As 2016 comes to a close, what better way to review the year than through jean trends? From ankle cutoffs to intricate embroidery, jeans saw a lot of attention this year. Designers really pushed trends and customers ate it up. Keeping reading to find out some of our favorite trends from the year.
Trend 1: Ankle Cut-Offs
Going hand in hand with the increased popularity of ankle boots, ankle cutoff jeans found a spotlight in 2016. This trend came in a variety of styles, although usually it accompanied a straight or skinny leg jean. For a modern and boho look, celebs and customers opted looks with unhemmed cuffs or corduroy that definitely kept this trend from looking like the capris your mom wears in the summer.
a.n. designs super skinny ankle cut off:
Trend 2: Embroidery
As designers and customers became more adventurous with the types of jeans they designed and were willing to buy, 2016 saw a large emphasis on embroidered jeans. Whether featuring colorful floral designs or phrases, the embroidery trend was everywhere on trendsetters and celebs. This is one trend that was truly able to pop on social media.
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Trend 3: Flare Jeans
The 70’s were back this year in the form of flared jeans. The flared jean is a universally flattering look that celebs and bloggers everywhere were rocking. These aren’t your mom’s jeans from the back of her closet though, distressing and unhemmed looks updated the classic flare and kept it 21st century appropriate.
a.n. designs slight boot unhemmed
Trend 4: High-Waisted Jeans
To coincide with the recent resurrection of the crop top, high-waisted jeans found their spot in the limelight once again. Whether super skinny fit for a look that pairs perfectly with heals or a baggy, distressed look for more casual days, high-waisted jeans were popping up at every social media turn. Perhaps the most flattering jean trend of 2016, high-waisted jeans created a slimming look by hitting at the natural waist and creating the look of legs for days on even the most petite.
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