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Three denim trends that will be huge in 2022

Level up your denim, no matter your budget!
August 19, 2022 10:29 a.m. EST
August 19, 2022 10:29 a.m. EST

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Finding the perfect pair of jeans can be one of the most daunting things to shop for, especially for women. There are so many different styles that are on-trend right now, but it's all about finding the one that suits you and your body type. Remember, different brands fit differently, so it's important to shop around and try everything on! 

To help us level up our denim game this year, (and say goodbye to those skinny jeans), fashion stylist Erica Wark shared three of the hottest jean styles that can work well on multiple shapes. Plus she breaks down her top tips on what to pair with your new jeans to get the most wear out of them. 

Paperbag 

Paperbag jeans are having a resurgence this season probably because of their comfort level. They're more of a relaxed fit through the legs as well as an elasticized waist —making them feel more like a jogger than jeans!

SHOP: Z1975 Baggy Paperbag Jeans; $49.90 at Zara | Ribbed Turtleneck Top; $14.99 at H&M | Carola Jacquard Knit Cardigan; $109 at Vero Moda | Quilted Leather Mini Bag; $79.90 at Zara | Heeled Booties; $89.90 at Zara | U-Link Earrings; $110 at JennyBird

Wide Leg 

Wide leg denim is a much more dramatic style of jeans, they definitely make more of a statement than a classic skinny. They're also universally flattering and can be dressed up or down. With the 90's trends being at the forefront of fashion, it's no surprise this dramatic silhouette has joined in on the fun for 2022.

SHOP: Chloe Straight Jeans; $138 at Yoga Jeans | Jacquard-knit Cardigan; $39.99 at. H&M | Wool-blend coat; $199 at H&M | Toni Hinged Hoop Earring; $110 at JennyBird | Lou Chain; $160 at JennyBird | Chain Trim Mini Bag; $49.90 at Zara | Heeled Booties; $59.90 at Zara 

Flare 

Flared denim is another throwback trend that's popular again for 2022. They were big in the '70s and again in the 90's - this year we're seeing them super sleek with a more subtle modern flare, or in a kick flare/cropped style. Great with a heel, a flare can really elongate the legs and give a nice shape to your backside!

SHOP: Cropped Flare Jeans; $45.90 at Zara | Zippered High Collar Sweater; $59.90 at Zara | Quilted Vest; $69.99 at H&M | Heeled Leather Ankle Boots; $139.90 at Zara | Thelia Tote Bag; $215 at Aldo | Soft Leather Shoulder Bag; $179 at H&M