Just like a twirl-worthy sundress or show-stopping monokini , a pair of white jeans is a style staple no summer wardrobe can go without. Unlike their indigo counterparts, white jeans make every look a little more sophisticated, plus they pretty much epitomize effortless chic (just ask Fran莽oise Hardy). And that鈥檚 only the beginning: They make the perfect partner to just about every piece in your closet, from airy chiffon cold-shoulder tops to badass leather jackets. That鈥檚 some serious versatility right there. Don鈥檛 be afraid to expand your vestiary horizons and add a few non-skinny silhouettes to your arsenal. With the new season in full swing, this week鈥檚 Style Resolutions is serving up three fresh ways to trick out these tried-and-true bottoms for summer 2016, whether you鈥檙e headed to the office or kickin鈥 back with your besties at brunch.

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How to Wear聽White Jeans for Work

Casual Friday is your chance to flex a bit of sartorial muscle, so why settle for a plain ol鈥 t-shirt-and-jeans combo? Up the ante of your on-duty look by mixing laid-back style essentials with polished pieces for a down-to-business ensemble that will dominate the conversation at the water cooler. Swap out boyfriend jeans for a cropped wide-leg version that could easily take the place of tailored culottes, especially when teamed with an airy striped tank and sophisticated sleeveless blazer. Round out the look with suede lace-up heels that feel downright luxe and a modern pendant necklace that can be worn solo or layered with a sleek metallic choker for extra style cred.

Madewell Wide-Leg Crop Jeans in Pure White ($128) + & Other Stories Button Shoulder Tank ($55), Topshop Double Breasted Sleeveless Jacket ($90), Miss Albright Auteur Pumps ($150), Skagen Anja Woven Leather Tote ($395), Knobbly Studio Grid + Lever Necklace ($88), Warby Parker Duval Glasses ($95)

How to Wear聽White Jeans聽for a Night Out

When a dress or skirt feels too fussy but everyday denim doesn鈥檛 quite have the oomph you鈥檙e after, take a pair of white crop jeans for a test drive. Their dressed-down edge is the perfect counterbalance to fancier pieces, like a stunning sequin top, dazzling drop earrings and classy ankle-strap heels, which is key when your after-hours agenda includes a few different events. The high-low mix will take you from dinner to drinks to dancing 鈥 no problem. For a dramatic finish, give your lips a swipe of matte berry lipstick and toss on a collarless leather jacket before heading out the door.

Madewell Wide-Leg Crop Jeans in Pure White ($128) + Tibi 脡clair Sequined Silk-Georgette Camisole ($495), Mango Leather Jacket ($190), Ted Baker London Blynne Sandal ($150), Elizabeth Cole Clarabelle Jacket Earrings ($248), NARS Audacious Lipstick in Fanny ($32), Georgina Skalidi Metallic Bronze Asymmetric Clutch ($134)

How to Wear White Jeans on the Weekend

If there鈥檚 one thing white jeans do best, it鈥檚 off-the-clock dressing. Brunch, sunset sails and Art in the Park 鈥 they have you covered no matter what the occasion. Channel your inner It girl by rockin鈥 these wide-leg stunners with a boxy denim tank (just in case you鈥檝e been needing a little double denim in your life) and bright botanical mules that are straight-up swoon-worthy. A silky square scarf, bucket bag and statement sunnies bring on the Parisian-chic vibes, while a gold cuff offers up just the right amount of bling.

Madewell Wide-Leg Crop Jeans in Pure White ($128) + Farylrobin Antigone Slides ($128), Madewell Monterey Fringe Bucket Bag ($178), Illesteva Milan in Horn ($300), Madewell Flagstone Bracelet ($32), Urban Outfitters Silky Square Scarf ($14), Butter London Macbeth Nail Lacquer ($15), Wilfred Free Arlenis Blouse ($75)

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