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Dressy denim finds for everyday wear

Elizabeth Mitchell is a freelance fashion and beauty writer living in Los Angeles. A graduate of New York University, she regularly contributes to The Fashion Spot, The Luxury Spot and authors the Star Style column for StyleBakery Teen. ...

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Mom jeans, be gone! We’ve rounded up six irresistibly chic picks that will have you flaunting your stuff in dressy denim all day long.

No more mom jeans

Mom jeans, be gone! We’ve rounded up six irresistibly chic picks that will have you flaunting your stuff in dressy denim all day long.

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Dittos Everyday Adventure jeans

Let's be honest, every day is an adventure when you're a mom. So why not prepare yourself for whatever situation comes your way in these darling denim skinnies by Dittos? With a classic blue wash and a slight stretch, they're casual enough to sport with an oversized sweater and ballet flats for a trip to the store, or fancy enough to dress up with a button-down blouse and platform heels for a much-needed mom's day out.

(ModCloth, $79)

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SOLD Design Lab ikat print skinny jeans

Don't let the printed trend pass you by! Just because you're a mom doesn't mean you can't have fun in these gray ikat print, classic five-pocket skinnies that are perfect for a classy brunch with the girls or a day of shopping with your kids. Pair them with a simple neutral top, some cute boots and a statement necklace and you're all set.

(CoutureCandy, $138)

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Standards & Practices Slither jean

Clear-coated snakeskin skinny jeans with faux front pockets? Umm, count us in! Any mom will love getting glam for the day in these fabulously funky and fun-to-wear animal print pants. We bet the kids will heart them, too. Hey, ain't nothing wrong with being a cool mom…

(Standards & Practices, $140)

Fancy pantsLevi's 501 boyfriend jean

Kick back, relax and enjoy the comfort and quality of these chic, straight-leg boyfriend jeans from Levi's. With a casual rolled cuff and an easy fit, they'll be your go-to pair for picking up the kids from school or meeting your girlfriends for a play date. Available in three cool colors, you can go dark, white or sun bleached!

(Levi's, $78)

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Karen Kane whisker flare jeans

Put a little bounce in your step, and slip on these very versatile flare jeans that will take you from a casual chic lunch to a date night out. Made in the U.S., they're great for slimming your thighs thanks to the dark denim and look wonderful paired with any flat or heel.

(Karen Kane, $128)

Fancy pantsLee classic fit Evie bootcut jean

You can never go wrong with a great classic! All moms will dig the look and fit of this lovely Lee bootcut jean in a flattering dark wash. It hugs your hips and thighs in all the right places and pairs perfectly with a plain white T-shirt or something fancier.

(Lee, $48)

TIP: Need some help getting the motivation to glam yourself up? Kick those blues to the curb by adding a bold silk shirt or an evening sweater with sequins to your denim jeans for a quick pick-me-up, recommend fashion designers Caroline Calvin and Joie Rucker of Calvin Rucker. Balance things out with patent or leopard pumps.

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