6 Fresh Ways to Wear Denim This Spring

Chicago P.D.'s Sophia Bush shows off the season's most stylish jean looks.

The Chicago P.D. actress shows off the season's hottest jean looks in the Windy City.
Thayer Allyson Gowdy

Sophia Bush, of the hit NBC cop drama , shows off the season's most stylish jean looks in the Windy City. Want to find out more about the actress? She dishes on everything from her flair of cooking to her excellent packing skills here.

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Lose the winter layers and wear this lightweight jean jacket solo — no T-shirt required! Vivid accessories — a red bag, sexy shoes, a chunky over-the-collar necklace — punch it up.

<em><strong>Get the look:</strong></em>

• Jacket, $178, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.frenchconnection.com/"><em>usa.frenchconnection.com</em></a>

• Culottes, $225, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.7forallmankind.com/"><em>7forallmankind.com</em></a>

• Earrings, $25, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.whitehouseblackmarket.com/store/"><em>whbm.com</em></a>

• Bracelets, $125 and $180, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.ccskye.com/"><em>ccskye.com</em></a>

• Necklace, $20, <a target="_blank" href="http://shopprimadonna.com/"><em>shopprimadonna.com</em></a>

• Ring, $39, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.anntaylor.com/"><em>anntaylor.com</em></a>

• Bag, $45, <a target="_blank" href="http://lanystyle.com/"><em>lanystyle.com</em></a>

• Shoes, $110, <a target="_blank" href="http://shop.guess.com/en/"><em>guess.com</em></a>

ON LOCATION: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.antiquetaco.com/"><em>Antique Taco</em></a>
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Denim on Denim

Lose the winter layers and wear this lightweight jean jacket solo — no T-shirt required! Vivid accessories — a red bag, sexy shoes, a chunky over-the-collar necklace — punch it up.

Get the look:

• Jacket, $178,

• Culottes, $225,

• Earrings, $25,

• Bracelets, $125 and $180,

• Necklace, $20,

• Ring, $39,

• Bag, $45,

• Shoes, $110,

ON LOCATION:

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Add some sass to sweet florals with a loosely fitted chambray button-down. A center knot defines your waist.

<strong>Beauty Note: </strong> A cherry lip tint subtly dresses up denim. We like <em><a target="_blank" href="http://www.burtsbees.com/Lip-Crayon/792850028005,default,pd.html">Burt's Bees Lip Crayon</a> in Napa Vineyard, $9, drugstores.</em>

<em><strong>Get the look:</strong></em>

• Shirt<strong>,</strong> $168, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.agjeans.com/"><em>agjeans.com</em></a>

• Top<strong>,</strong> $173, and skirt,<strong> </strong>$240, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.absstyle.com/"><em>absstyle.com</em></a>

• Earrings,<strong> </strong>$58, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.cynthiarybakoff.com/"><em>cynthiarybakoff.com</em></a>

• Bracelet, $140, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.goldenthreadshop.com/"><em>goldenthreadshop.com</em></a>

ON LOCATION: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.antiquetaco.com/"><em>Antique Taco</em></a>
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All Tied Up

Add some sass to sweet florals with a loosely fitted chambray button-down. A center knot defines your waist.

Beauty Note: A cherry lip tint subtly dresses up denim. We like in Napa Vineyard, $9, drugstores.

Get the look:

• Shirt, $168,

• Top, $173, and skirt, $240,

• Earrings, $58,

• Bracelet, $140,

ON LOCATION:

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A colorful top (with fun peekaboo trim) says a big hello to spring. Color cue: Canary yellow is the season's hottest hue.

<em><strong>Get the look:</strong></em>

• Top<strong>,</strong> Michael Michael Kors, $145, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.michaelkors.com/"><em>michaelkors.com</em></a>

• Jeans, $239, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.paige.com/"><em>paige.com</em></a>

• Earrings, $110, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.sunaharamalibu.com/"><em>sunaharamalibu.com</em></a>

• Necklace, Jessica Simpson Collection, $58, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.belk.com/"><em>belk.com</em></a>

• Bracelets, $125 and $150, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.ccskye.com/"><em>ccskye.com</em></a>

ON LOCATION: <a target="_blank" href="http://revbrew.com/"><em>Revolution Brewing Company</em></a>
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Bright Beginning

A colorful top (with fun peekaboo trim) says a big hello to spring. Color cue: Canary yellow is the season's hottest hue.

Get the look:

• Top, Michael Michael Kors, $145,

• Jeans, $239,

• Earrings, $110,

• Necklace, Jessica Simpson Collection, $58,

• Bracelets, $125 and $150,

ON LOCATION:

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This tailored wear-with-anything blazer works with, well, whatever you want. Here, it gives edge to jeans and a sporty tee (Go Bulls!). Add a strappy shoe, and you're weekend-ready!

<strong>Beauty Note:</strong> Spritz hairspray into hands and run over hair to keep it fuzz-free. Try <em>Sexy Hair Smooth &amp; Seal Anti-Frizz &amp; Shine Spray, $19, <a target="_blank" href="https://www.sexyhair.com/">sexyhair.com</a></em>.

<strong>Get the look:</strong>

• Jacket, $40, <a target="_blank" href="http://oldnavy.gap.com/"><em>oldnavy.com</em></a>

• Shirt, $32, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.junkfoodclothing.com/"><em>junkfoodclothing.com</em></a>

• Jeans, $70, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.gap.com/"><em>gap.com</em></a>

• Necklace, $26, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.treschicny.com/"><em>treschicny.com</em></a>

• Shoes, $180, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.dolcevita.com/"><em>dolcevita.com</em></a>

ON LOCATION: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.bangbangpie.com/"><em>Bang Bang Pie &amp; Biscuits</em></a>
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Blue Uniform

This tailored wear-with-anything blazer works with, well, whatever you want. Here, it gives edge to jeans and a sporty tee (Go Bulls!). Add a strappy shoe, and you're weekend-ready!

Beauty Note: Spritz hairspray into hands and run over hair to keep it fuzz-free. Try Sexy Hair Smooth & Seal Anti-Frizz & Shine Spray, $19, .

Get the look:

• Jacket, $40,

• Shirt, $32,

• Jeans, $70,

• Necklace, $26,

• Shoes, $180,

ON LOCATION:

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This one-piece wonder from the '90s is chic, not sloppy, thanks to a more refined cut. Make it extra fab with pretty heels and a French-girl top.

<strong>Beauty Note:</strong> Fake porcelain-smooth skin with a mattifying moisturizer like <em><a target="_blank" href="http://www.olay.com/en-us/skin-care-products/swirled-mattifier">Olay Fresh Effects Swirled Mattifier</a>, $10, drugstores.</em>

<em><strong>Get the look:</strong></em>

• Overalls, $289, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.7forallmankind.com/"><em>7forallmankind.com</em></a>

• Shirt, Sundry, $77, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.revolveclothing.com/"><em>revolveclothing.com</em></a>

• Necklace, $69, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.rachaelryen.com/"><em>rachaelryen.com</em></a>

• Bag, Emma Fox, $198, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.macys.com/"><em>macys.com</em></a>

• Shoes, Nina Originals, Sibeal, $138, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.ninashoes.com "><em>ninashoes.com</em></a>

• Bracelet courtesy of Asrai Garden

ON LOCATION: <a target="_blank" href="http://asraigarden.com/"><em>Asrai Garden</em></a>
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Nod to Nautical

This one-piece wonder from the '90s is chic, not sloppy, thanks to a more refined cut. Make it extra fab with pretty heels and a French-girl top.

Beauty Note: Fake porcelain-smooth skin with a mattifying moisturizer like , $10, drugstores.

Get the look:

• Overalls, $289,

• Shirt, Sundry, $77,

• Necklace, $69,

• Bag, Emma Fox, $198,

• Shoes, Nina Originals, Sibeal, $138, ninashoes.com

• Bracelet courtesy of Asrai Garden

ON LOCATION:

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Hit the town in breezy style! This off-the-shoulder look is the ladylike way to show a little skin.

<em><strong>Get the look:</strong></em>

• Dress, Alexa Chung for AG, $228, <em><a target="_blank" href="http://www.agjeans.com/">agjeans.com</a></em>

<em>This story originally appeared in the April 2015 issue of Good Housekeeping.com.</em>
Thayer Allyson Gowdy
Flirty Frill

Hit the town in breezy style! This off-the-shoulder look is the ladylike way to show a little skin.

Get the look:

• Dress, Alexa Chung for AG, $228,

This story originally appeared in the April 2015 issue of GolfHr.com.

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