Too Much Denim?
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No! There's no such thing as too much denim. If we've learned anything this year, It's that denim is not just for pants.
We've seen denim jackets, denim tops, denim dresses and recently denim chokers. Even the denim A-line skirts of yore are back and clearly here to stay.
Remember the very unflattering 'mom- jeans' our mums used to wear back then, those are back too. So, it's time to raid your mummies' closets and your daddies' too if i may add.
Hasn't been quite long when denim-in-denim was a major faux pas. Now it's seemingly the look du jour. In fact, double denim, twice as nice!
In line with this trend, I decided to style three different, unconventional denim looks. I'm not quite sure I nailed them so you be the jury.
For this look, I have on a chambray shirt tucked into a pair of denim culottes. I must say that wearing two similar shades of denim is not always a good idea. But if your aim is to create a 'matchy-matchy' ensemble like this one here, then by all means, Do!
This looked earned me a few laughs and 'what the heck is she wearing' looks but it turned out to be my favorite look of the lot and that of LuminaEfx's. Here, I paired my favorite Retrocode denim shirt with this really over-sized denim pants to give it a very relaxed feel (Retrocode is an online store/brand that retails vintage pieces at very affordable prices. You can find them on Twitter, here and on Instagram here).
For the third and final look, I paired an A-line midi-length denim skirt with a vintage polka dot shirt which I also got from Retrocode. (You really should check them out)
It's incredibly easy to style the denim trend as it almost always comes out right. However, do keep the following tips in mind to achieve a flawless look.
- Don't accessorize with denim. Really! Don't!
- Wear contrasting denim washes. Try not to wear the same shade of denim pieces in one ensemble. Don't be like Tee. This will help break up the overall 'denimness' of your outfit.
Which of the looks is your favorite? How would you style your denim pieces? Don't go without leaving us a comment.
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