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Denim Tips: Neon Jeans 3 Ways

By Crissie Fuller,

You’ve probably noticed by now, but neon is coming back in a big way. I tried to avoid it (I have some rough memories of mullets and neon spandex from the 80s… ) But then a pair of neon yellow jeans called to me. You know the call, the one you can never ignore:  “Oh hey – I need to be in your closet, now.”

And I gave in.

It was a thrilling purchase – and I practically skipped home on a post-shopping high. But then reality hit. Neon jeans, what was I thinking? How does one wear neon jeans?! Turns out, it’s not that hard. So here are a few of my tips for wearing neon denim:

1. Go casual! For this look I layered some neutrals with a classic jean jacket and rolled up the jeans. To add some pattern to the mix, I added my leopard print loafers and a polka-dot scarf. This look would be perfect for brunch with the girls!

2.  If you’re going to be bright, be bright! I love how this purple top complements the yellow neon – it’s bold, but the grey accents tone it down a little, and keep if from burning your eyes… This would be a great look for grabbing cocktails.

3. Office chic! For this last look I wanted something I could wear to work. I went with black and grey to keep the neon under control, and added a statement necklace to glitz things up a bit. And the basic black pump keeps the look simple and chic.

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