‘Tis the season for jeans, sweater, and booties. Our typical fall and winter uniform can quickly become monotonous and a bit lackluster. Dare say I say that we get stuck in a rut when it comes to dressing in finicky weather this time of year? And while it may be necessary to continue to throw on your denim with layers upon layers of sweaters, there are simple ways to add a bit of a spark to your basic outfit. Below are simple tips that will elevate your jeans and sweater uniform, as to not be stuck in a never ending style rut this season.
Little Touches Make a Big Difference
Focus on Footwear
Experiment with Colors
Play Up Proportions
Layering Adds Dimension
Certain denim silhouettes that will always be classic, namely skinny, straight, and bootcut. In the past couple of years, denim styles have been evolving and we’ve been seeing more and more so-called “anti-skinny” jeans that seem to be more than just a fad. Continuing this trend is the resurgence of the ’70s born flared jeans. They had a brief comeback in the early 2000’s, were recently seen on the latest fashion week runways, and have finally trickled down to some of the most stylish celebrities, which, let’s face it, is the real sign that a trend is about to make its way into the mainstream fashion scene once again.
Margot Robbie, Gigi Hadid, Harry Styles, and Victoria Beckham are just of the few fashion forward celebrities that have been spotted recently rocking the resurging denim trend. If their street style is any indication, it’s time to invest in a pair of flared denim for the season. Take a look below how to style them this season.
Channel the ’70s
Play With Layers & Proportions
Edge It Up
Cozy & Comfortable
You really can’t go wrong with a great pair of denim. I mean, they are all around classic, comfortable as can be and denim makes an effortlessly-chic base to wear with absolutely any outfit. Skinny jeans will always hold a special place in my heart, but as the season is starting to change to fall, I am seeing some fresh denim silhouettes in the fashion world, and I’m definitely excited to switch my denim collection up a bit. I’ve rounded up some not-so-new, but definitely trendy, denim styles that I am anxious to add to my fall wardrobe this season!
Flared denim is such a fantastic silhouette for instantly making your figure appear longer and leaner. Timeless, flattering and chic; talk about a denim upgrade!
Oversized & Baggy
Move over mom-jeans, oversized and baggy denim is leading the pack when it comes to the denim silhouette that will be dominating fall fashion this season!
Light denim doesn’t have to stay in your summer wardrobe! I’m looking forward to adding some beige jeans to my fall line-up as they are an excellent hue that will stand out among my darker denim this fall season.
I am loving the belt detail of paperbag jeans! The higher waistline makes these silhouettes the perfect style to wear with a loosely tucked in sweater or even a fitted top this coming fall season.
Feminine with a 70’s flair, denim maxi skirts are a great alternative to jeans, especially when things cool down for the fall season! It’s definitely a bit more daring in style, but fashion is all about standing out and taking risks!
Denim will always and forever be the one true love in my wardrobe, however, with a new season upon us, I’m ready to take a detox from my beloved blues and try something fresh to re-inspire my outfits! Whether you opt for something printed or bold, structured or effortless, spring is full of denim alternatives that will quickly spruce up your style game! Just because you swap your jeans out for some new bottoms doesn’t mean you’ll need new tops to pair with them either. You’ll find that your favorite tops, tees and sweaters will still look just as good with your trendy new pants as they did with your favorite denim!
I’ve rounded up a few of the coolest denim alternatives for spring and hope they make you inspired to try something new and trendy this season!
What better way to add some personality to your spring outfits than with a fun and eye-catching print?! Let your printed pants be the statement piece of your look by keeping the rest of your fit a bit more simple in style.
Linen is a favorite of spring and summer styles because of how breathable and comfortable it is, even when the temperatures are at a high! Opt for a high-waisted pair that flatters your waistline and tie your look together with a crop top for the ultimate spring outfit!
Keep things easy and breezy this spring with a pair of wide-leg pants in a vibrant hue! Add a pair of sleek ankle strap heels to balance out your silhouette and you’ll be set to soak up some sunshine in style!
Hey guys, Mary Elizabeth here sharing a favorite Crossroads find and how I style it. This week is dedicated to these ripped and torn to perfection Madewell jeans. With a high waist and a slim line, these pants give me that West Coast denim versatility: cozy with cashmere and converse, or sexy with stilettos and silk.
I paired my distressed denim with a canary yellow double-breasted blazer, a kitten heel, and a vintage, beaded clutch. The end result is a simple look with a punch of fun—and it’s quite comfortable! Plus, as the weather heats up, who isn’t happy about a little extra airflow?