I know what you’re thinking. White jeans, for summer? As Meryl Streep as Miranda Priestly famously said, groundbreaking. But at this age, it’s not about reinventing the wheel. It’s about knowing what looks good and rocking it. For me, during summer, that means white jeans.
They’re classic, they’re refreshing, they go with everything. What’s not to love? Like always with jeans, they’re also very personal. Everyone has their own version of a perfect white jean, that suits their body and style best. For me, I’m into vintage-inspired straight denim somewhere in between a skinny jean and a boyfriend jean. This pair from Raey is the perfect high-waisted pair, complete with a summery fringe. Frame’s Le High jeans are a slightly skinnier fit with a little more polish. They look more like trousers than jeans.
Are you committed to a true skinny jean? Good American’s slightly cropped pair is size-inclusive and has a good amount of stretch for an insanely comfortable fit. Chico’s no-stain white jeans can stand up to any amount of Aperol Spritzes you can spill on them.
Maybe you’re still working back up to a skinny jean. Maybe what you really need is a stretchy, comfy wide leg crop that looks flattering on everyone. Then you need this jean from Everlane, which is at a pretty unbeatable price for the quality. J.Crew’s trouser jean is a little bit crisper, but you still get all the drama of a wide-leg jean.
If you’re looking for more of a flare than a full blown wide leg, Frame’s Le High Flare are here to answer all your denim-related prayers. Finally, for all the boyfriend silhouette lovers out there, don’t feel left out. This pair from J.Crew is the perfect slouchy pair for you.
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