Will This Daring Denim Silhouette Break Your Skinny Jean Habit?

Adrianna Barrionuevo

Whether you love denim or have a love-hate relationship with it, one thing's for sure: 2017 will be the year of the demi denim trend. Thanks to Ukrainian designer Ksenia Schnaider, the skinny-meets-baggy jean style is gaining popularity. And if you ask us, the unique silhouette, while daring, is the perfect solution for those days when you just can't decide between a slim leg and an oversize fit.

The bold design is part Bermuda shorts, part skinny jeans, and there's a lot of distressing involved. The jeans sit on the natural waistline, flare out slightly in the front (from the back they look like a straight-leg style), and are torn at the knee, exposing some skin. From the knee down, the silhouette takes on a straight-leg cut and the hemline is frayed. This jean style has cool girl written all over it, and we've already seen Gigi Hadid embrace the two-in-one layered look, so it's only a matter of time (aka next month at New York Fashion Week) before our favorite street style stars take the denim trend to new heights.

Keep scrolling to see how early adopters are styling their demi-cut jeans from Ksenia Schnaider below.

Are you feeling this unique denim trend? Tell us in the comments.

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