An ever-enduring fashion staple, denim holds a special place in most women’s closets regardless of the season. As we approach the hottest weeks of the year, we asked our editors to recommend their favorite warm-weather takes on the tried and true material. From the perfect girlfriend jean to a fashion-forward romper, here they share locally sourced, must-have denim pieces for looking cool while braving the heat. 

The hip yet wearable wide leg

SHOW ME YOUR MUMU SANTA CRUZ WIDE LEG IN PEARLY WHITE // Available for purchase online from Riffraff in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

The supercool girlfriend jean

DENIMIST HARPER SHOELACE JEAN // Available for purchase online from blu29 in Asheville, North Carolina.

The goes-with-everything pair

DEAR JOHN BLAIRE CUFFED JEANS // Available for purchase online from Purple Poppy in Naples, Florida.

The summer staple

AG PRIMA ANKLE JEAN IN WHITE // Available for purchase online from Carriage House in Decatur, Alabama.

The classic crop

ROYCE HIGH RISE CROPPED BOOTCUT // Available for purchase online from Bella Rose in Lexington, Kentucky.

The chic trouser jean

ELI PANT // Available for purchase online from Gretta Sloane in Nichols Hills, Oklahoma.

 

The versatile high-rise

THE TREKKER ANKLE IN WIN SOME, LOOSE SOME // Available for purchase online from Lola in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

The all-in-one outfit

THE GEORGIE ROMPER // Available for purchase online from Hazel Twenty Boutique in Asheville, North Carolina.

The form-fitting romper

PAIGE JEMMA PUFF SLEEVE ZIP ROMPER IN SONGBIRD // Available for purchase online from By Request in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

The essential button up

ALEX MILL VINTAGE DENIM SHIRT // Available for purchase online from Stephanie’s in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The downtown jacket

ADA JACKET IN LIGHT BLUE STONE // Available for purchase online from Amy Atelier in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The distressed cutoff

MOUSSY PACKARD SHORT // Available for purchase online from Trish in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

The everyday short

LEVEL 99 DARLING SHORT IN CRAZY IN LOVE // Available for purchase online from Cypress and Palm Boutique in Naples, Florida.