All the Ways to Wear is a monthly series where we recap the personal twists the Who What Wear team brings to a particular item, style or trend. From the denim trend of the moment to the It print of the season, we hope to inspire your everyday outfits and increase the cost per garment of some of our favorite items.
Our love affair with the perfect jeans is a story that always comes and goes. For a while, we couldn’t get enough of the skinny silhouettes (sorry, Gen-Z), and now the inky wide-legged pairs are on our minds. At Who What Wear, you know a good pair of jeans when you see one, and the AG Deven style fits the bill. (And when we say “fits the bill,” we mean we’re obsessed.)
Arriving just in time for the holidays, the Deven jeans (in that deliciously dark wash called ‘Jurisdiction’) are a perfect addition to the winter wardrobe. Here’s how five Who What Wear editors are styling them right now.
“My go-to outfit lately has been an oversized blazer and tailored pants, at least until I found these jeans,” says our Editorial Director, Lauren Eggersten. “The silhouette of these jeans reads as well as trousers, but is ten times easier to style with denim. The waistline falls exactly where I like it and pairs perfectly with everything from the cropped cardigan pictured here Although I know there are hundreds of ways to wear these jeans, I have a feeling that a big blazer, crop top and strappy heels will be the go-to for me for many days to come. “
Los Angeles-based copywriter Anneliese Dominguez has an unconditional love for her jeans. “Denim holds a special place in my heart during fall and winter, so it’s no surprise that I’m turning to this ultra-chic wide-leg pair all season long,” she says. . “They’re so easy to dress up or dress down. I can really wear them for any occasion. For this particular look, I went with an easy white turtleneck, square toe boots, and my favorite, a cropped jacket to match. It can sometimes be risky, but in this case, the denim-on-denim look just works.”
“Lately, when it comes to jeans, if they’re not very baggy, I don’t want them,” editor Kristen Nichols said. “I especially love trouser-inspired styles like this that instantly read as refined and tailored. I practically live in bodysuits, so I paired the jeans with a beige turtleneck here, as well as stilettos sharp for a transitional look that works perfectly with my current LA wardrobe.When things start to cool down, I’ll layer a jacket over it or swap out a chunky knit and some smart boots.
Natalie Cantell, Senior Director of Branded Content, has a knack for sophisticated and cool outfits. She explains, “Some things are non-negotiable in my winter wardrobe, like my love of dark, inky denim and any type of ribbed knit, but I’m here to play with proportions. This set knit look very polished with my AG jeans I love that they almost read like pants with their wide leg and nipped high waist It’s a polished, put together vibe but the relaxed silhouette of the denim and of the cardigan does the job of keeping things casual and relaxed.feeling modern.if you know me you know that i think boots and creamy layers are a risky choice but they look so fresh and make me happy – so here we are, living life on the edge.
“I’ve been looking for a pair of heavily faded jeans to introduce into my fall and winter wardrobe for a while, mainly because of how high they look when paired with the right things. These tick that box and more,” says Eliza Huber, one of our new editors at Who What Wear. “Because of the caramel colored stitching, I teamed them with a top and bralette in the same color (I love a subtle moment of color coordination) and cream accessories. I love the look because it’s very sophisticated thanks jeans’ pleat front, high waist and super wide leg. But they can also feel sexy with the sheer top and high heels. What more could you ask for in jeans?”
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