Spring is officially in full force, and its brought with it some fresh renditions of one of our favorite denim trends: boyfriend jeans. Yep, they’re back. Whether printed, extra wide, cuffed, destroyed or simple and chic, we can’t wait to rock these this season. Shop some of our personal favorites below.
Update your denim look this summer with a cuffing technique you may not have tried yet: the single fold cuff. Honestly WTF spotted this trend everywhere around the world, but it’s making waves in NYC as women become more adventurous and stray from the skinny jean trend. This cuff works best on wider leg pants, whether stovepipe style or boyfriend. Will you be trying it?
Check out Honestly WTF for more images and inspiration, and be sure to check out our video on how to cuff your jeans.
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Supermodel Karlie Kloss laced up a pair of roller skates to star in the Frame Denim Spring 2014 ad campaign, complete with 70s inspired bell bottoms and romantic wavy hair. This ad comes as a follow up to her collaboration with the brand in 2013. Says Fashion Gone Rogue, “The American model is the epitome of seventies chic in a pair of flared denim pants with a white asymmetrically cut bodysuit. Karlie trades in her signature short crop for a longer ‘do in the black and white image.” Yep, we’re in love.
Image via Fashion Gone Rogue.
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Vogue, pioneer of fashion trends and fresh perspectives, has a great denim feature on their web edition that shows some new, fresh ways to pair denim this spring. Forget about your classic combos, and get ready for painted treatments, layering, pencil skirts and new silhouettes. A quick browse through this shoot and you’ll be rethinking your own ensembles, guaranteed. Shredded and patchwork? It’s in. Extreme wide leg? You bet. The days of boring jeans are over. But don’t take our word for it! See for yourself.
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Our intense longing for spring began yesterday with our printed denim post, but now that we’ve caught a glimpse of the MiH Jeans spring lookbook, we’re head over heels and ready to leave this winter weather behind. Aside from looking like a blast, the shoot is packed with spring fashion we’re coveting, from super wide leg jeans to overalls and shibori dyed tops.
View the full lookbook at Honestly WTF.
—Michelle Christina Larsen
Tags: bell bottoms, cut off shorts, denim shorts, flare leg jeans, japanese dying technique, MiH Jeans, shibori, Spring Denim, spring denim trends, tie dye, wide leg jeans, womens jeans
Winter is a great time of year to rock that jeans and boots look, no matter what type of boots or fit of jean. With the right pair of jeans, you’ll have months of hassle-free street style looks. For ankle boots, wear cropped jeans or try cuffing them with a thin cuff for a delicate look. Skinny or boyfriend jeans work. For tall boots, wear denim leggings or skinny jeans. They stay in your boots better and are less likely to pinch. Avoid wearing slim or boot cut jeans if you want to tuck them in. You want a sleek silhouette. Now, all you have to do is throw on the perfect knit top or wintry coat to complete the look.
Frye Jane 14L Boots / Aquazzura Czarina Knee High Boots / Steven Intyce Boot
Modern Vintage Allison Chunky Booties / Zara Wide Heel Ankle Boot / Ash Chloe Platform Booties
ASOS Album Ankle Boots / Jeffrey Campbell France Wrap Boots / Dolce Vita Fury Bootie
Fiorentini & Baker Wrap Ankle Boots / AllSaints Widow Buckle Boot / Rag & Bone Knee High Newbury
Forever 21 Platform Booties / Alexander Wang Kamila Bootie / DV by Dolce Vita Marko Harness Boot
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Recently, Refinery29 featured three ways to wear wide leg jeans, a great go-to jean to transition from summer to fall. We know it’s hard to imagine at the moment, through the scorching temperatures, that cooler days are upon us, but it’s true! These breezy wide hem jeans work well for a casual weekend, or a weekday work outfit; it’s very versatile. Throw on a blazer, slip on some heels, swap in a colorful blouse. Just make sure your job allows you to wear jeans on non-Fridays! What’s great about wide leg jeans is that you can keep wearing them into fall and stretch your denim dollars! Check out the suggested pairings and see if you can’t personalize it even more with your own accessories and favorite footwear.
Loser Tee / Goldsign Seville Wide Leg / Tretorn Canvas Sneaker / Similar: Hat Attack Fedora
See more looks at Refinery29.com.
—Kathy Ng Hassan
Tags: fall jeans, Transitional wardrobe, wide leg jeans
School’s out and you’re probably ready to retire your academic textbooks, but no matter how studious you are (or were), it’s due time for a quick refresher on summer 2012 denim trends. We’re right on the cusp of summer. Are you stuck in a rut? We’ve got styling ideas to help you out. From cropped florals and pastel shorts to wide-leg, boyfriend, and printed jeans, all the major trends are represented here, with our suggestions. Get ready to learn—and don’t hesitate to refer back to this summer trend textbook, as needed!
MOTO Floral Jamie Jeans | Textile Elizabeth and James Jeans | Joe’s Jeans Floral Print Skinny
Victoria Beckham Denim Shorts | rag & bone Peach Jeans | The Row Ice-Blue Cropped Jeans
3. Wide leg jeans
Sandro wide-leg jeans | Lover wide-leg jeans | M Missoni wide-leg jeans
4. Boyfriend jeans
MOTO Light Wash Boyfriend Jeans | J Brand Denim Aiden distressed boyfriend-fit jeans
5. Printed jeans
Current/Elliott Stiletto Jean | MOTO Jaguar Leigh Jeans | Versus Heart-Print Skinny Jeans
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Refinery29‘s been kicking up a lot of dust in the denim news department with their fabulous month of denim, and they let us in on a little industry secret when it comes to one editor’s denim preferences. Glamour’s entertainment editor Rebecca Sinn prefers loose, baggy jeans over the skin-tight trend. Her favorite pairs of jeans include a wide-leg J Brand style and a pair of Citizens of Humanity denim overalls.
How do you feel about loose jeans vs. tight jeans? Let us know on facebook! And check out the full R29 interview with Rebecca Sinn.
Tags: Denim Overalls, entertainment editor, Glamour Magazine, month of denim, Refinery29, wide leg jeans
Color looks good in skinny jeans, this we know. But what about flare-leg? Would you wear it? We want to hear your opinion of this trend! And if you’re feeling indecisive, perhaps some of the styles below will help to sway your decision…
1. TEXTILE Elizabeth & James Morrison in Snapdragon
2. Citizens Of Humanity Jeans Angie Super Flare in Crimson
3. Siwy Jeans Anita in My Place or Yours
Let us know on facebook if you’ll be rocking this trend! And don’t worry—if you try it and hate it, you can always get them tailored back down to skinny jeans. *Wink wink*
—Michelle Christina Larsen
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