The denim round-up

Blogged by: Melbourne Central 16 Oct 2017 View comments

Ah, denim. Is there anything it can’t do? It’s a wardrobe staple of every single one of us, has the ability to take us through the day and into the night, works back with absolutely everything else in our wardrobe, and never, ever dates. In fact, denim has a habit of reinventing itself time and time again. This year, it’s happened again.
Here are a few of our favourite trends in denim at the moment – some will be a reminder of eras past, and some will be a completely modern (and fun!) way to wear your favourite fabric.

Trend: Quirky

This modern take on denim is all about more more more – think pearl and crystal embellishments, novelty patches, creative prints, handrawn illustrations, pops of colour and embroidery. Here, denim even extends to hats, backpacks, ankle boots and makeup. Wear a statement piece, or wear them all at once, if you dare.

Quirky Denim at Melbourne Central
Get the look:
MAC Cosmetics Dazzleglass in Comet Blue | Seed Heritage Tassel Earrings | Sportsgirl Patch Denim Cap | Ksubi Oversized Jacket Super Fink from General Pants Co. | Mi Piaci Minx Ankle Boot | Sportsgirl Pearled Jean | Gorman Colour Wheel Jeans | Country Road Denim Washed Backpack | Soludos Embroidered Wink Smoking Slipper from Glue Store | Trenery Delave Linen Spot Shirt | Decjuba Chain Link Denim Bracelet | Decjuba Reese Embroidered Denim Short
Trend: Grown-up

We know this girl – she’s effortless, minimal and chic, and can often be found hanging about outside Fashion Week. Her trademarks are sharp blazers, midi skirts, tapered jeans and slip-on mules, complete with simple accessories and a bold scent. This season, these key pieces are given a denim spin for maximum cool-girl vibes.

Get the look:
Decjuba Portia Denim Blazer | Country Road Round Stud | Trenery Linen Cotton Draped Waterfall Jacket | Mi Piaci Wilfred Dress Flat | Cluse La Boheme Watch from Glue Store | MAC Cosmetics Lipmix in Blue | Decjuba OE Brighton Stepped Hem Jean | Windsor Smith Garland Heels | Trenery Acetate Gold Finish Columbia Cuff | MRP Denim Pencil Skirt | Diana Vreeland Smashingly Brilliant from Mecca Maxima | Levi’s 505C Short | Country Road Soft Rope Tote

Trend: Seventies

We love to throw it back! The ‘70s was a huge decade for denim and we’re lucky enough to be experiencing it all over again with high-waisted wide-leg jeans, boilersuits, vintage denim mini skirts, bell sleeves and towering wedges. What’s the ‘70s without a little blue eyeshadow and a pair of coloured shades too?

70s denim Melbourne Central

Get the look:
Gorman Jackie Denim Pants | Decjuba Denim Wrap Choker | Sportsgirl Rigid Cut Off Mini Skirt | MINKPINK Retrograde Sunglasses from Universal Store | Carharrt Camden Overall | Tony Bianco Kraze Heel | Urban Decay Eyeshadow in Dive Bar from Mecca Maxima | Sportsgirl Eye Shade It Smokey Eye Palette | Tony Bianco Biba Wedge | Country Road Clean Western Belt | Decjuba Selina Bell Sleeve Denim Jacket | Gorman Indigo Tank 
Trend: Canadian Tuxedo

The Canadian Tuxedo asks for denim, and lots of it, head-to-toe. Each decade has their own spin on the Canadian Tuxedo, from Beverly Hills 90210 in the ‘90s to Britney and Justin’s matching ensembles at the 2002 VMA’s. The 2017 version? We’re going for sweet twin sets, denim shirts pared with denim overalls, and oversized jackets with tomboy jeans.

Double denim Melbourne Central
Country Road Shirred Denim Tank | Country Road Shirred Denim Skort | Windsor Smith Kai Slide | Smashbox Always On Gel Eyeliner from Mecca Maxima | NARS Eye Paint in Ubangi from Mecca Maxima | MRP Fashion Denim Shirt | Le Specs Kingdom Sunglasses from General Pants | Carharrt W’ Diamond Coach Jacket | Country Road Patched Straight Leg Cropped Jean | Seed Heritage Double Tassle Coin Purse | Seed Heritage Curve Rectangle Earrings | Tony Bianco Yasmin Boot 

Trend: Denim Everything (Mens)

Denim has always been a huge part of the men’s casual wardrobe, but as our obsession with denim continues, we’re seeing it spill into their dress wardrobes too. Jeans of every cut and colour are now balanced with chambray-tinted suits and denim dress shoes! It doesn’t stop with the fabric either – at the moment, this deep denim shade can also be found on everything from hats to watches to sunglasses.

Mens denim Melbourne Central

Get the look:
Carharrt Michigan Chore Coat | Adidas Campus Sneaker from General Pants Co. | Country Road Slim Chambray Jacket | 9Twenty Brooklyn Dodgers Cap from General Pants Co. | Ksubi Chitch Jean from General Pants Co. | Country Road Chambray Shirt | Cotton On Berkeley Watch | Sunday Somewhere Soelae Sunglasses from General Pants Co. | Windsor Smith Jones Shoe | Carharrt Camp Travel Case | Carharrt Layton Short 



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