Denim on Denim — or blending and matching distinct denim parts in one outfit (also referred to as "double denim") — is a fashion trend that continues to come back season after season. For laid back weekends and casual occasions, we enjoy it as a stylish alternative to look put together. You can even look chic for more dressed up occasions in double denim fashion— a trend that began on blogs in the road fashion and has now moved into the daily wardrobes of many women. Nevertheless, wearing head to toe denim takes practice— there are some tricks that, if overlooked, can make you look obsolete or just wander off the spectrum. Here are our go-to fashion guidelines (and outfit thoughts) for how to wear double denim to make her personality Outstand in the Crowd.
Blend Your Denim Washes
Denim on denim can look good when mixing the colors of your fabric. Try combining denim separates into radically distinct denim washes like the mixture of a vintage-inspired, light blue jacket and inky black skinny jeans pictured here for a more contemporary, street-style fashion atmosphere. When wearing double denim, keep in mind that darker washes produce a slimming impact for most figure-flattering clothing, while lighter denim shades attract attention to the regions of the body they cover. So if you're curved below the waist, you'll find the most flattering ensemble combining lighter denim on top with dark wash jeans (or other denim).
Wear a Jean Skirt With a Denim Jacket
For a nice, casual look that's good for lots of weekend opportunities, from baseball matches to concerts and parties, layer a cropped denim jacket over your favorite jean skirt. You can wear a mini-skirt jean bomber jacket. Or attempt wearing a classic jean jacket for a rocker style with a distressed skirt, a denim pencil skirt for a more classic look, or choose a lengthy denim skirt for a bohemian chic feel. Whatever skirt length you choose, with this casual outfit maintain your top simple, if at any stage you unbutton your jacket. Try a slouchy, colorful tee-shirt or top of the tank. Complete your look with a couple of comfortable flats or ankle boots and one or two easy accessories such as a nice cap, bracelet bangle or earrings for studs.
Denim Blazer for a Chic look
A denim blazer feels polished when combined with new white shirts for chic daytime wear. To look polished for weekend shopping and other outings, or even out on a date, you can wear this simple outfit.
Dressed up with lovely earrings, good shoes and a structured leather bag, it's also great for those of you whose workplaces have denim-friendly days to look for casual Fridays at the office.
Denim suit for a Formal Occasion
Surprise your colleagues when you wear a denim blazer and jeans to the office instead of a pantsuit with your new fashion style. A structured, longer denim blazer in a family shape will look chic and fashion-forward at the same moment, worn over slim ankle-length jeans in a comparable color. Use a few important accessories to dress it up for the office, including a quality bag, high heeled shoes, and sensitive jewelry.