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How to Style Wide Leg Jeans

October 20, 2023

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Team LIY

Oh, hi! So, you’ve clicked to read this post which means you’re curious about the wide leg jean trend! If you’re a millennial like most of us, skinny jeans will always have a special place in our hearts [and our closets]. If you love them and feel great in them, keep on wearin’ em girlfriend! However, if you’re interested in hopping on the wide leg jean train but not sure how to style them A.) don’t worry, we’ve been there…and B.) we are bringing you styling ideas by shoe type with some of our favorite wide leg jeans! Move over Gen Z, we can wear wide leg denim too 🤣

p.s. more favorite denim for Fall this way!

Styled with Sneakers

Katy’s $25 Jeans [5’4″, typically size XS/S or 2]

Sweater [true to size] // Jeans [size up if in between] // Sneakers [true to size]

Katy’s Wide Leg Jeans [5’4″, typically size XS/S or 2]

Button Down Top [true to size] // Jeans [size down if in between] // Sneakers [true to size]

Claire [5’5″ typically size M/L or 8/10]

Vest [size up one, wearing L] // Bodysuit [size up one, wearing L] // Jeans [TTS, wearing 30] // Similar Sneakers

Claire [5’5″ typically size M/L or 8/10]

Jeans [size down if in between] // Springsteen Tee [one size] // Sneakers [TTS]

Hannah [5’2″ typically size XS/S or 0/2]

Top [true to size, wearing in XS] // Jeans [size up one, wearing in 27 Short for 5’2″ in Medium Wash] // Similar Sneakers

Lauren [5’6″ typically size M/L or 8/10]

Top [true to size, wearing medium] // Aerie Jeans [true to size, wearing in 10] // Sneakers [true to size]

Devon Jeans [5’8″, typically size Small or 2]

Jeans [true to size, wearing 26L] // Tee [true to size, wearing small] // Sneakers [similar color, true to size]

Styled with Heels

Erin’s Kut from the Kloth Meg Wide Leg Jeans [5’4, typically size S / 4]

Kut from the Kloth Meg Jeans [true to size, wearing in 4] // White Tank [true to size, wearing in small] // Wedges [true to size] // Black Bodysuit [size up if in between, wearing in medium]

Kut from the Kloth Kelsey Flare [size down if in between, wearing in 2] // Liverpool Blazer [true to size, wearing in small] // Tank [true to size, wearing in small] // Similar Heels

Steph’s Lauren Conrad Super High Waist Flare Jeans [5’4 // typically size 10/12]

Lauren Conrad Super High Waist Flare Jeans [size up if between, wearing in 12 due to very little stretch] // MANGOPOP Bodysuit [true to size, wearing in M] // Sam Edelman Pumps [true to size]

Steph’s JCrew Factory Black Jeans

Sweater [true to size, wearing in M] // JCrew Factory Black Jeans [true to size, wearing in 29 Classic for 30 in inseam] // Plaid Kitten Heels [true to size]

Styled with Boots & Booties

Erin’s Kut from the Kloth Coated Jeans [5’4, typically size S / 4]

Kut from the Kloth Coated Meg Jeans [true to size, wearing in 4] // Top [true to size, wearing in small] // Booties [true to size]

Kut from the Kloth Meg Jeans [true to size, wearing in 4] // Amazon Sweater [true to size, wearing in small] / Booties [true to size]

Katy $25 Jeans [5’4″, typically size XS/S or 2]

Jeans [size up if in between] // Puffer Vest [true to size] // Similar Turtleneck // Boots [true to size]

Katy’s Wide Leg Jeans [5’4″, typically size XS/S or 2]

Button Down Top [true to size] // Jeans [size down if in between] // Boots [true to size]

Claire [5’5″ typically size M/L or 8/10]

Tee [sized up one, wearing Large] // Jeans [TTS, wearing 30 Regular in the color Medium] // Boots [TTS]

Devon Jeans [5’8″, typically size Small or 2]

Jeans [true to size, wearing 26L] // Turtleneck Bodysuit [size down if in between, wearing small] // Booties [true to size]

Claire [5’5″ typically size M/L or 8/10]

Sweater [TTS, wearing M] // Jeans [size up if in between] // Similar Boots

Jen [5’7″ typically size M or 6]

Bodysuit [true to size, wearing in medium] // Cardigan [true to size, wearing in medium] // Jeans [size down one, wearing in 4] // Boots [true to size]

Styled with Flats

Claire [5’5″ typically size M/L or 8/10]

Sweater [Runs large, size down wearing small] // Jeans [TTS] // Clogs [TTS]

Lisa’s Jeans [5’3″, typically size Small or 6]

Jeans [true to size] // Blazer [true to size] // Similar Top // Flats [true to size]

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