My Denim Guide for Your Summer Outfits

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I can smell summer in the air and it makes me so excited because denim is one of those pieces I live in all season long. The great thing about denim is that it never goes out of style, meaning you can never have too much denim. It’s also one of 2018’s most prominent trends so there couldn’t be a better time for me to put together a denim guide to help perfect your summer outfits. And I’m not just talking jeans here. You have an infinite of options when it comes to styles, fits, washes, and lengths. I’m rounding up the best selections below to make your shopping life a little easier.

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Nasty Gal Top (similar) || Levis Denim Jeans || Cloverpost Necklace || Gold Rings (similar here and here)

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Denim Cutoffs

Living in LA means I must start off my denim guide with cutoff shorts. I love cutoff shorts because they’re comfortable and stylish. You can wear anything with denim cutoffs including a sheer flirty blouse similar to the polka dot one I’m wearing, a silk cami, or a boyfriend button down and you’ll look chic in each outfit variation. You don’t have to stick to raw hems either. Try a rolled short or a tailored pair.

Denim Skirts

I also love denim skirts because it’s a great causal alternative to your classic woven minis. Denim skirts come in various lengths which is great if you’re looking for a conservative pencil or even midi length. You can rock your denim skirts with flat sandals, heels, or sneakers.
 

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Cropped Jeans

Jeans are one of my favorite pieces to wear ever and I always quick to grab a cropped pair. I’m not exactly tall so I like cropped jeans. It gives me the illusion of height especially when I wear heels. There are also different styles you can wear like cropped flares and culottes – both look great with crop tops and blazers. I am a huge fan of this silhouette and have been wearing these Levi’s repeatedly.

Mom Jeans

Another jean style I can’t stop obsessing over are mom jeans. The high waisted fit and wider leg style may not seem flattering but with the right shoes and top, it’s surprisingly chic! Mom jeans have a certain structure to them that I find tasteful. When you’re wearing a top worth tucking, these should be a go-to.

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Denim Tops

It’s been a long time since I’ve seen denim tops, but I’m loving everything I’m spotting on the market. Denim button downs were the only shirt selections for a while. However, today, you can find off the shoulder tops, bustiers, and wrap tops. It’s a great time to wear denim on denim with these fun shirt styles.

Denim Dresses

If you’re looking for a new spin on your summer dress and want something that’s not floral or silky, a denim dress is the perfect choice. It’s perfect for creating that surprisingly unique outfit since you can layer cool blouses underneath them. And they look great with all shoes you can think of for summer!

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What are your favorite denim pieces?

My Denim Guide for Your Summer Outfits
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  • The 501’s Levis are my favorites for years, the style is so durable and lasts through so many decades. I do love 💜 them. And they look great on you too! 👍🏼👍🏼

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  • I’ve been looking for a good pair of mom jeans, so I’m loving all of your picks!

    xo, Carey
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  • Great post! My favourite denim piece are cropped jeans. Have a wonderful week!
    Magda

    https://www.gloryofthesnow.com

  • Love this! Those jeans pair so nicely with both tops! Especially love that black and white polka dot top!!

    xx, Merritt
    The Style Scribe

    • Thanks Meritt! Can’t really go wrong with jeans and polka dots this year.

  • Denim is one of my absolutely favorite materials when it comes to clothes. People often forget that denim doesn’t just mean jeans. I too loves denim shorts and skirts – so comfy, and easy to throw on but still look good. I too am on the shorter side and find that all jeans tend to be too long on me and completely drown me out. Unfortunately, cropped jeans are really cropped on me, but instead sit at a normal length. Thus, I guess I love them?! I really want to try out the one’s from Levi’s – they look great and Levi’s is such a good and reliable brand when it coms to jeans. I’m a huge fan of mom jeans too. Really comfy to wear but with the right top and a good pair of heels or trainers, can look super chic!

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    • Hi Isabella. I couldn’t agree more with what you just said! The Levi’s are so perfect. I wear mine all the time! You should definitely try them.

  • I love wearing light wash denims! Lately I have been all about the straight cut high waisted styles too, but will always go back to a good flared pair as well. Love this look with the polka dots! So so cute!
    xx Jenelle
    http://www.inspiringwit.com

    • Thank you Jenelle! I love high-waisted straight leg jeans at the moment too!