Originally Posted by DGP
So I guess the thing I'm still wondering most is whether black is really back with regards to denim. I feel like I am seeing more and more of it in stores, but not that much more on people. I know that the dark indigo craze is starting to really hit, did black truly come with it, and would a pair of black jeans be a sound investment, or for maximum usability is dark indigo still a better bet?
Black jeans have a lot of baggage and a lot of attitude. Wear them; don't let them wear you!
The "return" of black denim (which I am not convinced of, as a trend) is IMO not related to the raw/dark indigo trend (which is definitely penetrating the wider market.)