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​How To Wear A Denim Shirt: Style Secrets You Ought To Know

by Tolani Shoneye Published on 3 April 2015
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No matter the season, denim shirts are always in fashion, so if you don’t have one yet, go out and buy one this instant, because it really is the ultimate wardrobe staple. Comfy, classic and versatile, denim shirts can pretty much be worn with anything, but if you’re stuck on how to wear a denim shirt, here are 5 ways to effortlessly rock the look.

Denim Shirt With A Skirt

Whether it’s a mini, midi or a maxi, a skirt teamed with a denim shirt is always a good look. It can be worn dressed up or down. Undo a few buttons on the shirt for a sexy feel, or button to the top for a geek chic look.

And if in doubt, take lead from these stylish ladies, who know how to rock a denim shirt and skirt combo like a pro.

How To Wear A Denim Shirt © Pinterest Hannah Barratt

Denim On Denim

Never be afraid of denim on denim. To pull off the look, always pair different shades of denim together. So try a denim shirt and white jeans, or a lighter denim shirt with dark jeans. Always avoid looking too matchy matchy, no one wants to look like Britney and Justin.

Here are some ladies showing you how it’s done.

How To Wear A Denim Shirt © Pinterest ASOS_Megan

Denim Shirt With Shorts

Denim shirts are a summer essential, pair with shorts and you have a casual yet chic outfit. To really perfect the look wear with patterned shorts, and plenty of accessories. It’s such a good look and is basically my summer uniform.

Just look how these girls own the denim shirt and shorts look.

How To Wear A Denim Shirt © Pinterest Nawar Elkhalifa

Denim Shirt Layering

Denim shirts are great for layering. The neutral and versatile nature of a denim shirt means that it literally works with everything. So you can wear over a vest top, or under a jumper.

Check out how these girls layer a denim shirt.

How To Wear A Denim Shirt © Pinterest old with new

Denim Shirt With Patterned Trousers

Wearing patterned trousers can be a little challenging. But pair with a denim shirt and you have an outfit that even fashionista’s would envy.

Here is how it is done.

How To Wear A Denim Shirt © Pinterest Gabriela Tarves

Voila! Let's recap the three golden rules:

  • Use your denim shirt to dress down something more flashy.
  • Experiment with texture - denim with silk, sparkles or knit always works!
  • Play with colour combos - when doing double denim wear two shades that contrast!

How do you wear your denim shirt? Tweet us @sofeminineUK or tag us in your instagram pic!

This article was written by Tolani Shoneye. Tweet her @tolly_t

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