I'm a Fashion Director With a Lot of Jeans—I Wear These Styles the Most


(Image credit: Courtesy of Shopbop)

Jeans are often the front-runners in a well-balanced wardrobe given their versatile and easy-to-style nature. Well, those perfect cuts are absolute must-haves for Shopbop's fashion director, Caroline Maguire. She's all about denim. Given that it's her job to lead the style direction for one of the largest retailers out there, she spends a hefty chunk of her day identifying trends, curating picks, and working with top brands (denim labels included). She also has a pretty expansive wardrobe due to her adoration for fashion, including a range of stylish jeans. On that note, we thought there could be interest in learning about the specific denim styles Maguire is wearing the most right now.

Below, you'll uncover five of her favorite denim trends at the moment along with insight into why she's gravitating toward said cuts. If one of the silhouettes catches your eye, there's a smattering of shopping inspiration as well. Keep scrolling for more.


(Image credit: @carolineinnycity)

Cropped Flare Jeans

"I have been loving the cropped flare style lately! Perfect for an off-duty day, the minimalistic and classic design makes for a casual spring 'fit. Pair them with an easy slide-on sandal and you have a polished yet practical look." 

'90s-Inspired Jeans

"The '90s are back. Rigid wash, higher waist, and fuller lengths from the waist down are both a comfortable and chic way to wear denim. This style has become a must-have staple in my wardrobe this season. Style them with a pair of lace-up Converse or pull-on Chelsea boots and you are good to go."


(Image credit: @carolineinnycity)

Loose Jeans

"I absolutely love the comfy, tailored drop styles we are seeing this season. From harem pants to carrot-shaped legs, this fit prioritizes comfort without taking away any style. Paired with a favorite T-shirt, oversize sunnies, and easy slides, these jeans create an effortless look for the warmer months ahead."


(Image credit: @carolineinnycity)

Statement Jeans

"Round out your weekend rotation with the perfect pair of statement denim! Think topsy-turvy tailoring, exaggerated frayed hems, vibrant washes, and enhanced detailing. These eye-catching styles are sure to stand out this spring."

Denim Overalls and Jumpsuits

"Denim jumpsuits are spring's no-brainer—requiring minimal effort and delivering a major cool factor. Add a few simple accessories, a classic tee, and sneakers to the mix and you have yourself an easy outfit for a warm weekend getaway."

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Bobby Schuessler
Market Director

Bobby Schuessler is a fashion editor with over a decade of editorial experience covering shopping, style, and beauty. He's spent over seven years at Who What Wear, currently leading the market team to deliver highly covetable and convertible content. He creates data-driven shopping guides featuring top retialers like Nordstrom, Shopbop, and Net-a-Porter and is at the forefront of Who What Wear's shopping tentpole strategies, including Amazon Prime Day. He also works on branded content initiatives and appears on camera in video and shopping livestream franchises. He has also worked across a variety of other media brands and fashion retailers like Refinery29, PureWow, Men's Health, and Gilt covering commerce, trend reporting, women's and men's fashion, home, and lifestyle.