What is the one style staple that is trendy, timeless and universally adored? Denim. Regardless of the time of year, the elegance of the affair or the top trends of the season, jeans are the fashion-forward basic we can always count on. Denim can be dressed up for a casual, yet chic look or down for a relaxed, yet polished style, and once you find that perfect pair, it becomes nearly impossible to opt for any other pant. Today, though, we’re not only talking blue jeans. In addition to classic denim, we’ve also rounded up our favorite colored jeans, jean shorts and skirts, jean jackets and, of course, denim dresses. So, calling all blue jean babies — here are 20 of our current favorite denim styles!

BLUE JEANS

For gals who love to rock a good pair of classic blue jeans, these four options are versatile, flattering and oh-so-comfortable. These medium wash skinny ankle jeans ($89.50) are the ideal pair for dressing both up or down. We love pairing them with a light blouse and flirty heels for a fun office look. If you’re in the market for some more casual denim, both these light wash cropped jeans with on-trend frayed hems ($125) and the medium wash distressed jeans ($79) with a folded hem are fantastic options. And, lastly, if cropped or skinny jeans simply aren’t your style, these dark wash boot cut jeans ($68) will slim your legs and add a touch of classic elegance to any casual look.

Here are four of our current favorite blue jeans. These skinny ankle jeans are $89.50, the light wash jeans with a cropped ankle and frayed hem are $125, the flattering boot cut jeans are $68 and these distressed medium wash jeans are $79. Images: Nordstrom

Here are four of our current favorite blue jeans. These skinny ankle jeans are $89.50, the light wash jeans with a cropped ankle and frayed hem are $125, the flattering boot cut jeans are $68, and these distressed medium wash jeans are $79. Images: Nordstrom

COLORFUL DENIM

If you’re like us, the denim section of your wardrobe is basically Fifty Shades of Blue. Why not switch it up a bit? A pair of colored jeans is fabulous for offering style inspiration and bringing a splash of color to an otherwise neutral look. Here, we’re featuring four colored denim options that are actually wearable (not too bright or over-the-top!) These classic black jeans ($98) are cute, comfortable and feature a fashion-forward cropped ankle and slight flare. The white jeans ($178), which are actually slightly off-white, are at the top of our list due to their loose “boyfriend style” fit and slightly frayed ankle. And, to bring some color to the mix, we love these soft pink jeans ($179) for a fashionably feminine look or these olive green jeans ($89.50) as an unexpected, yet understated neutral.

Liven up your jean wardrobe a bit by adding a splash of color! These classic black jeans are $98, the "boyfriend" style off-white jeans are $178, these soft pink jeans are $179 and the olive green denim is $89.50. Images: Nordstrom

Liven up your jean wardrobe a bit by adding a splash of color! These classic black jeans are $98, the “boyfriend” style off-white jeans are $178, these soft pink jeans are $179, and the olive green denim is $89.50. Images: Nordstrom

SHORTS & A SKIRT

We couldn’t show y’all our favorite denim without offering up a few jean short (AKA jort) options, especially because finding a comfortable and conservative, yet stylish pair of shorts is far too difficult. Here are three classic blue jean shorts — one in a vibrant blue shade ($64.50) with a slight high waist, one in a medium wash ($59) with frayed hems and a flattering split side, and one in a washed out shade ($47.70) that sits right above the hips and features an optional folded hem. And, to round it out, we included one sweet and flirty wrap skirt ($118.80) that can be styled in countless ways. How cute does it look with a pair of patterned mules?!

Don't forget about the jorts! Here are four fun, flattering and stylish options. These washed out jeans with a folded hem are $47.50, this cute Kate Spade wrap skirt is $118.80, these Madewell everyday jean shorts are $64.50 and these medium wash jean shorts are $59. Images: Nordstrom

Don’t forget about the jorts! Here are four fun, flattering and stylish options. These washed out jeans with a folded hem are $47.70, this cute kate spade wrap skirt is $118.80, these Madewell everyday jean shorts are $64.50, and these medium wash jean shorts are $59. Images: Nordstrom

JEAN JACKETS

Just as denim is always in style, jean jackets are a fashion-forward choice any time of year. Here we’ve featured four very different styles that are fabulous for layering or adding dimension to your look. This slightly oversized black denim jacket ($90) is stylish and edgy, the cropped jacket with distressed detailing ($119) is about as trendy as it gets, this white denim jacket ($74.50) is fun and flattering, and lastly, this oversized “trucker” jacket ($98) is cool, on-trend and a go-to option that will soon become a favorite layering piece.

Jean jackets simply never go out of style. Here are four of our favorites. The black denim jacket is $90, this cropped and distressed jean jacket is $119, the white denim jacket is $74.50 and this oversized Levi’s jacket is $98. Images: Nordstrom

Jean jackets simply never go out of style. Here are four of our favorites. The black denim jacket is $90, this cropped and distressed jean jacket is $119, the white denim jacket is $74.50, and this oversized Levi’s jacket is $98. Images: Nordstrom

DENIM DRESSES

Don’t be fooled – jeans can be girly too, and these four denim dresses prove just that. We’re swooning over both this sweet and simple tunic dress ($260) and this amazing, statement-making wrap dress ($109). This comfortable and conservative tank shirtdress ($92.46) is great for both work and play, and this easy, breezy shift dress ($168) is a fabulous addition to your basics wardrobe — imagine how cute it would look with a pair of white sneakers!

Last, but not least, dress up your denim a bit with one of these sweet dresses. The tunic dress is $260, this gorgeous wrap dress is $109, this easy breezy tank dress is $92.46, and this everyday go-to shift dress is $168. Images: Nordstrom

Last, but not least, dress up your denim a bit with one of these sweet dresses. The tunic dress is $260, this gorgeous wrap dress is $109, this breezy tank dress is $92.46, and this everyday go-to shift dress is $168. Images: Nordstrom/Anthropologie

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