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How to Wear a Denim Dress in Summer

Mary Smith
By Mary Smith. Updated: January 16, 2017
How to Wear a Denim Dress in Summer

Are you following fashion or dragging it along? Well, denim clothes should be in your closet. We are at a time when the 90's have taken over our catwalks by storm and, increasingly, the trends of yesteryear are resurging as is the denim invasion of that particular period of time. We have seen how denim shirts are becoming more fashionable, jean dungarees and now it's time dresses of this kind, garments that are fresh, young and hipper than ever. In this OneHowTo article we will tell you how to wear a denim dress in summer so you learn to make the most of this statement piece.

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Steps to follow:


One of the best ways to wear a denim dress in summer is by wearing it like a man's shirt. This menswear is also ravaging this season and therefore you get to be the latest fashion victim besides creating a very sexy and feminine image for yourself.

To do this, you must keep a straight figure, not notched at the waist or stilted with a belt, the key is to make it look like it's a man's shirt on a woman's body. To emphasize your more feminine side you just have to add accessories such as, for example, shoes with heels or platform shoes, handbags and accessories such as earrings, fabulous pearl necklaces and so on. A hat can also create a very sexy and flattering appeal thus creating a drop dead gorgeous outfit.

How to Wear a Denim Dress in Summer - Step 1
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Another very flattering way to wear a denim dress is by marking your silhouette with a belt. To get a look in the purest cowgirl style, this trend is also in this year. It is best to opt for a brown hues accessories for, so, emphasize your look darling.

You can put the finishing touch to your style with a fishtail braid in your hair to achieve that the far west effect you desire. Also try to wear cowboy boots or, if you're hot, shoes with heels or platform to stylize your body and have a very feminine and sensual look. You'll be the prized pretty girl!

How to Wear a Denim Dress in Summer - Step 2
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You can combine a denim dress with a more urban and informal look with a boyish touch for a more hipster vibe. Recall that the basis of this fashion trend that is sweeping the world is to mix garments of the past with others from the present getting a mix never seen before and which also dares to merge formal with casual to break aesthetic standards that have prevailed so far completely.

Thus, in the case of denim dresses, you can choose ones that are carved and framed to your silhouette but then combine them with sneakers, a sweatshirt or backpack. You can also wear a hat or a small and sophisticated handbag. The question is to mix styles for a super mini, hipster and very modern look.

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But if you like ethnic fashion, an aesthetic that also takes several seasons booming, you should know that you can also combine your denim dress to suit your intercultural and fashionable side. For this you must opt for accessories or clothing with ethnic prints, for example, coats, bags, hats and so on.

For this type of look you should not leave out the accessories so fill your hair with ornaments like tiaras, scarves, hats... It is also recommended you wear necklaces or large earrings, rings and bracelets that look nice.

How to Wear a Denim Dress in Summer - Step 4
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The colors that will match your denim dress the most are many and varied, as denim color has almost become a neutral color and can be combined with all tones and garments as they can be worn for both an informal meeting to a gala dinner. Therefore, it is advisable to know how to take to adapt to every situation.

However, there are some shades that will highlight your look and, therefore, that combine best with your dress. On OneHowTo, we recommend the following:

  • Fluorescent colors: Especially in hot weather and during the day, bags, shoes or any other accessory that has a strong and attractive color, will look great with a denim dress.
  • Black: Ideal for evening wear and to attend a dinner or a party. Black denim is always a wise move to combine two different styles and fit perfectly.
  • Burgundy: the color of wine is one that has swept this season and promises to stay for a long time. They are also perfect to create a look with a jean dress and be perfect for both day and night.
  • Animal Print: It is also a kind of pattern that is perfect as our dress gets highlighted and is a bit more feminine.
How to Wear a Denim Dress in Summer - Step 5
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If you like denim, do not miss other trends in vogue in recent times and learn to get the most out of them. On OneHowTo, there are some tips for you to learn to combine Boyfriend Jeans, Mom jeans, bell bottom jeans...

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