5 ways to style your favourite denim pieces

The wardrobe staple is sticking around for new season – from jumpsuits to shirts, these are the new stylish ways to wear denim.
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  • We guarantee you own at least one denim item, right? Whether it’s a trusty pair of high street jeans or a jacket you’ve owned for years, denim is the fabric that sticks around no matter the season, year or even decade.

    Finding the best jeans for your shape and style is a game changer when it comes to your classic capsule wardrobe, but how can you step outside your comfort zone when it comes to denim?

    With autumn pieces dropping in store and online, we’ve taken this opportunity to show you ways to style the new staples. From the jumpsuit you’ll wear on repeat to the new jean cut – these are the new ways to wear denim.

    Five ways to wear denim for autumn/winter 2020

    1. Try a white denim jacket

    You may think white is only for summer but think again. By opting for a white denim jacket instead of the usual classic blue it means you can also style it with said classics. Denim jackets used to be tight fitting but now it’s all about going a size up and wearing oversized – perfect for adding autumn layers such as roll neck knits underneath. Make like influencer Grece and wear with loose fitting jeans for a laid back look.

    H&M denim jacket

    SHOP NOW: Denim jacket, £19.99, H&M

    2. Go for a flattering belted jumpsuit

    Being able to throw on one item and be ready to go is a complete win – enter, the jumpsuit. If you opt for a timeless fabric like denim you know you’ll be buying an item with longevity. For a universally flattering style, opt for belted iterations. Highlighting the waist, a simple belt tie can take a jumpsuit from good to great in an instant.

    Whistles jumpsuit

    SHOP NOW: Denim tie waist denim jumpsuit, £139, Whistles

    3. Ditch skinny jeans for straight leg styles

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    JEANS AND A NICE WHITE SHIRT… I have given up looking for a ‘NICE TOP’ to go with my Levis, turns out somethings just don’t suit you, no matter how much you want them too…🙄 Girly things look rubbish on me. If I go frills and flounce I look very ‘Pantomine Dame’. My default has always been to borrow a bit of inspo from the boys. A boxy blazer, oversized shirt and a pair of Levi’s are my total comfort zone. And while this whole account has been about me getting out of my comfort zone… (*Swipe-Does anyone remember the teenagers ‘Mum Makeover’?) As I have got older I have realised that there is definitely an argument for finding your ‘look’, staying in your style lane and being comfortable with how you feel in your clothes….😉 Thanks @picturerex_rekhadamhar for the lovely street style shot 🤗 and thanks Frankie Scarlet for making me look like Widow Twankey…🙄😂 ——————————- Boring Beige Blazer and white shirt [ @topshop ] Straight leg jeans [ @levis_uk ] #pressgift Sandals [ @arketofficial ] #old Sandals [ @arketofficial ] Bag [ @thisiswhistles ]

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    If putting on a pair of skinny jeans again – after months in comfy loungewear – fills you with dread, then fear not. Luckily, the spray on style is gone and it’s all about a chicer straight leg fit. It’s the style you can wear with anything from sandals and trainers to courts and boots. Take note from fashion director Tray and style with other wardrobe staples like the crisp white shirt and blazer combo.

    Topshop jeans

    SHOP NOW: Considered bleach editor straight jeans, £49

    4. Add dungarees over a fine knit jumper

    Not just for decorators, the dungaree deserves a place in your wardrobe this season and beyond. Try layering over a fine knit jumper for autumn and add more layers such as a roll neck top once it gets cooler. Tip: it also looks just as good with a shirt underneath.

    Next dungarees

    SHOP NOW: Denim dungarees, £38, Next

    5. Pair a denim skirt with a denim shirt

    You heard it right, double denim is back. Steer away from the tight jeans and jacket 90s girl band look and opt for oversized silhouettes instead. Go for a midi skirt and if you prefer showing off your waist them tuck in the shirt.

    SHOP NOW: Denim button front midi skirt, £35, Marks and Spencer

    We guarantee you’ll never tire of these denim picks – we can’t wait to see how you style yours.

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