Once upon a time, the phrase double denim called to mind images of “Canadian tuxedos” and horrific family photos from the 90s featuring multiple generations wearing jean shirts and jeans. But then, a couple years ago, double denim became a thing. The chicest models-off-duty and fashion editors began sporting the look to fashion week, and then style bloggers ran wild with it. Fall is a denim-heavy season to be sure, so to gear up for it, we’re breaking down ways to make your double denim look expensive and stylish, with the help of this great outfit from Viva Luxury.
Images via Viva Luxury.
1. Mix washes. Pairing two medium wash denim pieces together? Bad. Mixing a medium-to-light wash chambray button down with acid wash jeans? Perfection.
2. Tote a chic bag. Head-to-toe denim with a fabric bag over your shoulder definitely looks casual-cool, but not “expensive”. Do yourself a favor and grab your vintage chanel clutch or other cute purse to keep the look high end.
3. Wear fresh kicks. Nothing says “I am effortlessly stylish and I make more money than you!” than a pair of fresh, clean kicks to punctuate your outfit. Bonus points for metallics.
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—Michelle Christina Larsen
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New York Fashion Week is almost over, and aside from peeping the runways (which are crawling with gorgeous ensembles this season), we’ve had our eye on what people attending the shows are wearing. Street style is one of our favorite sources of inspiration as we prep our wardrobes for upcoming seasons. Here are some of our favorite looks from the past 7 days, courtesy of the NY Mag’s many fashion week galleries.
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Silicon Valley, home to engineers, innovators, and geeks that are changing the world as we speak, prefer a certain kind of uniform for their days of working on your next favorite gadget. What is it, you ask? Jeans!
Unzipped reports, “There’s a scene in the first season of HBO’s new comedy, Silicon Valley, wherein a fictional tech CEO describes the stereotypical organization of coding teams. And while he goes into some detail about the usual suspects of a coding group, we couldn’t help but notice a different common attribute: denim.
Indeed, denim makes more than a cameo in the HBO show, gracing the legs of not only the startup team protagonists, but also the tech titan Peter Gregory (played by the late great Christopher Evan Welch), who invests in them. And while Silicon Valley might be the funniest outpost to correlate denim with the tech world, it certainly isn’t the first.” (See the full post at Unzipped)
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Alessandra Ambrosio was recently seeing strolling through LA wearing a gorgeous front-slit floral skirt and a Bella Dahl Denim Bomber Jacket in “River” wash. We love the combination of a chambray jacket and a flowing, summery skirt. Some metallic arm candy and simple flat sandals round out the casual daytime look. You could also layer a swimsuit beneath rather than a tank, for a transitional daytime to beach look. What can we say? We’ve got summer fun on the brain.
Grab a Bella Dahl Denim Bomber Jacket and get the look!
Image via Denim Blog.
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Beach season has finally arrived, and we’re not wasting any time packing up our boho bags full of sun and sand essentials. But once the SPF and your portable iPod speakers are packed and ready to go, what about an awesome beach-ready outfit? Like many New Yorkers, we take the A train down to the Rockaways for our sea side fun, so it’s crucial to wear more than just a bikini! Here are 3 summer denim looks to wear to the beach (without looking like an exhibitionist on the train).
Below: 1. J Brand Low Rise Cutoff Shorts 2. Serefina Beaded Layer Tassel Necklace 3. The Row Thomaston Jersey Tank 4. Topshop Tropical Print Hat 5. Vix Embellished Triangle Bikini Top 6. Vix Embellished Bikini Briefs
Below: 1. Vix Carioca Satin-Jersey Kaftan 2. Stella McCartney Thick Square Sunglasses 3. Eres Les Essentiels Show Bandeau Bikini Top 4. Isabel Marant Iza Embroidered Denim Shorts 5. TKEES Lily Patent-Leather Flip-flops
Below: 1. Petals & Peacocks Beach Please Crop Sweatshirt 2. Rag & bone Mila Cut-Off Denim Shorts 3. Vix Ibi Embellished Printed Triangle Bikini Top 4. Vix Ibi Embellished Printed Bikini Briefs
—Michelle Christina Larsen
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Update your denim look this summer with a cuffing technique you may not have tried yet: the single fold cuff. Honestly WTF spotted this trend everywhere around the world, but it’s making waves in NYC as women become more adventurous and stray from the skinny jean trend. This cuff works best on wider leg pants, whether stovepipe style or boyfriend. Will you be trying it?
Check out Honestly WTF for more images and inspiration, and be sure to check out our video on how to cuff your jeans.
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If you’re not already aching to jet off on a summer getaway, Siwy Denim’s newest lookbook will definitely ignite that desire. The spring 2014 shoot has an aviation theme, with models sporting Siwy styles inside, outside, and all over airplanes. The aviation theme is perfect, because the collection lends itself so well to packing for travel. Great denim basics, like acid wash ankle length skinnies, pair with statement pieces, like a sheer ombre top that would be killer for an international night out.
See the full lookbook below:
Shop Siwy’s newest styles for spring.
—Michelle Christina Larsen
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Adults in overalls… one of our favorite topics! It-girls around the world have made it possible to wear this trend without looking out of place (Alexa Chung much?), so what are you waiting for? One of our favorite blogs, The Marcy Stop, recently posted up a new look featuring some denim overalls and a message encouraging readers to go for this look without hesitation. You can see why. Shop our favorite denim overalls below.
Image via The Marcy Stop.
Shop our favorite denim overalls below.
1. Free People Thomas Overalls 2. Blank Denim Denim Overalls 3. Wildfox Chloe Overalls
Snap a pic of your overall outfit and tweet it as us via @denimtherapy!
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There’s nothing like kicking back in your favorite pair of jeans on your day off, but what if you could take that same feeling of comfort and confidence to the office with you? Wearing denim to work is a lot easier than you think. Take a few cues from these outfit roundups below, and before you know it, you’ll be pairing blazers with skinnies like it’s your… well, job!
1. Moto Mid Vintage Jamie Jeans 2. Capped Spring Necklace 3. V Front Back Vest 4. Vanessa Bruno Arnold crepe and satin tuxedo blazer 5. Lennox Ballet Flats
1. Helmut Lang Gala twill blazer 2. Topshop Split Side Tee 3. Seiko Two Tone Stainless Steel Bracelet Watch 4. Current Elliott Ankle Skinny Jeans 5. PRAISE High heels
1. Shashi Nugget Wrap Bracelet 2. Stuart Weitzman Denim Shoes 3. Crepe Tee Shift Dress 4. Anna Sui Printed silk-georgette kimono-style jacket
Now get to work!
—Michelle Christina Larsen
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