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If you’re in the market for new jeans this fall, consider investing in a pair you’ll actually wear next season too (and the next and the next…). Trends come and go, but classics are forever! They may not break the internet (remember those thong jeans?), but we’ve narrowed down six foolproof, can’t-go-wrong silhouettes every woman needs in her wardrobe. A solid foundation is the key to truly great style, after all. Start with a form-fitting skinny or classic stovepipe (both of which can be dressed up or down), then consider a more relaxed fit for the weekend. Regardless of your preferred style, stick with simple, vintage-inspired washes with minimal (if any!) distressing for added versatility.

Of course the hundreds of options on the market can still be daunting. We’ve gone through them all and found 24 perfect pairs below—even better, a handful is on sale.

The Skinny Jean

Get a leggy look in this curve-hugging classic. They’ll be a no-brainer with your new fall boots too.

Rag & Bone raw hem ankle skinny jeans

NORDSTROM
$195
$130
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Paige Hoxton ripped high-waist skinny jeans

NORDSTROM
$229
$153
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Mother The Looker frayed ankle jeans

NORDSTROM
$210
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L'Agence Marguerite high-rise skinny jeans

SHOPBOP
$235
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The High-Rise Straight

Simple and just a little vintage inspired, these jeans can be worn with everything from a blazer and heels to a T-shirt and sneakers.

Good American straight-leg jeans

NORDSTROM
$179
$120
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Goldsign Benefit straight-leg jeans

MODA OPERANDI
$295
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Acne Studios Mece jeans

SHOPBOP
$290
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BLDWN vintage straight jeans

BLDWN
$228
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The Wide Leg

Dress them up or down depending on your mood. Pro tip: In a true black wash, these jeans feel elevated enough for the office.

7 For All Mankind Alexa crop wide-leg jeans

NORDSTROM
$199
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J Brand Sukey high-rise wide-leg pants

JBRAND JEANS
$278
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Trave Joan wide-leg jeans

NORDSTROM
$298
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Warp + Weft Nce wide-leg jeans

WARP WEFT WORLD
$98
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The Cropped Flare

Expose a flash of ankle (and your new shoes!) with a cropped jean. An unfinished edge means you can DIY the perfect length with a pair of scissors.

Madewell Cali high-waist crop boot jeans

NORDSTROM
$128
$85
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Frame Le Crop mini-boot raw jeans

NORDSTROM
$225
$150
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SLVRLAKE London cropped jeans

FARFETCH
$299
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AMO Emma relaxed cropped boot jeans

SHOPBOP
$275
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The Mom Jean

Once a trend, now a classic: This throwback ’90s staple is here to stay.

Levi's Wedgie Icon Fit jeans

NORDSTROM
$98
$64
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Citizens of Humanity Liya slim jeans

NORDSTROM
$268
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Topshop off-white Mom jeans

TOPSHOP
$75
$60
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Re/Done '90s jeans

SAKS FIFTH AVENUE
$350
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The Weekender

These soft, loose-fitting jeans would be just as comfy as your yoga pants or leggings but look so much cooler.

AG Ex-Boyfriend relaxed slim jeans

NORDSTROM
$225
$150
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R13 distressed-hem boyfriend jeans

FARFETCH
$453
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Current/Elliot The Fling jeans

SHOPBOP
$248
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ASKKNY Freeman boyfriend jeans

ASKKNY
$185
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