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Why Dresses Over Jeans Is Fast Becoming A Street Style Favourite

Tips to pull off this quirky trend seamlessly

dresses over jeans fashion trend 2017

A dress over trousers is arguably the trickiest street style trend of all. But dread not. These women show you how to do it

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Zina Charkoplia

Little-worn gowns are given a new lease of life when placed over a pair of raw-hemmed jeans. Instagram influencer Zina Charkoplia's silk dress has taken black-tie to lunch hour, with the help of a pair of well-worn denim crops.

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Jan-Michael Quammie

Try a tomboyish approach like stylist Jan-Michael Quammie, by turning your mini dress into a tunic and layering it over graphic trousers. Western-style jacket and Vans optional, but highly encouraged.

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Caroline Issa

Take a cue from the Tank magazine fashion director and unify your colour choice for a more polished take on the trend.

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Agyness Deyn

Model Agyness Deyn's voluminous Molly Goddard dress is the perfect playful partner to sober black tailoring.

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Anna Vitiello

Editor Anna Vitiello brings a silky DKNY slip dress into spring by layering it over a Rejina Pyo blouse and boyfriend jeans.

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Tina Leung

Box fresh sneakers are always a good idea, as shown by stylist Tina Leung.

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Kate Foley

Jet black denim, socks and satin Manolo Blahnik mules frame stylist Kate Foley's statement shirt dress to perfection.

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Yasmin Sewell

Street style star Yasmin Sewell's bohemian crochet dress by Chloé adds a 70s feel to her raw hem denim and ankle boots.

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Suavdee Pinny

Channel Céline like Suavdee Pinny and double up on oversized proportions.

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Lisa Aiken

Make a thigh-high slit daytime friendly by wearing your favourite denim beneath, like buyer Lisa Aiken in Balenciaga's shocking pink 'strangle' dress.

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Jeanette Madsen

The feminine frills and pastel colours of Jeanette Madsen's Saks Potts dress make a memorable counterbalance to her statement ruched denim.

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