Spring always brings a major shift in fashion. Colors, fabrics, and new trends change and pop up, signaling that warmer weather is on its way. And for me, a self-proclaimed denim-holic, that means switching over your jeans into spring-appropriate styles. Today’s post features this transitional spring denim outfit with light and worn pieces.
I’m lightening my denim up all over the place today with a white denim jacket and these affordable destructed jeans.
This white denim jacket is so refreshing! I know I always go on and on about my go-to blue one from Madewell, but the white is such a nice alternative. Plus, it literally goes with EVERYTHING and solves the issue of blue denim on denim when you need a casual topper with your jeans.
This jacket has a fresh silhouette because the bottom of it is actually a raw/cut hem. So it’s slightly cropped and hits just at the top of the hips without being too short or too long. I always like to push the sleeves up because sometimes jackets in general can look boxy, so this helps to avoid that. Plus the kicker here – it’s under $100! I’m wearing a small and it fits perfectly.
Speaking of affordable, the jeans I’m wearing here are also under $100. You’re welcome! These are by Free People and have the coolest, grungy “chewed up” hem along the leg bottoms. I had to cuff them since I’m only 5’4” but I still like how the rough edges look with the cuff. Plus I didn’t want to hem them and get rid of that part! They’re 100% cotton and I normally go up a size in jeans when they’re like this. However, I recommend taking your normal size because after a little while these felt a little baggy to me.
It’s been a while since I went for destructed denim, but the distressing and knee holes look more authentic than other pairs I’ve seen, and I love the effortless feel to them.
SHOP THE LOOK
I wanted to really keep the focus of my transitional spring outfit on the denim pieces, so I kept things simple with a plain white t-shirt, and then added nude heels to elongate my legs. The nude heel is a nice balance between the tomboy vibes from the destruction in the jeans and the jacket. Mine are by Stuart Weitzman and I got them forever ago on sale, but here is a similar height nude heel. (If you missed it, I rounded up a ton of nude ankle strap sandals in this post!)
I also added this really cute layered necklace. Yep, it’s one necklace, so you don’t have to worry about competing lengths or metals that are slightly off. I love the mini stars along the chain.
I love this transitional spring denim outfit for a couple of reasons. For one, the colors are lighter and welcoming of the approaching season. But it’s also a great look for spring’s up and down weather. If it gets warm simply remove the jacket. If it gets cooler just swap out the sandals for a pointed toe nude pump.
How do you transition your look into spring?