For the Guys: 10 Best Places to Buy Jeans in Manila
Stock up on denim from these stores.
(SPOT.ph) If there’s one item of clothing all guys have in multiple, it’s a pair of jeans. Sturdy and reliable, jeans are hands down one of the most versatile wardrobe staples—with a few styling choices, you can dress them up or down for any event and situation. Check out these 10 stores around the Metro for the next time you’re looking for a quality denim pair.
Followers of Japanese selvedge denim will be pleased with pop-up boutique Denim Manila’s curated offerings. You'll find obscure and hard-to-find selvedge brands such as Momotaro, Ironheart, and Stevenson.
For simple and straightforward Americana, you just can’t get more on point than Gap. The mall staple offers a selection of wardrobe basics with a slightly preppy minimalist feel, and their denim choices are no exception. Try their Wearlight jeans in a slim fit and light wash for your everyday pair.
Established in 1889, Lee Jeans has been making their signature denim for over a century now. Try on their flattering jeans if you’re looking for a pair with a rugged, vintage flair.
Who said only the Japanese can create quality selvedge denim? Lèon Denim is the country’s first and only Philippine-made selvedge denim brand—perfect for those who both like premium-quality jeans and supporting homegrown businesses.
Ask anyone what store they associate denim with and you’d probably get Levi’s as an answer. Considered by many as the original jeans brand, many Levi’s styles have gone on to become classics in their own right—such as the trimmer 511s, the more relaxed 505s, and of course, the universally flattering 501s.
If you’re a gentleman with discerning taste for all things sartorial, Signet may be the store you’re looking for. The menswear boutique carries a selection of curated tasteful brands, and boasts of a jean selection from premium labels from all over the world like Studio D’Artisan, Heller’s Cafe, and Mister Freedom.
Despite the resurgence of wide-leg pant styles, the trendy British high street brand Topman believes that the skinny jean trend is far from over. Check out their denim offerings for thigh-hugging pairs that exude a punk-rock vibe.
With its assortment of straightforward and no-nonsense basics, it’s no wonder why Uniqlo has become a mecca of sorts for mall-goers. The Japanese shop carries selvedge jeans without the hefty price points. Even better? The store offers free leg length alteration services for purchases worth P990 and above!
Inspired by the Wild West, Wrangler’s lineup of jeans will add a touch of rugged cool to your closet. Indulge your inner cowboy with their denim pieces that are perfectly faded in all the right places.
Best known as the high-street one-stop shop for off-the-runway trends, Zara’s jean selection will not disappoint. The Spanish brand has a diverse assortment of denim—from the classic dark-wash straight-leg jeans to the trendier pairs with rips and patchwork.