Double Denim Is In: 12 Stars Who Make 'Texas Tuxedos' Look Trendy (PHOTOS)

Double Denim Is In: 12 Stars Who Make 'Texas Tuxedos' Look Trendy (PHOTOS)

rihanna double denimIt used to be one of those unbreakable style rules (unless you were a cowboy): Never wear denim on denim. But lately, the taboo "Texas tuxedo" style looks better and better, and it works in any season.

Our tips: Skip the bolo tie. And maybe don't do your best impression of Justin and Britney circa 2001.

Now, check out the creative ways celebs are rocking twice the blue, which equals twice the fun!


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  • In Indigo


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    Kylie Jenner's roughed-up jean skirt and waist-tied shirt are an exception to the rule: Don't wear the same weight or color of denim twice. It's actually figure-flattering, and it shows off a slice of stomach in a nod to the crop-top trend. We love the towering black booties, too.

  • Short Take


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    Chrissy Teigen, grocery shopping with hubby John Legend, looks perfectly casual-chic in a chambray shirt over destroyed jorts (jean shorts) in May.

  • Retro Cool


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    Anne Hathaway wears '70s-style wide-leg jeans with a shirt in the same hue. What makes the rugged look: the chunky boots and accessories in shades of brown.

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  • Animal Magnetism


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    Miranda Kerr frequently doubles down when it comes to denim. Here she accessorizes with fun (and sexy!) leopard print slides.

  • Skirt the Issue


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    It's jean-ious how Rihanna gussies up denim -- a faded (and roughed-up) pencil skirt and unbuttoned-to-there shirt -- with some Chanel bling. Extra points for the blue-hued clutch. 

  • Festive Fun


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    Trust stylish Chloë Sevigny to hit the right note with her outfit for hot, dusty Coachella: a cute waist-tied sleeveless shirt and mini. The mix of straight-up and floral-patterned denim adds variety.

  • Hola, Ombré


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    Kate Bosworth's take on the trend -- an ombré shirt over a white tank and chunky chains plus super-dark denim -- looks put-together and chic. The contrasting brown boots are a casual touch.

  • Basic Blue


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    Sometimes simple is best. One of the best ways to accessorize full-on denim is with killer curves à la Jennifer Lopez. The pointy nude pumps make for a dressy touch. 

  • Faded Glory


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    Jessica Alba spends the Fourth of July in a super-light cuffed pair with summery white Birkenstocks and a red-and-white bag. Throw on a chambray shirt topper and you're good if it's breezy or too AC-ed. 

  • Mix 'n' Match


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    Ashley Greene puts together cuffed skinnies in a super-dark wash, a plain white tank, and a chambray shirt. Spiky red pumps are the killer cherry on top.

  • In Distressed


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    Jennifer Hudson's just-trashed-enough jeans and tucked-in top get dressed up with black strappy sandals and a tassel belt at the launch of her New York & Company Soho Jeans Collection campaign in July. 

  • Blue Clues


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    Even dudes can do double denim right! George Clooney looks chill in his denim shirt and jeans.

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