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How to Rock Denim on Denim Whether You're Stick Thin or Curvy

Real girls take on the Canadian tux.
How to Rock Denim on Denim Whether You're Stick Thin or Curvy Real girls take on the Canadian tux.

From skinny to boyfriend, raw to acid-washed, high waist to low rise, the denim movement shows no sign of stopping. Thing is, most girls have an emotional relationship with denim. Old jeans that don't fit, new ones that give you a muffin top as you try it on in the dressing room, and so forth. Here we round up 11 women of different body types (yes, it's more than just straight, pear-shaped, and hourglass) to rock the denim on denim trend. See what suits you:

RULER-TYPE

Denim Formula:  Drawstring romper

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A drawstring romper highlights multi-hyphenate woman Angel Agustinian-Co's long and lean body while giving the illusion of a waist with its drawstring waist band.

BUSTY

Denim Formula: Boxy boat neck blouse

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An elegant boat neck blouse flatters Melanie Le Trojes and Annette Coronel's busty figures without having to show too much skin.

TALL

Denim Formula: Skinny overalls + white tee

Model Aya Abesamis accentuates her long legs by upgrading her skinnies into trendy overalls. 

HOUR GLASS

Denim Formula: The denim shift

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For dressed down days, Desiree Abesamis opts to go for relaxed fits that don't bind her natural curves. An easy shift does the trick if you want something that just skims your body.

PETITE

Denim Formula: Sleeveless buttondown and knee length pencil skirt

The pencil silhouette lengthens teen ice-skating champion Emee Dy's frame, though she keeps it young and fun with sneaks. Petite girls need not be slaves to heels!

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SKINNY

Denim Formula: Boxy cropped top and pedal pushers

Show off that flat stomach with a boxy cropped top and pair it with skinny pedal pushers to emphasize your thin frame just as Jach Manere does.

PEAR SHAPED

Denim Formula: Boyfriend jeans and a relaxed top

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If you have fuller hips like Joyce Titular and Patty Betita, go for jeans with a relaxed fit instead of tight skinnies that can be too figure-hugging.

ATHLETIC

Denim Formula: Mid-rise distressed skinnies and a cropped top

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Kat Smorodina’s slim figure looks great in a cropped top and distressed skinny jeans that show off her toned and lean bod.

FULL FIGURED

Denim Formula: Dark washes and vertical fades

Refine your curves and create the illustion of a longer figure by wearing dark washed denim. Kimi Liu elongates her torso with a faded top with vertical highlights.

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Shop these denim pieces at SM Woman available at all SM Department Stores now.

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