I’m not sure when I started to love colored denim but it’s been a closet staple for me especially in the transition seasons of spring and fall. There’s something about being able to layer and colors in these two seasons that make me giddy for fashion.

Whenever someone comments on a pair of pants (like my yellow jeans) I get the sense that they’re not sure how to wear them but I’d say it’s really easy. You can either treat your colored bottoms just like a normal pair of jeans or you can make them stand out.

Here are three classic ways to make colored pants work for you…
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Neutrals consist of blacks, greys, browns and whites most often. Let your colored denim stand out by pairing it with neutral pieces.

How to pair colored denim - try a neutral like creams and greys

Wedge Booties, https://amzn.to/2mTnskr
Similar pink jeans, http://shopstyle.it/l/Q99w
White tee, http://shopstyle.it/l/QTo4
Similar cream sweater, http://shopstyle.it/l/QTlP
Similar bib necklace, http://shopstyle.it/l/Q972

I’m also going to tell you to treat your chambray pieces that are trending right now as a neutral. It’s a classic look that can be paired with any color!

Pair your favorite chambray top with any colored pant for a classic look.

Similar pink jeans, http://shopstyle.it/l/Q99w
Similar chambray top, http://shopstyle.it/l/QTpl


Are you afraid of prints? And now I’m suggesting you add a print with your colored denim? I promise it’s okay, and I actually think you’re going to love the look!

Add a very subtle pattern with your colored denim if you're nervous about too much going on in your outfit.

Olive pull-on jeans, http://shopstyle.it/l/QTpy
Wedge Booties, https://amzn.to/2mTnskr
My denim jacket, http://shopstyle.it/l/QTpY
Similar denim jacket (budget-friendly), http://shopstyle.it/l/QTqg
Similar denim jacket in plus sizes, http://shopstyle.it/l/QTqp
Simple patterned blouse, http://shopstyle.it/l/QTq9

Now this one may seem like a lot because I’m throwing in pattern mixing on top of your colored denim, but if you stick with classic prints like stripes and leopard you’re going to look fabulous!

Rock your leopard shoes with some stripes and olive jeans.

Similar striped top, http://shopstyle.it/l/QTsG
Similar striped top (plus sizes), http://shopstyle.it/l/QTsD
Similar white on black top, http://shopstyle.it/l/QTso

Olive pull-on jeans, http://shopstyle.it/l/QTpy
My leopard shoes in a bootie, http://shopstyle.it/l/QTqK

Color blocking

By simply adding another shade of the same color, you can color block your denim. Here’s a way to do it with a blue jean that aren’t your normal “blue jeans” and if you’re feeling a little bored with wearing the “same” colors, you can add some texture or interest to your outfit like I’ve done here with the fringe.

Color block your jeans and top

Similar teal jeans, http://shopstyle.it/l/QTtl
Similar fringe booties, http://shopstyle.it/l/QTtv
Similar ballet back tee, http://shopstyle.it/l/QTtQ

I hope these simple ideas help you consider what you’ll be wearing this fall and encourage you to pull your colored denim out of the closet or go grab a new pair! Here’s where you can find the most current colored jeans for great prices – http://shopstyle.it/l/QTpO.

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Hi there! I’m Erin and mom to three amazing kids and wife to the best husband around IMHO! We’re doing our best to find joy in our days and love in our hearts even when things are hard. Our middle daughter has a catastrophic form of epilepsy that affects every part of her life and ours. She’s taught us more than we could have ever learned about the importance of life, love and God. Our days aren’t anything glamorous, but I’ve learned to take time for the things I enjoy. As mom, wife, friend and just good ole’ me. I think it’s important for you to take care of yourself too – have fun, remember you’re amazing and be confident in what you wear, what you eat and what you feel. So here’s to you, here’s to us, and here’s to this amazing thing we get to do every day as momma!

2 thoughts on “Three ways to rock your colored denim”

  1. It’s funny I can wear any color denim to work Mon – Thursday except for blue. So this is great. Blue I can wear on Friday’s for casual day.

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