Six Non-Country Club Ways to Wear White Jeans

White jeans are the pant of choice for preppy parties where people sit on grass and eat things slathered in ketchup, mustard and barbecue sauce (so, cookouts, really). They're completely impractical and yet pretty immovable; white jeans have been tied to preppiness, country clubs and summer outfits for decades now. Still, with a little skillful styling, white jeans are easy to wear year-round, often in ways that are far less suburban sitcom mother and way more sleek or just cool—like the ways in the slideshow below.

With the moto jacket and studded bag, the classic striped tee and  white jeans combo feels a little more stylized (in a good way). It's less default preppy and more polished, like something a trendy actress running errands would choose. (Zoe Saldana, perhaps?)

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