How to Style White Jeans, as Demonstrated by Celebrities

From Beyoncé to Miranda Kerr.

For too long, white denim had been denounced with neasayers characterizing them as "high maintenance" and "unflattering." But as we've seen on every star from Beyoncé to Miranda Kerr, they're anything but—adding effortless polish to going out outfits and off-duty weekend outfits alike. To ensure you're on the right side of this crisp, blank canvas trend, pick up a few styling tricks from our go-to celeb tastemakers.
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Vanessa Hudgens
If you like to mix things up, make like Hudgens and offset a preppy look on top (re: tailored blouse and coat worn on the shoulders) with ultra-distressed white denim.
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Kendall Jenner
Jenner proves white denim marries perfectly with an all-American jean jacket—especially a cropped style that allows for some tasteful midriff.
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January Jones
Keep an all-white look like Jones' from looking too monochrome by punctuating it with black accessories on the top and bottom, like a fedora hat and strappy heels.
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Beyoncé
The most lavish way to accessorize a nearly head-to-toe white look? Rich camel accessories, like Bey's fedora, bag, and strappy sandals, are everything.
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Rosie Huntington-Whitely
To elongate your legs like a supermodel, style cropped white jeans (or rolled-up skinnies) with point-toe nude pumps, like Huntington-Whitely.
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Karlie Kloss
Kloss knows just how to add a splash of elegance to a casual white jeans look with a tailored grey blazer, white ribbon fedora, and thin ankle-strap heels.
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Miranda Kerr
Because nobody likes a season pusher, when you're sporting a coat in the summer lighten things up with white jeans instead of a darker wash denim to keep things sleek.
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Caroline de Maigret
If you're drawn to relaxed silhouettes, take notes from Maigret by looking to slightly-scrunchy straight leg jeans paired with a solid button-up (with sleeves rolled up for extra cool-girl points).
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Alexa Chung
Don't be afraid of an off-white denim either! As Chung shows, it still goes with everything—even a white graphic T-shirt.
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Camila Alves
As can be seen here on Alves, white skinnies can add a layer of sophistication to an outfit as casual as a peasant blouse, cross-body bag, and tennis sneakers.
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January Jones
Break up a white-on-white-on-white look by mixing in a bold print. Jones does so by punctuating her monochrome look with a leopard jacket.
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