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Revamp Your Wardrobe Staples with Black Jeans

I love my new black jeans that I found for $10 at Forever 21 (yep...$10!), I've been wearing them a ton and I feel like they are such a classic staple yet make a bold impact. Like the other day I didn't know what to wear for a day-trip home so I threw them on with neutral flats and a classic pinstripe oxford button down and voila! Cute outfit in under 5 minutes. 

If you're a regular reader of this blog then you'll know that I've been wanting a pair of black jeans for some time (and have blogged about how much I love these), and I'm so happy to have a pair to add to my wardrobe. I've been loving finding new ways to wear them and I definitely feel like they're a great and understated way to spice up my outfits that I'd normally wear regular denim with.  

Black Jeans Outfit

Oxfords and tortoise-shell

how black denim can revamp your wardrobe

Shirt: Old \\ Jeans: Forever 21 \\ Shoes: Steve Madden (similar) \\ Necklace: Gift \\ Bracelets: Ralph Lauren Outlet & J.Crew Factory (similar) \\ Sunglasses: Ray-Bans

For me, black denim has been a great way to get more use and more outfit possibilities out of my current wardrobe. If you are looking for a way to revamp your current wardrobe without spending a ton of money I'd highly recommend investing in a pair of black jeans. (Forever 21 and Express has some great options! :D)

For another way I styled them check out this post! :)

What are your go-to pieces when you're in a wardrobe slump?

12 comments

  1. i love how the black jeans added a touch of edginess to the look, so cute! also, what a gorgeous spot for photos! that sunshine looks wonderful :)

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    1. Thanks! I definitely feel cool when i wear them ;) It's a sandbar on the river in my hometown. In the summer it was all green, I'd never been there in the winter before though.

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  2. Black denim are the best and forever always have good deals. One of my favorite stores to shop at.

    Love the outfit! I can definitely wear that to work just not in todays weather without a nice sweater here in Nyc.

    My go to pieces are my white tops.


    5ftandpetite.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks! Oooh, I bet it's cold up there. It's a nice 70 here :) I'm really enjoying it. Yeah Forever 21 has had some good deals lately...but you have to really search to find them so I rarely shop there. So glad I decided to the other day though :)

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  3. Black denim, seriously make any outfit more "formal" looking in my opinion. Loved the striped shirt as well :)

    Julie,
    http://thepreppysisters.blogspot.com

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  4. I had a pair of black jeans from F21 that I loved and they shrunk (the worst!). I need to buy a new pair, I really love how you styled yours!
    -Alex
    http://www.monstermisa.blogspot.com/

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    1. Aw that sucks. Yeah, I'm scared mine will fade because of the quality (I'm guessing for $10 it's not the best) so I try to avoid putting them in the dryer...

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  5. I got a pair of black jeans from there for 10 bucks once too and they were my favorite pair of pants for a while! I just came across your blog and I look forward to following along!

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