6 Denim Alternatives to Jeans This Summer
Who doesn’t love a good pair of jeans, it’s the easiest route to go when planning a quick casual outfit. But what if your jeans weren’t the only denim you could have in your closet. What better time to add some new pieces to your wardrobe than the summer.
Denim skirts are like your favorite pair of jeans and can be styled in many ways. Whether you love to dress preppy, edgy, or sporty. There are mini to knee length denim skirts. You can pair your mini denim dress with some nice mules or heels and a handbag to go to dinner with your girlfriends. You can add a tee and flip flops and run errands out in town on the weekend. Denim skirts are also good for an office, most likely a pencil skirt. You can pair it with a nice button up shirt to complete your office look.
Denim dresses are great to have as part of your wardrobe. You can overdress or underdress them depending on your preference and style. You can pair a denim dress with high heels and handbag that pop. If you want more of a sporty look you can dress down and pair your denim dress with some sneakers. With a tank style denim dress, you can also layer a short sleeve tee.
Denim shorts are more for the weekend, they don’t really work well in an office environment. You can throw on a t-shirt and sneakers for a trip to the farmers market on a Saturday morning. Summer brunch plans with your girlfriends calls for a button down and blazer. You can dress them up or dress them down depending on the occasion. Go classic with a Canadian tuxedo and mix up your denim colors with a light wash top and dark wash bottom. Finish off your look with a bag that pops.
Overalls can be fun, but it seems like few people know how to wear them without looking like they just walked off of a farm. While sporting overalls seems like the safe way to go, figuring out the right shoes and right shirt to pair with your overalls is an art form. Overalls can be paired with a bralette or even off-the-shoulder blouse that adds a hint of sexiness to your look. You can dress it down with flats or dress it up with heels. You can also pair your overalls with a button down and some sneakers.
Denim jackets are available in two different forms short and long and it entirely depends on you which one you prefer. The jean jacket has come a long way from the one your mother wore back in the 80’s. Denim jackets can be worn ANY way you want! Whether you want to pair a cropped trucker style denim with your favorite pair of high waisted jeans or layering up with a pullover underneath your denim. Or even a maxi or your favorite polka dot flounce dress paired with your oversized denim jacket. Just remember to have fun with IT.
Denim vests make our regular outfits look way more stylish. You can rock them with a maxi shirt to add more of a laidback touch that is both vintage and boho inspired. Or if you want more of a sporty look, you can pair it with a white tank top and jeans or even black leggings. For a stroll out in the city or drinks with your girlfriends, you can dress it up by wearing a mini dress and heels along with your favorite handbag.