Get the Look: Distressed Jeans for all Occasions

Get the Look: Distressed Jeans for all Occasions

Distressed jeans are a style that will continue to trend through summer and winter 2015. It’s a versatile style of denim which can be dressed down as its rips intend or dressed up using clever styling.

Whether you choose a pair of boyfriend style or skinny distressed, choose the ones that you feel the most comfortable wearing because it is a style that may get some taking used to.

Celebrities that are still rocking this style include Miranda Kerr and January Jones. Take a cue from their simple fashion choices by teaming their distressed jeans with a white top and let the bag or shoes do the talking.

Image Source from Left to Right: Miranda Kerr, Jennifer Garner,

Image Source from Left to Right: Miranda Kerr, Jennifer Garner, Sofia Vergaraakmgsi, January Jones

For a ideas on how to wear distressed jeans into Winter, it’s all about the layering. Olivia Palermo is a fan of the white long sleeve tee and draping a black blazer over top. Gwen Stefani teamed her cropped boyfriend distressed jeans with a leather jacket.

Image source from Left to Right: Olivia Palermo,

Image source from Left to Right: Olivia Palermo, Poppy D, Gwen Stefani, Kate Mara

The assumption that distressed jeans are casual attire needs to be turned on it’s head. Here are six ways you can get the look using distressed jeans for all occasions.

Starting with your base distressed jeans, add a white tee and bold coloured sandal. This is a casual outfit that would work for going shopping or running daily errands. It’s a great outfit to wear at home, relaxing with family and friends.

Image Source: White tee teamed with distressed jeans and bright sandals

Image Source: White tee teamed with distressed jeans and bright sandals

To change the outfit from casual to smart casual where you head to a friend’s place for a BBQ, just add a cape or Kaftan. Distressed jeans can be bohemianised (is that a word?) by adding a cape. Change the bold colour sandals to a more neutral tan sandal and cuff the jeans if you can for extra interest.

Image Source: Add a cape if heading to a BBQ

Image Source: Add a cape if heading to a BBQ

If you’re heading out to a date with your partner, change the kaftan to a lace 3/4 cape and swap the sandals for tan open toe boots. Lace adds a romantic touch to your distressed jeans.

Image Source: Add a lace cape for date night or a lunch date

Image Source: Add a lace cape for date night or a lunch date

To up the style anti by meeting your girlfriends for coffee or attending a bridal shower or high tea event, change the white tee to a bold block colour tee and add a floral scarf.  Wearing florals with your distressed jeans gives them a feminine touch.

Image Source: Change the tee to a block colour and add a floral scarf for a feminine look

Image Source: Change the tee to a block colour and add a floral scarf for a feminine look.

Depending on the sporting event you may just want to team your distressed jeans with a simple white tee and add your trainers. To up the sports luxe look, add a black blazer but roll up the sleeves so you don’t border into a corporate style.

Image Source: Sports Luxe perfect for attending sports events. You can lose the blazer if it's too hot

Image Source: Sports Luxe perfect for attending sports events. You can lose the blazer if it’s too hot

If you are heading into the city for a night in the town, or attending a function that requires evening attire, it’s time to add the sparkle and a stiletto heel. Sparkle jacket or blazer can make any outfit shine, but even more so distressed jeans when they need to be formalized.

Image Source: Up the anti for evening with a sparkly blazer and stilettos.

Image Source: Up the anti for evening with a sparkly blazer and stilettos.

As you can see your distressed jeans can take you to any occasion. It’s all in the way you style them and what you add or swap to make them work for you from day to evening. Which is your favourite look? Do you prefer skinny distressed jeans or the slouchy boyfriend style?

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