Denim is always in style!
But this fall, your go-to pair of jeans is getting a serious upgrade. From wide leg styles to two-tone colors to cropped hems, it's time to add some fun and flair.
TODAY Style Squad member and founder of the TheLVGuide.com, Lilliana Vazquez,stopped by TODAY Thursday to share some of the hottest denim trends this season and tips on how to rock them.
Here's to a denim-filled fall!
This season is all about exposing just the right amount of ankle. Cropped flare jeans let you show off your fabulous shoes with ease. Go for a high-waisted pair and tuck in your shirt for a figure-flattering look. Then just throw on a structured jacket and head out the door!
Pro tip: If you're wearing ankle boots, make sure the hem hits at or below the top of the boots.
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Kut from Kloth Reese Cropped Security Wash Flare-Leg Jeans, $53, Macy's
Mock Neck Tunic Sweater, $90, Ann Taylor
Vine Print Topper, $248, Ann Taylor
Steve Madden 'Kate' Loafer Pumps, $100, Nordstrom
Legs for days? They're just a pair of jeans away. Wide-leg jeans are all the rage this fall and super flattering for a look that's a bit more tailored than your favorite pair of weekend jeans and can easily be dressed up for the office.
Pro tip: Wear block-heel sandals or mules to add a little extra height and create the illusion of even longer legs.
AEO Denim X Cafe Hi-rise Artisti Flare, $45, American Eagle Outfitters
Long-sleeved blouse, $25, H&M
Wilfred Durandal Sweater, $125, Aritzia
Things are getting funky! With two different washes on one pair, it's a modern take on the classic skinny jean.
Pro tip: This is a really easy way top instantly refresh your overall style this fall!
Joe's Jeans Ex-Lover Patched Jenni Wash Straight-Leg Jeans, $175, Macy's
Cable-knit Sweater, $50, H&M
Maison Jules, Striped Long-Sleeve T-Shirt, $30, Macy's
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Slim and straight
Men's denim is a little more tailored this season. Slim and straight jeans create a more sleek and sophisticated look. They're the perfect pair of pants to put on when you really want your shirt or shoes to stand out because they create a clean canvas.
Pro tip: If you're into fall's trends of layering, then these are the jeans for you! They'll prevent your whole ensemble from feeling too bulky.
Slim Low Jeans, $30, H&M
Wool-blend Sweatshirt, $20, H&M
Quilted Bomber Jacket, $100, Zara
Ribbed Scarf, $13, H&M
Sneakers, $35, H&M
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As Vazquez says, "If Coco Chanel made the LBD a universal staple in womenswear, then black jeans can be considered the contemporary equivalent in menswear." Theis look first became trendy back in the days of Elvis with "Jailhouse Rock." These timeless jeans are simply a closet must-have!
Pro tip: Keep your black jeans in constant rotation since they can match just about anything in your closet.
William Rast Men's Straight-Fit Hixon Black Jeans, $80, Macy's
Shawl-collar Sweater, $80, Zara
Bilissi, $150, Aldo