I'm a denim girl through and through, but at a certain point, even I retire my jeans for the Summer. It's not just the heat that inspires me to save my denim up for the Fall — there's also a whole world of breezy, lightweight bottoms that we don't get to wear a whole lot beyond the Summer months. Think printed silk trousers or cool cropped pants that are perfect for showing off ankle-strap sandals at cocktail hour or the office. The best part is that you need little more than a white t-shirt or tank to complete the outfit. Just scroll on for the 19 pairs of denim alternatives we're obsessed with.
— Additional reporting by Marina Liao