Shopping for trendy, yet casual denim jeans used to be pretty straightforward. You'd head to your local department store, browse racks that featured countless pairs of the same reigning style of the season, and voila! You were quickly equipped with the only stylish, well-fitting denim you'd need for the rest of the year.
Somewhere along the line, though, the conversation around denim trends became less uniform. Instead of distinguishing each year as 'the regime of flares' or 'the comeback of distressed grunge jeans' we now have plenty of denim trends to choose from.
Basically, as long as you can style them right, there are very few types of jeans you can't get away with. But, with so many options, it does help to know which are actually essential to your closet. For those feeling overwhelmed, we suggest these seven "classics" ahead.
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