Have you heard? Skinny jeans are back. But did they ever really go away? The answer is no, but thanks to Hedi Slimane’s F/W 19 Celine collection, fashion people are talking about them, and we assume that will influence a lot of near-future purchases. But here’s the thing: We’ve noticed a strong shift in the skinny-jean arena. The style that we’re used to associating with them are those stretchy, cropped, sometimes frayed-hemmed, sometimes distressed skinny jeans, but truth be told, they’ve become a bit dated, at least for the time being.
So what’s the 2019 version of skinny jeans? Well, it’s a multi-layered answer. There’s one no-brainer trend that feels particularly fresh this season, but there are three others that are also making a case for freeing up space in your closet. Keep scrolling to shop those four skinny-jean trends that are all over the market and will soon be all over Instagram, the streets, your closet—you get the idea.