While dressing up is fun, Casual Fridays are always welcomed with open arms - am I right? There’s no better feeling after a long, hard work week to finally slip into your favorite pair of jeans. But are your favorite pair of jeans appropriate for work? Even on Casual Fridays, it’s important to understand what’s acceptable and what’s not. For most companies, you don’t want to show up in your pink, pre-ripped-at-the-knees jeans (something that I may have done in the past! #Basic). So, what’s acceptable? What’s the best way to wear jeans at work? Dark wash jeans are your best bet, as lighter jeans might appear too casual for the office.
10 Ways to Wear Jeans at Work,” Juli Alvarez suggests choosing a pair that feel like trousers. “A flat front keeps your middle clean, a slightly wider leg gives balance (regardless of your shape and size) and that belled-hem adds length to your legs,” she wrote. Yes, you want to wear a nice pair of jeans, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a little fun with your outfit! Here are five ways to wear jeans at work.