7 Fashion-Girl Denim Trends We're Seeing More and More Of

Let’s just get right down to it—no wardrobe is complete without a solid range of denim pieces. We know you’re on the same page. Can you honestly imagine your favorite off-duty vibe sans the perfect jeans or denim jacket? Exactly. While you certainly have your go-tos, there's no better time to switch it up and experiment with a sampling of fresh trends than right now during the start of a new season.

To fill you in on the most noteworthy denim looks of the moment, we went straight to some of the coolest fashion people for inspiration. This crew has been consistently highlighting forward denim trends that are worth testing out—including offbeat jean looks, unique short silhouettes, statement outerwear picks, and everything in between.

Keep scrolling to check out seven must-try trends and shop the denim pieces that deserve a hero spot in your arsenal this summer.

Denim Bermudas

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As one of the more polarizing denim trends of the season, denim Bermuda shorts (or "jorts") will add that instant cool-girl edge to your warm-weather vibe.

Cropped White Jeans

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While we're totally down for wearing white denim all year round, the trend (featuring cropped cuts) is particularly perfect for summer.

Frayed Denim Jacket

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Consider upgrading your classic denim jacket in favor of a frayed style for a fresh silhouette. 

Straight Black Jeans

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On the other hand, don't underestimate the power of a flawless pair of straight-leg black jeans to bring a downtown feel to your off-duty looks.

Ruffled Denim Skirts

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Bring a touch of playful sophistication to your summer outfits with a ruffled denim skirt. It's an easy way to make a statement.

Light-Wash Jeans

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You'd be hard-pressed to find a fashion person who doesn't have light-wash jeans in their arsenal. That ideal pair will make any ensemble seem laid-back and of-the-moment.

Short Denim Shorts

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Not feeling the Bermudas trend? Go for the hiked-up look with short denim shorts to kick it on the weekends this season.

Asymmetrical Jeans

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Don't be afraid to venture out of your comfort zone by testing out offbeat denim silhouettes like an eye-catching asymmetrical pick.

Next, check out the denim looks to try if you have simple and classic style.

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.