The Best Ways to Mix Denim
Tonal blues are easier to wear than multicolored patterns.
Mari-Ange Carmen
31, Aspiring Writer-Actress

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Unlike last season's printed jeans—which had the unfortunate effect of making big areas look bigger—Mari-Ange's indigo-on-indigo Lucky Brand jeans do the opposite: The subtle pattern looks almost like vertical stripes, with the same slimming effect. "This was very prairie-looking, but I enjoyed trying something different. I could also see mixing the shirt with leather pants or the jeans with a crisp white top."

Jeans, Lucky Brand Jeans, $119. Shirt, Chico's, $79. Belt, Brave Leather. Boots, N.D.C. Made By Hand.