This Jeans Trend Will Make Any Outfit Feel Relaxed and Chic

There are a few denim trends that continue to reign supreme among the fashion crowd. Of course, tried-and-true straight-leg blue jeans are in the mix, and even skinny jeans are front-runners for many. Well, jeans in those silhouettes but with raw hems are also go-tos.

Super-distressed jeans are actually incredibly popular right now, but we're referring to cleaner, non-distressed styles with fray at the bottom. In fact, if you scroll through the Instagram feeds of some of your favorite fashion people, you’re bound to uncover a few solid outfit ideas that feature this specific jeans trend. The cut really does bring a relaxed and chic spin to any look.

Keep scrolling to check out some of these ensembles that focus on raw-hem denim. There’s also a variety of the best raw-hem jeans to shop if you’re interested in adding a fresh pair to your denim rotation.


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A pair of lighter-wash jeans is always fresh. A silhouette like this with the cropped raw hem is chic and brings an easy feel to the look.


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For a simple yet elevated vibe, consider a more relaxed pair of jeans with your favorite wardrobe staples.


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You just can't go wrong with black jeans for a streamlined look. A raw-hem pair like this with trend-forward basics just works flawlessly.


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Straight-leg jeans and those styles that are a bit looser will never fail you. This specific pair features just a slight raw hem—a small detail that really adds to the look.

Next, check out more denim trends.

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.