We all have our denim standbys - those perfectly flattering jeans or that precisely worn-in jacket - that we can’t live without. Old favorites are great, but every so often it’s worth taking a chance on something new. After several stagnant seasons, there are some major shakeups on the denim front; trends beyond the latest wash of skinnies. The next generation of jeans is here.
You’ve gotten used to your skinnies, and it may have taken some convincing, so we’re sorry to knock you out of your comfort zone. Silhouettes are shifting, with an emphasis on volume. Wide leg, sailor, and flared styles have been seen sheathing the stems of fashion forward stars like Rihanna. For a flattering, and retro-fab look, pair these daring shapes with an on trend 70s-inspired platform.
For a not-so-basic twist on this everyday staple, opt for opulence. Embellished denim is the choice of haute hippies and romantic designers, alike. An unabashedly feminine take on this traditionally masculine garment, jeans become a statement piece when reimagined with embroidery, hardware, and shine.
Denim stunned in unexpected forms, from suiting to boots. Dressed up blazers and trousers, sporty bomber jackets, and patchwork ankle boots turned this workwear fabric from “been here, done that” to full on covetable. Worn in unconventional ways, denim can be downright sophisticated. Next time you’re thinking of hitting the grocery in jeans and a tee, try a casual frock with a denim wedge or flat for a casual chic look with a twist.
For a quick and casual wardrobe boost, try these fresh denim trends on for size.
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