Are you looking to update the hardest working section of your wardrobe?  The skinny jean is no longer your life partner, this denim season is the perfect combination of old and new.

Let’s take a look at the latest shapes and standout shades that need to have you excited for denim in 2020. New seasons always feels like a breath of fresh air, especially when it comes to your denim choices. While denim styles never go out of fashion, specific nuances gain steam during one season in comparison to another.


If you haven’t already embraced it, you need to get involved with the Mom Jean, the high or low-rise slouch, the paper bag and the cropped. These are the styles currently ruling the front row of everyone wardrobes. As masculine as the styles to watch may seem, always add a feminine twist.


The primary trend to follow this season is not to hold back; it is all about effortless high impact and wearing denim at occasions you once thought you couldn’t. Dark washes work perfectly for off duty days, while the all-new ivory will pop against the last of that sun-kissed summer skin and can be instantly elevated with a barely-there sandal.


Deep shades of black will be your after-dark elegance while your crisp blue hues will be office appropriate if they hold a clean line and simplistic tailoring. This season is all about the ivory, the creamier and slouchier the better.

The best thing about denim in 2020… the look of the moment is moving away from slick silhouettes to more relaxed and voluminous – and I love that. I’ve always said, you look more rock and roll in the past love of skinny jeans, but you look way more elegant in the new silhouettes made more varying body shapes and heights. Most of all I just love how you can dress denim up or down in this trans-seasonal season, there are so many flattering cuts that never fail to make you feel like the sartorial queen you should.

Shop the latest release of denim and trans-seasonal basics at COS, Wintergarden.

Christie Sutherland has quickly become renowned as one of Queensland’s fashion authorities. Hailing from South Africa, Christie started her career at Bauer Magazines and her eye for detail and hard work quickly saw her ascend to becoming the youngest ever Editor of Style Magazines. Presiding over innumerable photo shoots with international brands, photographers and models has lead Christie into an exciting new phase of her career a freelance professional, becoming fashion ambassador for Treasury Brisbane through to styling Ralph Lauren’s national season launches to name a few. Always the consummate professional Christie is at home hosting events, styling shoots and producing cutting edge content.