When it comes to my weekly outfit rotation, denim usually makes an appearance more than once. Whether I’m running around with the boys, working at the office, or heading to dinner with friends, I feel confident – and like myself – when I am wearing a pair of great-fitting jeans.

This time of year I always feel inspired to find a new, on-trend pair that I can wear throughout the fall season. I’m a firm believer that there is a denim style for every occasion, and today I’m talking about 5 pairs to have on hand in your closet. Read on below for my five favorite denim styles and styling tips!

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Old School Distressed Denim

I absolutely love my distressed, vintage-inspired Levi’s. I’ve worn them to clean out my garage, to casual meetings, and everywhere in between! Of course, for many industries, distressed denim wouldn’t be appropriate for meetings BUT these can definitely be dressed up for brunch or dinner with a polished top and statement heels. These are my go-to jeans for when I’m running out the door and want to be comfortable with a stylish edge. 

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The Straight Leg Crop

A pair of straight leg, ankle-cropped denim is instantly chic and also so comfortable. After years of embracing skinny jeans, I love this more relaxed cut and how breezy it feels to have my ankles exposed. I also love how cropped denim looks with booties.

This style is perfect for traveling, pairing with a blazer for work, and running around town when you want to wear jeans but don’t want to feel super confined in a skinny pair.

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Classic White Denim

As I mentioned last week, I love to wear my favorite white jeans year-round. This pair of wide-leg white denim is perfect for weekend brunch and girls’ night out — it feels polished and classic but still modern and on-trend.  

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Dark Wash Skinny Jeans

A pair of dark wash skinny jeans is a must for casual work days and when you want to be a little more dressed up but still casual. Dark wash denim looks so polished when paired with a crisp white top — it’s a look I gravitate towards again and again!

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The Statement Wide-Leg

Whenever I wear a pair of wide-leg jeans, I always feel like I’m making a statement. This style is perfect for events – whether a casual cocktail party or backyard barbecue – as well as days when you want to feel stylish and pulled together but can’t decide what to wear. 

Do you have a denim style that you gravitate towards again and again? Please share in the comments below! xo