How to Wear Ankle Boots with Jeans

Alright, ladies. You now know how to wear ankle boots. (Well, at least how to not show your gym socks beneath.) But what about choosing the right pants to go along with them? Here, four go-to outfit ideas.

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Create Length With Skinny Jeans

Want mile-long legs? Pair your black ankle boots (preferably heeled) with skinny jeans. Literally anything else can go on top.

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For denim on the looser side: Make sure to show a bit of skin at the ankle and pair them with low, Western-inspired desert booties. The result is relaxed but polished.

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Wear Them Under Flares

Yes, the flare-jean struggle is real. Here’s the correct shoe to have peek underneath: a stacked-heel ankle boot. It’ll give you height, while keeping things comfortable.

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And for those statement booties that’ll undoubtedly steal the show? That, our friends, is where your trendy cropped flares come in handy. (Or, really, any cropped jeans.)

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