ESC: Kendall Jenner

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ESC: 30 Days Denim Banners

We called it: Mom jeans are back…and they aren't going anywhere soon if Kendall Jenner has to do with it.

Actually, we believe Hollywood's style elite—Selena Gomez, Emily Ratajkowski, even Beyoncé—would have a small conniption if this denim trend fell out of favor. Why? Because beyond millennial fascination in old styles, mom jeans are simply just comfortable. They fall right at your waistline, hugging your hips without suffocating any skin—a.k.a. back fat. The waistline seemingly cinches you in at the smallest part of your body, creating more of an hourglass shape. Not to mention, they are oftentimes cropped, elongating your legs. Win-win-win.

Still, not all mom jeans are created equal. Most tend to come with a slouch, like a boyfriend jean, while others are more fitted or distressed. As their celeb fans prove, there are different styles and even more creative ways to sport this type of time-honored denim. Keep scrolling to see how it's done.

ESC: Selena Gomez

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Mom jeans are the best kind of weekend wear, especially the semi-fitted, light-wash kind the "Fetish" singer was wearing while out about. The coloring gives it that retro feel, while the two-tone hem gives it a modern update. Feeling a little too mature for your age? Pair it with a lightweight blouse featuring a low neckline. Adding a textured jacket, in velvet or corduroy, over top gives it dimension. There you have it: the perfect fall combo. 

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Vintage High Cropped Jeans, $39.99

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Raw Hem Blue High Waisted Mom Jeans, $373

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Farleigh High Waist Slim Mom Jeans In Annabelle Light Stonewash With Busted Knees, Was $53; Now $26.50

ESC: Emily Ratajkowski

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Painter pants, these are not. White jeans have a bad reputation for being unforgiving—as in they show every crease and curve. Not to mention, they get dirty quickly. However, in white, slouchy mom jeans, you literally have wiggle room. Just opt for ones that are a bit distressed or embellished, so you don't look like a professional painter on the job. Is baring your rock-hard abs like Emily a bit too much for you? Pair the relaxed pants with a structured-but-fitted top. A cami will also work under a cropped jacket. 

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Super Rip Gemstone Mom Jeans, Was $160; Now $79.98

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Sophie High Waist Embroidered Mom Jeans, $25

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High-Rise Cropped Jeans, Was $1,260; Now $756

ESC: Kendall Jenner

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Out of all three looks, the model's mom jeans look most like the original style: light wash, roomier in the hips and leg but tighter toward the hem. The Keeping Up With the Kardashian star kept the throwback vibes going, pairing her ensemble with a fanny pack (albeit a structured designer one), white sneakers and a turtleneck. Hey, if you're going to channel an old trend, you might as well go all the way, right?

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Jeans Mom Jeans in Deep Blue, $89

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Distressed High-Rise Mom Fit Jeans, $39.90

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Cropped Mom Jeans, Was $229; Now $160

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