As far as I’m concerned, there are two kinds of people in this world… There are those who read this headline and think: Why even wear jeans when it’s so hot anyway? Then there are those who feel that wearing denim is not a choice but a lifestyle (and thus a year-round endeavor). If you fall into the latter category, you’ll want to stay with me. I can’t part with my beloved (drawer full of) jeans no matter what the season is, but as you can imagine, the outfits become more of a struggle in summer when staying cool slides into first place on our list of priorities—at least in hot, humid NYC. On the same page? Thought so; that’s why I’m rounding up the savviest summer denim outfits I’ve come across for us all to take notes on, shop if needed, and re-create in the weeks to come. To get started, keep scrolling.