Want to dress up your simple and casual skinny jeans for a romantic spring date? Here’s how to wear a cute top and heels with it, plus a smart casual jacket!

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Who doesn’t love spring? And you know those days when it’s cool enough to wanna hang out in the sun, but warm enough to wanna take off your jacket? The perfect weather! Well, Chandigarh is great with springs. Flowers, greenery, lots of sunlight with clear skies and no cold winds – just some cool breeze!

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I wanted to create a fresh spring look for this weather. March is the month of flowers, and red roses are my favorite. So I tried to create a romantic red rose outfit, all from my existing wardrobe – some of the pieces are what I wear everyday, and some I haven’t worn in a while. I mixed them up to create a spring day look – smart casual – great for a casual work day to a lunch date.

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Skinny jeans are so versatile – you can pair them with sleeveless¬†blouses, slouchy sweaters or crop jackets. You can create semi-formal or casual looks with them. I love formal black jackets, and I wear them everywhere from work to airports to casual dinners. Here, I wanted to use it for a smart casual look paired with jeans, so I chose skinny jeans that’s cropped at the ankles but not faded or ripped. I wore the jacket with sleeves rolled, to make it look more casual, over a print knit sleeveless top.

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The makeup is very sensuous, with a bold red lip and deep lined eyes. I used a shimmery copper eyeshadow palette to create a smokey eye look and a bit of blush and bronzer for contouring.

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I accessorized the outfit with a black sequinned cross-body flap-bag, red peep-toe heels and nail polish to match the rose print, and a delicate crystal Christmas star worn around my neck as a pendant.

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So I hope you liked my romantic spring look, and hope you got some ideas on how to create outfits with skinny jeans. How do you like to wear your skinny jeans, and how do you do your spring outfits? Lemme know! Comment below!

Muaah XOXO ūüôā

I was wearing:
Skinny Jeans: Levi’s
Black Formal Jacket: H&M
Knit Shell with Rose & Leopard Print: White House Black Market
Black Wool Scarf: White House Black Market
Crystal Star Pendant: Swarovski
Black Sequin Cross-Body Bag: Kenneth Cole
Red Peep-Toe Pumps: Ronnie Grey, Chandigarh
Makeup:
Red Lipstick and Lipliner: M.A.C. Brick
Foundation: L’Oreal Infallible 24H
Pencil Liner: Chanel Stylo Yeux Waterproof 914
Liquid Liner: Dior Addict It-LineEyeliner Liquide
Face Powder and Bronzer: Dior Diorskin Forever Compact & Diorskin Nude Tan Matte
Mascara: Clinique High Impact Mascara
Eye Shadow: Sportsgirl The Metallic Edit, Eye & Cheek Palette
Blush: L’Oreal Paris True Match
Nail Lacquer: O.P.I. Dutch Tulips

Photo Credit: Rahul Ahuja

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Shilpa Ahuja a designer and entrepreneur. She is the editor-in-chief of ShilpaAhuja.com, which she founded with the goal of inspiring confidence in the modern working woman through fashion. Fashion has traditionally been for the rich, white, thin woman. That's how it evolved over centuries and that's how it's been represented in fashion media. But Shilpa believes that with the changing role of women in the society, fashion has changed, too. She believes that fashion is for everyone, regardless of their age, gender, color, body type and background. So she translates runway fashion into easy style advice that one can incorporate into their daily lives. Shilpa's work has been published in the University of Fashion blog and Jet Airways magazine. She is also an artist, illustrator and cartoonist. She is also the creator of Audrey O., a comic series that represents the lifestyle of millennial women. She enjoys creative writing and world travel. Her art has been exhibited at Harvard Graduate School of Design and the Aroma Hotel, Chandigarh and been published in Chandigarh Times. Originally from Chandigarh, Shilpa also has a professional degree in architecture and has worked in interior project management. She is also the author of the book "Designing a Chinese Cultural Center in India". Shilpa has a Masters in Design Studies degree from Harvard University. For feedback and questions, please email contact@shilpaahuja.com

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