The Denim Trends Fashion People Will Embrace in 2021

Joggers, knit pants, and those softer trends certainly reigned supreme throughout this year. That said, jeans and various denim pieces are still probably wardrobe staples for many, so we thought we’d highlight some of the fresh denim trends that fashion people will embrace in 2021.

The jeans and denim cuts trending now and those that will continue to increase in popularity next year mirror the relaxed fashion moments that are particularly noteworthy right now. Sure, skinny jeans (especially with stretch) will always be around, but those looser straight-leg cuts will also continue making waves. And in reference to outerwear, it's all about those baggier denim jackets.

To showcase all of the top-notch 2021 denim moments, we sourced visual inspiration showcasing how style setters have been currently embracing the trends. And if you’re ready to test out said trends now, we also rounded up a smattering of inspired shopping picks for you as well.

Baggy Jeans

The best baggy jeans of 2021



Baggy jeans will enter the spotlight in an even greater way come 2021 as a comfortable denim pick to complete a forward silhouette.

Bootcut Jeans

The best bootcut jeans of 2021



Yep, bootcut jeans—especially those in a slimmer cut—are where it's at for a chic and modern choice.

Relaxed Denim Jacket

The best denim jackets of 2021



When it comes to outerwear, it's all about the loose denim jacket to keep it stylish and easy.

Distressed Jeans

The best distressed jeans for 2021



The fashion crowd will continue opting for those especially distressed silhouettes to bring a laid-back feel to an outfit.

Light-Wash Jeans

The best light-wash jeans for 2021



Of course, darker washes will still be around, but light-wash styles will take center stage in 2021.

Long Denim Skirts

The best denim skirts for 2021



In the denim skirt realm, the maxi styles will be the go-to thanks to the inherently sleek nature.