In earlier days, denim might have been reserved for casual Fridays at the office. But in modern times, the fall staple has reinvented itself as a refined, tailored option fit for any day of the week. From a sleek moto jacket to slim-fitting jeans, this season’s most stylish denim looks can be worn both in the boardroom and after hours.
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(shown above) Form fitting, ankle-length jeans become office-worthy when paired with a classic oxford button-down and sophisticated wool blazer. The suede and metallic hexagon heels act as the finishing touch.
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Baldwin “Jade” wool blazer in Midnight, $385
Equipment “Brett” cotton button-down, $238
Baldwin “Sophia” jeans in Skylight, $248
Raye “Cody” mule in Whiskey, $180
All from Standard Style on the Country Club Plaza and in Town Center Plaza.
The shrunken silhouette of a pintuck jean jacket accents the rich hues in this ruffle-trim floral top. Camel-toned accessories and a pair of statement tassel earrings bring the outfit full-circle.
Rebecca Taylor denim pintuck jacket, $375
Alice + Olivia ruffle trim floral blouse, $330
Paige “Skyline” jeans, $179
Loeffler Randall camel shoulder bag, $450
T. Marie tassel earrings, $125
All from Clique Boutique in the Prairie Village Shops.
Calvin Klein pumps,$59.50
From Bob Jones Shoes in the Crossroads
Light denim adds a hint of vintage flair to this otherwise modern jacket, which provides enough coverage for breezy fall days without the bulk. Throw it on over a jewel-toned tank, dark-rinse jeans and this season’s “it” shoe—the mule—for a fashion-forward look.
Lola & Sophie satin basic tank, $88
Hudson midrise ankle jean, $195
Kelsi Dagger bronze mules, $125
Layered tassel necklace, $198
All from Alysa Rene Boutique in Park Place.