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How to Wear Jeans at Work

With more and more offices embrasing smart-casual business attire, we're swapping pencil skirts and trousers for smart denim which works just as hard as you do. So, are jeans business casual? Can I wear jeans for work? Which kind of jeans should I be wearing for the office? Our guide to office appropriate denim aims to answer these questions for you, with tips on fabrics and fits. Take a look at these outfit ideas for wearing jeans to work so you can look chic and smart for the office, without sacrificing style.

What colour jeans can I wear for work?
What colour jeans can I wear for work?

What colour jeans can I wear for work?

You can never go wrong choosing a solid, dark denim jean with minimal distressing and embellishments with a clean hem. Dark indigo or black jeans look the most pulled-together for work, though there are a number of smart finishes to choose from including; coated denim, velvet jeans, and white jeans. In J Brand we recommend our exclusive Nightshade hue available in Maria Skinny Jean (pictured) and Ruby Crop. Our most loved Prima Jean from AG is a polished slim-straight / cigarette leg jean available in a cropped ankle or full length leg. View our range of dark washes below...

What Style of Jeans Do I Wear to Work?
What Style of Jeans Do I Wear to Work?

What Style of Jeans Do I Wear to Work?

Whilst skinny jeans continue to reign supreme in office attire, we're welcoming a new wave of shapes to suit all bodies and styles. Embrace less body-hugging fits with a myriad of options in a cigarette, straight-leg, or wide leg. Style these shapes with smart blouses and tailoring for an office appropriate look for any day of the week. Look for mid or high rise finishes to keep it professional and allow for tucking in your favourite top - for a look which is comfortable, classic, and polished. Our go-tos? Opt for anything in a Skinny Leg Jean, Straight Leg Jean, or Wide Leg Jean paired with a blazer & heels for gorgeous 9-5 chic...

How to Style Jeans for Work
How to Style Jeans for Work

How to Style Jeans for Work

So, how do you pull of power dressing in denim. With infinite options to choose from, we're incorporating perennial classics to keep you looking your best Monday - Friday. Sharpen up with a structured blazer. Perfect for when you mean business, but you've got after-work drinks at 6. The blazer is one of our go-to 'professional woman' moves, and is also a great way to add colour. A navy or black blazer keeps it classic, but why not try a bright azure, feminine cream, or a vibrant red to jazz it up while still keeping it professional. In Summer months, we love tucking in blouses and shirts for a neat, yet feminine workwear look. Simply add heels and go...