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Thursday, 30 January 2014

Double Your Denim

My love of denim knows no bounds. I've tried pretty much every major brand and have a section of my wardrobe dedicated solely to jeans. From high-waisted to stonewashed to ones with tigers emblazoned on the bum (thanks, Topshop), I have every style imaginable and could recreate that classic Justin and Britney look at least four times over.

But, there's always room for more. Well, there is when you're a terrible denim addict with zero willpower. Which, let's face it - I am.

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Jeans, Gap | Denim shirt, Gap | Jumper, Zara | Coat, French Connection | Boots, Zara | Necklace, Zara | Bag, Michael Kors (partially) c/o Sarenza

Hello, pretty new things! Last weekend Gap had 20% off online, so naturally I rinsed that discount dry. I'm a total preppy fan girl when it comes to Gap, and these Legging Jeans are utter perfection. Perfectly skinny with a mid-rise fit and narrow ankle - if you're hippy with long legs like me, these babies are for you.

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I also snatched up this light wash denim shirt - I have a dark denim shirt (also from Gap) that I wear and wash about three times a week, so I know I'll get loads of use from this. Denim shirts are perfect layering pieces and when worn with jeans in a different shade, make Doing Double Denim (TM) far less 'eighties'.

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Oh, denim. Let's always be together.

How do you wear yours?

16 comments:

  1. Probably the best double denim look I have seen in a while, it's quite understated, yet stylish casual

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  2. You look so stunning, I love the jumper over the shirt style just recently :) Plus the bag is amazing!

    http://prowsed.blogspot.co.uk/

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  3. This is gorgeous! I love your necklace xo

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  4. I love this look, those jeans are perfect on you. x

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  5. Great look! I always love wearing double denim x

    stylerenewal.blogspot.co.uk

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  6. Great look, shame I'm so distracted by the fact that I can see my work in your photos!!

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  7. Hi, I am an avid reader (althouh seldom comment) of your blog because I love both your personal style and the way you write. I know it's super cheeky of me to ask but do you think you could do a dedicated jeans post? I am only just getting back into wearing jeans after about 5 years of nothing but skirts and dresses and would love to know your opinion on different brands. And, you know, you don't ask you don't get right?

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    1. Hello! Thank you for your kind words. I'll definitely think about a denim feature... I did do a week of denim-spiration (not sure that's a thing) last year - http://bit.ly/11kW8Mz (and the linked posts within). Hope that helps!

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  8. I am very much like Lemoncupcake who commented above. I am just making the transition from skirts/dresses only to an occasional trousers wearer. I have not progressed to jeans yet. I have documented my progress so far in a blog Rebeccatriestrousers.blogspot.com. You may like to have a look and i would welcome advice from anyone who may care to give it!

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  9. Love this look, the necklace is gawjjjjjus! :)

    Kathleen @ Made In The 1990's.

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  10. Very stylish as usual! I love this double denim look.

    Beth // SANS SOUCI

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  11. i love your blog

    check out mine http://preppyrosefashion.blogspot.co.uk/

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  12. Love the cropped jumper with shirttails peeking out! Definitely going to recreate this look x

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  13. Loving the denim shirt, jumper, bold necklace combo! I would never have thought of it myself, but this has given me some major inspiration!

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