Taking Notes: These Are the Top Denim Trends of the Moment

Worn off duty on the weekend or even to the office with a cool pair of heels, jeans are an essential wardrobe staple. But these days, skinny jeans aren’t the only silhouette stocked in our closets. So if you’ve wondering about the latest denim styles to try, we’ve got you covered.

Lately, there’s been a resurgence of vintage-inspired denim. We’re seeing fashion girls wearing everything from cropped flares to straight-leg styles cut from rigid denim—perhaps an answer to the endless search for the perfect pair of vintage Levi’s. Another big trend are the reworked waistband jeans ushered in by Vetements. Popular among street style fans, they put a focus on the waist. Want to see the other jean styles to invest in now?

Keep reading to find out the six big denim trends we’re seeing everywhere this season. Then, shop our favorite styles.

STRAIGHT LEG

Perhaps making the biggest comeback right now are vintage-inspired jeans with straight-leg cuts and rigid denim.

Swap out your standard blue jeans for a black pair.

These high-rise jeans have a vintage-inspired cut.

REWORKED WAISTBAND

Put the focus on your waist with the reworked styles we've seen everywhere. Vetements may have started it all, but now there are more affordable versions as well.

Try the reworked waistband trend with this affordable style.

SLIT HEM

Slit-hem jeans really let your footwear shine, and they allow you to wear ankle-strap shoes with skinny jeans. Win.

CROPPED FLARES

This tricky style is one of the most popular this season. The key to styling them is choosing the right footwear—you can't go wrong with crocodile slides or pointed mules.

Fashion girls love Italian brand Attico.

Pair yours with everything from sandals to sneakers.

These go great with block heels or mules for any occasion. 

EXTREME FLARES

When we're talking about extreme flares, we mean extreme. These statement-making jeans are a favorite of street style stars.

Make a real statement with these super-flared jeans.

Wear yours with everything from T-shirts to feminine blouses.

Finished with a frayed edge along the bottom hem.

EMBELLISHED JEANS

Have a little fun with your denim. This season, jeans have been given a little personality with everything from sequins to floral embroidery.

Keep the focus on your jeans with this sequined pair.

Next, read about the cool brands fashion girls love.