The Perfect Outfit: Dress Up Denim Cutoffs With A Tailored Blazer

While this outfit on Acne's brand manager Louise Du Toit may seem like it proves the fact that a sharp blazer makes anything—even denim cutoffs and white socks—feel polished, there's actually a bit of smart styling in here that makes this perfect outfit work. Firstly, make sure those denim shorts fit your every curve—and whether that means taking a pair of scissors to a pair of worn jeans, or dropping some dough on some that really fit. Keep the rest of the outfit sleek as well, with a pair of slim ankle boots, a nylon bag, and spare accessories. For more ideas on how to style your denim, check out our Bloomingdale's denim contest and see—then vote on—your look of choice!

Above, clockwise from left: Vanessa Bruno Black Blazer, $297.50, available at The Outnet; 7 For All Mankind Shorts, $149, available at 7 For All Mankind; Beau Coops Ankle Boot, $198, available at My Wardrobe; Want L.E.V. O'Hare Shopper Bag, $195, available at La Garconne; Old Navy Semi Sheer Camp Shirt, $14, available at Old Navy.

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