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Everyone Will Toss Out Their Skinny Jeans for These 2019 Trends

Lauren Eggertsen

Spring trends always feel like a breath of fresh air, especially when it comes to denim. While jeans—be them skinny, flared, baggy, or straight-leg—truly never go out of style, there are certain nuances that gain steam during one season versus another. So what are the denim styles to know for 2019? After a little investigating, we got the inside scoop.

We reached out to Kelly Urban and Misty Zollars, the co-founders of the Amo denim brand, to learn all about the denim trends that are going to reign supreme this spring 2019. Since we knew you love to shop, we included shopping picks for each of the six major spring denim trends below. Much to our surprise, the highlighted styles are already bubbling up, meaning come summer 2019, they will be all anyone will care about. 

Go on to read all about the spring 2019 denim trend highlights from Amo co-founders Kelly Urban and Misty Zollars. 

Embroidered Denim

"As women owners and designers, we are always adding a feminine spin on denim classics. One of our favorite trends is embroidered denim. We took our best-selling Loverboy, a slightly relaxed, higher-rise, cropped, straight silhouette, and updated it with tiny rosebud floral embroidery. The result feels like something truly special, but the vintage wash keeps it feeling a bit tomboy. We love that it's a balance of masculine and feminine and is surprisingly easy to wear." — Amo co-founders Kelly Urban and Misty Zollars

Shop the trend:

Vetements Distressed Embellished Straight-Leg Jeans ($1750)

Amo Chloe Crop ($139)

Acne Studios Tyna Embroidered High-Waisted Jeans ($700)

Low-Slung Straight

"While we are still loving and wearing high-rise denim, there is something really interesting about denim that sits a bit lower (just above your hip bone) with a classic straight leg. We're not talking the type of super-low-rise skinnies from the past that you have to buy special underwear for; this is more low-slung than low-rise, and yes, there's a big difference, in our opinion. Low-slung denim feels more modern and is very flattering as it kind of just sits on your hips and has a bit of ease to the fit. It feels effortless and relaxed, like the type of jeans you could wear all day no matter what you're doing." — Amo co-founders Kelly Urban and Misty Zollars

Shop the trend:

Goldsign The Low Slung Cropped Mid-Rise Straight-Leg Jeans ($295)

Re/Done Low Slung Mid-Rise Boyfriend Jeans ($250)

Amo Slouch Trousers ($278)

Hem Details

"We love a classic mid-rise fit with a little something extra at the hem.  Our Tie Ankle jean is just that—it takes your classic black skinny jean and adds a flirty, unexpected twist. The inseam is cropped above the ankle so that it works with both longer and short inseams, so no hemming is needed!" — Amo co-founders Kelly Urban and Misty Zollars

Shop the trend:

AMO Denim Tie Ankle Jeans ($286)

H&M+ Twill Pants With Slits ($30)

Prada Feather-Trimmed Boyfriend Jeans ($1510)

Longer High-Rise, Straight-Leg Denim

"One of our favorite new fits for spring is a long, straight-leg vintage-inspired fit, like our Layla in rigid denim. While we still love the cropped-at-the-ankle look, we are excited to have a longer, un-cropped straight-leg option for spring and are really into our take on this in a beat-up vintage-looking wash." — Amo co-founders Kelly Urban and Misty Zollars

Shop the trend:

Amo Layla ($308)

Topshop Bleach Raw Hem Straight Leg Jeans ($75)

Something Navy Ripped High Waist Crop Cigarette Jeans ($89)


"Pintucks down the center leg is such a nice detail in denim as it really slims and elongates the leg. We finished ours with a little ankle slit and kept the wash clean and dark. The result is a jean that feels special but one that you can wear every day." — Amo co-founders Kelly Urban and Misty Zollars

Shop the trend:

Amo Pixie Cherish ($275)

Zara Premium '80s Baggy Jeans ($70)

Frame Le High Straight-Leg Jeans ($225)


"Sometimes it's just a little twist on a classic that can get us all giddy about wearing jeans. Our Ribbon Loverboy for spring is one of those styles for me (Kelly). It was inspired by the type of satin ribbon bows my mom used to put in my hair when I was 5. I have this memory of me riding my bike with those tassels on the handlebars, and I had pigtails with these satin ribbons bows in them. For whatever reason, those satin ribbon bows always made me super happy, and to this day, that colorful satin ribbon makes me smile. We updated our Loverboy jean with this two-inch-wide satin ribbon down the outseams, in wearable colors like navy, adobe, and pale pink. It feels very fresh and springy and, of course, very nostalgic." — Amo co-founders Kelly Urban and Misty Zollars

Shop the trend:

Palm Angels Striped Grosgrain-Trimmed High-Rise Slim-Leg Jeans ($595)

Amo Ribbon Loverboy ($330)

Gucci Stretch denim flare pant ($980)

Next up, browse the ultimate 2019 shopping list.

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