This Is the Only Way to Wear Your Denim Shirt Right Now

Denim shirts are an often overlooked wardrobe staple, but there is one key way that all of our favourite influencers wear them—and it's the perfect brunch look. Net-a-Porter's Lisa Aiken and Aimee Song of Song of Style prove that when it comes to denim shirting, the best way to style it is with another dose of denim and to fashion your own Canadian tuxedo. Instead of opting for the same denim wash, it's far cooler to mix things up and opt for clashing shades of denim. We would advise a shirt in a lighter wash than your jeans, but as with everything in fashion, this rule can be broken, as Jessie Bush shows below.

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Style Notes: Net-a-Porter's fashion director, Lisa Aiken, shows it pays to mix denim washes, tucking her Gap denim shirt into a pair of dark-wash jeans by Mother Denim.

Style Notes: When mixing denim washes, follow Aimee Song's lead and opt for a lighter, more classic denim for the shirt and a darker wash for your jeans.

How to wear a denim shirt: Jessie Bush


Jessie Bush

Style Notes: Lighter washes tend to work best on the top. However, we love how Jessie Bush's oversized dark chambray shirt looks with her lighter frayed-hem jeans. She keeps the rest simple and opts for black brogues and a black crossbody.

Style Notes: Another weekend-perfect spin on the double-denim suit is to layer a denim shirt underneath your denim dungarees like Katherine Ormerod.

We love this light-wash oversized shirt.

This dark wash looks best when paired with black trousers or jeans.

If you're looking for a fitted silhouette, you can't beat Topshop. 

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