Summer Style - Street Style Denim Outfits to Inspire Your Style

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#OOTD Inspiration for Wearing Denim This Summer

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Get inspired to wear jeans in fresh ways this summer. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Want to look great this summer, whether you're chilling out on a patio, heading to the office or shopping in the city? Summer is a great time to put an effort into your personal style and look your best in your outfits every day. I'm here to inspire you to stand out from the casual crowd -- even when you've only got 5 minutes to get dressed -- with my round-up of the best street style outfits with jeans and denim that you can wear this summer. With 23 genius street style outfit ideas to choose from, you'll find inspiration for wearing your jeans and denim and new and different ways. Here's your #OOTD inspiration for this summer.

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Style Boyfriend Jeans to Look Sexy

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Style boyfriend jeans for summer. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

On casual weekend days, pull together a confident outfit that's eye-catching and easy to wear. Slouchy boyfriend jeans, with their sporty, boyish vibe, look surprisingly sexy paired with a bra-inspired top and a long vest.

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Wear a Denim Dress for Easy Style

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A denim dress is breezy for summer style. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Here's a summer outfit you can put together in under 5 minutes, to be fashionably dressed for date night or a fun evening out with friends. Pull on a light-weight denim dress -- this one has a trendy, off-the-shoulder silhouette -- and add sexy, strappy high heel sandals. Add a chain purse in a pretty pastel hue to add polish.

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Chic Denim Jumpsuit

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One piece denim dressing for summer. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

One-piece dressing is a huge trend again this summer, from denim jumpsuits and overalls to shorter rompers.Dress up utilitarian-chic denim coveralls for city strolls by adding plenty of pretty jewelry and a ladylike chain purse.

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Mom Jeans and Off-the-Shoulder Top

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Off the shoulder top and high waist jeans. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Mom jeans are a trendy style -- but they can be challenging to know how to wear. You can create a fashionable and flattering outfit by wearing these denims with a tucked-in top, as pictured here. A summery, off-the-shoulder blouse creates the perfect balance for these high waisted bottoms and looks confident.

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Wear Skinny Jeans and a Basic Tee

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Strike a classic pose in skinny jeans. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Step out this summer in a confident outfit of well-fitting skinny jeans and a basic white t-shirt. To stand out from the crowd, lose the sneakers and opt for look-at-me high heel shoes instead.

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Skinny Jeans for the Summer Office

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Ankle length jeans for summer. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Dressing for work doesn't have to be a drag this summer. Channel an effortlessly cool vibe when you pair go-to, ankle-length skinny jeans with a crisp, striped blouse and sporty slides. The trick to making this outfit look polished for work -- even if you're the boss -- is carrying a structured satchel that means business. After five, you can ditch the bag in your trunk and carry a wallet, to look ready for cocktails on a patio.

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Wear Black Jeans to Work

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Black jeans are perfect for the office. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Don't put your black jeans away when the weather gets hot. A perfect-fitting pair of black denim is the perfect match for a crisp, white shirt on casual Fridays at the office this summer. Make this classic outfit your own -- and impress your colleagues at work -- by adding high quality accessories that you love, such as pretty black platform sandals and a designer (or designer-look) bag.

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Dress Up White Jeans With Accessories

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Wear white jeans to look chic this summer. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

White skinny jeans are as much a summer staple as ice cream. This summer, take your daytime style to the next level when you wear slim white jeans with a long, dark tunic. I love the top pictured here, which can be worn regularly or pushed down to show off suntanned shoulders. Add a pop of color with a pretty silk silk scarf tied around your neck. Finish your chic summer outfit with strappy sandals in beige or brown.

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Wear Black Jeans for Summer Cocktails

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Black jeans for summer styled right. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Here's another fashionable outfit with black jeans, that you can wear out for cocktails or a casual summer date. Pair ankle-length, straight leg jeans with a basic tank and sleeveless blazer. Then add accessories to make your look special, such as strappy,high heel sandals and a great bag.

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Slouchy Jeans and Bare Shoulders

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Boyfriend jeans look chic with the right top. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Here's another example of how a flash of skin on top, can help to balance a relaxed jeans silhouette on the bottom. If you've got a pair of slouchy boyfriend jeans in your closet, try wearing them this summer with a top that reveals your shoulders. Again tucking in your top is key, so your figure doesn't get lost in looser-shaped separates.

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Wear Flare Jeans With a Tee

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Flare jeans are trendy for summer. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Look dressed for a day of shopping with friends when you pair fashionable flare jeans in a flattering dark wash, with an easy t-shirt and expensive-looking accessories.

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Flare Out Big-Time This Summer

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Wide bell flares make a fashion statement. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Ultra-wide flares -- including those with frayed hems, as pictured here -- are having a moment this summer. Wear your flares with attitude, a swingy tunic top and platform sandals.

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High Waisted Denim Shorts

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Easy jean shorts outfit for summer. Timur Emek

Just like high waisted jeans, high-rise denim shorts can be surprisingly flattering on many different body types. Try styling this trendy summer short with a crisp shirt (worn traditionally or not), mirrored sunglasses and chunky sandals.

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Relaxed Jeans for Work

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Effortlessly chic in jeans. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Not a fan of skinny jeans? No worries -- you can easily wear relaxed denim to work, if you know how to style these jeans properly. Balance the boyish look of boyfriend jeans with a soft, silky blouse and be sure to tuck it in and belt your pants, to define your waistline. Add multiple chain necklaces for a chic, Parisian-inspired feel. You can also wear (or tote) a blazer, to protect against over-zealous office air conditioning.

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Try a Double Denim Look

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Cute double denim look for summer. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

I love the breezy confidence of this outfit styled with a denim jacket over a jean mini-skirt. You could wear this with easy sneakers to keep the look casual, or pair it with platform heel sandals and multiple chain necklaces to dress it up.

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Dress Up Jean Shorts With a Blazer

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Dress up jean shorts with a tailored blazer. Vanni Bassetti/Getty Images

Want a look that works from summer brunch to cruising art galleries and going to concerts in the park? You'll look effortlessly this cool this summer when you layer a structured black or navy blazer over go-to, cut-off denim shorts. Create an edgy vibe with ankle boots and a cross-body bag, or go for polish by adding high heel sandals and a ladylike purse.

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Jean Shorts and Colored Blazer

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Denim shorts with a colorful blazer. Melodie Jeng/Getty Images

For a more casual vibe, swap out your black blazer for a colorful version. Wear with a basic t-shirt, flat sandals and a hobo purse. If your hair is long, you can pull it back into a trendy top-knot as pictured, for that model-off-duty style.

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Knot Your Top Over a Longer Denim Skirt

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Knot your top over a long denim skirt this summer. Matthew Sperzel/Getty Images

Midi-length denim skirts that hit between the knee and ankle are fashionable now. If you're body confident enough to show off some skin at the midriff, knotting your top just over your skirt's waistband is a great way add sex appeal to an outfit with a longer skirt.

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Cuffed Shorts and T-Shirt

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Levi's t-shirt and denim shorts outfit. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

What could be more classic for an American summer than a white t-shirt and cut-off denim shorts (these are from the Levi's Jeans brand). Wear this easy outfit to all your 4th of Julybarbecues and pool parties this summer. Add a structured bag, as pictured, and you're suddenly dressed for shopping.

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Throw a Trench Coat Over Skinny Jeans

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Chic city look in skinny jeans. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

When in doubt about what to wear with your skinny jeans this summer, make like a French woman and throw a light-weight trench coat over your outfit. This trick instantly dresses up your look for daytime, even if you're only wearing basic sneakers. 

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Layer a Denim Jacket Over a Date Outift

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Layer a denim jacket over your summer outfis. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

 A denim jacket is the perfect layering piece when you want to add casual edge to your going out looks. I love this outfit of a jean jacket worn over a t-shirt and leather skirt, which would be perfect for everything from a casual movie date, to wearing to a music festival. 

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Wear Boyfriend Jean Shorts This Summer

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Boyfriend jean shorts and an easy tank. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

The boyfriend jean short is a slouchier, more relaxed version of the classic. Wear distressedboyfriend denim shorts with a basic tank and your favorite sandals for a super-easy weekend look this summer. You can also dress it up by adding a vest or blazer, and decorating with your favorite accessories.

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Wear Jean Shirt As a Jacket

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Wear a classic jean jacket over a breezy dress. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

When you need a top layer this summer, reach for that go-to denim shirt in your closet. It makes an instant jacket, pulled over the shoulders of a breezy summer dress.  

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