Easy Styling for Statement Jeans

Tuesday, January 16, 2018


There was a time in my life where I was annoying enough to declare every chance that I could that I hated pants. Granted, I'm sure this had everything to do with growing up with a uniform that left me wearing a jumper, then a skirt, and then a skort between the ages of five and seventeen. So yeah, when you bare leg it for twelve years of your life, you're probably going to hate the feel of pants too. I was either wearing my uniform, whatever athletic clothes I had to wear for practice, or sweatpants to lounge in when I got home from school. There wasn't much room for anything else in my life clothing wise, so I just let myself blindly declare my hatred for all things pants related. 

College, of course, converted me into a pants lover, out of necessity, really. Would you believe me if I said that I frequently wore skirts and dresses because that's all my wardrobe consisted of? I didn't have "regular" clothes because I never had a chance to wear normal clothes. All of the clothes I had were things I could wear for my senior dress code, which was a lot of "business casual" pieces from Forever21 and Charlotte Russe. It was just as vomit worthy as it sounds. 

Fast forward to now and I love a man name Jeans. Give me a mom jean, give me a distressed kick flare, I'll love them all the same.

If you would've told me six years ago that I'd be wearing a pair of fluted jeans with bows on the ankles with pride, I would've laughed in your face. Probably covering my teeth though because I was really self-conscious about my braces. But alas, here I am, enjoying the hell out of my cropped-flared jeans because life's to short not to rock a pair of statement jeans.


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Do you ever put a pair of jeans or really any clothing item in your basket and just question how easy they'll be to style? I thought this was going to be a struggle. I mean, on one hand, they're just jeans. They're not a weird color or anything. They just, you know, have a bit of volume and detail at the ankle. 

And then I started to get dressed and really, the possibilities were endless. Plain, thin black turtleneck? Great. Loose white t-shirt with the half tuck in the front? Casual and effortless. Big oversized fringe sweater? No such thing as too much distressing and fringe! Let's add a tiara!

You catching my drift?

These jeans aren't as intimidating as they look, much like my resting bitch face. I just decided that a black graphic crewneck sweatshirt was the way to go to really just add a casual aspect to the outfit, especially because of the glitter sock boots. I put on a short-sleeved men's button up shirt as well just so there was something a little more interesting going up around the neck. I feel naked without a turtleneck, so this is how I cope I guess! 


Even if I love jeans, I can't remember the last time I put on a pair and felt like they were fun. Like, they're "cool" and relaxed, but never have I wanted to dance around because of a pair of jeans. How could you look at that fluted bottom and not want to do a little dance? You're lying if you could resist it, lying I tell you!

I kid, I kid, I really shouldn't accuse anyone of being a liar. That's not cool.

Want to know what is cool? 

These mother effing jeans.


Can we also just laugh at the irony of my Saint Laurent bag and the sweatshirt that bitches about Saint Laurent dropping the Yves from the name when Hedi took over? LOL, nice going @ self! 


Shirt: Vintage Hugo Boss
Sweatshirt: What About Yves (purchased secondhand)
Jeans: ASOS (on sale!)
Shoes: Nine West
Bag: Saint Laurent
Sunglasses: Dior

6 comments

  1. Omg! These jeans are so fun! They are definitely a very unique pair! I love the trumpet and bow detail, hehe! :)

    xo, Chloe

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    1. I saw them in the sale on ASOS and immediately added them to my cart, no questions asked hehehe. Glad you like them!

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  2. I'm so in love with your jeans, they are so much fun!
    ♡Kristina
    TheKontemporary

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    1. Thank you, Kristina! I'm very happy to add them to my jeans collection hehehe.

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  3. Oh my gosh! Those are so different! I am so bad at wearing statement pieces- black on black all the way! This makes me want to branch out more!

    www.repressingthecrazy.com

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    1. Oh girl, I feel you! An all black and neutral wardrobe is my go to, but fun hemmed jeans and interesting sleeve details on tops are two super easy ways to branch out without getting too crazy! :)

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