Blue jeans, jean jacket, denim shirt and even denim dresses are pretty ubiquitous in the denim department by now, so it’s not surprising that in this season’s celebration of all things blue jeans designers have used the time-tested fabric in novel ways. There’s novelty denim pieces that make an offbeat statement and then there are the pieces you never knew you needed in denim. We could literally wear it head to toe with hats from R/H Studio and Brother Vellies babouches. But don’t. Unless you’re Kanye. Or Beyoncé. They can do whatever they want. For the rest of us, here’s nine unexpected ways to amp up your denim game.