The Refreshing Denim Trend We're Loving for Winter

Dale Arden Chong
·3 min read

With the change in seasons (and drop in temperatures) comes a change in what we wear, whether it’s piling on the layers or switching out our wardrobes from vibrant colors to a palette of neutrals. Oftentimes, while we’re putting our cutoff shorts into storage until the warm weather returns, our light-wash jeans go with them. This season, however, we’re taking a different approach with our wardrobes. Right up there with bright neon colors and soft pastels, light-wash jeans for the winter have become a major trend. While it may be a bit of a surprise, we have to say it’s quite refreshing.

As tempting as it is to reach for your standard black skinnies or a pair of cool dark-wash jeans for a winter day (we know it is for us), a pair of light-wash jeans will break up your winter ensembles in the best way possible. To show you what we mean, we’ve rounded up looks from our favorite It girls who just might convince you to wear this style every day of the season. Check them all out below.

Style Tip: Pair your jeans with a printed winter coat.

Zara Wool Blend Plaid Coat ($199)

Plaid will always be in style.

Citizens of Humanity Charlotte High Rise Straight Jeans ($208)


Style Tip: You can't go wrong with a cardigan top and heels.

& Other Stories Alpaca Blend Cable Knit Cardigan ($89)

This seems exceptionally cozy.

Re/Done 70s High Rise Stove Pipe Jeans ($265)

Re/Done makes the best denim.

Style Tip: Let your jeans be neutral against brighter winter pieces like a yellow scarf.

H&M Woven Scarf ($25)

Like sunshine.

Reformation Patch Cynthia Jean ($148)

Now these are cool.

Style Tip: Take the brighter approach this season and pair your jeans with neon hues like hot pink.

The Attico Cropped Mohair-Blend Cardigan ($515)

Brighten up your winter days with this vibrant cardigan.

Good American Good Curve Straight Notched ($175)

Style Tip: For a comfortable look, go for a oversized fit on both your denim and top.

Paloma Wool Twister Sweater ($111)

This will sell out soon.

Topshop Dundee Ripped Cuff Straight Leg Jeans ($53)

Can't go wrong with Topshop denim.

Style tip: For a different take on classic denim, find unique touched like this crossover pair.

Source Unknown Jacquard Pattern Knit Vest ($86)

I want this.

Agolde Crisscross Jeans ($188)

Love the crossover detail.

Style tip: When the cold weather comes, it's all about leather. Throw a leather blazer or jacket over your denim fit.

Bb Dakota Serious or Not Faux Leather Blazer ($88)

Levi's Wedgie Icon Fit High Waist Jeans ($98)

Style tip: If you're not feeling an oversized look, opt for cropped items.

King & Tuckfield Cropped Cotton Blazer ($550)


H&M Mom High Ankle Jeans ($40)

H&M's jeans are affordable and chic.

Style tip: Instead of opting for sweats, pair your favorite loungewear sweatshirt with a pair of relaxed denim.

Gildan Fleece Crewneck Sweatshirt ($17)

You'll want to wear this all the time.

BDG High-Waisted Baggy Jean ($69)


Style tip: When in doubt, put on a shacket.

Madewell Walton Shirt Jacket ($228)

Plaid and fleece? Sign me up.

Boyish The Dempsey Jeans ($158)

Simple but perfect.

This article originally appeared on Who What Wear

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