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4 Women’s Denim Trends to Know from Magic

After a year of safe buys and core items, women’s denim brands are tempting retailers with their statement-making denim assortments for Fall/Winter ’21-’22 and Spring/Summer ’22.

Exhibiting brands at Magic Las Vegas last week, the trend-driven and contemporary young women’s apparel trade show, presented a wide sweep of denim styles that key into ongoing trends for wider fits and more decorated designs.

Color story

Yellow and coral jean jackets added a pop of color to Articles of Society’s collection. Sage the Label lived up to its name with sage green straight-fit jeans, as well as ecru denim. The brand’s high-waisted straight jeans with a trendy crossover waistband offered retailers a subtle and stylish way to introduce novelty to their sales floor.

4 Women's Denim Fashion Trends to Know from Magic Las Vegas
Sage the Label Angela Velasquez

Color was a focal point in Prosperity Denim’s line. Along with cargo jeans, the brand focused on ombre effects like overdyed hot-pink jeans. Others featured legs that transitioned from deep indigo to a natural ecru hue.

Easy dressing

The effortless style of coordinating sets wasn’t lost on Molly Bracken, which offered items like lightweight pull-on denim shorts and matching ruffle-sleeve tops. A shorts version of a boiler suit offered the same kind of all-in-one convenience for spring.

4 Women's Denim Fashion Trends to Know from Magic Las Vegas
Molly Bracken Angela Velasquez

Skinny jeans continue to be Lola Jeans’ bestselling style, but the brand’s denim blazers—in white and blue—offered an easy way to spruce up a casual look. A full-length denim trench coat and soft, slouchy wide-leg pleated jeans rounded out the comfortable yet elevated collection.

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Nineties kid

Though Flying Monkey’s collection offered skinny jeans aplenty, the brand showcased the full scope of ’90s-inspired styles with loose fits and wide-leg jeans with unfinished hems. The brand also offered a line of stonewash and black flare jeans and styles with a worn-in look, like straight-fit blue jeans with ripped knees.

4 Women's Denim Fashion Trends to Know from Magic Las Vegas
Hidden Jeans Angela Velasquez

Hidden Denim embraced the ’90s as well with wide-leg cargo jeans. The brand’s bestsellers, however, spanned vintage-wash boyfriend jeans, cropped high-rise straight fits and a frayed fitted jean jacket, to flare fits in gray and with distressing.

Cello’s jeans with color-contrasting legs—one black, one white—nod to the decade’s grunge scene.

Bohemian cowgirl

While flared silhouettes peppered brands’ 90s-meets-Y2K denim stories, dramatic bell-bottoms smacked of Western-meets-Woodstock bohemia.

Jaded Gypsy, Newbury Kustom and Peach Love were among the brands that offered wide bell-bottom silhouettes, often in sunset-inspired hues and prints like stripes and stars. In the case of Jaded Gypsy, the bells were created with mixed-media scarf prints.

4 Women's Denim Fashion Trends to Know from Magic Las Vegas
Peach Love Angela Velasquez

Grace Jeans taps into the Beyonce-approved rodeo trend with bell-bottoms decorated with allover brown and beige cow print. For a disco-rodeo look, Vervet offered no shortage of jean jackets embellished with crystals, studs, fringe and combinations of the three bold trims.