Switch Up Your Wardrobe With These Cute Denim Pieces

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Denim has been a favourite for ages. With different brands, from high-end to street, making a variety of denim available for us each season, you can’t go wrong with denim staples like jackets and skinny jeans. They suit just about anyone — body type or skin colour, it doesn’t matter!


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That said, sometimes it’s nice to mix it up once in a while. Make bolder fashion statements and choices with these denim upgrades for your next #ootd!

1. Side-Stripe Jeans



Forget boring old skinny jeans. Go with something a little more adventurous and street style-approved. Side stripe jeans mimic on-trend track pants, but in a more suitable version you can wear to school (and even work, depending on your office dress code).


Topshop Moto Side Striped Jamie Jeans | MISSGUIDED blue Sinner Floral Badge Stripe Side Mom Jeans | River Island Blue Casey Side Stripe Slim Fit Jeans

2. Pastel Jeans


MANGO Low Waist Mery Jeans | TOPSHOP Moto Lilac Lace Up Leigh Jeans | Cotton On High Rise Relaxed 90’s Jeans

Your classic skinny jeans has a more fun alter ego — this time in pastel! Baby pinks, lilacs, lime greens, and sea blues are just some of the colours you can make do and have fun with.

3. Two-Toned Mini Skirts



With the mini skirt craze making a major comeback last year, one way you stand out in a crowd of denim skirt fanatics is with a two-toned mini. It’s unique, fun, and quite hard to find! Perfect for that brunch date, that casual day in school, or really just any day, the denim skirt is a flattering pick for every body type.


MISSGUIDED Contrast Side Panel Denim Mini Skirt | MISSGUIDED Denim Super Mini Skirt | BENCH Denim Skirt

4. Pearl Details


ONLY Kendell Skinny Ankle Pearl Denim Jeans | River Island Ad Campaign Pearl Mini Skirt | MANGO Pearl Denim Shorts

Denim and pearls? Who knew they’d work and give us the best of both worlds? Classy and edgy never looked this good with denim upgraded with pearly details. You can DIY with some faux pearls at your local bookstore or save yourself some time by purchasing one yourself

5. Frayed Hems

Caoros Two Toned Frayed Jeans | MANGO Frayed Relaxed Jeans | MANGO Frayed Edges Jeans

Fringe is back in all its edgy glory. If you buy a pair that’s a tad too long but a perfect fit for your waist, adding some frayed tips is a trendy alternative to getting it altered properly. (Of course, you can always buy a pair that’s already frayed!)

6. Denim Culottes

Sesura Totem Hipness Denim Culottes | ZALORA High Waist Wide Leg Cropped Jeans | ONLY Eya Cropped Culotte Denim Jeans

The more casual version of the corporate chick’s lifesaver comes in denim! These wide-legged pants are comfortable and easy to wear, as they don’t lock up your legs in leg prison like skinny jeans would. The slouchy feel of the pant leg combined with the laidback fabric might seem a little too casual for the office, but you can definitely pull it off! Add your favourite blazer and statement bag to the ensemble and you’ll be fine. The cherry on top? White stilettos.

7. Mom Jeans

TOPSHOP Moto Peony Print Mom Jeans | MANGO Mom Relaxed Jeans | TOPSHOP Moto Ripped Mom Jeans

Oversized is in. Dating back to the 80s, mom jeans are, well, your mom’s college best friend. While the classic skinny jeans will probably never be overthrown by other pant cuts, mom jeans are a great way to stray away from the usual. They give anyone a more laidback vibe without fully looking like a lazy girl’s outfit.

8. Denim Dungarees

MANGO Dark Denim Dungarees | ZALORA Denim Wrap Denim Dungaree | Free People Torn Up Dungaree

Keep it boho-chic with the playsuit of your dreams. Denim dungarees are best worn with a white shirt underneath to achieve the most casual look. They’re a fun and easy go-to outfit as they’re both comfortable and easy to wear! You won’t be sacrificing style for comfort with this piece.



Denim is the most reliable clothing there is, so feel free to experiment and play around with it so you can find the right style just for you!

This article was first published by THREAD by ZALORA Singapore, written by Bea Punzalan.

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