Best men's denim for spring

Off-duty menswear brand Criminal is going all out for style and substance this season with new denim. Among the highlights are a new skinny cut crafted to sit below the waist, plus a slim option cut to offer more comfort. There's a wash for every occasion, with a bleached wash and an inky indigo among the favourites, as well as cleverly harnessed stretch technology to give utilitarian denim with staying power. Discover our favourite pairs and denim you'll love from other labels...



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1. It’s a classic

Criminal Straight Fit Ink Jeans


If you're looking for a classic shape, go for a straight fit. This cut runs straight down through the leg – a timeless staple.


Criminal Straight Fit Ink Jeans £40


2. The middle-ground

Criminal Slater Slim Fit Indigo Jeans


For a streamlined look but with room to move, choose slim fit. Sitting on the waist, this cut is narrow from the knee to the ankle.


Criminal Slater Slim Fit Indigo Jeans £40


3. Sleek silhouette

Criminal Skinny Fit Stretch Jeans


Perfect with a simple tee and sneakers, skinny fit jeans sit lower on the waist and taper from the thigh to the ankle.


Criminal Skinny Fit Stretch Jeans £35


4. Dress up

Armani Exchange J13 Slim Fit Black Jeans


Ideal for smarter occasions, black jeans never date. Pair with Chelsea boots to channel an edgy, rocker vibe.


Armani Exchange J13 Slim Fit Black Jeans £95


5. Ahead of the curve

Diesel Larkee Beex 84nr Tapered Fit Jeans


Tapered jeans are a fashion-forward option. Roomier around the thighs, tapering down to a skinny ankle, they give a great shape with space to move.


Diesel Larkee Beex 84nr Tapered Fit Jeans £120


6. Into the deep

Levi's 512 Slim Tapered Chain Rinse Jeans


A deep blue pair of jeans are the perfect backdrop to a smart/casual outfit. Combine with a shirt and brown suede shoes.


Levi's 512 Slim Tapered Chain Rinse Jeans £85


7. Modern vintage

Hugo Boss 24 Regular Fit Grey Jeans


Combine the vintage feel of grey denim with contemporary touches by teaming with box-fresh sneakers and a statement tee.


Hugo Boss 24 Regular Fit Grey Jeans £119


8. Colour in

Replay Hyperflex Coloured Jeans


Who said jeans need to be blue? Choose an on-trend khaki for an effortlessly cool outfit staple.


Replay Hyperflex Coloured Jeans £145


9. Spring shortcut

Jack & Jones Mike Comfort Fit 002


Light jeans have an inherently spring-like appeal. Complete with aviator sunglasses and a military bomber jacket.


Jack & Jones Mike Comfort Fit 002 £50


10. Stylish and comfy to boot


Levi's 527 Bootcut Mostly Mid Blue Jeans


For a relaxed off-duty style, choose a bootcut. This cut has a regular fit from the waist to lower calf, with a slight flare at the bottom.


Levi's 527 Bootcut Mostly Mid Blue Jeans £80