Denim on denim, also known as the Canadian tuxedo, may be considered a fashion faux pas by some. Those who witnessed the Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake fiasco of 2001 can perfectly attest to that. But many fashion risk-takers have also successfully pulled off the look, proving that with the right styling—and self-confidence—double denim can be an ensemble worth your rotation.
In fact, we’ved noticed plenty of local celebrities making a case for this true-blue look. For some style inspiration, glean their head-to-toe denim 'fits ahead.
LOOK: These Celebrities Are Making a Case for Denim-on-Denim, and We’re Living for It
1. Liza Soberano
Liza Soberano is no stranger to mixing and matching denim. With the help of her stylist Perry Tabora, she's proven that she can effortlessly rock the denim-on-denim trend, as she's done it several times. Here are some of her best double denim looks:
First is her printed relaxed jeans and matching overshirt jacket from Kenzo, which she kept casual with a plain white tee. For a touch of sophistication, Liza opted for white pointed toe boots, shades, and a Dior shoulder bag.
Next up is Liza's H&M x Mugler outfit in New York. She donned a cropped jacket and spiral jeans with stylish cut-out panels of nylon, adding a unique and edgy twist to the classic denim look.
Finally, she wore a button-down corset tube top tucked into a pleated mini skirt, creating a fun yet chic look. Liza layered them under a navy blue oversized blazer, completing the ensemble with white below-the-knee boots.
2. Angelique Manto
With her structured strapless corset top and maxi skirt, Angelique Manto proves that denim doesn't always have to look boxy. As her arm candy of choice, she added a classic Bottega Veneta mini Jodie bag, one of her designer favorites. Completing the look is a pair of black leather boots, making it a perfect blend of casual and chic.
3. Ria Atayde
Styled by Danae Dipon, Ria Atayde channels the '90s with her denim co-ords from Marian Zara. The chunky loafers add an extra touch of retro flair to the ensemble, showcasing the timeless appeal of denim.
4. Liz Uy
Celebrity stylist Liz Uy demonstrated how simplicity can make a powerful impact with her clean and simple double-denim look. She paired a relaxed button-down shirt with wide-legged jeans, both in a light blue wash. Liz's sleek blunt bob, stylish shades, mini crossbody bag, and minimal jewelry cap off this refined and chic ensemble.
5. Aubrey Miles
During her trip to Japan, Aubrey Miles showcased her fashion prowess with a cropped jacket layered over the iconic Celine bralette, paired with a denim maxi skirt. This combination blends comfort and style seamlessly. The bright blue miniature bag adds a playful pop of color, while the white Converse platforms provide a trendy yet comfortable finishing touch.
6. Erika Poturnak
Erika Poturnak, daughter of Ina Raymundo, rocked a denim halter top with jeans as a possible nod to '70s fashion, and we're all for it.
7. Maymay Entrata
If all else fails, take some cues from Maymay Entrata when it comes to styling double denim. You can never go wrong with a pair of baggy cargo jeans and an oversized jacket over a black bodysuit.