Arcuates–sometimes shortened to arcs–are the decorative stitching found on jeans’ back pockets. The classic Levi’s arcs have spawned countless brands creating their own pocket modification to make their brand stand apart.
Problem is, there are so many arcs now it’s hard to tell them from each other. We’ve laid out some of the biggest brands in raw denim along with their arcuates as a reference below. We hope it’s exhaustive, but if it’s not, please let us know anything we missed in the comments below!