How to Wear Black Jeans at the Office

If you’re a tee-and-jeans type of girl, a pair of black jeans may be your most favorite piece in your closet that gives you that effortlessly cool vibe in the street. If you’re used to dressing up your jeans denim for every occasion, but aren’t able to wear jeans to the office, keep on reading for our styling tricks to wear your favorite pair of pants at work.

  1. Trade you blue jeans to a black pair to dress up your Casual Fridays.

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If you usually wear blue jeans to your Casual Friday, you may think of switching to a black pair that looks dressier and chic. Like fashion blogger Aimee Song, make your office style look effortlessly chic by opting for a pair of skinny black jeans paired with a printed top and chic blazer. Just polish your look by going for a pair of ballet flats or flat loafers over sneakers. A striped tee may be appropriate for summer looks, but it may seem casual for the office so top if off with a chic blazer to dress it up.

  1. Treat your skinny black jeans just like a pair of straight-leg pants.

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Straight-leg pants are one of the timeless and classic staples of a working woman. So, if you’re tired of wearing them, simply switch to a pair of skinny black jeans. Like fashion blogger Sydne Summer, add some feminine touch to your classic white blouse by wearing a scarf or a ribbon-like scarf to your office outfit. Depending on the season you could go for a pair of pointy toe boots or classic pumps. This way, you’ll make your office style more creative and chic.

  1. Team your black jeans with feminine and printed blouses.

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Looking for some flirty ways to dress up black jeans for work? The key is adding a feminine, polished accents. Like fashion blogger Blair Eadie, pair your jeans with pussy bow blouse or printed top with a flattering neckline. If you’re not a fan of bow blouse trend, which is the perfect ladylike pairing for black denim, simply resort to a bow bag for an extra feminine touch.

  1. Create a modern business suit out of black jeans.

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If you’re working in a conservative office, denim blues are a big no. Luckily, black jeans are sometimes acceptable depending on your office. Like fashion blogger Mary Orton, create a modern business suit out of your black jeans. However, if it sounds daunting for you, go for a monochromatic black outfit so jeans won’t be noticeable at all when it’s topped with a tuxedo blazer and paired with classic pumps like a traditional office always does.

  1. Dress up your black jeans with a coat or vest.

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If you’re juggling between your office hours and happy hours with friends, go for a convertible look that will still look appropriate at the office and at the same time fashionable for night outs. Like fashion blogger Micah Gianneli, make your modern business suit a bit casual by switching to a plain white tee after your office hours. Or, treat your black jeans as leggings that you can wear with shorter dresses, dress vests, and dress coats. Indeed, black jeans are one of the basic yet essential staples every woman should own.

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