Denim Guide: What’s New this Spring

The best denim this season goes beyond your everyday blue jeans.

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Jeans are so embedded in our contemporary fashion conscience, we don’t even think twice about throwing on a pair. But this season’s styles take the fabric way above its cowboy roots, appearing as sophisticated accessories, playful outerwear, and the chicest dungarees. Striped, patchworked, embellished, and more, these easy pieces are a little bohemian, a little throwback, and a lot fashion. Here’s how runway-friendly designers are doing denim this spring.