Do Your Denims Match?


Four years ago, when double-denim first came “back” the rule was to make sure your denims had a high contrast. Meaning: If your jeans are dark denim, your shirt must be light denim. These days, there are no rules with denim. You can mix your denims. And you can match your denims. It’s all pretty much whatever works.

Lately, though, I’ve been finding that I love matching my denims as closely as possible. Low contrast denim has a sort of jumpsuit feel without the disrobing fiascos in the restrooms. Who wants that? Not me. Jumpsuits make me claustrophobic. But I do love the look.

This Sunday, we had a family brunch with Coquette and her family. Sunday brunches are always tough. You want to look nice, but you don’t want to try too hard. My answer to “not trying too hard” is always double denim. Double denim is trendy, but casual, and always easy to wear. Especially easy to wear if you’re still trying to get enough coffee in you to be human. (For me, that’s basically any time before noon.)

So my lovelies… are you a denim mixer or a denim matcher?

Wearing: Jeans: Paige Denim • Top: 7 For All Mankind • Bag: Proenza Schouler • Sunglasses: Celine • Shoes: Dolce Vita

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Comments 5

  1. Shen Dove

    This is a nice casual brunch look! I would say I’m a denim mixer. To me, the fit of the denim is more important than the denim shades matching.

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      Yes, fit is EVERYTHING when it comes to jeans. It’s so weird how when you get into it, a subtle difference in the fit makes a huge impact on the look.

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  2. Sakoiya

    Love the denim look on your. I like the unforced look of mixing hues of denim. It’s DENIM, can be worn with any and everything. :-)

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