9 Street Style Ways to Wear a Classic Denim Shirt ...


There might seem like a limited number of ways to wear a classic denim shirt but you can vary your outfits every now and then.

The denim shirt is timeless and is great for working a casual daytime look.

It can quickly become a workhorse of your wardrobe.

Team one with black jeans and loafers for an effortlessly chic look or with a patterned skirt for something a bit more fun.

Take a look at these street style ways to wear a classic denim shirt for inspiration.

1. Polished


When it comes to ways to wear a classic denim shirt, teaming it with black separates is a simple yet effortlessly stylish choice.

Alison was photographed by Kate Warren for Refinery 29 wearing her classic denim shirt with black leather leggings, black boots, and an oversized black handbag.

An embellished collared coat added a bit of drama to this otherwise basic outfit.

2. Bold Patterns

Bold Patterns

Blogger Cynthia from Simply Cyn works a fun look and teams her denim shirt with a bold patterned skirt.

She also wears some lace up booties and accessorises with plenty of fun jewellery.2

It’s a playful look that still looks put together.2

3. Layered Denim

Layered Denim

This layered denim outfit was photographed for the Stylesight blog.

A classic denim shirt is worn under a cropped sweater and oversized denim jacket.

Denim jeans complete this layered denim look.

While all that denim could seem over the top, the neutral sweater and accessories anchor the look well.

4. Waisted


Take a bit of inspiration from the nineties and tie your denim shirt around your waist.

This outfit photographed by Youngjun Koo for Refinery 29 shows that a shirt tied around the waist doesn’t always have to look grunge.

The combination of neutral separates, dressy heels, slim clutch, and statement necklace makes this a quite classy daytime look.

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