12 Denim Pieces You Can Actually Wear In The Summer

Sorry skinny jeans, you didn’t make the cut.

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It’s time to trade in your skinny jeans and heavy denim separates for more summertime-appropriate picks. Ahead, shop the best options on the market right now.

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One way to incorporate denim into your summertime outfit is by wearing a denim dress. This halter-neck style has a thigh-high leg slit to keep you cool in the heat.
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For an unexpected pop of denim in your outfit, top off your ensembles with this patchwork bucket hat.
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Print Denim Overalls
Cloud prints give this pair of non-stretch denim overalls a whimsical feel. Style with your favorite flirty bralette or a sportier option like this one from Celine.
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Vintage Blue Kinfe Top
How to wear the Canadian tux look for summer: opt for a crop top like this one from Daily Paper and wear it with the matching jeans in the same monogram print.
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If cutoff shorts are not in your style vocabulary, select a longer length option like a pair of Bermudas. You can still wear it with virtually every top or bodysuit in your closet.
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Have fun with the hue of your denim for summer — you don’t have to stick with a traditional blue shade. This ruffle purple dress adds both a pop of color and freshness into your outfit rotation.
Another surprising way to incorporate denim into your warm-weather outfit is by wearing it in the form of shoes. This pair of slides is made with denim featuring a Gucci jacquard logo pattern.
Loose and baggy, boyfriend jeans are the complete opposite of the figure-hugging skinny styles. Pair your boyfriend denim with some espadrilles or cool loafers for a look that is laid-back and put together.
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The asymmetrical button fly will grab everyone’s attention, but the shorts still feel wearable when you put together your everyday looks.
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Red Denim Skirt
Update your miniskirt collection with this statement red pick from Off-White. It will even make your plain white tees feel more interesting.
Denim cutoffs are a non-negotiable summer staple that provides a lot more comfort than even the most lightweight jeans. Pair it with a graphic tee, some elevated house slippers, and off you go.
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For those who are not into miniskirts, go with a midi length option like this one from ÉTICA. You can learn more about the brand’s sustainability practices when it comes to denim production, too, on its website.

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