8 Ways Fashion Girls Are Wearing This Underrated Denim Trend

Bored of your classic blue jeans? We come bearing good news: Now is a better time than ever to try something new, as plenty of compelling trends are happening in the denim world as of late. There’s the revival of ’70s-inspired flares, the celeb-loved ultra-baggy styles à la the early aughts, and when it comes to color, gray-wash denim reigns supreme among the fashion set.

Typically overlooked compared to other non-blue hues, gray jeans offer the versatility of other neutrals like white or black, making them an easy choice for incorporating into your existing wardrobe—but way more interesting.

Naturally, we’re ready to lean into this trend ourselves, so we scrolled through our feeds to see how are the internet’s most fashionable are styling them. Of course, we also scoured our favorite sites to round up the cutest pairs available to shop right now. From light gray to charcoal, loose jeans to wide-leg—and even some throwback Y2K low-rise styles, if you’re feeling daring—keep reading for the best gray jeans of the season.

dark gray jeans



With a tapered leg and high rise, these jeans are sure to flatter.

Straight-leg jeans are so easy to style; we love how they look with mules, but they can easily be tucked into boots, too.

A raw hem adds a bit of interest to classic skinny jeans.

wide-leg gray jeans



Ética is lauded for its sustainable practices, making these an easy choice—plus, the lighter wash is super pretty.

Tackle two trends at once with this flared wide-leg pair.

relaxed gray jeans



Not quite ready to try out the ultra-baggy jeans trend? These semi-baggy bootcut jeans are a great way to dip your toe in.

bootcut gray jeans



Baggy and ripped, these are anything but basic.

Here’s another low-rise style we’re eyeing, this time with a flare.

gray skinny jeans



High-rise with a slightly flared hem, these will instantly elongate your legs.

Faded and whiskered for a vintage feel, these are the perfect everyday gray jeans.

gray baggy jeans



We love the asymmetrical fly and faded wash on this pair.

The dipped-V waistline on this pair makes them truly a standout.

Slightly more fitted than boyfriend jeans, this stretchy pair will easily become your new go-to.

gray straight leg jeans



Mom jeans have quickly become a wardrobe staple for us, and this gray pair is a must-have.

A bit of distressing makes a basic pair of skinnies way cooler.

We love the faded look on this pair—not to mention the sculpting design will make your butt look amazing.

dark gray jeans



A high waist, great stretch, and an affordable price tag? What more would we want from a pair of jeans?

Not a fan of high-rise or low-rise? These mid-waist jeans hit at just the right spot.