6 Crazy Denim Styles to Know About This Summer

Dora Fung
Market Director
Yahoo Style

Yahoo Style’s Denim Week revealed that Levi’s is the fashion industry’s favorite jeans brand and that even the ladies who lunch in Oscar de la Renta will want to be in jeans come next spring thanks to the high-end designer diving into denim for its 2018’s resort collection. So what else is new? How about the craziest denim styles you need to know about this summer?

These far out, fashion-forward styles might look a little strange, but with all high concept designs, it will trickle down in a few seasons and soon you too might be considering a pair of inside-out jeans or perhaps a pair of detachable denim.

After all, who doesn’t love the option of being able to rip off the bottoms of your jeans when the weather changes? From the most distressed to the most outrageous in price, here are the fashion-forward jeans trends worth watching.

Y/Project Detachable Cut-Out Side Jeans, $460, <a href="https://www.openingceremony.com/womens/y_project/washed-cut-out-detachable-short-jeans-ST96198.html" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:OpeningCeremony.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">OpeningCeremony.com</a>
Y/Project Detachable Cut-Out Side Jeans, $460, OpeningCeremony.com

Y/Project is one of the cool kids in Paris so expect nothing less than a dose of French avant-garde when it comes to jeans this summer. These 1/3 jeans, 1/3 cut-offs, and 1/3 leg warmers combo might be a little strange looking, but with the right accessories and some attitude, these could be a winner.

Citizens of Humanity Estella Side Ruffle Jeans, $328, <a href="https://www.shopbop.com/estella-side-ruffle-jeans-citizens/vp/v=1/1568939245.htm?currencyCode=USD&amp;extid=SE_froogle_SC_usa&amp;cvosrc=cse.google.CITIZ40755&amp;cvo_campaign=SB_Google_USD&amp;s_kwcid=AL!3510!3!{creative}!{matchtype}!{placement}!{network}!!{keyword}&amp;ef_id=V79JygAAAG1RU8@d:20170605200627:s" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Shopbop.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Shopbop.com</a>
Citizens of Humanity Estella Side Ruffle Jeans, $328, Shopbop.com

Citizens of Humanity is a favorite with the fashion crowd, and these side ruffles are definite social media click bait. They’re a must for any influencer who wants to give her fans what they need: some ruffle-mania.

Faustine Steinmetz Cut-Out Cropped Jeans, $751, <a href="https://www.brownsfashion.com/shopping/cut-out-cropped-jeans-11735942" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Brownsfashion.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Brownsfashion.com</a>
Faustine Steinmetz Cut-Out Cropped Jeans, $751, Brownsfashion.com

Faustine Steinmetz‘s trademark is the ultra distressed denim, which put the French-born designer on the fashion map. Denim in mellow yellow with a slash around the waist is tame for Steinmetz, but these are definitely not the faint-of-heart.


Ben Taverniti Unravel Project Inside-Out Crop Jeans, $975, <a href="http://www.barneys.com/product/ben-taverniti-unravel-project-inside-out-crop-jeans-505006939.html?utm_source=google&amp;utm_medium=cpc&amp;cmpntype=pla&amp;campaignid=345495075&amp;adgroupid=31880413875&amp;campaign=[PLA]%20-%20Product%20Types%20-%20Tier%201&amp;adgroup=Womens%20-%20Clothing%20-%20Denim&amp;product_partition_id=348863199244&amp;product_id=00505050069439&amp;k_clickid=a864c8f5-f343-4c6c-a096-331c6eb69a7b&amp;gclid=CMzKxL2EoNQCFZmKswodMpEBgw" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:Barneys.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">Barneys.com</a>
Ben Taverniti Unravel Project Inside-Out Crop Jeans, $975, Barneys.com

Fancy a new style and not sure which direction to take? Take a cue from the Kardashians‘s go-to pants designer and just turn yours inside-out — and boom, a new style! And probably a lot less than $975, too.

Vetements X Levis Distressed Zip-Detailed High Rise Straight Leg Jeans, $1,715, <a href="https://www.net-a-porter.com/us/en/product/821178/Vetements/-levi-s-distressed-zip-detailed-high-rise-straight-leg-jeans" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:www.Net-a-Porter.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">www.Net-a-Porter.com</a>
Vetements X Levis Distressed Zip-Detailed High Rise Straight Leg Jeans, $1,715, www.Net-a-Porter.com

Vetements is the brand that started the uneven hem craze from a few seasons ago. They’ve now teamed up with Levi’s to create a pair of black zip jeans that completely open up to let you show some leg.

Vetements X Levis Distressed Denim Shorts, $1,000, <a href="https://www.net-a-porter.com/us/en/product/821174/vetements/--levi-s-distressed-denim-shorts" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:www.Net-a-Porter.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp"> www.Net-a-Porter.com</a>
Vetements X Levis Distressed Denim Shorts, $1,000, www.Net-a-Porter.com

And if the full pair is not to your style or taste, Vetements X Levis has a shorts version with a zipper that unzips the entire pair in half!

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