In recent years, oversized denim styles have dominated fashion on and off the runway, thanks to influential brands like Balenciaga, Diesel and JW Anderson, and stars, including Rihanna, who live in ultra-baggy jeans. But now, there’s a notable shift happening as influential dressers are embracing a sleeker look featuring high-waisted, straight-leg denim. The latest convert to this emerging denim trend is Hailey Bieber.
Once again embracing a chic off-duty look reminiscent of Princess Diana, the model and founder of Rhode Beauty surprised observers over the weekend by selecting jeans that are a departure from her usual style. While she opted for her go-to classics—including a navy and red Loewe cropped polo top, a black leather Khaite oversized blazer, a navy baseball cap, gold Bottega Veneta statement earrings, a black leather The Row Idaho tote bag and smart loafers – she wore a blue pair of high-waisted jeans with a straight-leg silhouette. You can see the photo here.
In previous instances, Hailey Bieber has been seen wearing various iterations of oversized jeans by brands such as Carhartt, Saks Potts and Martine Rose. Exhibit A:
Lately, Bella Hadid and Emily Ratajkowski have been spotted wearing similar styles of denim. Plus, the menswear shows, including Prada, Gucci and Fendi, have featured more streamlined trouser silhouettes.
Now might be the right moment to reassess our denim choices for the year ahead.
This article was originally published by British Vogue.
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