Style FAQ: Denim on Denim – Yay or Nay?

Short answer: Yes!

Yay or nay?

Long answer: We know that, sometimes, mixing and matching separate denim pieces in one outfit can be quite hard. The key to pulling off the denim-on-denim look is having the right balance.

A denim vest works well too – as shown by Usher

If you’re not sure what goes with what, take a light denim shirt with a darker pair of jeans or vice versa and play around with the combination. One thing to remember, contrasting your top and bottom half is essential. Why?

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David Beckham sports the combo with white undershirt and a beanie

Because you don’t want to be stuck with the same tone all over. And more importantly, an all-denim look in one color can look a bit odd. Mismatched colors will make all the difference to your denim-on-denim outfit, even if the contrast is slight.

A denim jacket never goes wrong, as Daniel Craig proved us

To cover another basic point, when you’re pairing two pieces of denim together, you want to make sure they’re both appropriately proportioned and both pieces fit you perfectly. As a fashion trend that keeps on coming back, denim on denim shouldn’t be dismissed.

Shawn Mendes in his “Nervous” music video

Even though it takes a little bit of confidence to wear, once you know how to pull it off, you’ll be wearing it all the time.