The Most Flattering Colors to Wear With Every Denim Wash

It's likely that you've noticed denim comes in a wide variety of washes—ranging from extremely light to the deepest of blues. Since each shade is different from the next, figuring out what to wear with your jeans can be a challenge. Below, we break down each wash along with the color it pairs best with. That said, by no means are we saying you can only wear certain colors with a particular wash. However, the list ahead can come in handy the next time you get dressed. Keep reading to find out which colors flatter your favorite denim wash.

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A dark burgundy paired with these light-wash jeans allows the denim to really stand out. If you were to pair the jeans with a white shirt, for example, the light blue color would get washed out.

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Medium-wash denim typically has some fade, which can be tricky to style. A rich emerald green complements medium-wash jeans by bringing out the dark and light shades of the denim.

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A dark medium wash looks great paired with navy blue. Since the jeans are not dark enough to wash out the navy color, the two different shades end up bringing out the best in each other.

Available in sizes 34 DK to 42 DK.

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In my opinion, no color that looks better with dark-wash denim than red. Its jewel tone makes any pair of dark-wash jeans look more expensive because of the vibrant contrast it creates.

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When given the darkest wash of denim, why not pair it with one of the lightest and brightest colors that come to mind? The rich dark-blue of the denim will make your yellow top look bright and happy.