These are the 6 denim styles to know this winter and how we’re styling them

22 May 2024
By Fashion Quarterly

From trending jean shapes to the washes that will see you through the seasons, these are the most covetable denim looks to try now – plus essential styling tips from some of the FQ editors.

These are the 6 denim styles to know this winter and how we’re styling them

Think you know your barrel legs from your puddle jeans? Throw away the script (and yes, your skinny jeans while you’re at it) because we’ve prepared your definitive guide to the only jean cuts that matter and how to style them. From work to weekend, these shapes will withstand passing trends while letting you indulge in a few denim pastimes. As for the all important composition? This season we’re buying smarter which means more styles cut from rigid 100% cotton, not to mention recycled cotton where possible, and doing so at clever price points because good jeans shouldn’t cost the earth. 

The best denim styles to know for winter

These are the 6 denim styles to know this winter and how we’re styling them
Glassons 'Low Rise Straight Leg', $59.99.

The Low Rise Straight Leg

Why we love it: Befitting of nineties minimalism icon Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy, these jeans transport us to the streets on New York. 

How to style it: Pair these with a crisp button-down shirt and chunky loafers for work, or layer with a trench coat and cashmere for cosy polish. 

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These are the 6 denim styles to know this winter and how we’re styling them
Glassons 'Mid Rise Baggy Fit', $59.99.

The Mid Rise Baggy Fit

Why we love it: Designed for a slouchy, ‘Baggy’ fit that sit on the hips – much like pairs from the ’90s – the Mide Rise Baggy jeans have slightly wide legs to enhance the relaxed feel.

How to style it: Layer with more denim! If you’ve been keen to dabble in the double-denim look, this is the fit you want. Whether your denim jacket is tailored and structured or cropped and distressed, these jeans are the perfect dancing partner for your Canadian tux.

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These are the 6 denim styles to know this winter and how we’re styling them
Glassons 'Mid Rise Wide Leg', $59.99.

The Mid Rise Wide Leg

Why we love it: Designed for comfort and style, these puddle jeans feature an ultra-relaxed silhouette with a mid rise and directional, baggy straight leg. 

How to style it: These look neat with simple t-shirts and tanks layered with playful knitwear and vests. That being said, we love dressing them up with fitted going out tops and bodysuits to balance their generous proportions. Any ’90s-inspired accessories would work here. 

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These are the 6 denim styles to know this winter and how we’re styling them
Glassons 'Mid Rise Slim Leg', $59.99.

The Mid Rise Slim Leg

Why we love it: Our favourite vintage denim could never! Cut from rigid cotton, these retro-inspired jeans feature a slim leg and taper towards the hem for a classic, flattering shape. These are what we consider a foundation piece. 

How to style it: Layer oversized leather jackets over basic tanks and knitwear with a statement bag or scarf for off-duty appeal. And for weekend? A graphic t-shirt can be dressed up or down depending on your chosen footwear. 

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These are the 6 denim styles to know this winter and how we’re styling them
Glassons 'High Rise Straight Crop', $59.99.

The High Rise Straight Crop

Why we love it: Cut from rigid denim, the High Rise Straight Crop shape is as classic as they come. The black wash makes them easy to dress up or down – perfect if you’re someone who prefers wearing jeans to go out. 

How to style it: Endlessly versatile, we’ll be styling these with oversized blazers, chunky knit button-down cardigans, and even pea coats that tie at the waist. Pair the cropped length with mules or ankle boots, alike.

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These are the 6 denim styles to know this winter and how we’re styling them
Glassons 'Low Rise Flare Leg', $59.99.

The Low Rise Flare Leg

Why we love it: Designed to fit snugly through the waist and hips before gracefully widening as they flow down to the knees, this is our favourite fit of denim for the weekend. It’s giving Penny Lane from Almost Famous.

How to style it: With a nod to ’70s silhouettes, the Low Rise Flare Leg jeans looks good with off-the-shoulder tops and vests, and layered with cropped sweaters. Pair with slim football-inspired sneakers or low sling-back kitten heels.

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The Glassons Denim Fit Guide

Give your everyday staple a refresh with Glassons’s range of must-have denim pieces. Stay on trend with their wide range of multi-seasonal denim jackets, jeans and skirts for any occasion.

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