Styling your favorite pair of raw hem denim

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As seen in my most recent blog post featuring my raw hem PAIGE denim, it's become one of my favorite trends of the season. Whether you're looking for a subtle or exaggerated raw hem, the options on the market are endless! I finally caved and purchased my first pair of extra-frayed raw hem jeans from ZARA and I've been having so much fun experimenting with styling these babies.

With spring right around the corner, I've been playing up the pattern, color and layers into my everyday outfits. Layers are an essential due to the unexpected weather we have in Seattle during the spring and these raw hem jeans compliment a layer-heavy look quite nicely. In this look, I'm showing off another one of my favorite trends of the season - dresses layered over denim. The dress over denim look is an excellent solution for days where it's too cold to go out with bare legs but you're not feelin' tights. It also allows you to wear your dresses that would normally be more on the seasonal side, all year round! I'm wearing my bell-sleeve ASTR The Label dress I purchased a couple of seasons back from Nordstrom and I love the way the dress looks over my flared, raw hem jeans. This dress is on the shorter side so it could even pass off as a top without looking awkward. Layering your spring and summer dresses with denim is an excellent way to get the most out of your dresses all year long! 

For accessorizing, I wanted to play up the bold floral pattern of my dress with a contrasting pattern and one that no one can pass up: flamingos! I scored this chain crossbody beauty from Buffalo Exchange two summers ago and it's my go-to every summer when I want to make a statement in my look. For jewelry, I decided to keep things simple with my Minette rings complimenting the colors in my dress. I can't get enough of the stacked silver Ella rings that add a pop of color as well as my bold, studded Chantal ring. Layered rings are one of my favorite ways to subtly accessorize within an outfit especially one that already has a lot of pattern and color. I'm also wearing a sleek black Nordstrom choker, a great way to bring your 90's trend throwback full circle but in a more stylish and sleek way.

Mules are another one of my favorite trends of spring/summer coming in hot! These Jeffrey Campbell nude slide slip-on sandals I scored at Nordstrom are one of my favorite ways to dress up an outfit but keep things simple. They go with everything! These are my favorite pair of shoes to wear with my raw hem denim because they keep the focus on the jeans but also add just the right amount of height with the block heel that the raw hem isn't dragging. I can't wait for more sunny, Seattle days where I can wear my new, favorite open-toed shoes.

What are some of your favorite ways to wear raw hem denim this spring!?

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