Denim skirts embody the meaning of versatility in fashion. Rightfully so since denim skirts have been known to go with almost anything, they can easily be dressed up or down as the occasion demands, and honestly what more could you ask from a piece of garment?
From mini to maxi, distressed to tailored, denim skirts offer a wide range of options to suit every style and occasion. Fashion evolves all the time, but denim skirts have remained a classic throughout the years. It has never once gone out of style and probably never will. And that’s why you need to know how to style a denim skirt, and boy there are lots of ways to style one, and we’re here to help you out.
Denim Skirt with Off the Shoulder Top
For all the vintage charm girlies, the button-down denim skirt should work perfectly fine (also Lara Jean from TATBILB pulled it off quite iconically). It has a classic silhouette and the front row of buttons allows you to customize the outfit as you wish and play with modesty a bit, also the buttons look cute too. You can choose an off-shoulder top to pair with this skirt, preferably in contrasting colors or patterns. Choose one with ruffles or statement sleeves to add a bit of flair. Top the look off with wedge sandals and accessorize further with hoop earrings and a straw bag for a summery vibe.
Denim Skirt with Graphic Tee and Boots
Nothing hits the same as a well-styled graphic tee look. It’s superior and that’s just how the way things are. Pairing it with a denim skirt? You’ve got yourself a banger street look. Combine a distressed denim skirt with a graphic tee featuring your favorite brand, a funky piece of art, or just a slogan. Add a touch of edge by adding combat boots with metal accents. Layer with a leather jacket or oversized denim jacket for a rock-inspired look.
Denim Skirt with a Blouse
We’ve got you if you’re looking for non-edgy ways to style a denim skirt. Denim skirts really can be paired with anything, even to exude a romantic, girly vibe. For achieving the same you can pair it with a flowy, floral-print blouse for a feminine look. Choose one with ruffled details, lace accents, or delicate embroidery for an extra touch of elegance. Top it off with strappy sandals or block heels and accessorize with dainty jewelry.
Denim Skirt with Oversized Sweater
With the newfound obsession with sweaters after Conan Gray released ‘Heather’, you’re probably thinking of ways to pull them off. Here’s a hint, they go great with denim skirts, midi’s to be precise. Pair one with an oversized knit sweater for a cute and cozy ensemble. Preferably get them in contrasting colors or opt for a neutral tone for a monochromatic look. Further, add ankle or knee-high boots and a belt to cinch the waist if desired.
Denim Skirt with Button-Up Shirt
A button-up shirt is a wardrobe staple you absolutely cannot neglect. It is a must and a basic one at that. It’s highly versatile and can be paired with different clothes to create a variety of outfits and generally makes for great layering opportunities. So, get your crisp white button-down out and tuck it into a high-waisted denim skirt for a polished and classic outfit. Roll up the sleeves and leave a few buttons undone for a relaxed vibe (also it looks cooler that way). Finally, pair it with loafers or pointed-toe flats and accessorize with a statement belt and delicate jewelry.
Denim Skirt with Crop Top
Mini skirts come to mind immediately when one thinks of skirts of the denim variety. From Kendall Jenner’s mini skirt combo with a J’adore Dior top to Aishwarya Rai’s Dhoom looks, denim miniskirts are that skirt. One way to style it would be to pair it with a trendy crop top and further layer it with a leather or vinyl jacket. Complete the look with platform boots and accessorize with layered necklaces and stackable bracelets.
Denim Skirt with Denim Jacket
Taking after Bella Hadid, double denim is so in. It’s bold, fun, and chic; everything fashion should be. You can get the look by pairing a chic denim skirt with a matching or contrasting denim jacket. Play around with different washes and textures to add dimension to the look. Finally, style with a tucked-in camisole or blouse and top it off with white sneakers or sandals for a casual yet stylish vibe.
Denim Skirt with Knit Sweater
Cozy sweaters are life-changing. Whether you’re having a warm night in with some wine and pasta or going out for a nice day out, sweaters can be your ultimate go-to for an effortlessly charming look. Pair a high-waisted denim skirt with a cozy knit sweater in a neutral tone for a casual look. Tuck in the front of the sweater to define the waistline and create a balanced silhouette. Complete the outfit with ankle boots or chunky heels for a chic and comfortable ensemble.
Denim Skirt with Blazer
You’ve probably never tried a denim skirt with a blazer, but there’s never been a better time than now for unconventional styling to be honest. If you’re into experimenting and playing around with aesthetics, this outfit will work for you. Combine a midi-length skirt with a tailored blazer in a contrasting color. Opt for a patterned or textured blazer to add visual interest to the outfit. Pair with a tucked-in blouse or a fitted turtleneck, and finish the look with pointed flats or heels.
Denim Skirt with Statement Top
If you’re obsessed with denim mini skirts and midi skirts (just like us), pairing it with a statement top would make for a unique and eye-catching outfit. Go for a denim mini skirt or midi skirt and pair it with a bold statement top. This could be a blouse with ruffles, sequins, or vibrant prints, or a crop top with unique details. Add some edge to the outfit with ankle boots or high-top sneakers, and accessorize with layered necklaces or hoop earrings.