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If there’s one star piece you can rely on to see you through season after season, it’s a great denim shirt. Here’s how to wear one with any outfit, whatever the weather

Layer with a dress

We’ve all learned the stylists’ trick of wearing a roll neck under a dress, but what about layering a shirt over it? For a fashion-forward, feminine look, try wearing a denim shirt buttoned up over a midi dress, leaving the cuffs and collar to peek through. If you want to add definition at the waist, buckle up with skinny belt, then accessorise with simple sandals.

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A classic denim shirt is a seasonless staple
Try it with an ultra-versatile skinny belt
Bags to fit all your essentials
Step ahead in comfy flatform sandals

Pair with shorts

The temperature is soaring and your legs are hankering for some sun; now is the time to team your denim shirt with a pair of high-waisted shorts. The perfect outfit for a chic beach resort or city sightseeing day, this look is equal parts practical and stylish. Pop on a pair of metallic sandals to finish the outfit.

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Perfect on too-hot-for-trousers days
Wrap your feet in gold – they deserve it
Protect your face with a classic fedora
Pick a pair of pretty drop earrings

Try double denim

Don’t try to fight it – the double denim trend is back, and it’s a great way to style your shirt for summer. Follow our golden rules for denim-on-denim action and you can’t go wrong. One key tip is to balance your proportions: a slim-fitting denim shirt with wide-leg jeans works well. Team with statement accessories for a sizzling summer look.

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Wide-leg is a cool alternative to skinny
A statement tote never goes out of style
Add summer sparkle with diamante studs
Stay relaxed but chic with wedges

Words: Sophie Hines / Styling: Lauren T Franks / Hair: Ben Cook / Make-up: Karina Constantine
Model: Victoria Tuaz at Elite

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