If you know your fashion history, you’ll remember the popularity of boyfriend jeans in the early ’00s and ’10s. Back in the day, it felt like every celebrity was wearing the low-cut, very-cuffed style, usually over a pointed-toe heel and with a studded belt. Original boyfriend jeans could be tricky to pull off, but these days, it’s a ubiquitous style staple. The fit, which is often relaxed through the thighs and calves with a slight taper, can be just as comfortable and multifunctional as the boot, flare, and straight-leg jeans.
If you’re hoping to give the style a try this year, or just looking for ideas on how to wear boyfriend jeans, keep scrolling for some outfit inspiration.
With a Sneaker
For a look that keeps you stylish during your commute, boyfriend jeans with some Converse or Adidas sneakers is a casual and fun way to style the pants. Here, the distressing at the knee and higher waist keep the look from feeling dated, and the black skinny belt matches the leather jacket and crop tank.
As a Contrast
A patterned or tweed jacket requires something a little more basic on the bottom half. Pair it with high-rise boyfriend jeans (bonus points for a frayed hem) and a more substantial shoe that complements the details in your top half.
With Chunky Boots
The chunky boot (Doc Martens in this case) is always a fun shoe choice, and the cuffed boyfriend jean allows you to show it off. Add a more feminine top and bag for some contrast, and the whole look will feel casual but put together.
In Washed Black
If you like your outfits all black, choosing a slightly lighter wash adds textural contrast and makes the