A cheat sheet on how to wear denim differently to stand out (Photos)

Style is all about thinking out of the box

If you’re one to want to steal the show and turn heads, then you have come to the right place as this article will comb through the different ways you can wear denim and stand out from the rest. When it comes to denim, a majority of people will go back to basics, by wearing either skinny jeans paired with a blouse, tee and completing the look with heels or flats, depending on the occasion or look they’re going for. However, any fashion aficionado knows that style is all about experimenting, thinking outside the box and pretty much reinventing the wheel and setting trends. That said, here are the unique ways you can wear denim to stand out.

1. A denim cropped top.

Go for a different look by layering it over a t-shirt or shirt and completing the look with pants or even a skirt. It’s different, trendy and oh so 2018.

2. Denim trench coat.

Cause cashmere trenches are overrated.

3. Denim boots.

Go for thigh high denim boots paired with short shorts, dresses or even skirts for that head turning look.

4. Shearling denim coat.

Give your normal denim jackets and bombers a break and get your self a shearling coat which is perfect for those cold days and can be paired with just about anything and as a plus, you will not even need a scarf.

5. Try jeans with trendy hem lines.

Ruffled or unfinished/frayed hemlines were huge last year and transitioned to this year too. That’s definitely one way to wear denim differently. And if you can’t cop yourself, you can just DIY at home.

6. Wear a dress over your jeans.

Yes, it’s practical, stylish and trendy, especially if you get it right. While our Muslim sisters have been wearing like this for the longest time, this trend made its way into the fashion world but quickly became a fad. However, I think it’s ultra-chic if you do find a calf length button down dress. Try pairing it with your jeans and see how that look turns out.

7. Denim shirt dress.

Feminine, cute and the perfect sunny weekend casual outfit.

8. Overalls.

This is an underrated piece of garment that an be paired with so many closet basics and either dressed up of dressed down depending on the look you’re hoping to achieve.

9. Dare to be bold.

Wear jeans that feature embellishments, lace, distressed jeans, those with patchwork, etc. You could also get creative and do some DIY say by adding African print fabric on your denim be it to cover the pockets or distressed parts or as an artsy patchwork.


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