Street Style Trend Report: Boyfriend Jeans, Body Chains and Off-The-Shoulder Tops

Boyfriend Jeans: This menswear-inspired trend has been hot since 2009 when actress Katie Holmes stepped out in what appeared to be a pair of jeans straight from her now ex-husband’s closet. Often distressed, loose and cuffed at the bottom, this trend provides comfort as well as a chic style for any woman.


How To Style: Try pairing these loose-fitting bottoms with a tight (white or striped) cotton t-shirt, and some pointed flats for a casual look or some pointed strappy sandals and a plain blouse for an evening look. Keep the attention on your jeans by keeping all other clothes simple, and keep accessories to a minimum. You can mix and match these two ideas like Rihanna and Miley did; with a tight tee and pointed heels or mix it up the other way like how Miranda Kerr paired hers with a simple blouse but casual sneakers.


Clockwise from Top Right:

Striped tee, $20.00 available at

White Blouse, $14.40 available at

Boyfriend Jeans, $54.60 available at

Pointed flats, $17.80 available at

White tee, $18.00 available at

Heels, $78.00 available at

Body Chains: You can count on seeing this trend this summer whether you’re at the beach or at the mall! This simple metal chain draped across the body provides the perfect amount of bling to any outfit. Whether you pair it with a bikini like Rihanna and Candice, or under a crop top like Miley Cyrus, be sure to try out this fun trend this summer!


How to Style: Try a bold look by pairing a gold body chain under a white croptop and white high-waisted jeans. For a simpler look, simply pair it with some denim shorts and a black crop, or even with a simple bikini.


Clockwise from right:

Black Bikini, $79 available at

White crop top, $36 available at

Gold Body Chain, $8 available at

Black crop top, $18 available at

Black denim cutoffs, $33 available at

White jeans, $88 available at

Off-The-Shoulder-Tops: Yet another Coachella Trend seems to be here to stay. This boho chic top has been worn by up-and-coming model/fashion icon Kendall Jenner, and is definitely a cute summer staple item.


How To Style: Rock this look by pairing your top either with a pair of washed-out flare jeans and wedges for a more elegant look or follow in Jenner’s footsteps and pair it with layered necklaces and some patterned wide-legged pants.


From Left:

Flare Jeans, $88 available at

Patterned pants, $35 available at

Off-The-Shoulder blouse, $128 available at

Wedges, $61.60 available at



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