Denim by Decade: Updating the Icons for Spring

From Bardot's classic crop to Jane Birkin's flare and Kate Moss' skinnies, decades past have brought denim styles that still feel utterly fresh in 2013.Shop the updates to half a century worth of chic jeans and see what's top of the lot right now.Plus, peruse the newest spring jackets to pair with them.

2014 Summer Womens Runway

The theme of the catwalk was about retro mixes and 1970s Soul Train.With dancers on the runway, the ensembles featured festive silk prints, animal insect patterns, hippie graphic designs and disco colors.Denim jeans focused on multi-panel patchwork fabrics as seen in wide leg trousers, long skirts and mini skirts.From the presentation, we selected only the top looks and our favorite pieces.

Personal Style: Finding the Perfect Jeans

Wide leg, high waist and colored — three denim trends that prove the skinny-jean craze is subsiding. One denim devotee gets a leg up. By MEENAL MISTRY

Spring Look

Spring Look

a jacket make it perfect

We know you've heard this from us before, but seriously, the jacket is a good thing.It's like the white T-shirt of outerwear: You can't go wrong with it, especially when worn with jeans.

How to Wear Your Favorite Flared Jeans

Boho-chic maven Rachel Zoe tops off her flared jeans with a tunic top and a slim-fitting cardi that keeps the silhouette long and streamlined.

A Cool Way to Wear Straight-Leg Jeans With Heels

Roll a pair of classic straight-leg jeans up to the ankle for a chic style that works wonderfully for showing off a great pair of heels or to tone down what could otherwise be a super-preppy look (like this lovely lady did). The look works especially well with that pair of new shoes you bought, which are just begging to be seen.

How to Wear Boyfriend Jeans

Whether you borrow them from his closet or they're 100 percent your own, boyfriend jeans make for a cute weekend look when you use a wide elastic belt to ensure the jeans hit right at the waist (and stay up!).