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Spring 2009 Denim Trends

I’ve always been a girl that’s been into dresses. So when casual dresses came into fashion as a necessary staple, I was totally thrilled. I pretty much stopped wearing jeans altogether in favor of dresses that were so much more feminine and with just one purchase, made a complete ensemble.

But this season, my eye is back on the jean. And since it seems there hasn’t been much in the range of jean trends since last season’s high-waisted wide leg and last year’s skinny jean, all the spring 2009 denim trends are welcome and refreshing.

So what’s hot in denim trends for spring 2009? Let’s have a looksie…

The Boyfriend Jean

We all saw Katie Holmes rocking it last fall, and the slouchy, relaxed fit of the Boyfriend Jean is a definite hit this spring. A looser fit and cuffed above the ankles is how to wear this jean. And you can wear them dressed up with heels or with some sexy summer sandals.


These Levi’s Captial E boyfriend jeans are a nice loose fit and a distressed version of the look. P.S. absolutely adore the shoes pictured. Available at


Here’s a full look on the Boyfriend Jean, non-distressed, from DKNY. Paired with sexy sandals and a plain white tank. Available at


If there’s one fledgling denim brand that’s been on every fashionistas radar lately, it’s Current/Elliot. This Boyfriend Jean is a bit distressed and in their “Trash Wash.” Available at Intermix.

Distressed Denim

I can’t explain it, but I’m totally and utterly into distressed denim this season. And the great thing is, you can find pairs with just a few nips or some that are completely torn, in all types of cuts. Here’s a variety.


J Brand acid-wash ripped jeans from (Again, seriously loving the shoes!)


Current/Elliot distressed skinny jean. Available at Nordstrom.


Here’s a wide-leg distressed look from 7 for all Mankind. Available at


Citizens of Humanity black skinny ripped jeans. Available at


Paige denim shorts. Available at

White Jeans

Whenever they come in and out of fashion, I always have mixed-feelings about white jeans. This season, they’re back. And again, my mixed feelins have returned. But just like the distressed denim, they’re available in all sorts of cuts and styles.


Hudson white bootcut jeans. Available at Nordstrom.


J Brand white pencil leg jeans. Available at


Goldsign white bermuda shorts. Available at

Happy spring jean shopping!

P.S. Now that you’re all revved up to stock up on denim, check out Scottsdale Jean Company’s annual sidewalk sale this weekend. You’ll find tons of your favorite brands with serious markdowns up to 80% off!


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