Jeans are a classic staple in every woman's closet; but while they're truly reliable, they also have the tendency to look quite informal and too laidback. Nevertheless, you shouldn't trivialize them into just casualwear as they can be pretty flexible. Below are sophisticated tops that you can wear with your trusty denims to instantly elevate your look


1. Blazer

Suits aren't going anywhere just yet. This workwear staple is extremely versatile; you can wear a blazer as outerwear or even on its own as a top. There are so many stylish ways to wear this piece! Worn with denim jeans, the blazer can instantly polish your otherwise casual and laidback look.


TRY: Zara Gingham blazer, P3,295, Power Plant Mall

2. Silk camisole

Contrast is key. That said, consider opting for luxe fabrics to strike a balance and elevate your relaxed jeans. Try reaching for silk or satin camisole that will bring a soft, delicate, and sultry look in contrast to the sturdy and tough denim fabric.


TRY: Bershka Camisole top, P1,295, SM Aura

3. Sheer

Denim can easily look bulky and rugged in addition to feeling too laidback. Combat this by playing with volume proportion. Dress up your denim jeans with a sheer top that can offset the heftiness vibe of your bottoms.

TRY: Seek The Uniq Leuven puff sleeve blouse, price unavailable, available online

4. Puff sleeves

Another dressy choice to wear with jeans are puff-sleeved tops. These romantic blouses will add an extra dose of drama to your look. This kind of statement top is an easy maximalist entry-level piece that can be teamed with jeans to get the perfect balance between style and comfort.


TRY: Seek The Uniq Onesti volume sleeve top, P1,890, available online

5. Cardigan

Cardigans worn as tops were made famous in the late '90s up until the early 2000s. Give it a 2019 twist by opting for cropped and tiny iterations, styled with deliberately undone buttons, and haphazardly worn with one of its sleeves slightly shrugged off your shoulder.


TRY: Mango Ribbed knit sweater, P1,695, Robinsons Magnolia

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