DENIM DE-STRESS

So you've jumped on the proverbial bandwagon, 


and purchased yourself a pair of distressed denims to keep on trend as the weather gets cooler.
One problem.
What to wear them with?



Well it's easier than you think to get your trashy boyfriend jeans looking the part, and we've got some street style tips just to get you started.



JUST BLAZE

Dress 'em up with minimum effort - just pair with a blazer and you're good to go. Wear it in the cold, or cape it when the weather is warm. Your jeans are your basic foundation so no need to stick to boring black - make a statement with a bolder blazer.



PUMP IT UP

Pair with some pumps (or any heels really) and you've just transcended the usual denim look limits - wear them to dinner, dancing, dates and daily. 
Legs look longer and denim just got dressier.


STEAL HIS SHIRT

A white button up forgives all sins, whether it's his or hers just tuck it in, roll those sleeves and you're ready to go.
A timeless look that you can bring out again and again and it never gets old - just change up those accessories.


TEE TIME

the mother of all "sloppy chic" style looks is your boyfriend jeans with your favourite tee... or any tee really, the more oversized the tee, the better the look. Do a semi-tuck in the front and maybe roll a sleeve if you'r rocking the XXL.
No need to keep it plain either, like with the blazer, mix it up and throw in something that'll make a statement.


SWEATER BETTER

The easiest way to wear your ripped up denim has never looked better than this - the oversized sweater or knit.
Not much explanation needed with this one, an all-time great.



COMFY KICKS

Roll those cuffs and boost your street cred when you wear your baggies and your favourite sneakers. Considered by some to be the supreme fashion faux pas, confidence is key. If you're trekking into uncharted waters with this one, kick it off with something easy and inoffensive like your old cons before stepping out in your Nikes or NB.


LEATHER LOVE

Toughen up and wear it with leather. Moto style jackets are still huge this season and the perfect place to start but no need to stop there, trashed jeans look great with a leather tee so don't wait for winter, you can get onto this look while the sun still shines.



PLAID FAD

The way they wore it in the 90s when grunge first hit it's peak. Wrap it round your waist and throw it on when the temps get low for a casual chic look without even a hint of bogan.


BASE COAT

Wrap up for winter while still showing some skin, this is the ultimate high fashion look when it comes to distressed denim. Keep your coat long and oversized, left open to show off those pins. Bored of your own coats? Try stealing your his for a whole different aesthetic.
denim de-stress
One Teaspoon jeans, Britt knit sweater, New Balance sneakers, Ellery coat, Rag & Bone tee, Armani blazer, J. Lindeberg flannel shirt, Coach leather jacket, Shoe Cult pumps, Equipment shirt.

It's really only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to distressed denim street style for 2014, think of your well-loved, ripped up wonders as a basic staple for your fall wardrobe ready to work for your at any and every occasion.

xx EFNC

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