Every week, I’ll be taking one of your Wardrobe Wonderings and answering it in full here on the blog. We’re kicking off with…
How do I wear light denim?
This wasn’t the exact question asked – I’ve taken a little creative license to make it more open. And I really, really wanted to premier my new chambray playsuit (Primark, £9)!
Light denim can be tricky to pull off, especially if you’re a curvaceous babe like me. It’s sometimes unflattering, can add unwanted lbs and wash out pale skin. It’s also synonymous with a dressed down, casual look. So how can you make it work for…
A shopping trip?
I’ve gone for a nautical theme, perfect for a summer shopping trip. Adding a silk scarf (vintage, £1), bird brooch (Helpless Romantic, £8), striped vest (Matalan, £4) and flat pumps (Primark, £8) keeps it casual and comfortable.
A night out?
Although it’s a relaxed fabric, light denim is easily dressed up for dancing the night away. This black blazer (Primark, £13) gives a luxe feel and the belt (vintage, £5) adds shape. The look is finished off with a statement necklace (thrifted, £2), leather clutch (Accessorize, £22) and sky high wedges (New Look, £15).
Meeting the parents?
Keeping it cute is the key to charming the parents! A simple polka dot tee (Topshop, £10), matching tights (Topshop, £5) and pretty patent sandals (New Look, £10) make for perfect girlfriend material. I’m also wearing my gold name necklace (MyNameNecklace.com, £22) and gold leaf bracelet (Eclectic Eccentricity, £15.50).
A day at the beach?
Let me just say – light denim was MADE for the beach! A headscarf (H&M, £6) keeps unruly hair at bay and a simple leather belt (H&M, £5) is an easy way to add shape. Leather gladiator sandals (New Look, £10), a straw bag (thrifted, £2.99) and classic sunnies (Rayban, £109) finish the look.
And there you have it! Four ways to wear light denim, dressed up or down. These looks definitely work for the warmer weather and I can’t wait to road test them all.
Do you have a favourite, or would you work light denim a different way? I’d love to know!
PS – If you’ve got a Wardrobe Wondering, why not let me know and I’ll do my best to answer it. Stop by next week for another style solution!
PPS – Did you notice the changing location of today’s shoot? I was playing a hilarious game of hide and seek with the man who mows our lawn. In that last picture I had to crop him out as he walked into the shot! Oh, the absolute and utter shame.