There's a New Generation Obsessed With 'Mom Jeans'

The mom (jean) of the group. Featuring a high waist and relaxed fit, these jeans have a tapered and torn leg, finishing at the ankle.The high-waisted, light-wash denim pants are soaring in popularity right now. It's time to dig through your closet for your worn-in pair or buy a new pair to wear for weekend fun.The style, which wasn't referred to as "mom jeans" at the time, grew in popularity in the '80s and '90s and made cameos on popular television shows like Beverly Hills 90210, Friends, and more.

You can divide your shopping into two categories: investment buys that border on basic but that you can wear time and again, secure in the knowledge that you’ll look stylish whatever the occasion. What can we say? When it comes to fashion, everything comes back in style again eventually.