Denim = the ultimate classic. Paired up or paired down, mom jeans or skinny jeans, denim goes effortlessly with almost any top – making it an essential for any casual or smart casual wardrobe. Whether shorts, jeans, jackets, skirts, dresses or denim on denim a la Britney and Justin circa 2001, there’s something out there for everyone.


With a new uni year just around the corner for many of us, here are our picks for that denim piece you can pull out of your closet and match with any top you blindly reach for before that 9am class.


Feeling lazy? Pair shorts or jeans with a jumper for when you want to feel extra cosy or casual.



Clockwise L-R: H&M Acid Wash Denim Shorts, paired with MDS Crop TopThe Tinsel Rack Off-Shoulder Top, A for Arcade TopCheap Monday Denim Jeans, Chocolate Baby Milo SweaterAmerican Apparel High Waist Denim Shorts, A for Arcade Sweater


For a smarter look, throw on a dressier top, or even a pair of heels to go with a pair of cropped jeans. 



Clockwise L-R: Her Velvet Vase Ripped Denim Jeans, paired with RP Crochet TopStriped Top and Four Seasons CoatMiss Denim Denim Jeans, paired with Her Velvet Vase Bustier Crop TopNew Look Chiffon Blouse


Dresses and rompers, aka the piece of clothing you don’t need to match with anything else, aka less time spent thinking about what to wear. If you’re feeling adventurous or feeling like wearing denim from top to bottom, a denim dress or playsuit might be the solution.



L: The Tinsel Rack Denim Romper, R: Hollyhoque Denim Crop Top, Hollyhoque Denim Skirt


How do you wear denim?