Layer the denim over a finely knit sweater (any thicker can feel chunky). Throw printed pants into the mix for a playful vibe. As for shoes, lean toward loafers for a preppy feel, or slip into heels to dress it up.Jean jacket: Madewell, $118; madewell.com.
Sweater: Uniqlo, $80; uniqlo.com.
Pants: Zara, $80; zara.com.Read MoreLess