I have had several requests lately to discuss jeans. I’ve actually written a few posts on the topic — one of which is consistently among the top 10 most popular posts on this blog. So instead of reinventing the wheel, I thought I’d collect the links in one easy reference!
How to Wear Skinny Jeans
I love skinny jeans. I didn’t at first, but once I gave them a try, I haven’t looked back. I wear skinny jeans with flip flops, with ballet flats, and in the winter I tuck them into my boots. I have a dark pair, a medium blue pair, a black pair and a gray pair.
I know what you’re gonna say. A lot of people think they can’t wear skinny jeans, but it’s really all about proportion.
Here are a few general rules of thumb about how to wear skinny jeans, and when to break them. Read More.
Find the Perfect Jeans
Finding the perfect jeans is a challenge for sure, but I think you are up for it! It requires a lot of patience and a lot of trying on. Yeah, I know. No one wants to spend a day trying stuff on, but there is no other way to find the perfect pair of jeans.
Like most issues of style, it all comes down to fit and proportion. And of course, we are all proportioned differently so everyone has to figure out what works for them.
You can find good fitting jeans at all price points, but I am slightly addicted to designer denim. It just generally fits better than the rest. But never fear!! You don’t have to shell out your month’s grocery budget on them either. With off-price shopping like TJMaxx and Nordstrom Rack and daily deal sites like Gilt, there is plenty of designer denim to be had at reasonable prices. Read More.
How to Wear Red Jeans
Colored denim is a hot trend this year, and red jeans are showing up everywhere. When I first saw the colored denim trend, I wanted to try it but I thought I’d dip my baby toe into this trend by buying a darker, muted color. But the second I put those red jeans on in the dressing room, I was in love. I bought the darker, muted color too, but it is the red jeans that are getting the most air time in my wardrobe.
Red jeans aren’t as scary as they might seem. Read More.
How to Wear Jeans and a T-Shirt
You know how I love jeans, and nothing is as easy to pair with jeans as a t-shirt. But of course, jeans and t-shirts can look really sloppy if not done correctly, so here are my best tips. Read More.
What are your best tips for finding great jeans? What are your favorite brands? Chime in!
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