How to: 10 ways to wear Double Denim (and where to buy extended size jeans)

I think we can all agree that double denim is an official member of the classic outfit collection. There was that tiny blip, when Justin and Britney took it too far, but, other than that, this trend of wearing a Canadian Tuxedo will never die. It’s a fashion classic, a wardrobe essential, an ensemble you absolutely need to have on call to look chic with minimal effort. The old standard, a denim shirt and a great pair of jeans, can be styled and accessorised a thousand different ways all on its own. So go mad! But, I thought I’d go a bit further and put together all the different forms that double denim can come in. From denim minis to maxi dresses, the double denim look isn’t exclusive to a top and jeans. Denim comes in all forms, and all forms are up for making that double denim a reality.

Before we get into looks, let’s talk denim buying. I am 6’3 and I wear a size 18. Buying denim has always been the toughest task for me, and one that ended in tears for years before extended sizing became a thing. So, a quick guide to “wear I shop.” These are places that carry extended sizes (they come in petite, tall, etc, but I’m concentrating more here on jeans in extended sizes). Basically I only now support brands that want to support women of all sizes when it comes to denim! So here we go, a list of my favourites that I guarantee you will love shopping, no matter your shape or size. I have ordered from each and every one of these 14 retailers and been made to feel amazing in the products they have supplied!

Double denim is a look that truly looks good on every single body shape, so get involved and snap up a shirt and jean that fit you perfectly, and except nothing less.

Note: All of the following links take you straight to the extended sizes edit on each website for denim.

  1. American Eagle
  2. Gap
  3. Good American
  4. Madewell
  5. J Crew
  6. Levis
  7. Lucky Brand
  8. Silver Jeans
  9. Warp & Weft
  10. ASOS
  11. DL1961
  12. NYDJ
  13. Anthropologie 
  14. Universal Standard

Now let’s break down these looks:

The standard double denim

Wearing: High Waisted jeans, Western Shirt, Camo Flats

The bold addition

Wearing: Pink Sweater, Western Shirt, Shorts, Yellow Flats

The Double Denim Cover-alls

Wearing: JacketOveralls,  Shoes, Bag

The Double Denim mixed metals and textures look

Wearing: Denim Dress, Denim Jacket, Gold Belt, Silver Sandals

The Double Denim Cinch

Wearing: Denim Jacket, High Waisted Jeanskitten heels

The why go double when you can go triple denim look

Wearing: Denim JacketDenim Shirt, Bodysuit, Sandals, Jeans

The lighter side of Double Denim

Wearing: Denim Shirt, Denim Tiered Dress, Sandals

The mixed doubles denim

Wearing: Denim Shirt, Wide Leg dark denim jeans, Neon Heels,

The dressed up mini double denim

Wearing: White Jacket, Western Shirt, Stretch Jean Mini Skirt, Cork Heels, Bag

The simple double denim mini

Wearing: Western Shirt, Stretch Denim Mini Skirt, Cork Heels







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