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5 Raw Denim Options for Women

Even though Marilyn Monroe killed it in jeans in 1954’s River of No Return, it is no secret that the selvedge and raw denim scene has historically been a boy’s club. With that being said the fairer sex has been voicing themselves over their displeasure of the lack of raw and selvedge options for them on the market. THE BRANDS HAVE LISTENED! 

We have compiled a quick list of the best pairs of women’s raw denim offerings that are available right now. Ladies, this one is for you.

Railcar Fine Goods: Viper x008

RCFRONTBACKThe Viper x008 is Railcar’s newest women’s fit. The brand has been producing fits for women for some time now and currently offers seven fits of jeans for women in addition to its offering of denim shorts.


  • Fit: Slim/Skinny fit with low rise
  • Denim: 11 Oz. Cone Mills 100% cotton white line selvedge denim
  • Extras:
    • 6 Oz. Leather Back Patch
    • Zipper Fly
    • Branded Waist Button
    • Copper Washer Rivets
    • Chainstitched Hemming and Waistband
  • Available at: Railcar Fine Goods for $198

Baldwin Denim: The Ten

baldwin denim the ten women's fit

Baldwin Denim has been recognized time and time and time again as one of the strongest newcomers to the denim game. Their menswear line has been acclaimed for its striking execution and design. Don’t let yourself be fooled though, their women’s line is just as awesome! The Ten is an excellent jean with a bit of stretch incorporated for additional mobility. In addition to the fit featured here, Baldwin offers a wide variety of fits and washes in their women’s denim line.


  • Fit: Straight leg, medium rise
  • Denim: 10 Oz. Cone Mills White Oak White Line Stretch Selvedge
  • Extras:
    • Copper Buttons and Rivets
    • Selvedge Detail On Coin Pocket
    • Leather Back Patch
    • Silver Rivet On Back Right Pocket
  • Available at: Baldwin Denim for $220

Tellason: Bird

Tellason Bird denim Fit

Though the Bird is Tellason’s only women’s fit, we can clearly tell that this is the beginning of more good things to come from the brand as far as a women’s selection goes. It is cut with a nod towards retro stylings and as the name may imply, the bird is surely the word.


  • Fit: Straight Leg
  • Denim: 12.5 Oz Cone Mills White Oak Blue Line Selvedge
  • Extras:
    • Tanner Goods Leather Back Patch
    • Zipper Fly
    • Copper Rivets
  • Available at: Tellason for $220

Samurai Jeans: Geisha GA0510LXXII-15th

samurai geisha womens denim jeans

Known for their superior attention to detail and impeccable production, Samurai Jeans did not forget their female fans when producing their 15th anniversary jeans. Buyers will not be disappointed upon reviewing their purchase seeing as the jeans are decked out with an individually numbered waist patch, special pocket lining, and additional 15th anniversary accessories. While they aren’t raw (one wash), the jeans are still made of a high quality selvedge denim.


  • Fit: Slim Fit
  • Denim:16 Oz. Japanese Pink Line Selvedge
  • Extras:
    • Once washed
    • Sakura Flower Embossed Buttons
    • Red Plaid Pocketing
    • Comes with 15th Anniversary Coin Pouch and button
  • Available at: Blue In Green for $315

3Sixteen: 77BSP

3sixteen womens 77bsp

3Sixteen has chosen to expand into realms outside of their already well known men’s line. With this women’s fit, the brand paid extra attention to shape and fit retention with wear over time. The jeans incorporate a 4 way stretch into the denim so that the jeans remain form fitting and minimize knee bagging. Check them out!


  • Fit: Mid Rise Skinny
  • Denim: 14 Oz. Cone Mills White Line Selvedge Denim
  • Extras:
    • Zipper Fly
    • Tanner Goods Leather Back Patch
    • Gunmetal Rivets
  • Available at: Rivet and Hide for: $295

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