How to Wear Denim on Denim

How to Wear Denim on Denim

Just because a trend looks fresh and cool on the runway–or outside Milan Fashion Week–doesn’t mean it will translate directly to real life. Jeans + jeans is just such a tricky trend. Long derided as the Texas Tuxedo (or the Canadian Tuxedo, depending where you are from) this look is suddenly everywhere. So we whipped up a little how-to wear denim on denim guide to help you out. Hopefully we’ve cured your case of the fashion blues. How To Wear Denim on Denim Dsquared2 Cropped Denim Jacket / Rag & Bone Cuffed Jeans / Sergio Rossi Black Pumps / Proenza Schouler PS1 Satchel Tote bag / Reminiscence Earrings A longstanding fashion rule says that you shouldn’t top your jeans with a denim jacket. But rules are made to be broken! Styling denim is all about keeping it simple. A sensible pair of black kitten heels, sparkling drop earrings, and a blue toned satchel, make for a sophisticated casual look. The denim is low key, but the earrings, shoes, and bag bring this outfit to a formally chic level. Balmain Quilted Denim Jacket / J Brand Stretch Cropped Jeans / Michael by Michael Kors Moto Boots / Coach Carryall Tote Bag This next outfit has an “Italian” flare to it. The textured denim jacket by Balmain, combined with second-skin jeans and ankle boots, is modern and daring. The quilting-edged jacket gives this outfit eclectic style, and the designer bag brings a sleekness to the overall look. Short Sleeve Denim Top by Kenzo / Beige-Lurex Blazer by Twin-Set / Rag & Bone Distressed Jeans / Miu Miu Oxfords / Lanvin Fedora...