After a grueling winter season, you aren't alone if your wardrobe required a major refresh the very second the temperature changed. But if acquiring a brand-new lineup of spring and summer essentials isn't on your to-do list quite yet, Jenna Dewan's denim dress might just be your solution. The actor's sleek, spring-ready find will convince you to add a one-and-done denim midi to your closet immediately.
If you don't already have a wear-with-everything dress in your rotation, the time to invest is now. Having a lineup of easy-to-throw-on dresses is the key to making sure you look put together throughout the spring and summer seasons without all the effort. And if there's one person that knows this for sure, it's Dewan.
The actor stepped out in a minimalistic and feminine midi dress from Los Angeles-based brand The JetSet Diaries on Mon. afternoon. Between the spaghetti straps and the sleek midi hemline, there wasn't anything not to love about Dewan's denim find. The World of Dance host kept the rest of her outfit simple, choosing to style her midi with a pair of nude sandals, a deep red bag, and a beige sweater. She finished off her look with perfectly imperfect hair and minimal makeup for a casual vibe.
If you even so much as glanced at your Instagram feed last summer, you know that silk slip dresses were the fashion crowd's go-to outfit, thanks to sleek designs by the likes of Reformation and Réalisation Par. Fashion girls everywhere have been obsessed with '90s style for a number of seasons now, with minimal silhouettes and neutral color palettes reigning king. But if you're ready to give your silky slip a well-deserved break, the actor's look might just convince you to opt for a denim alternative.
And it's not just Dewan who's given denim dresses her stamp of approval — designers like Christopher Kane, Isabel Marant, and Miu Miu sent models down their Spring/Summer 2019 runways in chic iterations of the retro-inspired trend.
Think of the denim dress as the summer edition of your favorite pair of light-wash jeans. It's the perfect base to build an outfit around because it goes with an variety of wardrobe essentials (think: white tees, cardigans, statement jewelry, and more). The key to making sure you don't overheat during the dead of summer? Opt for a lightweight fabric or an airy silhouette.
Ahead, The Zoe Report rounded up the very best denim dress styles to shop right now, including Dewan's exact pick (which, by the way, is super on sale).