9 Different Ways To Style Denim
Denim is one of the most in-demand and popular fabrics in the world. It’s versatile, durable, and effortlessly timeless. We’ve seen denim in clothes, accessories, and even house decor. We’ve even seen denim jeans itself take on different shapes, appear in different washes, and vary in cuts.
Due to its special characteristics, it is one of the global apparel staples we know today. Across cultural boundaries, most countries have grown to love and use denim daily. And if you ask us, there are just a myriad of ways to pinpoint how special denim really is.
From one affair to another, denim is that piece in your wardrobe that you can fit in almost any setting. Yes, it’s the one staple that proves its function every single time. To begin this list, here we are with 9 different ways you can take sartorial cues from day in and day out.
1. Denim on Denim (Canadian Tuxedo)
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The colloquial term “Canadian Tuxedo” interestingly comes from a true yet funny story that involves world-famous musician Bing Crosby, before it became introduced as a fashion statement. But jokes aside, this famous denim jean jacket and jeans trend has made its way to stages, red carpets, fashion runways, and the streets. What we especially love about this look is that the two pieces can be worn separately. They are, indeed, ultimate wardrobe staples.
Click here to shop the 2 Button Waistband Jean, Ankle Length Mid-Rise Skinny Jean ($39.95)
Click here to shop the Denim Utility Jacket with Flap Pockets and Hidden Waist Drawcord ($49.95)
Click here to shop the Mid Rise Skinny Jean with Embroidery on The Leg ($37.95)
2. Denim Jumpsuit or Denim Dress
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Who doesn’t love a single piece that makes up an entire look? Denim jumpsuits and denim dresses don’t just glam you up, but it also shows you how versatile this material is when it comes to cuts, shapes, and styles. Additionally, jumpsuits and dresses are the ideal go-to pieces for our laziest days. And they’re great because they come with pockets, too! Hop on that jumpsuit, accessorize with statement earrings, and you’re good to go. Now you can get all dressed up in a matter of minutes.
Click here to shop the Denim Side Button Dress ($36.05)
Click here to shop Denim Tiered Tank Dress ($29.99)
Click here to shop the Denim Cold Shoulder Dress Smocked Waist ($39.99)
Click here to shop the Roll Tab Denim Shirt Dress ($46.95)
Click here to shop the Impo Naidy Ankle Bootie ($69.95)
3. Denim with Plaid
Wearing plaid and denim jeans may seem like a simple outfit option on an uneventful day, but what you’re about to realize is that it can be played around with for many different occasions. With plaid shirts, you can roll up the sleeves, tuck it in your jeans, or even use it as a layering piece. By pairing denim with plaid, you can go from jeans to shorts and skirts. Depending on where you’re going or what you’re celebrating, you can mix up the options and always come up with the right outfit.
Click here to shop the Burgundy Plaid Pintuck Knit Popover ($39.95)
Click here to shop the Authentic Stretch Leg Denim Pants with High Fray Cuff ($29.99)
Click here to shop the Perfect Fit Flare Jeans ($74.95)
4. Denim Shirt with Black Jeans
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Androgynous style is sexy and oh so stylish too. Achieve this off-duty look by pairing a denim shirt with black jeans. Sometimes you just want to shake things up and head out with a laid back and casual, boyish style. We love that you can dress this combo up with booties, strappy heels, and sneakers for different occasions.
Click here to shop the Long Sleeve Denim Jacket ($43.95)
Click here to shop the Petite Westport Signature 5 Pocket ($46.95)
Click here to shop the Ripped Distressed Bermuda Shorts ($67.95)
Click here to shop the Impo Odren Platform Bootie ($79.95)
5. Denim Culottes with a High Boot
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It’s not all the time that the leggy action involves showing a lot of skin. Without bearing anything, this denim culottes with high boots combo still shows a certain level of sexy. From the cut of the jeans to the daring high leather boots, you’ll be sure to turn heads wherever you go as you strut down the street or walk in the halls of your office building. What’s incredibly exciting about this combination is that it also allows you to evenly proportion your body from head to toe, making this a solid and unforgettable style.
Click here to shop the Ripped Denim Capri Pants ($79.95)
Click here to shop the Ripped & Skinny Bermuda Shorts ($86.95)
Click here to shop the Westport Signature 5 Pocket Skinny Ankle Jean with Snap Button at Ankle ($46.95)
Click here to shop the Emma Fashion Heeled Mules ($59.95)
6. The Denim Tonal Dressing
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Maybe the monochrome outfit trend sounds more familiar to you. Here, we’re introducing tonal dressing to your everyday wardrobe. Tonal dressing typically means wearing different clothing pieces that fall within the same color family. In this case, it also means picking materials that go well with denim - from textures, patterns, and color shades. Give this a try and experiment until you nail the look.
Click here to shop The Not So Classic Buttoned Top ($33.95) in Royal Blue
Click here to shop the Plus 5 Pocket Bootcut Jean ($51.95)
Click here to shop the Plus 5 Pocket High Waist Ankle Length Roll Up Jean ($46.95)
Click here to shop the Blue Voile Pintuck Popover ($24.99)
7. Layers and Layers of Denim
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Fall is the perfect time of the year to introduce layers in your outfits. Keeping cozy while maintaining stylish is easily achieved by adding different types of denim in your Autumn look. Layering, as they say, is a way of intentional dressing. It’s the modern way to gather your separates and make up a whole new look as if you’ve shopped for an entirely new wardrobe. Every piece counts. And with layering, it’s a great option to dabble in creativity while adding more flair even for the fashion minimalists.
Click here to shop the Denim Trucker Jacket with Sherpa Lining ($65.95)
Click here to shop the Savage Distressed Mom Jeans ($85.95)
Click here to shop the Emma Fashion Heeled Mules ($59.95)
8. Denim with a Trench
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With its function, versatility, and timelessness, your denim piece will sometimes simply sit back and complement the more significant part of your outfit. In this case, your chic trench coat would be at the center stage. This stylish, professional, and feminine look spells out business without weeding out all the fun. Enjoy the process of mixing and matching your tops, bottoms, outerwear, and your denim jeans.
Click here to shop the Essential High Rise Mom Jeans ($81.95)
Click here to shop the Caroline Asymmetric Top ($105.95)
Click here to shop the Quilted Jacquard Topper ($29.99)
Click here to shop the Impo Tacara Wedge Sandals ($46.99)
9. The Denim Top and Bottom Change-Up
Having a blue denim top and a white pair of jeans is another way to wear your favorite denims. Easy, accessible, yet ultra chic, this look ultimately allows you to see the denim angle in another new perspective.
Click here to shop the Pretty Little Denim Cold-Shoulder Top ($36.95)
Click here to shop the Denim Smock Neck Popover ($36.95)
The Not So Basic Denim Cold Shoulder Shirt ($55.95)
Click here to shop the Authentic Stretch Straight Leg Denim Pants with High Fray Cuff ($29.99)
For the Love of Denim
We’ve mentioned it before: Denim is a wardrobe staple all over the world. It’s accessible to almost anyone and at the same time its durability is proven through time. It’s no wonder we gravitate towards it.
Fashion, whether or not we notice, is in our everyday lives. This material has made its way to our wardrobes to gracefully navigate our way into experimenting and knowing a personal style. And in discovering new ways to wear and style denim do we also figure out how we set ourselves apart from the rest.