5 Ways To Make Black Jeans Appropriate For Any Occasion

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March 29, 2016

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We may be transitioning to spring, but that doesn’t mean that we have to abandon our winter favorites. Case in point: black jeans. They’re truly a wardrobe staple for any season! No matter the dress code, no matter the weather, black jeans make it work. Let these celeb style icons guide the way to your next fave outfit!

Levi’s Mile High Super Skinny Jeans ($88)

Nobody Cult High Rise Skinny Jeans in Black ($199)

BDG Girlfriend High-Rise Jean – Black ($79)

Black Meets Its Perfect Match

It seems cliche, but you know what black always looks good with? WHITE. The jailbird look is still cool, just take it from Kendall Jenner

Kendall Jenner goes to Chanel showroom. Kendall Jenner strolling during Men's fashion -week in Paris. 26/06/2015. Paris, France. Ref: SPL1064089 260615 Picture by: KCS Presse / Splash News Splash News and Pictures Los Angeles:310-821-2666 New York: 212-619-2666 London: 870-934-2666 photodesk@splashnews.com

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 Kendall + Kylie Solid Open-Back Shirt ($98)

Truly Madly Deeply Bella Surplice Top ($39)

Pair ’em with Chambray

I’m a strong proponent of chambray, but I’m also a fan of medium wash jeans… Unless you’re going for an all denim Britney and Justin look, casual chambray wear is TOUGH. Black jeans were literally made for this very issue! No fear of your chambray clashing with your black jeans as they would with typical blue denim. Take a cue from Behati Prinsloo and Reese Witherspoon, rockin’ the look like the fashion pros they are.

***MANDATORY BYLINE TO READ INFPhoto.com ONLY*** A makeup-less Behati Prinsloo arrives at LAX airport in Los Angeles, CA. Pictured: Behati Prinsloo Ref: SPL993291 060415 Picture by: INFphoto.com

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***MANDATORY BYLINE TO READ INFphoto.com ONLY*** Reese Witherspoon arrives at LAX airport in a chambray button down and tight black skinny jeans in Los Angeles, CA. Pictured: Reese Witherspoon Ref: SPL866795 151014 Picture by: INFphoto.com

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J. Crew Always Chambray Shirt ($78)

Chambray Ex-Boyfriend Shirt in Buckley Wash ($72)

BDG Chambray Muscle Button-Down Shirt ($45)

A Black Blazer Ties Everything Together

Pairing black jeans with a black blazer is the perfect way to create an outfit that falls somewhere on the spectrum between formal and cazsh. Depending on your choice of shoes and the top you layer beneath, your look can be completely transformed with a single accessory swap. Follow Kate Upton‘s classic example!

Supermodel, Kate Upton arrives in Los Angeles wearing skinny jeans, a black blazer & a lowcut blouse. The sexy model/actress was seen at LAX making her way to a waiting limo. Pictured: Kate Upton Ref: SPL1194514 111215 Picture by: Sharky / Splash News Splash News and Pictures Los Angeles:310-821-2666 New York: 212-619-2666 London: 870-934-2666 photodesk@splashnews.com

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Silence + Noise Crusader Capelet Blazer ($45)

ASOS Longerline Blazer in Linen ($77)

Add A Pop Of Color

If you’re reluctant to try wearing bright colors, a black jean is the very best opportunity for low-risk experimentation. Just check out January Jones, looking utterly chic while keeping a low-profile in her cotton candy-colored jacket and black jeans. Bette Draper would be very proud of her ’60s style minimalism, we know it.

Actress January Jones arrives at LAX Airport in Los Angeles, Ca Pictured: January Jones Ref: SPL1244161 090316 Picture by: IPix211 /London Ent/Splash News Splash News and Pictures Los Angeles:310-821-2666 New York: 212-619-2666 London: 870-934-2666 photodesk@splashnews.com

Picture by: IPix211 /London Ent/Splash News

 

Black Is Its Own Best Friend

Black-on-black is always a hit. Audrey Hepburn may have started the timeless trend, but Hollywood has kept the look alive through film iconography and the fashion world at large!

 

 

Don’t forget to check out: 5 Ways To Wear A Plaid Shirt (You Can’t Go Wrong No Matter How You Do It) and Major Key Alert: 5 Ways To Wear Booties

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