How to Take Denim from Casual Cool to Smart Chic

A staple pair of black skinny jeans can be styled to fit pretty much any occasion. These Lyla skinnies from Dorothy Perkins are the perfect example.  They’re everything I look for in skinnies, sturdy but stretchy with thin seams that can be easily tucked into boots.

Casual Cool


Hat – Urban Outfitters / Glasses – RayBan / Bag – Henri Bendel

Watch – Triwa / Jacket, T-Shirt, Jeans, BootsDorothy Perkins

Keep things casual by styling your skinnies with a pair of low-heeled ankle boots and a plain tee. Black denim is the perfect colour for a subtle but trendy double denim daytime look. Add a fedora and sunnies for effortless cool.



Glasses – RayBan / Coat, Shirt, Jeans, Boots Dorothy Perkins

For a smarter daytime look opt for a plain shirt and tie front coat. Chunky boots with a mid to high heel instantly add a dressier quality.

Smart Chic 


Glasses – Specsavers / Clutch – Vlieger & Vandam / Watch – Triwa

Blazer, Shirt, Jeans, HeelsDorothy Perkins

For a smart look that could take you from the office to after work drinks, pair your jeans with high heels and trade your handbag in for a clutch. Soft tailoring and geek chic specs make smart simple.

Find your perfect fit in Dorothy Perkins SS16 Denim Collection.



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