This potentially tricky trend looks chic when done by the book. Follow a few simple rulesit’s all about accessories and the combination of washesand voila, you’ve got denim-on-denim done right. Take a cue from New York’s chicest style-setters: Pair a light-wash shirt with a darker jean and ladylike flats, or, accessorize your bleached out denim look with a classic leather handbag, nude buckle booties, and muted makeup. This spring 2010 carryover (remember Chloé’s ultra-stylish head-to-toe denim look from the Paris runway?) is still holding strong amongst New York fashion darlings. Mix new and vintage pieces for a thoroughly modern take on an American classic.
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Beyond the Runways: Denim-on-Denim