While we all love a good pair of jeans, it’s important to find the balance between flattering denim and stylish trends ~ which can get a little trickier as you age.  We’ve found the perfect outfits from some of our favorite local boutiques and categorized them into age groups, so you can find the perfect look no matter which decade you are rocking.

Editors Note: As always, age is just a number.  You go out and buy any of these outfits that look great on you, and when you get carded, we’ll all be cheering you on. Just don’t forget to tell ’em scoop sent you.

Contributing Boutiques: MONKEE’S, COPPER PENNYTRAVELING CHIC and DOLL 

 

Jeans For Your 20’s

Copper Penny

Copper Penny: Rag & Bone Dre boyfriend fit distressed jean ($245) Elizabeth and James top ($290) Calma Jewelry necklace ($128) Hobo clutch ($148) DVF Heels ($378)

Traveling Chic Boutique

Traveling Chic Boutique: Black and White top Jealous Tomato ($31.88)
Blank NYC Jeans ($79.20)
Melie Bianco Glitter Clutch ($55.50)
Chan Lu Necklace ($172)

Traveling Chic Boutique

Traveling Chic Boutique: Gold Eight Sixty top ($77)
Blank NYC Jeans ($79.20)
Gold Susan Shaw Necklace ($49.50)
Melie Bianco Bag ($55)

Traveling Chic Boutique

Traveling Chic Boutique: Blank NYC Jeans ($79.20)
Mantra Band Bracelets ($25 for silver $35 for gold)
Greylin navy and pink top ($108)
Urban Expressions Clutch ($45)
Gold Susan Shaw Earrings ($31.50)

Monkee's of Charlotte

Monkee’s of Charlotte: Twenty Woven Polysilk Tank ($110)
AG Jeans Legging Ankle-Super Skinny ($210)
Schutz Kija ($200)
Nocturne Studio Ceci Pendant ($110)

Doll Boutique

Doll Boutique:AMUSE society frayed ankle skinnies styled + MINNIE ROSE crop top + AMUSE society fringe sweater

Jeans For the 30 Somethings

Copper Penny

Copper Penny: Rag & Bone flare denim ($210), Hunter Bell handkerchief hem top ($360), Fairchild Baldwin necklace ($395), Ted Baker Heels ($185- currently 20% off)

Traveling Chic Boutique

Traveling Chic Boutique: Timing brown patterned top ($22.75)
Navy Color-block Clutch ($60)
Chan Lu Bracelet ($168)
Susan Shaw Earrings ($31.50)
Blank NYC Jeans ($79.20)

Traveling Chic Boutique

Traveling Chic Boutique: Cropped Olivaceous Sweater ($73.50)
Blank NYC Jeans ($79.20)
Pink Zacasha Necklace ($87.50)
Lily and Laura bracelets ($12 each)
Tan and White color-block clutch ($50)

Monkee's of Charlotte

Monkee’s of Charlotte: Trina Turk Birkin Top ($268)
AG Jeans Angel Flare ($168)
Tory Burch Raya Mule ($350)
GiGi New York Uber Clutch ($170)

Doll Boutique

Doll Boutique: JAMES denim flares + MIDNIGHT RIDER Tom Petty tee + MELVIN fetish & TORCHLIGHT necklaces

 

How To Wear Jeans in Your Fabulous 40’s

Copper Penny

Copper Penny: Joe’s coated mid-rise skinny jean ($234), Fillmore vegan leather jacket ($144), Love Sam embroidered blouse ($222), Splendid booties ($178)

Traveling Chic Boutique

Traveling Chic Boutique: Ark and Co Black Leather Jacket ($87.50)
Naked Zebra top ($27.50)
House of Harlow Bracelet ($68)
Anzell Fedora ($27)
Mind Code Jeans ($24.45)

Monkee's of Charlotte

Monkee’s of Charlotte: Trina Turk Juno ($398)
David Lerner Cami ($66)
AG Jeans Legging Ankle Distressed White ($235)
Schutz Cadey Lee ($178)

Doll Boutique

Doll Boutique: PRINCIPLE black skinnies + JOAH BROWN cardigan + SAINT GRACE sweater top + TWINE & TWIG long classic + MELVIN swirl long

 

Jean Outfits for the Best Decades Yet, 50’s+

Copper Penny

Copper Penny: Joe’s Vixen bootcut denim ($182), BCBG Gen Blazer ($132), Baci top ($136), Tolani scarf ($88), Tom’s metallic gunmetal booties ($89)

Traveling Chic Boutique

Traveling Chic Boutique: Timing Black Top ($39.50)
Mind Code Jeans ($24.45)
Grey Floppy Hat urbanista ($27)
Urban Expressions Pink Bag ($55)

Monkee's of Charlotte

Monkee’s of Charlotte: Lila P Cocktail Jacket ($168)
David Lerner Cami ($66)
AG Jeans Legging Ankle Super Skinny ($178)
Bernardo Christina Snake ($235)

Doll Boutique

Doll Boutique: PRINCIPLE black skinnies + AMUSE society striped dolman top + Serape scarf + CLEOBELLA mini hendrix bag

Copper Penny

Copper Penny: Joe’s mid-rise ankle skinny denim ($182), DVF Flats ($198), Chan Luu fringe cardi ($312), Elizabeth & James blouse ($331)

Monkee's of Charlotte
Monkee’s of Charlotte: Missoni Poncho Zig Zag ($305)
AG Jeans Stilt Borrowed ($178)
Tory Burch Mini Travel Ballet ($225)
Nocturne Lili Pendant ($113)