5 Jean Trends the Fashion Crowd Will Embrace in Spring 2021


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There’s a strong chance you have a solid pair of jeans in your offering. Well, if you’re looking to add something fresh into that rotation, you’ve landed in the right spot. Yep, we’re here to chat all things denim. Specifically, we wanted to zero-in on the 2021 jean trends that will be particularly noteworthy this coming spring.

Given that comfort and ease is of utmost importance these days, the jeans that will continue to be most popular amongst the fashion crowd will have a particular focus on those relaxed silhouettes. You know what we’re talking about, wider-leg denim cuts, and so on. That said, if you do love skinny jeans, it’s the styles that have just a bit more stretch that will reign supreme.

To showcase all of this further, we’re showcasing the spring jean trends to know by highlighting how various style setters are styling said trends. Keep scrolling for more. And yes, there’s also a wide array of inspired shopping picks to represent each trend as well.

1. Loose Jeans


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With a focus on more relaxed staples these days, loose cuts and baggy jeans will continue to be one of the key cuts of the season. Side note—loving the idea of tucking baggier jeans into boots like with this ensemble.

2. Overly-Distressed Jeans


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There will be even more focus on heavily-distressed jeans to bring a laid-back and easy feel to any outfit.

3. Faded Jeans


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While black jeans are classic, it's those more faded silhouettes that will turn out to be front-runners this season.

4. High-Waisted, Straight-Leg Jeans


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You just can't go wrong with that perfect pair of high-waisted jeans. This spring, consider a lighter-wash pair to keep your vibe particularly current.

5. Boot-Cut Jeans


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While the especially voluminous flared jeans will still have a moment, sleek boot-cut jeans will elevate a spring outfit given the forward and chic nature.

Next, check out stylish shoes to wear with jeans.

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.