have you heard the news? skinny jeans are dead. ding dong, skinny jeans are gone. or so they say. in my book, skinny jeans have become a timeless classic that looks fantastic with flowy tops or bulky sweaters. the good news is that other silhouettes are stealing the spotlight. what’s trending? what’s flattering? what’s caught my eye? let’s dive in and take a look at white denim for summer.
over the years, i’ve spent a lot of time writing about opens in a new windowhow to wear white denim. it’s one of my favorite pieces in my closet and one with which i’m not afraid to break all the rules. yup. you guessed it: i wear white jeans year-round. guilty as charged. and if you’re a fashion rule-breaker like me, then today’s post is for you. we’re going to walk through 5 ways to wear white denim. i’ve even got an accompanying YouTube video for you, so make sure to check that out.
white denim for summer
opens in a new windowcropped flare jeans continue to trend this year. love this pair from opens in a new windowTalbots recently featured on the blog. the reviews suggested to size up, which i did, but i wish i had stuck to my usual size 8. my advice is to try two sizes then decide which fit you like better. petites have the option of purchasing a regular size which adds length.
opens in a new windowRalph Lauren straight-leg denim. y’all know how much i love opens in a new windowRalph Lauren, and that includes opens in a new windowRL jeans. the straight-leg silhouette is flattering and comfortable and true to size. wear these jeans with a sweater or a tee or a blouse. it can take anything you throw at it. add a denim jacket too!
opens in a new windowFrame jeans are a favorite of mine, but they are pricey. recently, i added a opens in a new windowhigh-waist straight leg to my repertoire. the fabric is oh so soft and breathable, and they fit like a dream although i tend to size up with Frame jeans. this is white denim that can be worn all summer long and look fantastic with flowy, flirty tops.
give opens in a new windowwide-leg crops a chance. try it; you’ll like it! it’s a forgiving silhouette that’s on-trend and perfect to wear when the hot summer temps roll into town. sleeves are having a fashion moment this year so add a puffy sleeve to add balance and proportion. but don’t forget a wedge sandal that gives height.
opens in a new windowJ.Crew is a brand i can count on for denim. the fit is perfect with a nice price point. plus, they always carry the current silhouettes as well as the oldies but goodies. want boot cut denim? opens in a new windowJ.Crew has ’em. skinny jeans, too. one of my favorites is a opens in a new windowbutton placket with a straight leg. wear these comfy jeans with a graphic tee or a chambray top.
five pairs of white denim. five ways to wear them. but don’t forget a opens in a new windowwhite denim skirt looks fantastic with a tee or sweater. and a opens in a new windowwhite denim jacket is the perfect travel companion. opens in a new windowwhite denim shorts? i love them especially when i’m bumming around the house.
happy Sunday, ladies!