Our jeans are our closet staples, so it's not unusual that we often opt to pair them with other closet staples, like our t-shirts. Be it a lack of time or a lack of outfit creativity, we may rely a little too heavily on our basics to get us by. To that point, we're making the switch to something a little more inspired that much easier. Inside, we've tackled five of our favorite denim styles — from the skinny to the season's printed jeans — and styled them up with a set of fresh eyes. The tips and tricks to adding polish, interest, and a little sophistication to your denim routine are easy. We've mapped out the looks — just click through to see and shop them all.