Tips on Rocking The Denim on Denim Look

May 2, 2019

Denim on Denim Styling Tips

Denim on denim is a year round look that is actually super easy to pull off. But if you’re still feeling a little lost, I’ve got five tips that will help you pull off the look.

1. Mix different shades of denim
Just having one tone of denim can get pretty boring pretty quick. Add a little depth and dimension to your look by mixing different shades of denim.

2. Style with heels for an elevated look
A denim look is always going to scream casual, no matter what. But if you want it to go for more business casual, rather than lounging casual, add a pair of sleek black pumps to your look. Even better, pair the look with a blazer (literally any kind would do since denim on denim is a blank canvas).

Denim on Denim Styling Tips

3. Pair with black for some quick styling
In a hurry and not sure how to style your denim on denim look? Easy peasy! Just remember: go with black. Add any item you want that’s in a shad of black: jacket, hats, shoes, bag. Denim and black is a classic pairing that’s guaranteed match up no matter what.

Denim on Denim Styling Tips

4. But don’t be afraid to try on other colors
Like I mentioned earlier, one of the best advantages of denim on denim is that it’s a blank canvas. You can literally style this a multitude different way and pair it with any color.

Denim on Denim Styling Tips

5. When in doubt, add a hat
I might be a bit biased here because I’m a huge fan of hats. Whenever I’m feeling that my outfit is lacking “a little something”, my go-to is usually to add a hat to the mix.

Denim on Denim Styling Tips

My outfit Combo: midrise favorite ankle jeggings from Gap, chambray shirt from Gap, moto faux leather jacket from BCBGeneration (find similar here), faux suede cap from H&M, little black heel from Ally Shoes, moto faux suede jacket from BCBGeneration (find similar here).

Denim on Denim Styling Tips

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  • Lily May 8, 2019 at 10:46 pm

    You pull it off so well! I feel like it just doesn’t work for me. LOL!

  • Elodie May 9, 2019 at 5:33 am

    I live in denim and some days, I just really want to wear jeans and my denim jacket but I’m never too sure how? Well, now I know! So thanks for the tips!

  • Kileen May 9, 2019 at 7:59 am

    Loving the denim on denim look paired with a black leather jacket. Totally takes it up a notch!

    cute & little

  • Kait Elizabeth May 9, 2019 at 6:37 pm

    I really want to give this a try! I can’t find a denim blouse that fits properly though. You inspired me to keep looking for one! Hugs, Kait Elizabeth

  • Candace Hamptonn May 9, 2019 at 7:47 pm

    Denim is my all time favorite! It’s never out of style. Loved this denim on denim look. I like to incorporate neon colors with my denim outfits. Thanks for sharing!

    Candace Hampton

  • Stephanie May 9, 2019 at 9:29 pm

    Yes girl, YES. I love the Canadian Tuxedo/denim on denim look with all my heart. It’s so effortlessly chic and you are SO doing it right here. All the love for this look (these lookS)!

  • Azanique S Rawl May 9, 2019 at 10:31 pm

    I haven’t tried denim on denim but you look so cute in it! These pumps pull off the whole look :)

    -xo, Azanique |

  • Deborah May 10, 2019 at 12:10 pm

    Great tips! I love rocking double denim, especially denim in two different colors (like a chambray shirt with white jeans)!

  • Kenzi - Life of a Sister May 13, 2019 at 7:48 am

    These are really great tips! I love this outfit, it looks so effortless while being put together!

  • Laura May 13, 2019 at 10:02 am

    I love denim on denim looks and your tips are spot on! I’m all about mixing shades of denim too!!

    xo, Laura

  • Suzanne May 13, 2019 at 12:43 pm

    I love a good denim look. That cap is too cute on you.

  • Julia Comil May 15, 2019 at 12:13 pm

    Love your denim look it is so stylish!

  • Whitney May 16, 2019 at 11:34 pm

    These are such great tips! I love wearing denim on denim!