10 Fresh Ways to Wear Skinny Jeans This Fall

How to revive your denim staple

Real talk: We love skinny jeans, but the reality is that they aren’t the trendy superstars they used to be. (Cropped flares and wide legs have taken the spotlight.) But that doesn't mean you need to retire your slim denim. We’re simply suggesting a styling update to make the comfy silhouette a bit more modern and of the moment.

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With A Velvet Blazer And Lace-up Flats

Trends on trends on staples.

Get the look: Old Navy jeans ($25); ModCloth blazer ($80); Sam Edelman flats ($84)

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With A Striped Button-down And Smoking Slippers

That slightly slouchy saddle bag isn’t too shabby either.

Get the look: Levi's jeans ($55); J.Crew shirt ($70); M.Gemi slippers ($198)

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With An Oversize Blazer And Over-the-knee Boots

Skinnies are also the perfect neutral base to highlight bolder pieces like a cool coat or any number of killer boots. (We’re kinda digging Stuart Weitzman’s new boot-comparing guide.)

Get the look: Zara jeans ($50); She & Sky coat ($66); Stuart Weitzman boots ($675)

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With A Flannel Shirt And Peep-toe Booties

Add a tucked-in black tee and this look becomes both streamlined and slimming.

Get the look: Ayr jeans ($175); Uniqlo shirt ($20); Kenneth Cole Reaction booties ($89)

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With An Oversized Denim Jacket And Sneakers

The new Canadian tuxedo.

Get the look: Gap jeans ($80); Madewell jacket ($128); Superga sneakers ($65)

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With An Off-the-shoulder Top And Driving Moccasins

Looks like off-the-shoulder is here to stay—and we’re psyched.

Get the look: J Brand jeans ($178); Do & Be top ($47); Tod's moccasins ($425)

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With A Bomber Jacket And Metallic Sneakers

The case for the bomber remains strong—in any color.

Get the look: Rag & Bone jeans ($220); ASOS jacket ($73); Reebok sneakers ($80)

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With A Moto Jacket And Pointy-toe Pumps

The girlishness of the shoes and the toughness of the jacket make for a perfectly chic contrast.

Get the look: Banana Republic jeans ($110); Free People jacket ($198); Calvin Klein pumps ($99)

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With A Mid-thigh Coat And Metallic Brogues

All about that lighter wash and raw hem.

Get the look: Joe Fresh jeans ($39); Junarose coat ($113); Steve Madden brogues ($110)

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With A Classic Trench And Slide Loafers

Pretty much our dream uniform.

Get the look: Mango jeans ($50); London Fog trench ($178); Gucci loafers ($595)