5 Pants to wear with dark denim shirts

Sanika NOct 13 2011

When the word denim is said, the first thing that comes to mind is jeans or pants made of denim. However, with changing fashion trends and colors, denim fabric has not been left out. People wear denim shirts as well, which can be paired with a number of pants and bottoms to make them look chic and stylish. Denim fabric comes in the basic colors of blue; however you can get denim fabric in different pastel colors as well. Denim shirts can be worn for formal, informal and semi-formal dress codes as well. Make your own fashion trends and flaunt your denim shirts. Wear your favorite denim shirt and pair it with these following bottoms.

Denim shirt
Denim shirt

1. Denim on jeans

Denim shirt with jeans
Denim shirt with jeans

You may wonder what this means but the style calls for a chic light blue denim shirt on dark blue jeans. You should only be careful not to choose the same wash or pattern of the shirt and the jeans. Make sure you are choosing a lighter shirt and a darker pant or vice verse. For a trendy look wear skinny jeans and use black long boots to give a Wild West look. If you are more of a formal type then use wide bottom jeans and tuck your denim shirt in and top it with a black belt. This makes a great look as well.

2. Khaki pants

Denim shirt with khakis
Denim shirt with khakis

Khaki pants or khakis are always in fashion. Team your denim shirt with lose khakis and they go hand in hand. This is the more hiking or trekking look and is always in. When going out for a casual date wear high heeled shoes of a completely different color. When off to a formal gathering and you can wear these clothes, slip on wedges of a lighter brown. These go very well with each other. The dark blue of the denim shirt and rustic brown of the khakis will look fabulous with each other. For an adventure trip with this outfit you can wear sports shoes or adventure spiked shoes as well.

3. Bright colored pants

Denim shirt with colorful pants
Denim shirt with colorful pants

Denim is a fabric which goes well with all kinds of colors. That is why it is always in fashion. Mix and match your denim blue shirt with colorful pants. You can experiment and try different colors of pants with your denim shirt and all would look good. Different hued pants of different styles like harem pants, trousers, knee length cotton pants, cigarette cut pants, etc all go well with a denim shirt. For pants which are fitting loosely, wear a more snugly fitting denim shirt.

4. Shorts and denim tops

Denim shirts with colorful shorts
Denim shirts with colorful shorts

When, during summer times you wish to wear your denim shirt, wear it over colorful shorts. You can wear plain looking colored shorts or printed ones which have geometric designs on them or simply khaki shorts would always do the trick. You can select the colors of bright yellow, red or green, as per your choice. The darker shades of navy blue, maroon or deep green also go well with denim blue shirts.

5. The formal pants

Denim shirt with formal pants
Denim shirt with formal pants

After playing about with shorts and khakis, the formal trends also can be touched with the denim shirt. For a formal look you can wear a formal collared, full sleeve denim shirt with formal black cotton pants. You can choose a half sleeved denim shirt as well and team it with trousers for a formal high tea or a golf game with your boss. The two make a fantastic pair and give you a semi-formal but not very casual look as well. Choose a good quality denim shirt for such occasions to make a mark.