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Patchwork, hand-painted, and printed jeans are one of the most exciting 2021 fashion trends. This fresh take on classic denim is inspired by a broader post-lockdown aesthetic of joyful outfits and handmade or DIY-inspired clothing. While we're still keen on traditional animal prints, polka dots, and stripes, the best printed denim of 2021 is covered in surprisingly psychedelic and futuristic prints — like marbled patterns, wavy prints, '70s florals, and warped cyber dots inspired by Jean Paul Gaultier and Marine Serre.
We must admit, Dua Lipa is our muse for taking a chance with printed trousers. The Future Nostalgia singer debuted a gorgeous pair of hand-painted jeans in spring 2021 that was created by British independent designer Kat Rose. As soon as we saw Dua's vibrant pair of jeans, we were searching the internet for something similar, but the world of affordable fashion brands had yet to catch up. Finally, we're getting a delicious offering of printed jeans for autumn and winter 2021. And we are buzzing to add more colour to our denim collection thanks to great pieces from Jaded London, Kitri, Reformation, The Ragged Priest, and Zara, which you can find ahead.