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The anti-skinny jean moment you’ve been looking for.

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This past year was one of many uncertainties, but our collective desire to dress comfortably wasn’t one of them. In the world of hybrid workplaces, casual is definitely the new formal, and since sweats can’t reign supreme forever, a new 9-to-5 staple is emerging: the trouser jeans trend. The loose but tailored denim trouser is the perfect work-to-play styling piece, one that you can wear as easily with a formal button-down as a sexy going out top. It’s a sharp but unpretentious pants choice that will see you through any occasion, from coffee runs to work drinks.

Better yet, if you’re part of the growing anti-skinny jean collective — but still want an alternative to mom silhouettes or the controversial low-rise trend — this roomier option is a great way to expand your denim horizons. Imagine your favorite wide-leg trousers, but in the comfortable fabric of your go-to blues. Think relaxed, casual, and cool... but still pulled together.

“Denim is a wardrobe staple because it can easily be dressed up and dressed down based on accessories and RTW pairings,” the team over at Frame, a go-to for elevated denim, tells TZR via email.

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A few takes on the trend worth considering: a clean-lined straight silhouette with a ‘90s bent, or a more ‘00s version with distressed and patchwork details. Or if you want a completely modern look, consider stand out elements like contrast stitching or bold buttons. Whatever vibe you’re going for, though, there’s a pair for every sensibility ahead. Click through to shop TZR’s picks now.

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