Arguably, straight-leg jeans have had their moment and can now be considered a born-again staple. So there’s space for a new silhouette in town, and with all the wide-leg jeans we’ve been seeing recently, we feel safe in pin-pointing this as the next big denim trend that’s set to dominate the season.
As a lover of all things ’70s, and a fan of the comfort this relaxed style offers, I couldn’t be more excited. The extreme flare silhouette is so easy to make look good; whether you’re drawn to loose button-ups or slimline turtlenecks, you’ll find that wider-fitting jeans complement all your wardrobe staples.
And as we inch toward winter and surrender to bulky, longline coats, added perks will emerge: With your trendy denim poking out the bottom, everyone will know a seriously stylish outfit is hiding underneath. Plus, there’s not an ankle boot on earth that won’t work with the cut. With all this in mind, we can’t believe we briefly forgot about this jean type.
But exploring its styling potential is at the top of our priority list now, so we’ve done a deep-dive and compiled the best wide-leg jean outfits. If you’re wondering how to wear them, just keep scrolling…