Ways to Wear a Jean Skirt

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A jean skirt is a basic piece of clothing that every woman should have in her wardrobe. It's versatile enough to dress up for a business casual office, yet casual enough to wear to an outdoor picnic event. The way that you wear your jean skirt will dictate the look you're able to achieve with such a simple piece. Dress it up or down according to the season, so that your jean skirt always looks up to date no matter how long you've owned it.

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Your jean skirt can be an ideal piece for transitioning into your spring wardrobe after a long, cold winter. Even before temperatures are warm, you can wear your knee-length jean skirt with a brightly coloured trench to transition into brighter colours. Add a patterned, short sleeve blouse, leaving the ends untucked for warmer days. Wear your jean skirt with wedge heels if it's warm, or brightly coloured or patterned flats if there is still a nip in the air.


The summer usually lends itself to more casual styles when wearing a jean skirt. because of the warm weather, it's more acceptable to wear a jean skirt that is shorter, that reaches around your mid-thigh. Wear it with a distressed T-shirt with sneakers or flip flops to a concert, or try dressing it up a little with a corduroy blazer and wedges or espadrilles when going out to dinner and a movie. A tank top and short, faded jean skirt is an ideal combination when heading out for a day at the beach.


As fall arrives, so do more conservative styles that combine well with knee-length jean skirts. For the scholar, a dark jean skirt worn with some conservative flats and a long, cable knit sweater will keep you comfortable in class. Wear your jean skirt for Thanksgiving dinner by pairing it with worn in brown boots and a crisp white button up blouse. Or, make your jean skirt a little more office-casual appropriate by adding a short-sleeved blazer and some pumps.


You may think that you need to retire your jean skirt through the cold months of winter, but you can keep it current by wearing it with some thick, opaque tights. Choose ones that have a simple pattern, or go with classic cable to keep your legs warm while still wearing your jean skirt. Add a pair of knee high riding boots with a low heel, and you can wear your jean skirt with a warm jacket to a play, parent meeting or a night out with your boyfriend.

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