Fashion has been giving us a lot of throwback styles lately. We saw a surge in ‘70s style last year with the billowy silhouettes and vintage fabrics that are still holding strong on the trends map. The ‘70s weren’t the only decade to make a big fashion comeback. Enter the ‘90s, which brought us droves of flannel, chokers galore, and a modern look at denim on denim–something we never thought could be revived from the archives, but now ever top model is sporting!
Which brings me to today’s post: a feature on denim fashion that’s no longer an option for fashion enthusiasts, but a must. Denim has overtaken our wardrobes and made us fall in love all over again. Not only are we wearing denim jeans, but we’re wearing denim tops, dresses, and even headwear. There is no denying the denim trend, and below I’ll go over some of the best ways to wear denim this season. You’ll want to take notes.
Denim on Denim
There is no doubt that a lot of us probably still have that photo of Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake at the 2001 AMAs ingrained in our minds forever. Just in case you don’t, here’s a refresher. Luckily, the denim-on-denim look is trending this time around are a lot more stylish and a lot less… faded. The key to wearing it is choosing two washes that contrast well with each other, making it obvious that they are in fact two different garments. Forbes says the secret is balance, and I couldn’t agree more.
If you’re not feeling bold enough to work the double-denim look, denim tops are a great way to stay on-trend without feeling like you’re taking a huge fashion risk. Whether you choose a chambray button-up or a dark-washed blouse, the possibilities are endless for chic denim fashion. When it comes to pairing your denim shirt with pants, the curators at Lyst are showing a bunch of flattering trousers that would be perfect complements to your denim top. My vote is for cool, black, skinnies!
Sometimes putting an outfit together is much harder than anticipated. Especially when you’re trying a new trend and aren’t sure how comfortable you are with it yet. It can be very stressful to create an ensemble you’re proud of. That’s why dresses always save the day! You just throw ‘em on and go. In the case of denim, there are plenty of shift denim dresses and retro button-up styles that exude coolness. Who What Wear gives great tips on styling these types of frocks, like the importance of layering.
There’s no doubt that denim fashion is hot right now, so get creative with your jean outfits! You’ll be surprised at just how many cool combinations turn out to be chic.