Pair coated denim with your usual work separates: a blazer, dressy blouse, or sweater set.
For evening, play up the subtle shine of the jeans by wearing them with a sparkly top and shoes.
The coating on denim jeans makes them less stretchy than the regular kind, so stay true to size when buying.
Top: 901 Coated Legging in Teal, J Brand, $216, Saks Fifth Avenue, 877-612-7257.
Bottom: Burgundy coated jeans, TopShop, $80, TopShop.com