While it’s easy to put together, double denim is by no means easy to pull off. More often than not, the Canadian tuxedo takes a turn for the worse, making the wearer the subject of inquisitive stares and endless Britney and Justin jokes (you know what fashion moment we’re referring to). But that shouldn’t deter you from giving the all-denim-everything trend a try. The style has been spotted on a handful of celebs as of late, and let’s just say the effects were much more fierce than faux pas. Below, we’re sharing three celeb-approved double denim looks that you can wear anytime, anywhere, be it at work, on a GNO, or grabbing coffee with the girls on the weekend.
How to Wear Double Denim for Work
While casual Friday is a chance to let your hair down, there’s still a level of professionalism that needs to be maintained. Olivia Palermo proves that double denim can be totally classy with a denim suit and an understated cream-colored blouse. (Photo via Thierry Orban/Getty)
Opt for a smart denim blazer and a pair of wide-leg jeans that channel the polish of classic trousers. A ruffle neck or embellished collar blouse will balance out the casual vibes of the denim fabric, bringing an air of sophistication to your girlboss getup. Round out the look with printed heels for a pop of color, and a stack of elegant chain link bracelets that deliver just the right amount of daytime glamour.
Front Row Shop Tencl Denim Blazer ($81) + Mango Jeans Wide Flare Leg ($80), & Other Stories Smocks Blouse ($85), J.Crew Classic Pavé Link Bracelet ($125), J.Crew Chainlink Bracelet ($58), Everlane The Foldover Pouch ($98), Kjaer Weis Honor Lipstick ($56), J.Crew D’Orsay Pumps in Bandana Print ($258)
How to Wear Double Denim for a Night Out
Double denim is Kyle Jenner’s jam. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star busts the look out on the regular, and was spotted rocking this after-hours-approved ensemble on the streets of NYC during fashion week. A welcome alternative to the expected bodycon or LBD, the look exudes downtown cool. (Photo via Marc Piasecki/GC Images)
Sick of your tired LBD routine? Take style cues from Kylie Jenner and rock a double denim ensemble on your next evening out. Whether you’re hitting up happy hour with the girls or grabbing dinner with bae, this low-key ensemble brings its A-game wherever you go. Dress it up with a statement suede belt, gilded sandals, and look-at-me earrings, then complete the look with an earthy smokey eye that’s both sultry and sophisticated.
Mango Oversized Denim Jacket ($80) + Zara Embroidered Mid-Rise Jeans ($40), Mango Leather Obi Belt ($40), Topshop Ruse Thread Detail 2 Part Sandals ($85), J.Crew Colorful Floral Hoop Earrings ($65), Chi Chi London Metallic Ball Clutch Bag ($55), Becca Ombre Nudes Eye Palette ($40)
How to Wear Double Denim for the Weekend
Bella Hadid’s biker babe look is serious goals. Fishnets and classic black pumps balance the daytime appeal of the jeans-and-tee combo, allowing the look to transition from day to night with effortless ease. (Photo via Robert Kamau/GC Images)
Precious off-duty hours shouldn’t be wasted on costume changes. Bring day-to-night appeal to your weekend uniform with the help of fishnet stockings, v-shaped pumps, and edgy accessories such as a ’90s-inspired chain belt, studded box bag, and a biker babe cap. Making the transition from Saturday morning brunch to a late night gig has never been easier.
Topshop Moto Organza Denim Jacket ($130) + Zara Mid-Rise Straight Fit Cropped Jeans ($50), Diesel Rachel T-Shirt ($59), Free People At Ease Lieutenant Hat ($38), Topshop Jessie V-Cut Mid Heel Court Shoes ($100), Zara 2-Pack of Mesh Socks ($20), Reclaimed Vintage Leather Chain Belt ($32), Nasty Gal Girl Boxx Vegan Leather Crossbody Bag ($98)
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