The key cuts
If you haven’t embraced it already, then you’ll want to get involved with the high-rise, straight-leg jean, currently doing a good job of ruling the runway, front row and closets of pretty much every influencer you care to name. Not for you? The ’90s-style wide-leg jean, with its loose, airy fit, is popping up everywhere too, and looks brilliantly chic with block-heeled ankle boots. Make sure you go slightly cropped to keep the effect streamlined.
How to style your denim
The message this season? Don’t hold back: emerging and established labels alike are encouraging us to wear double denim in innovative new ways. Effortless yet high-impact, the key to nailing the look is getting the wash right. Our advice? Find a label that works for you in terms of fit and color, then invest in a few different pieces that you can mix and match. If you’re after a more directional look, go for patchwork or patterned jeans, like JW Anderson’s faded pair. Alternatively, give jeans a swerve altogether and slip on L.F.Markey’s ultra-cool jumpsuit.
The colors to wear now
When it comes to blue, you’re aiming for a slightly faded Californian shade for everyday denim, with less of a focus on rips and frayed hems than in previous seasons. If you want to take a more polished, work-appropriate approach, then take your cues from the likes of Altuzarra and Fendi and opt for crisp, clean-lined shapes in raw indigo denim. If you like your denim high impact, opt for Miu Miu or Mother, who have designs in colorful leopard print.
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