A selection of some of the best raw denim available online
(Updated; 3 Feb 2015)
So, you’re sitting at home with your computer searching the web for your favourite thing; raw denim. You look around a few websites and find some interesting brands which none of your local dealer carries.
Luckily, the world’s best denim shops are only a few clicks away. We’ve put together this list of some of our favourite places to buy raw denim online. It may be biased, and arguably it’s a little Eurocentric, but we would be more than happy to learn about your favourite shops.
We have brought together a carefully-curated selection of the best denim and accessories from specialist brands who share our beliefs and ideals in quality and craftsmanship. We deal directly with the brands and this means that you get a best-price guarantee and you can buy from several artisan producers in one place – we even offer free shipping with the whole of the EU.
Blue In Green
One of the world’s leading suppliers of Japanese denim outside Japan. This stalwart in New Yorks Soho neighborhood carries brands like Sugar Cane & Co., Momotaro, Skull Jeans, Warehouse, Samurai, Evisu, Denime, Pure Blue Japan, Oni Denim, Studio D’Artisan, The Real McCoy’s, as well as their own label.
This is one of those webshops you just keep coming back to. If you live near one of the physical stores in the US they are must-visits as well. Self Edge carries brands like Roy, Iron Heart, The Flat Head, Imperial Denim, R.J.B, Mister Freedom, 3sixteen, Dry Bones, and many more.
The absolute best and most nerdy shop in Malmö, Sweden. In Meadow you’ll find jeans from brands like Levi’s Vintage Clothing, Indigofera, Edwin, 3sixteen, and many more.
This is rock ‘n’ roll and lots of hair pomade: Sivletto is a genuine rockabilly-hangout – and it’s sister shop Unionville has one of the best raw denim selections in Scandinavia. They only sell unwashed jeans and the shop is specialised in brands like Lee, Carhartt, Red Kap, Levis Vintage Clothing, Indigofera, and Pike Brothers.
This leading British fashion shops is located in Manchester. Here you’ll find a reasonable selection of denim brands including A.P.C., Edwin, Levi’s Vintage Clothing, Nudie, and many more brands.
This webshop was established in September 2001. It was originally both a gallery and a shop. At oki-ni they focus on limited editions and they have previously done exclusive collaborations with brands like Adidas, Levi’s, Paul Smith, and Porter. From the webshop you can get A.P.C., Acne, and retaW.
This Munich based webshop has specialised in high-end denim from brands like 3sixteen, Eat Dust, Naked & Famous, Momotaro, Levi’s Vintage Clothing, Indigofera, and many, many more.
This Swedish webshop was one of the first places we saw Cheap Monday back in 2004. Today, their C-Store with “Premium Goods” is what interests us. Here you’ll find a constantly fresh selection of brands like Levi’s Vintage Clothing, Denim Demon, Han Kjøbenhavn, and Engineered Garments.
A British webshop and supplier of brands like Tender, Studio D’Artisan, and The Real McCoy’s. The people behind the shop are European agents of Studio D’Artisan, The Real McCoy’s, and Canadian Viberg Boots, so it’s no surprise that these brands are highly visible on throughout the site.
As mentioned above, this is merely a selection of some of the many great places you can buy raw denim online. There’s definitely room to explore US and Asian retailers, as well as a newcomers that have opened after this list was first published.