5 New Ways To Wear Your Favorite Jeans

Contrary to popular belief, Coachella style isn't just fringe, neon, and cultural appropriation (though these, er, "trends" definitely dominate the scene). But, having experienced the event both IRL and via our Instagram feeds this year, we've come to realize that festival fashion can be cool, especially when some Levi's are involved.

If there's one piece we noticed over and over again, it was a reliable pair of jorts — something we all know, love, and, most importantly, probably already have in our closets. To make our denim goods feel fresh for summer, we're looking to these five Coachella outfits ahead: They don't try too hard, are cleverly styled, and so easy to replicate. Next time you're heading out to the desert (or any warm destination, really), don't forget your baby blues.
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Photo via @hannahbronfman.
DJ and entrepreneur Hannah Bronfman shows a unique way to style a pair of short-shorts: Pair them with an open tunic or front-button dress that has dramatic sleeves, to balance out the lack of coverage on the bottom.
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Keep the rest of the look simple to let the tunic do the talking.

Vita Kin Geometric-embroidered Linen Dress, $1,650, available at MatchesFashion; Re/Done The Black Short, $162, available at Re/Done; Zara Leather High Heel Ankle Boots, $119, available at Zara; Sarah & Sebastian Stone Aura Hoops, $240, available at Sarah & Sebastian; Eye Buy Direct Disclosure Sunglasses, $24.50, available at Eye Buy Direct.
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Photo via @bonniestrange.
Try offsetting a more relaxed-fit jean with a sexy but simple bodysuit. It's a no-brainer pairing that feels a bit more creative than denim and a white tee.
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Since the base is super simple, finish things off with some out-of-the-box sunglasses, practical sneakers (that still have major street cred), and, of course, an on-trend dad hat.

Re/Done The Relaxed Crop, $256, available at Re/Done; H&M Ribbed Bodysuit, $29.99, available at H&M; Brandy Melville Katherine Forever or Never Cap, $15, available at Brandy Melville; Nike Air Max 95 Ultra, $139.39, available at Naked; Kris Van Asshe Round Sunglasses, $201, available at VU Sunglass.
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Photo via @levis.
A going out top for daytime? We're into it. Take a cue from model Suki Waterhouse and add some sparkle to your denim shorts.
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Pair a sequined top with Levi's flattering Wedgie shorts, and finish it off with a layered choker and some metallic velcro shoes.

Levi's Wedgie Fit Shorts, $98, available at Levi's; Nina Ricci Sequin Blouse, $1,449.22 $579.69, available at Farfetch; Fallon Armure Choker, $310, available at Fallon; Veja Esplar Sneakers, $124, available at Veja; Warby Parker Phipps Sunglasses, $195, available at Warby Parker.
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Photo via @stylescrapbook.
Give the Canadian tuxedo a miniskirt twist. It's a #TBT kind of look that still feels totally fresh (and not at all like Britney and Justin circa 2001).
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With this high-neck blouse, some platform sandals, and a little bag that's perfect for poolside, denim-on-denim never looked so good.

See by Chloe High Neck Ruffle Blouse, $255, available at MatchesFashion; Marques Almeida for Topshop Frayed Denim Mini Skirt, $51.75, available at The Outnet; Céline Wedge Straw Sandal in Straw and Knit, $990, available at Céline; Levi's Authentic Trucker Jacket, $78, available at Levi's; Death in Paris Piscine Bag, $141, available at Death in Paris.
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Photo via @sydnesummer.
Swap your baby blues for a chic, white-on-white ensemble that looks cool, even on the hottest of days.
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This look is easy-breezy with statement shades, a neutral carryall, and some Insta-worthy slides.

Auxiliary Bray Shoulder Bag, $300, available at Aritzia; H&M Flared Blouse, $49.99 $19.99, available at H&M; Levi's Denim Shorts, $98.83, available at Farfetch; Mango Knot Flat Sandals, $39.99, available at Mango; Le Specs Self Portrait Edition One Sunglasses, $125, available at Le Specs.