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Denim on Denim

I’ve been a bit leery to try the denim on denim trend, even though I’ve seen other people pull it off. Something in my psyche tells me it’s wrong. I sort of cheated in my first attempt at denim on denim by putting a bright sweater over my polka dot chambray top. I decided it still counted because I would wear the outfit without the sweater if I got too hot. Since the top is a significantly different shade of blue and has a pattern, I think it works. I should’ve taken a photo without the sweater so you can help me decide if it looks great or if I’m crazy. Do you denim + denim?

Shirt: Old Navy // Sweater: J. Crew (old, current version here) // Jeans: J. Crew. (old) Similar here // Wedges: Nine West. Similar here // Bag: J. Crew (old) // Necklace: Stella & Dot (sold out) // Bracelets: Stella & Dot 1, 2, 3, 4 and J. Crew (old)

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  1. Looks great with the sweater! But I think it would work equally well without because the printed top doesn’t really look like denim. Incidentally, my advisor wears denim+denim about once a week but I wouldn’t call it “pulling it off….” πŸ™‚

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  2. Cute combo, Thanks so much for dropping by my blog and you know what you’ll be shocked when i say those pumps are supper comfortable πŸ™‚ .

    Tash

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  3. your outfit is great! i love wearing denim on denim. i had read somewhere that your top should always be the lighter wash and your pants darker, so you are definitely doing it right!

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  4. So cute! I absolutely love your style! Newest reader/follower.
    xoxo,
    Leigh

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  5. Hey! Didnt know your blog…but I like your style! Your outfit is beautiful πŸ™‚

    http://doitnaturalnow.blogspot.com.es/

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  6. Love the pink and polka dots. Beautiful !
    Very pretty. Love this outfit. Great bag!

    Xo Amy,

    http://stylechocolatechip.blogspot.com/

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  7. I’m also hesitant to try this, but your shirt is so cute and doesn’t look like denim at all! This is the ideal way to pull it off.

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  8. I love the denim on denim look & you rocked it! I love that the shirt has little polka dots on it πŸ™‚
    xoxox
    Shelby

    glitterandgingham.blogspot.com

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  9. I like the subtle way you did double denim!

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  10. Pink is your color!!! You look gorgeous. I love the touch of leopard print as well.
    http://shannonhearts.blogspot.com/

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  11. Love the dotted chambray!

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  12. I have this same top, and I love the way you styled it! So cute

    Xo, Rachel

    Glitzy Blues

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  13. That’s so cute! I hear what you’re saying about denim on denim, but the polka dots + sweater are a fab combo!

    xo, sam
    **Style of Sam**

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