If you have a thing for denim, then you know the struggle of rocking a pair of jeans during the hotter months.
Skinnies are suffocating and denim jackets feel too heavy for outdoors. But, we refuse to let the weather dictate our wardrobe, so we have found 10 new ways to wear denim. And before you say anything – no it’s not cut-off shorts.
Take inspiration from some of the style savvy and think dramatic shapes and details like raw hemlines. You’ll be surprised at the options that go beyond a trusty pair of jeans and we bet you already have some of these in your wardrobe.
Olivia Palermo keeps it casual and classy for her take on double denim. The proportions of an oversized denim shirt are balanced with a fitted pencil skirt.
Sometimes it’s the little detail that make a big difference. Cut out shoulders are discrete, yet show off your summer tan.
Button Down Midi Skirt
Bronze buttons down the center lift a midi skirt to a high-fashion level.
One of the most flattering silhouettes, A-Line dresses are ideal for the hotter months and can be layered with a shirt or roll neck when it starts to cool down.
Scrunched Down Jacket
What kicked off with Balenciaga’s ‘swing’ collar jacket, has turned into a new way to style your denim cover up. Button at the bottom and just shrug it off the shoulders.
Take a couture approach to denim and look for dramatic shapes. Oversized sleeves always do well in our book.
A childhood favourite can look chic when styled with a crisp white shirt and statement heels.
While choosing a jumpsuit look for light fabrics from breathability and add cute accessories like a straw bag and a silk neck scarf.
Off-shoulder dressing isn’t going anywhere, but if you want to change it up layer a sheer lace top underneath. Or just keep it simple with a pair of statement sunnies.
We said no to cut-off shorts but mini dresses or skirts still look great, especially if you opt for a looser fit and add masculine shoes like platform brogues.