Denim has been around since the dawn of time. Wide-leg jeans are in one day, and the boyfriend silhouette is in the next. Who can keep up? Luckily, we’ve gathered together classic jean styling tips that every woman should have in her arsenal. They cover all the bases, from cuffing your baby blues to how to distress a new pair of Levi’s. Think of it as a refresher course.
Jeans and trench coats are a classic duo that never go out of style. Add a statement bag and a pair of flats to finish the look. Easy as can be.
Airport style is all about simplifying your outfit without looking schleppy. Roll your jeans, throw on a pair of ankle boots and head to the bar.
Sarah Jessica Parker
Instead of always cuffing your denim, try scrunching them up at the knee like SJP.
When you've got legs for days, bell bottoms and crop tops are a must.
The French Vogue editrix jazzes up plain-Jane denim with a belted blazer that doubles as outerwear.
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Jason Statham
A poncho and a fedora are the fastest way to dress up your casual weekend wear.
Colored denim calls for neutral, subdued shades everywhere else. Less is more here.
Michael Polish and Kate Bosworth
When you're on the petite side, rolling up your 501s to capri length will help you from looking swallowed up in denim.
If you have a pup, "accidentally" match your outfit. Everyone is doing it.
Winter whites are a refreshing change from your baby blues. Team them with a vibrant handbag, and you'll be on your way in a jiffy.
If color isn't really your thing, a monochromatic gray outfit will shake things up without rocking your world.
The 90s will never die, and we're OK with that. Tie a shirt around your waist and embrace the nostalgia.
Poppy Delevingne and Cara Delevingne
Speaking of the 90s, denim overalls and Converse are a go. Mesh tops are a "no." Any questions?
Alexa Chung and Pixie Geldof
We're obsessed with everything that's happening in this photo, from the boyfriend chambray shirt offset with socked heels to the denim bra top and chunky boots. Yin and yang.
No matter how many days you've gone without washing your jeans, if you throw on a statement coat, you'll have a pass.
We know the whole red boot trend happened a few years ago, but the big secret in Hollywood is that it's always been around and it's not really going anywhere.
Kourtney Kardashian and Kim Kardashian
Distressed denim is the fastest way to upgrade an old pair of jeans.
High-waisted bell bottoms require two things; height and a tucked in top.