Is it the end for skinny jeans?

Is it time to ditch the skinny jeans for good? Spring’s love affair with wide-legged trousers might just see the all-conquering slim styles knocked off their perch, says Amy Norbury.

SKINNY jeans. Beloved by women all over the world from time immemorial, they’ve been getting somewhat of a slating in the fashion world of late, thanks largely to hundreds of thousands of videos which have popped up on TikTok since the start of the year.
‘No skinny jeans’ has been the battlecry for Generation Z users on the social media site, with many of them decrying the once-ubiquitous fashion staple as ‘outdated’ and
‘unflattering’, and urging followers to ditch them in favour of the less form-fitting styles which have soared in popularity in recent years.
When Hedi Slimane first introduced the world to skinny jeans at a Dior Homme show back in 2005, it was a watershed moment for fashion, changing the way denim was marketed forever…