A trusty pair of denim proves to have the wherewithal to complement a host of summer separates. Feasibly, you could live in jeans for the majority of the season’s casual occasions—but what would be the fun in that? Ushering in a welcome alternative to off-duty 501s (the silhouette of choice for many a fashion girl), Gwyneth Paltrow stepped out in this delightfully crisp ensemble anchored by a pair of breezy, cropped trousers. Striking the perfect balance between elegant and informal, the relatively simple formula reads fresh and nautical with her pristine white pants. Try the look for an afternoon outing with a boldly striped tee and suede pumps, then finish with a hint of shine spray for smooth, glossy locks.