9 Easy Spring Items to Make All Your Jeans Outfits Look Expensive

Let's face it. Jeans are the most worn piece in the majority of our wardrobes. Especially at this transitional time of year when even dress people end up turning to their hero denim for a more covered-up but still fresh outfit option. The best thing about them, and probably why we all rely on jeans so much, is that they're so versatile; a classic that can be taken into each season and reinvented depending on what you wear them with. 

And since we've just hit that awkward time in the year when we're not quite in the warm rays of summer, we thought it might be a good time to help jog your memory on some of the simplest, chicest ways to transform your favourite jeans for elevated outfits this spring. 

Spring Items With Jeans

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We've whittled it down to nine key items that reliably look great with any and all jeans in spring while also elevating them beyond the average jeans-and-T-shirt casual affair. 

We're talking smart, oversized blazers for a '90s vibe, crisp shirts à la Kendall Jenner, French girl–inspired tweed jackets and, of course, some Breton stripes. They're all, as you'll see, really easy items, but pair them with your go to straight-legs, skinnies, flares or wide-legs and you've got some instant expensive-looking outfits you can turn to again and again this season.

Hopefully the looks and key buys below will inspire you to either rediscover these pieces in your own wardrobes for spring or figure out which hero items you might still be missing. What are you waiting for? Keep scrolling to see.

1. Button-Down Shirt

The Best White Shirt With Jeans

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A button-down shirt, especially a crisp white or blue one, teamed with jeans is a timelessly polished look. Try a slightly oversized fit for a particularly modern vibe.

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Linen truly is the hero of hot days. 

A crisp white shirt is the easiest elevation - try it with your trusty jeans or style over a midi dress for a relaxed yet chic look. 

A smart cut that works for free time or weekend adventures. 

2. Blazer

The Best Blazer With Jeans

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While a slouchy blazer can pair well with a range of items, it looks the chicest with denim.

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A loose oversized style is very on trend. 

The classic peak lapel style is a versatile addition to your wardrobe. 

A raw hem will draw attention to a great pair of shoes. 

3. Bright Knit

The Best Bright Knit With Jeans

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Spring is all about classics, but it's also about adding in fresh pops of colour. Adding a bright knit to your jeans outfit is the easies way to do this. 

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With 14 colour options you'll definitely find the hue for you. 

With plus sizes included, these relaxed jeans are the perfect style for anyone. 

4. Trench Coat

In the outerwear realm, a longline trench coat with jeans is a look the fashion crowd is all about.

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A timeless addition to every wardrobe that can be thrown over any outfit for easy elevation.  

We love that Mango makes stylish clothes in inclusive sizes. This wardrobe staple can be found in sizes XXS to 4XL. 

Straight leg styles are an easy go-to shape for everyday. 

5. Pretty White Top

The Best Pretty White Top  With Jeans

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You just can't go wrong with a pretty white top and jeans ensemble. Add some fun accessories, and you're set.

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Smocking details are perfect to add a bit of stretch to your looks. 

Still not over with embroidered collar details. 

Jeans don't have to be uncomfortable. Opt for a bold wide-leg style that won't be restricting. 

6. Tweed Jacket

The Best Tweed Jacket With Jeans

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Tweed jackets come french-girl approved and will dress up any and all of your jeans. 

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Definitely here for the Clueless vibes. 

Saint Laurent knows how to do a modern twist on a classic piece. 

Arket is known for great jeans for reasonable prices. 

7. Striped Knit

The Best Striped Knit With Jeans

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Striped jumpers go with most things since they're so versatile, but they come into their own with denim. 

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This split hem jumper is an easy piece to throw on for a classic look. 

As someone who often wears stripes, these are the easiest way to feel put-together without much effort. 

Re/Done has kept the vintage feel with it's button-up closure. 

8. Loafers

Loafers are the ultimate transitional shoe, making them perfect to wear with denim all spring. 

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Loafers can be a versatile styling piece. Pair with jeans, skirts or tailored looks to add a polished element. 

The relaxed brushed suede of these suits a pair of brilliantly baggy jeans. 

Style these palazzo marvels with a fitted top to balance out with shape. 

9. Cream Coat

The Best Cream Coats With Jeans

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Cream coats are undeniably expensive-looking and really elevate even the most casual pair of jeans. 

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Expensive-looking without the price tag. 

12Storeez is a great brand to have on your radar for sleek, elegant pieces. 

The cut of these jeans is not only stylish, but comfortable. Easily switch from day to night with the exchange of trainers for heels. 

Next Up: I Found 50 Epic Spring Buys—Any One of Them Will Add Value to Your Closet

This piece originally appeared on Who What Wear U.S. 

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