Looking for new ways to rock those blues? Channel fashion rebels from the past in iconic denim threads that have stood the test of time.
The only rule is that there are no rules! Wear it as a top or layered over other spring basics.
Guess denim waistcoat R900, Marion and Lindie animal print clutch R1 500, both Stuttafords; Kelso skinny jeans R300, Edgars; Dolce and Gabbana sunglasses R1875, Luxottica; ring (set of two) R200, Accessorize; Guess watch R995, S Bacher & Co; silk scarf R290, Jo Borkett; cream wedges R329, Zoom
Swap your summer tee for a boob tube with benefits. It’ll keep that tummy looking taut and toned, and is a match made in denim heaven for summer’s chart-topping animal print skinnies.
Denim cropped boob tube R150, Zoot; Gap cardigan R400, Sissy Boy heels with bow R550, both Stuttafords; printed skinny jeans R300, Foschini; scarf R120, Glitterati; Ray-Ban sunglasses R1590, Sunglass Hut; belt R500, Mari and Me; Tomato watch R399, S Bacher & Co; ring R300, Accessorize; he wears: Silent Theory white T-shirt R200, Stuttafords; Raw straight-leg jeans R1299, Lee Jeans; Ray-Ban sunglasses R1890, Sunglass Hut; Guess leather strap watch R957, S Bacher & Co; Converse sneakers R599, Sportscene
A classic denim shirt reinvented in this season’s pale wash is the perfect partner for the softer shades blooming in summer wardrobes.
Denim shirt R599, Sissy Boy; star print shorts R380, Traffic; silk scarf R190, Jo Borkett; Prada sunglasses R3490, Sunglass Hut; ring R170, Sass Diva; animal print bangle R199, gold bangle R107, both Stuttafords
The Bomber Jacket
It’s not just skinny jeans that come in rainbow colours this season. Even the denim jacket gets a makeover.
Denim dress R4150, Hugo Boss Womenswear; Gap cardigan R400, Stuttafords; News denim jacket R320, Foschini; floral headband R149, Accessorize; Prada sunglasses R2990, Sunglass Hut; ring R170, Sass Diva; Guess watch R1795, S Bacher & Co
The Sleeveless Shirt
The perfect way to balance out feminine frocks? Add a layer of denim on days you don’t want to look too formal.
Striped top R520, Christopher Strong silk skirt R680, both Afraid of Mice; denim shirt R450, Jeep Clothing; GC gold watch R5450, S Bacher & Co; bangle R107, Stuttafords; red wedges R399, Queue Shoes
All-in-one denim is the easiest thing to throw on – and accessorise! Add a pop of colour or texture with a printed scarf or chunky bangles and you’re good to go.
Denim jumpsuit R450, Foschini; Inwear wedges R340, Truworths; YSL sunglasses R2970, Safilo; brown bangle R99, Accessorize; gold bangle R107, Stuttafords; animal print bangle R165, Lulu Belle; Chopard watch price on request, Architects of Time