Summer (Denim) Blues

5 summer denim looks to try now

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As I mentioned in a previous post, good denim is a worthy investment. Every decade had its own take on this versatile staple, and the take on denim in the 20-teens seems to be a stylish upgrade from the ’90s. Here are 5 ways you can add a little excitement to your ole jeans-and-tee get-up.

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Denim on Denim | Trop Rouge

With the premiere of chambray shirts into everyone’s closets, denim on denim has made a come-back. Keep the ill-fitting and over-the-top head-to-toe denim a la Britney and Justin in the last decade, and take a hint from Trop Rouge’s sleek translation.

 

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Shortalls | Sincerely Jules

Admittedly hard to make this trend sexy, Sincerely Jules proves it’s possible. The secret is in the fit, and if you’re still intimidated try it first with a go-to fitted tee (striped or solid).

 

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Classic Jean Jacket | Creators of Desire

Think of it like a leather jacket for summer. Throw your jean jacket over almost anything for an instant ’90s cool factor. Just remember to balance: if your jacket is as baggy as it was in the ’90s, keep the rest of your outfit fitted.

 

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Denim Vest | Because I’m Addicted on Pinterest

When done correctly, denim vests can make any look edgy. Geri keeps it fresh by keeping the vest as the focal point of her outfit.

 

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Sophisticated Jean Shorts | See Shop Eat Do

Rolled up shorts are just as effortless. Go for a more grown-up look by switching out your t-shirt or tank for a blouse.

 

Which look are you itching to try?

 

Catherine Abalos is founder and editor of The Single Diaries.

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