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7 ways to rock the double denim trend

It's the question that divides the nation: should you or shouldn't you wear double denim? According to several of fashion's favourite celebrities and influencers you absolutely should, and I'm of the firm opinion that twice the denim = double the outfit credentials.

Considered a huge faux pas since that iconic Britney and Justin picture circa 2001, and one that'll have your peers calling you “brave” if ever you sport it, double denim is actually one of the easiest (and coolest) trends for spring. Just forgo the cowboy hat, maybe.

From the rise of ‘70s fashion - thanks, Daisy Jones and the Six - to a backlash against skinny jeans (let’s face it, mom jeans, straight-leg jeans and boyfriend jeans are far superior), there's a whole host of denim-related moments occurring RN, and everyone is paying attention - even the high-brow designers. Y/Project paired a denim maxi skirt with some denim boots, Saint Laurent made the case for denim suiting, and Marc Jacobs adorned its double denim looks with sparkling crystals for a more feminine take on the hard-working fabric.

Is double denim trendy? This is how the fashion set are wearing it


Rita Ora's denim shirt and baggy jeans look is exactly how to tackle the trend if you've not dipped your toe in it yet. Effortless, simple and - most importantly - comfortable, it'll take you two seconds to throw together but will gain you maximum respect from those in the know.

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Why stop at double denim when you can don double embellished denim? Romee Strijd has given it the seal of approval with a pair of beaded denim jeans and a studded denim jacket, finished off with some denim kitten-heel boots.

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If Saweetie says yes to double denim then who are we to disagree? She wore hers with a distressed, ‘70s edge courtesy of frayed ruffles and flared hems. Her exact jeans are from Walmart, but we’ve found something pretty similar from Free People.

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If double denim isn't quite exciting enough for you, but anything embellished seems too OTT, then something like the logo-printed jacket and jeans Ashley Roberts has opted for is the perfect alternative. We have it on good authority that you can get the exact same outfit from ASOS, too.

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Women's trouser suits are the go-to sleek look for all fashion girls, and now thanks to YSL and Stradivarius denim is a fabric to consider when choosing one. Pair yours with a plain t-shirt for a more casual take, or a crisp white shirt for that means-business look.

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Forget what you thought you knew: double denim needn't be tonal. Though its the most popular way to wear it, there's an increase in two-tone denim street style looks. Case in point; Julianne Hough in a dark wash shirt and ombré high-waisted jeans.

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Olivia Palermo wore a denim midi skirt and matching blouse to the Zimmermann show this fashion week and immediately had everyone falling in love. Denim maxi skirts are everywhere this spring/summer for their ability to create effortless-but-put-together ensembles.

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