How to Style This Popular 2017 Denim Trend

For a while, it seemed like not only were cropped jeans completely out of style, but flare jeans were out as well. So when we saw the rise of cropped flare jeans in 2017, we were a bit surprised. The style you likely conditioned yourself to hate back in the day is now one of the most popular denim trends of 2017, and we want to make sure you know how to style cropped flare jeans with the utmost ease.

How do we plan to do that, you ask? By turning to some of the most reputable fashion bloggers in the industry, of course. From Julie Sariñana to Kellie Brown, these girls know how to style cropped flare jeans better than anyone we know. If anything, let the looks ahead lend you a helping hand the next time you're in dire need of a cool outfit idea because these chic ensembles are sure to win a place in your heart.

Go on to find out how to style cropped flare jeans and to shop each blogger's look in full.


Reworked Shirt + Cropped Flare Jeans + Statement Slides
(Image credit: @sincerelyjules)

On Julie Sariñana: Sincerely Jules top; Tory Burch Tatiana Slide Sandals ($358).

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Interesting Bomber Jacket + Cropped Flare Jeans + Metallic Shoes
(Image credit: @alwaysjudging)

On Courtney Trop: Alexadner Wang jacket; Jimmy Choo shoes.

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Tied Button-Down + Cropped Flare Jeans + White Mules
(Image credit: @itsmekellieb)

On Kellie Brown: JCPenny top.

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Neutral Tank + Cropped Flare Jeans + Textured Sandals + Modern Bag
(Image credit: @damselindior)

On Jacey Duprie: Madewell top; Chanel shoes.

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White T-Shirt + Preppy Sweater + Cropped Flare Jeans + Velvet Sneakers
(Image credit: @happilygrey)

On Mary Seng: Mother The Sweater ($325) and Insider Crop Two Step Fray Jeans ($225); Golden Goose Deluxe Brand Super Star Low-Top Velvet Trainers ($515).

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Denim Jacket + Cropped Flare Jeans + Yellow Block-Heel Mules
(Image credit: @double3xposure)

On Reese Blutstein: Calvin Klein denim jacket; Miista Charlize Yellow Sandals ($214).

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Lauren Eggertsen is currently the editorial director of Who What Wear and has worked at the company for over eight years, where she started as an associate editor and has since worked her way up. Lauren has over 10 years of experience in the fashion editorial space, starting her career with internships at Marc Jacobs, Marie Claire, and The Zoe Report, where she was later hired as their editorial assistant. Lauren has worked in the Los Angeles and New York Who What Wear offices but currently calls L.A. home. It is here where she leads and manages Who What Wear's fashion team and oversees all day-to-day editorial content and large tentpole moments. This includes all of the runway, trend, and shopping-driven content that ultimately helps to build a strong brand reputation within the industry. Lauren's role also includes helping to set the fashion direction for all original photo shoots and often styles many of the celebrity cover shoots, including big names like Kaia Gerber, Normani, and Kristen Stewart.

She has also attended multiple fashion weeks, including New York, London, Milan, and Paris, where her personal style has been featured on sites such as Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, and Elle. She prides herself on discovering and supporting small brands and on her knack for a good vintage shopping find. When she isn't working, she enjoys researching and dining at reputable restaurants around both her neighborhood and the globe.