Ditch The Skinny Jeans: 10 Ways To Dorkify Your Denim

There’s been quite the denim revolution as of late — it’s hard to know whether you should be cropping, lengthening, flaring, hiking up your waist, or booking a holiday to Honolulu. Jeans, you see, are unpredictable beasts. There aren’t many pairs that fit me really well, or that I end up coming back to again and again.

My two favorite jeans are ancient pairs from Topshop, rather than designer duds. My new favorite pair is pictured here: denim for dorks. Cropped, slightly flared, and showing just the neatest sliver of bare ankle. I like to pair the silhouette with a cropped jacket like this Tommy Hilfiger one, which is quite the opposite of what I normally go for in a jacket.

Click through the slideshow for the best denim picks that are just the right amount of dorky.

This post was originally published on PandoraSykes.com.

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An even, dark wash keeps this quirky silhouette flattering.
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Tackle two trends at once with this raw-edged cuff detail on a wider leg.
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Pair loose-legged, cropped denim with platform sandals for a retro spring statement.
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Want to lengthen your legs? All it takes it the right amount of flare.
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Look model-off-duty chic when you wear these Zara pants with a simple pair of slides.
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Demonstrate equal parts dork and rock 'n' roll when you don these stonewashed jeans.
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Let the pants do the talking.
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Give your dorkified jeans a more polished feel with a a crisp button-down and black loafers.
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Button up! The higher the waist, the better.
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Go for distressed when you want to conjure a more boho vibe.
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