Five Plus One is our weekly series of buyer’s guides. We pick a specific category and dig up five great options along with one that’s a little outside the norm.
Whether you want to dress up your wardrobe without giving up selvedge or just want a cleaner look when you cuff yours trousers, there are no bad reasons to buy selvedge trousers. Whether they’re made from duck canvas or a finer twill, they’re about as versatile as it gets.
1) Iron Heart: IH-721 Slim Selvedge Chinos
While Iron Heart might be best know for their wide range of heavyweight raw denim that doesn’t mean their IH-721 Selvedge Chinos are any less noteworthy. Made in Japan from a 9oz. cold mercerized selvedge cotton twill, these chinos feature two slit back pockets (one with button closure), tucked belt loops, and a zipper fly. If you have always wanted to own some IH pants but aren’t into heavyweight fabrics then these might just be the pair for you.
Available for $300 from Self Edge.
2) Shockoe Atelier: Duck Field Trousers
If you’re looking for a great pair of everyday trousers then look no further than Shockoe Atelier’s Duck Field Trousers. Made from 10oz. selvedge duck canvas, these pants feature a tapered leg and a mid-rise making them ideal for wearing casually or tucking your favorite business casual shirt into. Each pair is made in the USA and features a leather patch, tucked belt looks, and button fly.
Available for $245 from Division Road.
3) Rogue Territory: Indigo Officer Trousers
Rogue Territory’s Indigo Officer Trousers are the perfect choice for those who want to dress up a bit without losing the ability to fade. Made from a custom 110oz. indigo dyed Japanese selvedge canvas, these trousers are the real deal. With their tucked belt looks, versatile flap/hidden flap back pockets, and hidden coin pocket, these trousers are sure to become a fast fader and a fast favorite.
Available for $240 from Rogue Territory.
4) 3sixteen: Selvedge Chinos
3sixteen is another brand known for their killer denim that has expanded to offering some fantastic Selvedge Chinos. Made from a 12oz. twill from Kuroki Mills in Japan, these straight tapered chinos are made in the USA and feature iron buttons, welt back pockets, and a waistband coin pocket.
Available for $230 at Franklin & Poe.
5) CFD Co: Selvedge Duck Canvas Chinos
CFD Co. might not be a brand you’ve heard of but their Selvedge Duck Canvas Chinos are phenomenal. These chinos are made from 15oz. duck canvas and have a wide range of customization options—from fit and thread color to inner leg seam finish and fly closure type, you are sure to get the exact pair of chinos you’ve been looking for.
Available for $240 from CFD Co.
Plus One – Indigofera: Heyes Pants
Indigofera makes some truly unique garments but their Heyes Pants are perhaps the best example. Made of 9oz. indigo selvedge canvas, these button fly trousers feature a notched waist with cinch back, contrast stitching, and tapered leg. While they might be a bit stylized for some of you, they’re one of those garments that appeal to a specific set of people who will find them simply perfect.
Available for $195 from Standard & Strange.