Ever since Britney Spears’ and Justin Timberlake’s infamous 2001 matching-denim situation, the look has suffered its fair share of bashing but in reality denim-on-denim is one of the coolest looks to wear if you know how to put pieces together properly.
The concept of pairing one jean item with another is part of the audacity of fashion and may not be ideal for people who still think “rules” matter. Although the denim-on-denim look infamously called the Canadian Tuxedo is not new, it is certainly noteworthy because it provides variety and allows for a lot of experimentation with style.
Here are 10 denim on denim looks to inspire your inner fashionista.
Dark jeans and a light-wash denim shirt looks cool no matter how you style it, but a designer bandeau takes it up a notch.
An all-denim look wrapped together with a bold coat is always a good idea.
A three-piece denim outfit that consists of cuffed jeans, a top, and a jacket all in the same shade of blue coupled with a pair of ankle bootties. A recipe for fab.
An oversized denim jacket paired with distressed jean shorts is an effortless yet tasteful denim on denim look.
A denim corset, a ruffled denim mini, and a denim jacket create an unexpectedly chic ensemble.
A slightly early-2000s vibe consists of cool glasses, loose denim, and air forces. If you check all these you’re lit.
Try playing with matching denim pieces in colors other than blue – that’ll help you stand out.
Adding a belt on a denim ensemble pulls together your look and makes it even more stylish.
An oversized denim jacket over a short dress will give you a badass look.
A denim jacket, pullover, or top looks very elevated half-tucked into jeans.