kirsten smithIt is a given that you should own at least one pair of jeans that fit you like they were made for you.  But having just one pair of jeans is simply not enough.  Denim comes in a plethora of colors, cuts, washes, and lengths for every body type and personal style preference.  Walking into a denim department can be utterly overwhelming if you don’t already have in your head what it is that you are looking for.  We don’t often think of denim for spring and summer, but below are the styles that will get you through the steamy season and coincidentally will look great with another one of this season’s trends: crop tops.

denim guide


  1. Gimme the Skinny: Joie Skinny Crop Jeans, BLK DNM High Rise Skinny JeansDL1961 Coco Curvy Straight JeansRag & Bone Mid Rise Skinny Jeans
  2. You Destroy Me: Wildfox Marianne Mid Rise Skinny Jeans, AG Adriano Goldschmied The Nikki Cropped JeansFrame Denim Le Skinny de Jeanne Distressed JeansCitizens of Humanity Leah Pants
  3. In Fine Print: Hudson Nico Super Skinny Jeans7 for All Mankind The Ankle Skinny Jeans, Joe’s Jeans Skinny Ankle JeansPaige Verdugo Printed Mid Rise Skinny Jeans
  4. You’ve Got Flare: MiH Marrakesh Kick Flare JeansSeafarer Corsair Flare JeansJ Brand 722 Love Story Low Rise Flared JeansFrankieB. Carly Hi Rise Wide Leg Jeans
  5. Can I Be Your Boyfriend?:  RES Denim Slacker Boyfriend JeanLevi’s Made & Crafted Beau JeansAcne Studios Pop Vintage Boyfriend JeansCurrent/Elliot The Boyfriend Cropped Jeans
  6. Shorty Swing My Way: Ksubi Alberceque Distressed ShortsWildfox Michelle Slouchy Boyfriend ShortsBB Dakota Collective Camilla Rolled ShortsA.P.C. Atelier de Production et Création Shorts