With the new fashion season on its way, high street stores and designer boutiques are already stocking up on new look jeans for autumn and winter. But if you cant afford to spend on new denims, we show you how to save yourself some money in this cash strapped age of austerity by breathing new life into your old jeans instead.
The key to reinvigorating your existing denim collection is to team your jeans with the right items. Mix it up with some of the seasons key trends and your jeans will look brand new.
A classic look that designers were hot for during the fashion shows of the summer is jeans with leather. The military theme is still going strong, but designers are now looking at variations on this theme, like the aviator look and biker styles of the post-war period. Team your jeans with a classic black biker or aviator leather bomber for an instant wardrobe update.
If youre a child of the 80s then the chances are youve got a pair of white jeans lurking at the back of your wardrobe. Now is the time to break these out for a new lease of life. White jeans were big news on this seasons catwalks, but if youre not feeling brave enough for white, buy some fabric dye instead. Our denim colour tips for winter are 90s neons and grungey faded black and grey.
Everyones got a pair or two of black jeans, and these can tend to look heavy and a little on the goth side if youre wearing all black. Give your black jeans an instant 2010 uplift instead by teaming with this seasons muted pastels and greys.
When it comes to denim, weve all got our favourite pair. Those jeans that fit perfectly, and the waist sits just right. Try keeping your shirt tucked in with these with one of this seasons must have check or tartan shirts. Button up to the top to stay on trend too.
If you buy one pair of jeans this winter, make them mid-blue. You can never go wrong with this classic denim shade, and theyll go with everything in your wardrobe and theyll work for day and night.
Check out online auction sites for jeans at bargain prices, and try reliable high street retailers like New Look who have the latest mens jeans trends at affordable prices.