Our Fashion Crystal Ball Is Predicting These 7 Denim Trends For Fall

Sundresses are to summer what denim is to fall. It’s the backbone of autumn, and it has been since we were wee kids who still considered back to school shopping an annual event worth looking forward to. Sure, somewhere along our journey to adulthood we stopped needing to make an August pilgrimage to the jeans department out of necessity, but copping a pair of fresh denim right before the onslaught of the colder season still feels like a treat.

Adults deserve a denim refresh, too. This season, our fashion clairvoyant (a.k.a me scraping through hundreds of photos from the fall/winter ’18 runways) is predicting these seven trends as the ones to keep an eye out for. And my crystal ball (a.k.a. the internet) shows that we’ll soon be sporting more leg, buttoning more buttons, and sneaking our way into faux snakeskin before we know it. Step into the future with our fall denim predictions ahead.

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Button-Up, Buttercup
Buttons are the name of the game this year, and the more, the merrier. Hey, we’re down for anything that keeps us from accidentally having an exposed fly post-bathroom break.

Rejina Pyo Emily Belted High-rise Wide-leg Jeans, $465, available at Net-A-Porter

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Charlotte Russe Refuge Mom Jeans, $25.00, available at Charlotte Russe.

Show A Little Leg
Don’t be afraid to bare a little leg this fall. Pick up a pair of snap-button jeans or cut-out flares for some extra edge.

3×1 Joy Snap Away Jean, $425, available at 3×1

Seeing Double
The Frankenstein trend is back, but it’s more refined than its patchwork predecessor. Instead of choosing between light or dark wash denim, the two-tone trend lets you have the best of both worlds.

Monse Split Wash Jeans, $890, available at Shopbop

Welcome To The Jungle
Animal prints are everywhere, and it looks like denim finally caught the bug. While classics like leopard and cheetah will be heavy hitters this season, keep an eye out for snakeskin prints to make an even bigger statement.

Zara ZW Premium Cropped Snake Print Jeans, $69.9, available at Zara

Bored of Blue
Colored denim has been on our radar for sometime now, so why not swap out those baby blues for a hue that’ll inject a little life into your fall ensemble.

Tibi Garment Dyed Twill Wide-leg Jean, $425, available at Tibi

Put-In-Work Pants
These utilitarian, Carhartt-esque jeans may not come with the job, but they’ll definitely make you look like you can get the job done. *S trong arm emoji*

Lorod Spiral Tailored Carpenter Pant, $460, available at Opening Ceremony

JNCO’s Chic Cousin
If we could marry wide-leg pants, we would in a heartbeat. Until then, we’ll settle for wearing them every day of the season.

Paper London Kelly Trousers Cropped, $265, available at Paper London

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