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4 totally rad ways to wear acid wash denim

 

Let’s not kid ourselves, acid wash has gotten a bad rap over the years. But we've actually found a cool 'n' chic way to rock the beloved '90s trend. From button up dresses to retro accessories, this unique denim showed us how to *really* make a statement. Here's 4 super cool ways to rock 'em right. 

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    Urban boho

    This laid back acid wash mini paired with a simple crop T-shirt makes it the perf spring staple. Pair it with some laid back kicks and a feminine crochet cardigan for a casual date night, or shopping day with your BFFs. 

    Cardigan, $48, abercrombie.com

    Blouse, $28, chicwish.com

    Skirt, $35, boohoo.com

    Sneakers, $60, shopakira.com

    Necklace, $9, forever21.com

    Blush, $11, topshop.com

    Nail polish, $9, beauty.com

    Baby lips, $5, maybelline.com

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    Pattern on pattern

    If you’re too intimidated by the idea of acid wash all over, then you can try it with your accessories. Even though there are technically three patterns going on here, the interesting dimension to the outfit ditches the rule that everything has to match perfectly.

    Striped tee, $22, athleta.gap.com

    Skinny jeans, $16, forever21.com

    Strappy sandals, $29, charleskeith.com

    Backpack, $45, gojane.com

    Stacked bracelets, $30, karmaloop.com

    Floppy hat, $23, hm.com

    Sunglasses, $10, chicnova.com

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    Layered and flirty

    We don’t mind loungewear as a day-to-day trend, especially if it means disguising sweatpants as ultra-chic go out pants. The key to dressing up these bad boys is in how you accessorize. Add a blazer for structure and wedges for an ultra femme touch. And of course, no outfit is complete without the perfect statement necklace and this gold feather necklace does the trick.

    Basic tee, $13, forever21.com

    Blazer, $39, lookbookstore.co

    Joggers, $28, forever21.com

    Espadrilles, $33, charlotterusse.com

    Purse, $45, aldoshoes.com

    Neckalce, $12, vanity.com

    Eyebrow palette, $54, urbandecay.com

    Mascara, $6, rimmellondon.com

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    Spring bunny

    The unexpected acid wash print makes this dress a great versatile piece. Paired with a wide-brimmed hat, floral scarf and bunny printed tights––this outfit screams Sunday brunch.

    Dress, $33, forever21.com

    Bunny tights, $13, modcloth.com

    Sunglasses, $6, forever21.com

    Lace-up wedges, $89, bloomingdales.com

    Scarf, $8, amazon.com

    Hat, $27, dsw.com

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by Nahal Mehrazar | 2/1/2016
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