What Does Your Denim Say About You?

Denim is the one wardrobe staple that everyone owns, regardless of age, shape, or style sensibility. Obviously you don’t wear the same style as your grandfather (we hope), but even subtle variations speak volumes about your sartorial preferences. 

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    Read on to find out what your denim choices convey to the world, and shop some of the best new items, no matter which camp you fall into. 

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    PHOTO: Vanessa Jackman

    Black Stovepipes:

    You mean business. When you do diverge from your typical uniform of slacks and a blazer, you are pulling on a pair of slim, black stovepipes. 

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    Levi’s

    Modern Rise Demi Curve Skinny Jeans ($78)

    The perfect dark black, with enough stretch to keep you streamlined. 

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    PHOTO: Vanessa Jackman

    Wide-Leg and Chambray Shirt:

    As the approachable girl next door, you feel most comfortable in a chambray shirt and true blue, wide-leg jeans.  

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    Victoria Beckham Denim

    Mid-Rise Flared Jeans ($395)

    These flares are just the right width, and the high rise is perfect for tucking in your favorite chambray shirt. 

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    PHOTO: Vanessa Jackman

    Denim Shorts:

    A frequent festival-goer, your fun-loving spirit is best represented by your playful denim shorts and bright tops. 

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    Topshop Moto

    High Waisted Denim Shorts ($56)

    The cuffed hem is a little more refined than the ubiquitous frayed edge

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    PHOTO: Vanessa Jackman

    Denim Skirt:

    You are typically caught in a sundress or tweed jacket, but when it comes to denim, the lady in you prefers the pencil skirt. 

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    Citizens of Humanity Premium Vintage Collection

    Stiletto Pencil Skirt ($188)

    Why not add a subtle color block to your pencil skirt? 

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    PHOTO: Vanessa Jackman

    Denim Vest:

    Bohemian and free-spirited, you love your denim vest for its capacity to add a little edge to your floaty dresses. 

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    Two By Vince Camuto

    Destroyed Denim Vest ($109)

    The lived-in feel of this vest will be perfect with a slouchy gray tee and an ethereal skirt. 

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    PHOTO: Stockholm Street Style

    Ripped:

    Your look is never too studied, generally laid-back, and is ready for anything, so you prefer ripped skinny jeans because they aren’t too precious. 

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    Siwy

    Rose Jeans ($205)

    A true blue jean with just enough ripped detailing. 

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    PHOTO: Vanessa Jackman

    Overalls:

    Always ahead of the curve and rather outspoken, you’ve been rocking overalls with heels for a while now. Thankfully the rest of the pack is catching up. 

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    Frankie B

    Overalls Hipster ($306)

    The slim fit of these overalls is ideal for layering under a jacket. 

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    PHOTO: Vanessa Jackman

    Distressed Denim Jacket:

    You’re quite the downtown gal, so when you’re not in a leather jacket, you’re topping your look with a distressed denim jacket.  

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    Joe’s Jeans

    Minnie Denim Oversized Jacket ($224)

    The oversized silhouette is perfect for layering. 

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    PHOTO: Vanessa Jackman

    Patched Jeans:

    Unquestionably the life of the party and always comfortable as the center of attention, you’re confident enough to rock ‘90s-era badges on your jeans. Not that people needed another way to remember you.  

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    Asos

    Farleigh High Waist Slim Mom Jeans With 90’s Mono Badges ($85)

    Girl scout style, all grown up.

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    PHOTO: The Urban Spotter

    Stonewashed Mom Jeans:

    Normcore style at its best, you’re deliberately embracing boring to set yourself apart from the wacky trendsetters. Unfortunately for you, you still look cool. 

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    Acne

    Pop Boyfriend Jean ($270)

    A bleached black denim, these are perfect with flat sneakers

     

    Which style do you identify with most? Let us know in the comments below

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High Waisted Denim Shorts

High Waisted Denim Shorts

Topshop Moto, $56
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Modern Rise Demi Curve Skinny Jeans

Modern Rise Demi Curve Skinny Jeans

Levi’s, $78
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Stiletto Pencil Skirt

Stiletto Pencil Skirt

Citizens of Humanity, $188
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Destroyed Denim Vest

Destroyed Denim Vest

Two By Vince Camuto, $109
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Rose Jeans

Rose Jeans

Siwy, $205
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Overalls Hipster

Overalls Hipster

Frankie B, $306
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Minnie Denim Oversized Jacket

Minnie Denim Oversized Jacket

Joe’s Jeans, $224
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Farleigh High Waist Slim Mom Jeans With 90's Mono Badges

Farleigh High Waist Slim Mom Jeans With 90's Mono Badges

Asos, $85
SHOP
Pop Boyfriend Jean

Pop Boyfriend Jean

Acne, $270
SHOP
Mid-Rise Flared Jeans

Mid-Rise Flared Jeans

Victoria Beckham Denim, $395
SHOP
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