by Alison Syrett Cleary
When I bought my very first denim top, it made me feel like the coolest girl on the planet. That was about five years ago, and the fashion world had just discovered the Canadian tuxedo look; no one wore it but indie magazine models, French editors (because they are like magical style unicorns who always know the next big thing before the rest of us) and Jenna Lyons. I relished-admittedly, in a somewhat snobby way-that most people didn't get it. Standing out was the point.
My, how things have changed since back then! Not that a jean shirt has become any less stylish; rather, it's gone from a insider-y trend to a wardrobe staple for everyone. It pops up several times each morning on my morning style blog check, and dominates every shopping feed I scan. I'm just as likely to spot one on the businesswoman with a briefcase sitting next to me on the subway as on the hip barista with a nose ring taking my morning tea order-even my mother owns one! And while thisRead More »from Why Blue Blouses Are the New Chambray Shirts—And Seven Ways to Style the Look