15 Ways To Freshen Up Your Denim This Spring

For some people, denim is reserved as a cold-weather staple, and is the foundation of a solid winter uniform. I'm someone, however, who wears jeans (and denim in general) all year round. And even though I'm likely in the fabric all 365 days, I look for different qualities in my spring denim than in my winter pieces: In warm-weather, there's wiggle room for more experimentation (and a little more movability and breathability, too), so I tend to go for fun details, like lighter washes or embroidery, and maybe even more laid-back silhouettes.

Since I know I don't want to just keep wearing the same pair of jeans I've been wearing since September, I've made it my mission to find a few fresh picks to help spruce up my denim collection for spring, summer, and beyond. Click on for 15 anything-but-boring pieces that will convince you to wear the textile any damn season you please.

Swap your dark-wash flares for a crisp white pair.

Mango Flared Jeans, available at Mango.
Denim shorts don't have to look like diapers.

Miu Miu Pleated Front High-rise Shorts, available at MatchesFashion.
A less obvious way to incorporate denim into your spring wardrobe (and they're ideal for warm-weather bike rides).

Acne Studios Gina Denim Blue, available at Acne Studios.
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Style this frayed denim mini with fishnets and a graphic tee for a trendy spring look.

H&M Denim Skirt, available at H&M.
Straight fire (sorry, we had to).

Sandro Jeans with Embroidered Flames, available at Sandro.
It's time to embrace the dungaree once and for all.

ASOS Relaxed Fit Dungaree, available at ASOS.
You'll live in this pair on the weekends.

DL 1961 Patti in Vibrant, available at DL 1961.
We love this denim twist on a transitional staple: the trench.

Petite Studio Adelphi Denim Jacket, available at Petite Studio.
Say hello to your summer go-tos.

Alexander Wang Bit Cut-off Denim Shorts, available at Alexander Wang.
Throw this on with a tee, and you're out the door.

Closed Camilla Skirt, available at MyTheresa.
Gingham season is the best season.

Madewell High-rise Skinny Crop Jeans, available at Madewell.
A crisp white jacket goes with all your sundresses.

Lorod Cropped Jacket, available at Opening Ceremony.
Try army green to change things up.

Mother Roller Crop Fray, available at Mother.
Low-rise is coming back, whether you like it or not.

Marques Almeida Cropped Frayed Low-Rise Flared Jeans, available at Net-A-Porter.
Even the world of denim is getting Tumblr pink fever.

Warehouse Asymmetric Denim Dress, available at Warehouse.
How good will these look on Instagram?

M.i.h. Jeans Caron Jean customized by Conie Vallese, available at Farfetch.
Searching for more denim inspiration? Take a tour of L.A.'s DSTLD jeans lab to find out how this ultimate wardrobe staple is made.
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