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Spring into denim

DesignLiz Nunan, Gap Inc. bloggerComment

There are so many trends happening in denim right now, it's hard to keep up - but you can. We asked designers, merchants and stylists from all five of our brands for their thoughts on the latest denim trends for spring. (Don't worry, we threw in a bonus tip, just in case you need some denim disruption.) And, if you need a little extra styling help, one of our favorite bloggers, Damsel in Dior, brought all of these trends to life on her blog.

Check out all the denim styles we're loving for spring, worn by Damsel in Dior:

Banana Republic


“Women's BR premium denim comes in a range of classic fits and some great new fashion styles for Spring and Summer. We love our skinny fit and the new bell bottoms worn with heels back to the longer boyfriend blazer. The distressed boyfriend silhouette and the new articulated gaucho looks great also pared with a heel and a shrunken sweater or cropped jacket. The washing and distressing techniques on our premium denim are individually done by hand to give that perfectly authentic “worn in" look and feel." — Melloney Birkett, VP of Women's Design at Banana Republic

Banana Republic Indigo Skinny Jean, $89.50

Old Navy


“The Boyfriend trend is all about the 'borrowed from the boys' sensibility, and Old Navy will be offering this relaxed fit in a full-length jean as well as in shorts. Boyfriend is also super versatile; it can be paired with a front-tucked top and sandals or sneaks for a casual look, or can be worn with heels for a dressier vibe." — Lauren Armbruster, Sr. Merchant of Women's Bottoms and Denim

Old Navy Boyfriend Skinny Ankle Jeans, $25.00



“High-rise jeans (especially in white) will be a go-to for this spring and summer. We love pairing this style of denim with crop tops and lightweight sweaters." — Morgan Lacey, Merchandise Assistant of Denim, Outerwear and Lounge

FRAME Le High Flare, $210



“Before resolution denim technology, the right fit by body type was key. But now with the movement and flexibility that the resolution denim provides, more fits work on each basic body type … so explore fits that you might typically avoid in the new resolution denim. I always say, rise is essential — if the rise sits in a flattering place, you are well on your way to a fit that is right for you." — Larissa Noble, Women's Design Director, Denim 1969, Gap

Gap 1969 destructed resolution true skinny jeans, $69.95



"Athleta is all about versatility! After all, what's better than pairing our ultra-comfy, chic tights with the rest of your wardrobe? Transitioning is easy: Go from barre to brunch by layering your favorite chambray shirt over your Athleta Metro Legging. Add some black booties, your favorite jacket and a statement bracelet for a look that has instant hangout appeal." — Amber Hendrix, Athleta's Senior Stylist

Athleta Gel Chaturanga Capri, $64.00