Denim has come a long way since 1873, when Arizona tailor Jacob W. Davis first crafted a pair for a woman who requested something durable for her husband to wear while chopping wood. Far evolved from simply being workwear, denim is still the go-to fabric for many Americans when it comes to both casual and office style. What most men miss is that the right wash makes or breaks the look. We scoped out some of the top-selling brands online, and put together a list of the basic washes you need for your wardrobe.
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