Let's face it, we're rarely surprised by a "new" denim trend. After all, denim is notorious for acting on a cyclical basis, with jeans, jackets, and everything in between constantly being recycled over a ten or twenty year basis. It happened with mom jeans, cropped denim jackets, high-rise midi skirts, mini skirts, flares, skinny jeans and more. But for the first time in what feels like forever, we're getting a glimpse of some mint condition trends in the denim department.
Brands are, at last, making some imaginative baby blues we can get behind. From the new way to wear bike shorts to patchwork denim bucket hats, we're betting you didn't expect any of the seven actually innovative, new denim trends we're calling out ahead.
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