Fall’s Best Blue Jeans
In the Running (left)
When sweatpants morph into jeans, you get comfort and style. Polish them off with a crisp blazer and ladylike pumps.
Blazer, Elle, kohls.com, $68. Tank (available September 27), Adam Lippes for Target, target.com, $28. Jeans, Splendid, splendid.com, $158. Shoes, H by Halston, qvc.com, $112. Necklace, The K & R Collection for Silpada, mysilpada.com, $59. Bracelets, Miranda Frye, mirandafrye.com, $73 for set of 3. Clutch, Poverty Flats, povertyflatsbyrian.com, $68.
Hello, Sailor (right)
The nautical vibe is making waves in an always-flattering flare. Tuck in your top to show off the shipshape details.
Top, J. Jill, jjill.com, $89. Jeans, Express, express.com, $88. Shoes, Guess, macys.com, $159. Earrings, Marlyn Schiff, marlynschiff.com, $42. Bangles, Miranda Frye, mirandafrye.com, $69 for set of 3.
Double denim is no longer a fashion don’t. Choose two contrasting washes, add some printed accessories, and rock this “Canadian tuxedo” like it’s nobody’s business.
Top, Guess, guess.com, $80. Jeans, Signature by Levi Strauss & Co, walmart.com, $20. Shoes, Chinese Laundry, chineselaundry.com, $70. Clutch, Chico’s, chicos.com, $99. Bangle, Rebecca Minkoff, rebeccaminkoff.com, $58. Necklace, Sequin, sequin-nyc.com, $98.
Shading, whiskering, marbling—call it what you will, it’s the new print in town. The strategic fading is casually cool and slimming in all the right places.
Turn farmer practical into everyday pretty. A basic white tee and strappy heels make this look an overall success.
Tee, Lacoste, lacoste.com, $50. Overalls, Mossimo, target.com, $35. Shoes, Fergalicious by Fergie, dsw.com, $55. Clutch, Big Buddha, dillards.com, $80. Earrings, Rebecca Minkoff, rebecca minkoff.com, $48. Bangle, Rachael Ryen, rachaelryen.com, $88. Ring (left), Joyiia, joyiia.com, $31. Ring (right), Rebecca Minkoff, rebeccaminkoff.com, $48 for set of 2.
Don’t let tattered and torn fool you—these baby blues are anything but sloppy. Choose your distress level for a relaxed look that’s totally sophisticated.
Try out the patchwork phenomenon in relaxed skinnies, then add a tiger top to make it fierce.
Jeans, Canyon River Blues, sears.com, $48. Top, Three Eighty Two, juliangold.com, $121. Shoes, Ivanka Trump, nordstrom.com, $135. Belt, AMIClubwear, amiclubwear.com, $13. Necklace, Miranda Frye, mirandafrye.com, $76. Earrings, Cocoa Jewelry, cocoa jewelry.com, $38. Ring, Edge of Ember, edgeofember.com, $95.
Take a walk on the lighter side. Balance the simplicity of the soft hue with a dramatic sweater vest and snakeskin slides.
Vest (available September 27), Adam Lippes for Target, target.com, $40. Top, Riders by Lee, ridersbylee.com, $15. Jeans, American Eagle Outfitters, ae.com, $40. Shoes, Yosi Samra, yosisamra.com, $180. Earrings, Stella & Dot, stelladot.com, $39.