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Hottest trends in denim

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What to wear with your jeans

Every woman should have one fantastic pair of worn-in, comfortable jeans that can be your go-to choice for casual wear. However, denim is more than just a relaxed pair of jeans. Check out the hottest trends in denim this season.

1What to wear with your jeansDark wash jeans for work

Add a pair of dark wash trouser jeans to your workday wardrobe. You can partner your jeans with a ruffled white blouse or fitted blazer. Dark jeans look fabulous with pumps, as well as with ballet flats. And a big bonus with dark wash jeans is that they make you look slimmer.

2Denim jacket over a frilly dress

An old school jean jacket should be a mainstay in your wardrobe. It's a timeless classic that can be worn in many different ways. This season, put on a denim jacket over a frilly spring dress for a terrific contrast in style that can't be beat.

3Flared jeans and platforms

Put a little funk into your wardrobe with a pair of flared jeans and platform sandals or clogs. Flared jeans range from slightly flared to extremely wide-legged. Try on a few pairs and find out which style fits your body type and personality.

4Tummy control jeans

Look five to 10 pounds lighter instantly with a great pair of tummy control jeans. Many brands, such as Not Your Daughter's Jeans and Miraclebody, offer jeans with a built-in control panels to hide your bulging midsection and lift your rear end. We really love Not You Daughter's Jeans Tummy Tuck jeans, which come in every style imaginable -- capri, flare, bootcut, straight, skinny and more.

What to wear with your jeans


Avoid muffin top with high-waisted jeans from brands like Not Your Daughter's Jeans, Hudson and Old Navy. Dark jeans tend to be more flattering then light jeans because of their slimming effect. Denim jackets are great with spring & summer dresses but take caution when pairing them with more denim, you don't want to look like you're playing dress-up as a cowgirl!

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