Individualism lies at the heart of the Nudie Jeans philosophy. The brand’s focus is on breaking in, repairing, reusing and recycling its organic cotton jeans so that each pair tells a story. The eco-friendly brand is famed for its attention to detail, stocking a huge selection of washes and weaves. Be sure to check out the Nudie Jeans spring 2015 collection, which pays homage to Marlon Brando and James Dean who immortalised the laid-back denim aesthetic in the 1950s.
Nudie Jeans, Münzstrasse 21, 10178 Berlin, +49 (0)30 4004 4283
7 For All Mankind
7 For All Mankind is a leading premium denim lifestyle brand. A favourite with Hollywood A-listers and denim aficionados alike, it continues to revolutionise the denim scene with its innovative use of fabrics, fits and finishes. This season 7 For All Mankind continues to merge the worlds of denim and couture with an exclusive collaboration with Italian designer Giambattista Valli.
7 For All Mankind, Mall of Berlin, Leipziger Platz 12, 10117 Berlin, +49 (0)30 2266 7662
DC4 specialises in premium Japanese denim brands. Japanese denim is renowned for its superior quality, thanks to the use of old looms and tailoring machines, and DC4 is one of the leading retailers of Japanese denim outside Japan, showcasing a careful edit of brands such as The Flat Head, Dry Bones and Samurai jeans. With personalisation options and a free repair service, this is one of the best places to buy specialised denim in the capital.
DC4, Torstrasse 95, 10119 Berlin, +49 (0)170 676 9201
The epitome of classic American style and effortless cool, Levi’s is one of the leading names when it comes to jeans. Since it was founded by Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis in 1873, Levi’s has been a key player on the denim scene. The Berlin flagship offers three floors dedicated to its collections, from the classic 501s to the more recent custom-fit Curve ID jeans.
Levi’s, Kurfürstendamm 237, 10719 Berlin, +49 (0)30 8855 3898
14oz is one of the best places in Berlin to shop for a selection of cool denimwear brands under one roof. The store offers an impressive array of established and up-and-coming labels, all selected for their quality and authenticity. Its dedication to building a portfolio of both iconic heritage pieces and design newcomers has deservedly won it a host of fashion-minded and quality-conscious regulars.
14oz, Neue Schönhauser Strasse 13, 10178 Berlin, +49 (0)30 2804 0514