Tuxedo Denim






Jeans: ℅ Express; Top: Equipment, old (Similar); Booties: Tibi; Bag: Rebecca Minkoff; Necklace: Bauble Bar; Earrings: Gorjana; Watch: Michele; Hermes Cuff; Double Bar Cuff: Gorjana; Layered Cuff: Gorjana; Bravo Ring: Gorjana; Cigar Rings: Gorjana; Nails: Orly Kiss the Bride; Sunglasses: Ray-Ban

There is one fashion phrase that drives me crazier than any other because I feel like it’s way too overused:

“You can dress it up, or dress it down.”

Don’t get me wrong, this phrase applies to a lot of the items in my closet and explains the versatility of a piece, it’s just one of those sayings that when used by a sales person, it isn’t going to be the golden comment that rushes me out of the dressing room and up to the cash register.

But when referencing these high rise, faux leather trimmed jeans from Express, there’s one thought that flashes in my mind: “OMG, I can totally dress those up or down! They are day to night perfection!”

While the weather is still warm, I plan on wearing them with white tees, basic tanks, and lightweight, printed, silk tops. But once the temperatures fall, its gonna be all about the blazers and the cozy, oversized sweaters that I will pair these jeans with.  And, of course, I am all about anything leather, so this faux trim is right up my alley, plus it gives the denim a little “ooh-la-la” factor. And let’s not forget the price tag….wait for it….$39.90.



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*Thank you to Express for partnering with me for this post.