It's true. Whether you like it or not—though we seriously hope you do—wearing a dress over pants has officially joined the ranks of other fashion norms such as styling a jacket only over your shoulders or pairing socks with heels. And while there are countless ways to go about rocking the duo, our personal favorite (and seemingly that of the street style set as well) has to be the classic denim route. Why jeans? Well, aside from the fact that we all have them, the contrast of casual denim with an inherently feminine dress comes together perfectly to form an eye-catching (and easy!) look.
See just what we mean below, and of course, shop each outfit for yourself.
Starting us off, the classic checked dress slung off the shoulder goes perfectly with dark-wash denim and contrasting white heels.
If this isn't the coolest outfit to try this fall, we don't know what is.
To make the look a little more flattering, wear a wrap dress slightly open with distressed high-waisted jeans to show off more leg.
Here's one way to style your black midi dress you probably haven't tried before.
Take styling cues from Kate Foley, and unbutton a floral button-down dress from the waist down, and pair it with bluejeans.
Who knew a striped shirtdress and cuffed jeans could make for such an epic combo?
Here's how to breathe new life into a shift dress.
Take a mixed-print dress to the next level by pairing it with flares.