Northwest, West Coast, Southwest, South, Mid West, East Coast, New England. No matter which region of the United States you are living, there is a denim fashion trend for you. Our blog usually focuses on the most common global trending styles and fashions, but this week, we take a look at what YOU our readers are wearing. As we move into the cooler months of Fall, see what denim styles are trending in YOUR area of the country. Whether you choose to dress like the locals or another region of the U.S., scroll below to see what denim fashion fits YOUR personality and style.
Characterized by its proximity to nature, the Pacific Northwest’s fashion favors comfortable casual and outdoor cool. Since the weather is usually cool and rainy, Northwesterners are always prepared with a light flannel, warm coat, scarf, or stocking cap to stay trendy through the elements. The denim fashion of choice seen street style throughout the region is the skinny jean, easy to slip underneath boots or cuff at the bottom. We love Hudson’s Marcy skinny leg jean or go skin tight with the Nico super skinny. Instead of traditional blue, try AC Collection’s gray skinny jeans, as pictured above, or the distressed gray skinnies for a chic “rocker” look. If you want to add some color to your Fall denim wardrobe, be sure to include Citizen’s of Humanity’s Thompson mid-rise skinny jeans in “shocking pink,” paired easily with any of your favorite button down shirts or oversized sweaters. Grab your latte, hit the trails, and stay in fashion with the Pacific Northwest’s favorite skinny leg denim.
With mild temperatures and year-round sun and surf, the West Coast style leans toward California casual and “Boho” chic. Even throughout Fall and Winter, this region rarely requires heavy coats or warm boots. “Be like the cool kids” this Season and look for denim styles in wide leg and flare silhouettes. We love Hudson’s light wash Ferris flap jeans or try 1921’s distressed flare paired with Hale Bob’s ivory lace tunic and Free People’s wide brim floppy hat. For a dressier Cali cool style, go with AC Collection’s medium or black wash flare denim topped with Hale Bob’s white sequined lace sweater and accessorized with Sam Edelman fringe ankle booties and Free People’s fringe clutch. Keep Summer’s spirit all Season long with the West Coast’s carefree “Boho” chic flare style.
Quintessential Southwest style includes silver, turquoise, fringe, and the bootcut jean. Designed to fit over your favorite boots while lengthening your line, this silhouette flatters most figures with a lower and wider cut on the hips and a snug fit through the legs and thighs. We like AC Collection’s medium wash bootcut jean or try Hudson’s signature mid-rise bootcut. If you prefer a darker wash, go with Citizen’s of Humanity’s Amber ultimate bootcuts or 7 For All Mankind’s “Cozumel” denim. Pair your pants with a simple tank or Tee topped with a Minnie Rose cozy Cashmere fringe shawl favored by celebrities. Or go with a “Southwestern” styled print in Hale Bob’s fuchsia Mayan tribal tunic or coral “cold-shoulder” blouse paired with Franco Sarto low heel ankle booties.
Kick up your heels, dust off your boots, and grab your “pardner” in the South’s favorite denim style this Fall. Though Southerners do like their jean pants, the denim dress is a huge trend this Season. We love Ralph Lauren’s classic denim shirtdress as pictured above, or go with an updated look as found on this year’s Runway with 7 For All Mankind’s overall dress, Diane Von Furstenberg’s wrap dress, or Victoria Beckham’s A line shaped style. You could also try designer Tom Ford or Chloe’s Runway style with a chic denim skirt paired with your favorite button down blouse or sweater. Say “howdy y’all” and shop AC Collection’s Diana denim skirt accessorized with a chic pair of cowboy styled boots and you are ready for a “boot-scootin'” good time.
Open fields, long walks, changing colors, a cool breeze. All these things signify Fall is in the air in the Midwest. Dress appropriately for the changing Season with the straight leg denim jean. Go classic in Hudson’s Carly dark wash straight leg jean paired with your favorite sweater, “puffer” vest, and cozy hiking boots from L.L. Bean. Dress up your look in Hale Bob’s black satin blouse with lace and Steve Madden’s traditional black pumps. Update the straight leg style with some color and go with Goldsign’s army green Misfit jeans paired with your favorite patterned blouse or Liberty Garden’s new gray ombre knit sweater. However you choose to style your look, be sure to include the straight leg denim style as a wardrobe staple this Fall.
Morning or Night. Casual or Dressy. Play day or work day. The East Coast has fallen in love with the rolled cropped denim jean. From Sarah Jessica Parker to Olivia Palermo, celebrities have been spotted all over NYC sporting the latest denim trend. Not just reserved for running errands, be bold and dress up your cropped jeans with a leather jacket and high heels for a night on the town. Make your jeans “work worthy” by pairing with a chic blazer and comfy all day pumps. We love Joe’s classic rolled jeans or Citizen’s of Humanity’s dark wash cropped jeans. For 2 looks in 1, start with AC Collection’s Mystique “distressed” boyfriend jeans and wear long for errand day or lunch with the girls. Change up the style and roll the cuffs to your desired “cropped” length, pairing with chic strappy heels and Hale Bob’s floral lace sweater. Skinny, relaxed, or distressed, bring a bit of “the big Apple” into your fashion closet this Season with the cropped denim pant.
Home of our founding fathers, New England is characterized by patriotic pride, traditional values, and timeless classics. Styles tend towards the preppy look with denim and khakis, sweaters and polos, and oxfords and boaters. New Englanders change their denim fashion up to achieve a relaxed yet tailored style, so anything goes with jeans. Get in on New England’s favorite look with Citizen’s of Humanity’s dark wash straight leg jean or go darker with 7 For All Mankind’s black skinny jean, and pair with your favorite denim button down underneath Liberty Garden’s fur trimmed cable knit sweater. Switch things up and grab Joe’s Jeans ivory skinny high water crop jeans topped with a striped button down and cozy knit cardigan from Lacoste. Complete your look with updated patent leather Oxfords from Kate Spade or go casual with Vans’ classic white sneaker. Don’t forget to tie a snug sweater around your neck as the crisp cool air starts to settle in for Fall.
Skinny, Flare, Bootcut, Dress, Straight Leg, or Cropped. Each region of the U.S. favors a different way to style their denim fashion for Fall 2015. You may choose to go with the trends in your state, or push the boundaries and go with a favorite look trending in another area. This Fall is all about discovering yourself and utilizing fashion to express your individuality and unique style. No matter what denim choice you go with, we at Posh at Play are here to serve you quality merchandise and customer care. So get to shopping today at the convenience of our online store.