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15 Chic Outfits To Wear With Light Wash Jeans

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Looking for a fun and stylish way to dress up your new jeans? Here’s a style guide on what to wear with light wash jeans for a super chic look.

Do you have a pair of light wash jeans in your closet? If not, you’re missing out on a key fashion staple that is incredibly versatile!

Light wash denim jeans can be dressed up or down depending on what you wear them with, which makes them perfect for lots of different occasions ranging from a casual weekend look to evenings or dinner out! They are perfect for summer (well, all seasons really!), and there are so many different ways to style them, no matter your body type or size.

In this article, we will give you some tips on what to wear with light wash jeans or light blue jeans for the most stylish outcome. There are 15 different looks in this article so there is bound to be one that suits your look, or you can play around with one of these outfits to really make it your own!

What To Wear With Light Wash Jeans

1. White Sleeveless Blazer


Give your light blue denim jeans a Parisian chic look, by pairing your favorite jeans with a tailored white sleeveless blazer – so sophisticated!

The straight-leg jeans look stunning with the fitted blazer style top, while simple jewelry and black accessories, including sunglasses, slingback kitten heels, and a black and beige bag finish this look off perfectly. This versatile outfit could be a weekend look and is smart enough for work meetings too.

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2. White Tank Top and Oversized Jacket


If the light blue denim jeans in your wardrobe have a super trendy oversized fit, then this stunning outfit is just perfect for you.

Contrast the loose light jeans with a tight white t-shirt or tank top and then finish with a slightly oversized jacket – seen here in a pale beige shade but you could really go for any color.

The chunky sneakers and handbag add a pop of color, while gold bracelets and a necklace add a glamorous touch.

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Green and white Adidas Gazelle Sneaker
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Gazelle Sneakers

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Beige Free People Knock Out Siren Bomber
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Knock Out Siren Bomber

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3. Striped Cardigan


These high-waisted light wash straight-leg jeans pair perfectly with the striped cropped cardigan for an elegant and refined look.

The structured, cropped cardigan, decorated with sparkling silver buttons, adds a smart and sophisticated touch to these light denim jeans.

The black belt at the waist and black structured handbag tie the outfit together, which is then finished with light blue sneakers. For jewelry, opt for a simple gold chain, a couple of rings, and a gold bracelet to complete this polished look.

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Blue Agolde Women's '90s Pinch High Waist Straight Leg Organic Cotton Jeans
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’90s Pinch High Waist Straight Leg Organic Cotton Jeans

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4. Oversized Shirt


For an effortlessly cool look, match your oversized jeans with a menswear style oversized shirt and finish with feminine accessories for the perfect blend between masculine and feminine.

This pair of light wash jeans have a loose silhouette, which has been rolled at the ankle for a tapered finish, and then styled with a blue striped shirt, tucked in on one side for a chic look.

A couple of gold necklaces, pointed-toe heels, and a sleek black shoulder bag are the flawless finishing feminine touches.

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Black Celine Medium Triomphe Belt In Taurillon Leather Black
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Blue Saint Laurent Blade Velvet Slingback Pumps
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5. Turtleneck Sweater


Add a pop of color to your light-wash jeans with a fun sweater and coat, that will also keep you cozy and warm during the colder months. The blue jeans look stunning with the bright pink, Barbie-core chunky turtleneck sweater and matching shocking pink coat to create a super trendy look.

This outfit features a black shoulder bag, black sunglasses, and white sneakers for a minimalist touch. This is another versatile outfit that easily moves from casual to work.

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Off white and pink Adidas Samba OG Sneaker
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Pink French Connection Vhari Turtleneck Sweater
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Pink Avec Le Filles Longline Coat
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Chain Motif Square Scarf

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6. Tank Top


This is the easiest outfit for the summer months that will keep you cool and looks really stylish at the same time! The pale blue denim jeans have been complemented by a blue tank top and a blue structured handbag for a chic tonal look.

Black slip-on sandals and silver jewelry finish off this paired-back yet trendy outfit. This casual outfit will never go out of style, is incredibly comfy in the warmer weather, and is really easy to recreate at home.

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Black and brown Birkenstock Arizona Slide Sandal
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Blue Susana Monaco Everyday Tank Top
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Blue Hermes Swift Birkin 25
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7. Cropped vest and Blazer


Casual ripped jeans can be dressed up with a couple of carefully chosen elements to create a polished and refined work look!

Above, you can see the blue denim jeans have been matched with a cropped white vest-style top, an oversized, off-white blazer, and beige and black ballet flats for an elegant look.

The neutral colors ensure a sleek look, which is finished with black sunglasses, a small beige handbag, and a gold chain necklace.

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Blue Paige Stella Crop Distressed Straight Jeans
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Ivory Lamarque Kallie Vest
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8. Strapless top and Bright Coat


Keep the outfit simple with white base layers and add a pop of color with a coat or jacket to recreate the outfit you see above. A strapless white top has been tucked into high-waisted, split-hem jeans and finished with a white top handle bag and white pointed-toe shoes.

The metallic pink coat adds a striking and eye-catching touch to this gorgeous outfit! To really let the coat shine, keep the jewelry simple with a pair of pearl earrings and a couple of gold necklaces.

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White and gold Valentino Rockstud Spike Medium Quilted Top-Handle Bag
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Rockstud Spike Medium Quilted Top-Handle Bag

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White Fleur Du Mal Hamptons Bustier
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Hamptons Bustier

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9. Black Blazer


The tailored black blazer and a sleek leather handbag transform a pair of light wash, distressed jeans into a smart and refined outfit.

The fitted silhouette of the blazer, with the strong shoulder and nipped waist, accentuated with cut-out, pairs perfectly with the wide-leg silhouette of the jeans.

The statement black sunglasses, strappy black high heels, and silver watch look stunning with this outfit. This outfit would be ideal for the spring and fall months when the weather is a little cooler.

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Blue Re/Done Originals 90s High Rise Loose Jeans
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Originals 90s High Rise Loose Jeans

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10. White Tee


The oversized silhouette of the blue jeans looks so stylish with the baggy white t-shirt to create a super fashionable outfit!

We love this outfit for the warmer months when you want to look fantastic but without too much effort. The blue jeans and white tee look is finished off with a white shoulder bag and white and black ballet flats for a demure aesthetic.

Add your favorite jewelry to give this outfit a personal touch. You could even add a brightly colored handbag if you fancied adding a little more color to this neutral look.

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Blue Veronica Beard Taylor High Waist Wide Leg Jeans
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White Chanel Caviar Quilted Small Double Flap
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11. Crop top and Bomber Jacket


One of our favorite ways to wear light-wash jeans is with a cropped white top and a cozy oversized jacket for a comfy yet chic look. The oversized, baggy light wash jeans have a super flatting silhouette that will look great on any body type, while the tight white crop top contrasts the loose fit of the jeans.

The grey bomber-style jacket looks gorgeous and will keep you warm during the cooler months. To finish this casual style outfit, finish with white sneakers, a white handbag, and simple gold jewelry.  

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White Helsa Jersey T Shirt
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Grey Good American Fleece Crop Shacket
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12. Denim Shirt


Double denim done right always looks so stunning and effortlessly stylish! This double denim look is just perfect, with the high-waisted, ankle crop silhouette of the jeans and the light blue denim shirt tucked in.

The black belt breaks up the full denim outfit, which is completed with a pair of white sneakers and a dark blue denim Chanel handbag – a striking finishing touch! We think this an excellent weekend look during the warmer months.

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Blue Citizens of Humanity Kayla Shrunken Denim Button-Up Shirt
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13. Bralette and Blazer


For a striking summer look, wear your favorite light blue denim jeans with a light-colored bralette and a camel-tone blazer to create a sophisticated and chic outfit.

This look is sure to keep you cool in any warm weather, and the blazer adds a smart touch to this relaxed outfit – just stunning! The white strappy heels, black handbag, and black sunglasses are just the accessories you need to finish this beautiful outfit.

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White Black Suede Studio Cindy Strappy Stiletto Slide Sandals
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14. Black Cardigan Top


We love dressing up a pair of light-wash jeans with a smart and elegant top to create the perfect work look.

This outfit includes high-waisted, wide-leg denim jeans, with distressing around the thigh, a black, tweed cardigan-style top, decorated with gleaming gold buttons, a black and tan bucket bag, and black strappy high heels – so polished and refined!

For a paired-back finish, keep the jewelry to a minimum with just a bracelet and a simple gold necklace.

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15. Sweater


If you are looking for a way to style your blue jeans for the winter months, look no further than this classic look you see above.

These light blue distressed denim jeans look incredible with the dark beige comfy sweater and camel-colored wool coat, creating an outfit that not only looks gorgeous but that will keep you lovely and warm too! The neutral color palette is finished with beige pointed-toe heels and a beige handbag – just beautiful!

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Conclusion

In conclusion, light wash jeans are one of the most versatile fashion pieces that you can have in your closet. Like black jeans or white jeans, we consider light wash and light blue jeans to be a pretty neutral item that can be worn with endless clothing articles. It’s truly hard to not style them in a flattering way!

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