes.  These include cropped, boot-cut, ripped, and embroidered jeans among others.  Denim dresses, skirts, and shorts are available. 
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  • Broken Land has an extensive selection of denim that includes jeans, dresses, jumpsuits, jackets and coats. 


  • Cross Colours offers gender inclusive denim that includes color blocked jeans and overalls.  Denim apparel is also available at Nordstrom (advertisement).  These include wide leg patchwork jeans for women, overalls and a matching jacket. 

  • Dresscode Boutique has a diverse selection of denim jackets and jeans. These include ripped, wide leg, and stacked among others. 



  • Gritty Soul offers an extensive and varied selection of denim jeans.  These include ripped, flared, and skinny, numerous fringed jeans along with shorts and jumpsuits.

  • J. Brooks Boutique has an assortment of denim that includes a variety of jeans (e.g., cropped, ripped) and jackets.

  • Nichole Lynel has a selection of denim that includes jeans, shorts, several pants sets and a jumpsuit. 



  • Oak & Corn has an extensive selection of denim that include coveralls, jumpsuits, jackets and pants. 



  • Voluptuous has a selection of denim that includes dresses, ripped jeans, and jeans with a matching vest.

In reviewing these denim products I hope you find one or more that work for you.

Happy shopping!

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To learn more about denim as a fabric, check out the following sources. 

  1. “Denim.” https://thefabricofourlives.com/cotton-fabrics/denim
  2. “Denim forever strong.” 2013. https://www.fibre2fashion.com/industry-article/7179/denim-forever-strong

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