Fashion: Stylist Tips: How to Wear Cropped Denim

The first falling leaves have us reminiscing about back-to-school shopping and the crisp, new jeans that always signified autumn’s arrival. Thankfully, the parental shopping lists are long gone, but our love for building a fresh fall look is still strong. Whether you’re starting from scratch or transitioning your summer wardrobe, this season’s ankle-baring cuts are the perfect foundation for effortless style. Our stylists share a few easy tips for styling their favorite cropped denim.

Cropped Denim: Straight Destructed

 Straight Destructed 
“Pair straight, distressed crops with a simple top so the focus is on the raw-edged cuffs and other cool, destroyed details.”
– Kasey, Wantable stylist

Pair With:
– Long sleeve off-the-shoulder tops
– Plaid button-downs
– Bomber jackets

Cropped Denim: High-Waist Skinny

High-Waist Skinny

“Tuck your top into cropped, high-waist skinnies to accentuate curves or use them as a sleek foundation for longer tops.”
– Catherine, Wantable stylist

Pair With:
– Moto Jackets
– Embellished tanks
– Menswear-inspired shirts

Cropped Denim: Slim-Cut Boyfriend  

Slim-Cut Boyfriend  

“It’s easy to elevate cropped boyfriend jeans with a patterned blazer and heels. Choose a clean, dark wash to keep the look appropriate for the office.”
– Lindsay, Wantable stylist

Pair With:
– Structured blazers
– Basic-with-a-twist tees
– Utility jackets