Whether thrown over a bikini on the beach, layered with a mini dress, or even—gasp!—with jeans, the denim shirt is an all-purpose staple. Swipe an oversized one from your boyfriend or shop the many made-for-you styles available from brands like 7 for All Mankind and Twenty8Twelve, then check out the many ways stylish celebrities like Sienna Miller, AnnaLynne McCord, and Kourtney Kardashian are wearing denim shirts this summer.
Sienna Miller left her own Twenty8Twelve by s. miller denim shirt unbuttoned over a tank as she left the Groucho Club in London. Her ankle boots and charcoal wash denim gave the ensemble a rugged Western feel. Fearne Cotton made a boyfriend denim shirt girly by layering it over a pretty tartan LBD as she headed to the Radio 1 Studios, showing how perfectly denim and tan leather work together. Kourtney Kardashian had the same idea by pairing her 7 for All Mankind Chambray utility shirt with a tan leather bag, keeping the look casual with leggings.
While shopping in NYC, AnnaLynne McCord made the denim shirt into chic resortwear by tying it up with high-waisted white sailor pants, wedge espadrilles, sunglasses, and a beachy layered necklace. Speaking of beachy, Reese Witherspoon kept the sun off in a white bikini with a light-wash denim shirt in Malibu. Brooklyn Decker glammed up a Madewell denim shirt by tucking it into a metallic mini at a UNICEF karaoke event in L.A.
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