The perfect pair of retro jeans is like the holy grail of vintage shopping. They’re talked about, even obsessed over, but seem almost mythically hard to find. Do you really want to search through a thousand pairs of weirdly unflattering vintage men’s jeans at the flea market? We didn’t think so, which is why we’re sharing our favourite online spots to score a killer pair of Levi’s, Jordaches, or Wranglers.
Scroll through for our well-kept sources and to shop a pair of your own.
Urban Renewal Vintage Levi’s 505 & 501 Jeans ($59) in Indigo
Take the guesswork out of buying vintage denim by shopping at a familiar retailer. Plus, free returns remove all the risk.
Levi's High Waisted Dark Wash Crop Jeans ($118)
Industry insiders love Denim Refinery for its vast assortment of options. You can also customise a pair you already own with treatments including waxing, distressing, foiling, and more.
Levi's Stone Wash With a Great Worn Look Jeans ($45)
?Beyond Retro doesn’t exactly cater to the fashion crowd, which is exactly why we love it. Who needs frills when you have authentic jeans at a killer price?
Dickie's Vintage Paint Splattered Denim Pants ($328)
Like your denim with a bohemian twist? Look no further than Free People’s incredible collection of sourced denim. Just make sure to act fast—the unique pieces sell out quickly!
Do you have an awesome pair of vintage jeans? Let us know in the comments!