With everything from oversize button-down tops to pillow shoes to new takes on loungewear spotted on the S/S 21 runways, it’s clear that designers were focused on comfort dressing and reimagining what that will look like this year. And the theme of comfortable clothing also translates to the season’s biggest denim trend: baggy jeans. The slouchy pants were seen in the collections of brands including Chanel, Victoria Beckham, and Balenciaga where they were finished with extra-wide cuts and flowy silhouettes.
While they might seem a a bit tricky to pull off, they anti-skinny jeans trend has already been adopted by celebs, who I’m looking to for outfit inspiration. Whether styled with a basic tank top and silver jewelry as seen on Katie Holmes or a polished button-down as worn by Rihanna, there are plenty of ways to interpret the trend for yourself. Ahead, see how to wear baggy jeans, according to the most fashion-forward celebs.
On Katie Holmes: Ulla Johnson pants; Common Projects sneakers. If you’re looking for the perfect spring outfit to wear for the months ahead, it should come as no surprise that Katie Holmes has figured out the ultimate cool baggy jeans look to wear on repeat. Pairing baggy jeans with a simple ribbed tank top, white sneakers, and silver jewelry, she absolutely nails the slouchy pants trend. On Bella Hadid: Alyx Backpack; Evolvetogether face mask. Leave it to Bella Hadid to pull off baggy jeans in the coolest possible way. The addition of a red tee adds a fun pop of color, while the puffer jacket makes it the ultimate winter look to test-drive right away. On Hailey Bieber: Vivienne Westwood jacket, jeans, and bag; Nike sneakers; Jennifer Fisher earrings; Anita Ko necklace; Fallon necklace; Akings face mask. If you want to try an outfit that reads as a bit more dressed-up, simply add a bustier-style top like Hailey Bieber has here. I love the balance of something more fitted with the slouchy jeans. On Yara Shahidi: Pacsun shirt and jeans; Adidas sneakers. If you were a fan of 2020’s tie-dye trend, this outfit is one you can probably pull off right away. To replicate Yara Shahidi’s outfit, look for relaxed jeans that have cool utility details. On Whitney Peak: Vans sneakers. Get ready to see more of Whitney Peak, one of the stars in the new Gossip Girl reboot. While we’re destined for many fashion moments ahead, this is one you can tap into right now. They key piece? an oversize blazer to layer on top. On Lily-Rose Depp: Brandy Melville top; American Vintage jeans; Prada bag; Nike sneakers. While I don’t think I’m brave enough to try out super low-rise baggy jeans for myself, Lily-Rose Depp showcases the coolest way to pull them off by simply adding a cropped tee and sneakers. On Emily Ratajkowski: Apparis coat; Yeezy boots; Andy Wolf sunglasses; Akings face mask. Last year, every fashion person was tucking trousers into boots. Now, you can try out the same thing but this time around, swap in a pair of slouchy jeans. On Rihanna: Gareth Pugh blazer; Balenciaga boots; Fenty sunglasses; Jacquie Aiche necklaces. Rihanna was an early adopter of slouchy jeans and, naturally, has them styled to perfection. I love her polished take on the denim trend.