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The 10 Most Expensive Jeans Ever Sold

By Noah Miller


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I’m sure it’s safe to say we all love jeans – comfortable, durable and pretty cool, jeans have become one of the world’s most popular pieces of clothing, perfect for basically any occasion not requiring formal attire. There are literally a ton of options to choose from right now, but some jeans are better than others and not even all denims created by the same manufacturer are equal.

The world’s most expensive jeans could be worth well over a couple of hundreds of dollars but you pay for quality, comfort and exquisiteness, the finest pairs of jeans featuring the best batches of fabric, the best weaves, intricate manual labor and incredible detailing. That’s why the sky high price is totally worth to pay.

10. Guess jeans – $400

The American upscale clothing brand is famous throughout the world for a huge range of products, from watches and jewelry to clothes and perfumes, but the Guess jeans truly stand out in their stores. Taking inspiration from the American soul of Nashville, the famous Guess jeans could sell up to $400 a pair.

9. Earnest Sewn Custom Fit – $1,000

As their name states, Earnest Sewn Custom Fit allows customers to have their jeans custom made with anything, even with gold chains or precious jewels embedded into them. Their jeans can reach up to $1,000 but will certainly fit you like a glove and you’ll feel even better knowing that you have a unique pair of jeans.

8. Dolce & Gabbana – $1,200

Their jeans are so popular that there is even a waiting list if you want to buy a pair. D&G jeans are made from distressed faded fabrics for the denim featuring embroidered butterfly themes and awesome cuts. The logo of the company is beautifully adorned in gold and their back pocked has a pink patch. A pair of jeans from Dolce & Gabbana could cost around $1,200 and will surely make you stand out with those luxurious trademarks and the faded material.

7. Roberto Cavalli – $1,200

Roberto Cavalli is a popular designer among the upper class and celebrities and his jeans are extremely sought after. His brand makes jeans for men and women, but due to the stunning jewels adorning them they are mostly preferred by the ladies. Priced at even $1,200 for a pair, these impressive jeans will surely help you make a fashion statement wherever you go.

6. Gucci Jeans – $3,100

Gucci jeans have actually appeared in the Guinness Book of World Records as the most expensive jeans in the world, with price tags going up to $3,100, but most of them are priced at just around $600. Gucci was one of the first brands to promote the chic treated and beaten jeans which look vintage and cool, with a pair of jeans that was adorned with feathers, African beads and buttons, unveiled at the Milan fashion show back in 1998. Today they make a large variety of jeans with a style that ranges from urban to elegant.

5. APO Jeans – $4,000

Now we get into the brands that use precious metals and gems to make their jeans stand out of the pack. APO Jeans for instance have silk pockets with gold, silver or platinum rivets, plus a little diamond used instead of a button? The customized jeans use only the best fabrics and they will even come with certificate of authenticity for each precious metal or jewel embedded into the pair. Their jeans prices vary greatly according to the bling you want on them, but it is not unusual to pay $4,000 for a pair.

4. Escada custom made jeans – $10,000

Escada also makes you custom jeans according to your wishes and they can even embroider complex patterns into them or whatever you want. The famous brand started making jeans back in 1978 and ever since they’ve gained a lot of experience in making the perfect pair of jeans for everyone’s needs. They are so high on this list because when someone asked for a pair of jeans with Swarovski crystals encrusted into them the price was no less than $10,000. Thank you, come again!

3. Levi Strauss & co. 501 – $60,000

Levi Strauss created his renowned label in 1853 in San Francisco, and the jeans made by him and his company are still among the most popular and famous jeans today. He is even called the father of denim jeans and a vintage pair of jeans created by his company can go for quite a large sum.

In contrast to other clothes, jeans only get better with age, that’s why a pair of Levi’s from the late 1800s was bought for $46,000 and a pair from the early 1900s was recently sold for $36,000 at an auction. The jeans from the 1800s were bought by the Levi’s company itself! Another Japanese collector bought a pair from the 1880s for $60,000, making them some of the most expensive jeans in history.

2. Dussault Apparel Trashed Denim – $250,000

The Trashed Denim is a luxury jeans line coming from Dussault Apparel, the name of the line obviously coming from the beaten up aspect of the clothes. These jeans have been apparently washed thirteen times before getting stitched and died, painted in between to add depth. Each process was made by hand and to justify the overwhelming price of $250,000 the designers added two rubies, one of 16 carat and another of 26 half-carat, a diamond of eight and a half carat and white and rose gold of 18 carat to amount to over a kilo of bling.

1. Secret Circus – $1.3 million

It is quite amazing that a pair of jeans looking as classic as these can stir such a frenzy among women – the main reason why these Sweet Circus jeans cost $1.3 million is the high quality diamonds sewn into their back pockets.

You can buy several styles and designs of these jeans, each of them coming with a unique jewel pattern. They are without doubt some of the fanciest jeans you’ve ever seen, beautifully mixing precious elements with and elegant shape that will never get old.

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About Noah Miller

Noah is a professional journalist who has been specializing in the jewelry and watches industry since the early 2010s. He’s been contributing to Luxatic for more than eight years now, and he's also a contributor to well known publications like GQ, Esquire or Town & Country, and many watch and jewelry blogs. Learn more about Luxatic's Editorial Process.

1 thought on “The 10 Most Expensive Jeans Ever Sold”

  1. Wow! These jeans are a bargain at 1.3 million dollars. Or you could buy four averarge American homes.

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