Jeans. The no-brainer, general purpose piece of clothing that is a must for every man’s wardrobe. But if it’s such a dead-simple solution, why is it so hard to find a good pair of denim? And why are there so many cuts? The mind boggles. But with an abundance of style connundrums, there are also plenty of tips to help remedy your confusion. Here’s a handy guide to three commonly misunderstood cuts of jeans and whether you should have them in your wardrobe or avoid them like the plague.