There’s a strong chance that you live in jeans in your off-duty or 9-to-5 life (if you work in a casual office setting, of course). And given your affinity for those tried-and-true blues, there’s also a strong chance that you have a smattering of go-to items you wear with your favorite denim. When it comes to footwear specifically, there are a few specific pairs worth owning to elevate the most common, basic jeans silhouettes such as skinny, straight-leg, and black denim.
To highlight said shoes, we thought we’d turn to some of our favorite celebs, including Jennifer Lopez and Katie Holmes, who also wear cool jeans on the regular. With that in mind, keep scrolling to check out the six footwear silhouettes that look flawless with denim, as showcased on the most fashion-forward A-listers.
Live in skinnies? Try wearing…
On Chrissy Teigen: Loewe coat; Paris Texas boots
While it’s especially forward to stuff straight-leg jeans into knee-high boots, skinny jeans tend to fit seamlessly inside for a streamlined look.
On Jennifer Lopez: Alexander McQueen Sneakers ($490)
Bring extra dimension to a skinny-jeans outfit with a pair of sneakers with elevated soles.
Live in straight-leg jeans? Try wearing…
On Emily Ratajkowski: Magda Butrym blazer
You just simply can’t go wrong with a pair of black booties for a classic vibe with straight-leg jeans.
On Katie Holmes: Chanel jacket; Hanes x Re/Done T-Shirt ($78); Jimmy Choo heels
Wearing cropped straight-leg jeans? Embrace pointed pumps or mules in a neutral hue to bring an elegant twist to your ensemble.
Give your cool outfit that effortless “downtown” spin with a pair of current moto boots.