I'm a Fashion Director Who Lives in Denim—These Trends Look Best With Jeans

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Taylor Tomasi Hill is constantly a go-to source for sartorial inspiration. After all, she’s an industry veteran with a storied fashion career that has led her to her current role as the creative and fashion director of The Yes. (It’s the innovative shopping platform that uses your personal taste to provide daily product recommendations from top brands.) Her fashion selects are often of interest given her experience, fresh eye, and unique sense of personal style. So on that note, we wanted to learn more about one of the items she lives in on a daily basis. Yep, we’re talking about jeans.

Below, you’ll uncover some of the denim silhouettes Tomasi Hill is gravitating toward this autumn. She also shared the specific trends she’s teaming with her go-to cuts to create her fresh and forward looks. As a preview, there’s everything from modern tailoring picks to elevated basics coming your way.

Keep scrolling to find a smattering of style references, complete with a digest of the items Tomasi Hill thinks work flawlessly with different jean styles.

Quilting + Relaxed Denim

"I like to keep things relaxed, especially when I'm running errands or having an adventure with my son, Wells. Relaxed denim is a good base (comfortable but still cool) and perfect for pairing with happy prints and a quilted jacket."

Shop a Similar Look:

Polo Ralph Lauren Barn Quilted Jacket (£328)

& Other Stories Sublime Cut Jeans (£75)

Moschino Leopard-Print Jumper (£651)

Ganni Leopard-Print Shoulder Bag (£125)

Shop more quilted coats and denim:

Mango Satin Quilted Jacket (£60)

Totême Signature Oversized Quilted Recycled Shell Coat (£500)

Mango High-Waist Wideleg Jeans (£36)

Long Tailored Blazers + Baggy Jeans

"Don't get me wrong—Re/Done jeans are great as is, but you could wear the combination of a tailored blazer and a Bottega bag with just about anything and look fabulous. It’s a power combo that’ll get you through meetings, long work days, dinners, and beyond."

Shop her look:

Nili Lotan Double-Breasted Blazer (£1141)

Re/Done High-Rise Cropped Jeans (£314)

Bottega Veneta Mini Jodie Tote Bag (£1425)

Shop more blazers and denim:

Loulou Studio Viuva Double-Breasted Wool Blazer ($495)

& Other Stories Wool Blend Oversized Blazer (£165)

Mango Relaxed Ely Jeans (£36)

Stripes + Baggy Distressed Denim

"I like taking baggy, distressed denim in a preppy direction. Mix in an oversized striped shirt and some loafers or mules. It's one of my uniform looks I go to over and over."

Shop her look:

Yaitte Buoy (£195)

Frame Le Tomboy High-Rise Suede Pants (£1062)

Shop more shirts and denim:

Arket Oversized Poplin Shirt (£59)

Frankie Shop Lui Oversized Shirt (£140)

Khaite Danielle Jeans (£360)

Florals + Two-Tone Denim

"Denim can be a great neutral, like a clean canvas for grounding bold prints. I fell in love with this quilted Clare V shirt-jacket because of its genius-level print mixing."

Shop her look:

Clare V. Jacques Jacket (£295)

Alexander McQueen Double Belt (£640)

B Sides Plein High-Rise Straight-Leg Jeans (£160)

Shop more floral jackets and denim:

Loeffler Randall lizabetta Provincial Floral Quilted Jacket (£217)

& Other Stories Quilted Vest (£85)

RE/DONE 70s Stove Pipe Straight-Leg Jeans (£257)

Exaggerated Silhouettes + Distressed Denim

"I've never been afraid of volume—it's such a dramatic way to express your style. This season's exaggerated toppers are by far my favourite trend, especially when done to perfection like this Alexander McQueen army denim jacket. Pair it back to more denim (hello, denim on denim, another favourite trend this season) and wear it with a preppy loafer."

Shop her look:

Alexander McQueen Hybrid Denim Jacket (£2540)

Re/Done Comfort Stretch Ultra High Rise Stove Pipe Jeans ($265)

Machete Suzy Sunglasses (£114)

Alexander McQueen The Curve Bag (£1090)

Bottega Veneta Crocodile-Effect Leather Loafers (£780)

Shop more jackets and denim:

Lee Matthews Harris Anorak (£470)

COS Boxy Jacket (£89)

Maje Ripped High-Waisted Jeans (£199)

Embellishment + High-Waisted Denim

"The best way to make a dressy top feel effortless? Wear it with denim. I love taking a piece, like this tweed-and-pearl gem from Huishan Zhang, and wearing it with high-waisted denim to break things up. The mix of something over-the-top with something really casual keeps it interesting."

Shop her look:

Huishan Zhang Cecil Jacket Tweed Black/White (£1650)

J Brand Straight Leg Jeans (£194)

Shop more embellished jackets and denim:

Mango Jewel Button Tweed Jacket (£70)

B+Ab Button-Up Tweed Jacket (£277)

Universal Standard Carrie High Rise Wide Leg Jeans (£141)

Checker Prints + Loose Denim (+ Puppies)

"There are some things that are eternally cool, like checker prints. They've been cool since '70s surf culture took root, and I think they'll always stay cool. Clare V makes the perfect checkered fanny pack, which is a must now that I've got my other accessories: puppies!"

Shop her look:

Clare V. Fanny Pack (£198)

Whistles Authentic Barrel Leg Jean (£95)

Shop more checkered pieces and denim:

MacHete Kate Hoop Earrings (£45)

Mango Baggy Straight Jeans With Drawstring Waist (£30)

Next up, the biggest autumn/winter 2021 fashion trends to know.

This piece originally appeared on Who What Wear U.S.

This article originally appeared on Who What Wear

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