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What is Stretch Denim? Types of Denim

Learn what Stretch Denim is compared to other types of denim.

What is Stretch Denim?

Types of Denim

Stretch denim is one of the many different types of denim used when making your denim jeans, denim jackets, denim overalls or all other garments. Stretch denim allows your body to move without feeling regulated by the naturally stiff denim fabric.

This is What is Stretch Denim? Types of Denim.

Hey guys, I have created this article to help you take your denim fashion to another level. Stretch denim is highly used these days, and we can all be grateful for that.

Stretch denim is very helpful for taller, bigger humans like me. So let me answer the question: What is stretch denim?

What is Stretch Denim?

Stretch denim is a type of denim fabric that includes a small amount of stretchy material, typically spandex or elastane, to give the fabric a more flexible and comfortable fit. The addition of stretch fibers allows the denim to have more give and greater elasticity than traditional denim, which can make it more comfortable to wear and easier to move in. Stretch denim is often used for jeans and other denim apparel that requires a close, form-fitting look or for styles that require greater flexibility, such as skinny jeans or jeggings.


Stretch denim is better if you like to wear tighter-fitting jeans. The stretch denim will allow you to bend, squat and move around, in general, more comfortably than raw denim.

Stretchy jeans means that the denim is a mix of denim fabric with elastic in it, which allows the material to give a little when you put pressure on it.

No, you should not size down for stretch denim unless you are looking to buy a pair of jeans that look like they were painted on.

Written and reviewed by
Tall Paul
Tall Paul
Paul Marlow, standing at an impressive 6'7 (201cm) and weighing 225lb (102kg), is a mental health speaker, fashion expert, and ex-athlete who excels at helping tall men find well-fitting clothing and teaching them how to style it effectively. As a model in the fashion and film industries, Paul shares his expertise in tall men's fashion, offering valuable advice on measurements, tailoring, and alterations. In addition, he founded Never Alone, an organization that provides mental health and therapy inspiration, and started the Mental Growth Newsletter to support those facing mental health challenges, drawing from his own experiences.

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