Since the dawn of time (ie: when Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake wore matching denim outfits to the 2001 American Music Awards), Canadian tuxedos have been a staple of street style and red carpets alike. To this day, denim-on-denim prevails season after season — which is why you’re here, reading this article.
Denim has never had a specific moment, as it's been a mainstay for decades. I’m not only thinking of Elvis Presley’s uniform of the late ‘50s, but also Marilyn Monroe in all-over denim on the set of The Misfits in 1960 and a young Drew Barrymore at the premiere of Toy Soldiers in 1991. Current-day stars like Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa, Adele, and Bella Hadid have all embraced denim outfits, each infusing the timeless combination with their own personal style.
There’s a certain ease to wearing double-denim, which is why it’s outlived so many other trends. It can be worn year-round and it invariably looks great. Whether you're pairing a denim trucker jacket with skinny jeans or tucking a chambray shirt into high-waisted flares, it's hard to go wrong.
In an effort to inspire you, I've highlighted denim-loving celebs who have given their own interpretation to the ever-enduring trend. Plus, an assortment of denim pieces for you to shop, should you feel so inclined.
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Mere days ago, Adele was snapped sitting courtside in this denim-on-denim look courtesy of Alaïa. Our girl paired the ‘fit with sleek nude pumps and a navy Louis Vuitton bag for the win (her outfit, not the game).
Elizabeth Olsen sported a dark-wash blazer and subtly flared jeans paired with Tod’s platform loafers. She added a printed Bode shirt for a fun pop of color.
Last month, Camila Cabello hit the stage in a loud all-denim ‘fit consisting of a duster jacket, with a corset and wide-leg jeans. She even wore denim gloves and matching booties.
In March, Dua Lipa made waves when she wore this head-turning Diesel Fall 2022 look complete with a denim bag and boots.
Keeping with her signature streetwear aesthetic, Billie Eilish donned a denim puffer vest and super baggy jeans with matching, powder blue Jordans.
Last fall, Heidi Klum stepped out in a light-wash denim shirt and matching pants paired with crisp white sneakers.
A long-time lover of all-denim outfits, Emily Ratajkowski rocked a denim shirt tucked into belted jeans for a subtly ‘70s ensemble.
In June 2021, Bella Hadid wore an oversize Chrome Hearts shirt with ripped jeans. Per usual, she nailed the ‘90s grunge look.
Zoey Deutch was seen wearing a cropped Wrangler jacket with flared jeans and chunky platforms.
Denim devotee Katie Holmes styled a chic, double-breasted patchwork coat with matching blues and colorful sneakers.