Move aside, skinny jeans. Wide-leg jeans are the denim trend that's officially dominating summer 2019. We've recently spotted stylish celebs from Margot Robbie to Bella Hadid to Diane Keaton shunning slim denim styles in favor of anti–skinny jeans—and we're here for it. Blame it on the sweltering 80-degree July temps, but we're taking a page from Robbie, Hadid, and Keaton and relegating skinny jeans to the backs of our closets too.
After culling through images of stylish celebs in search of fresh ways to wear wide-leg jeans, we have to admit Lucy Hale has all the best anti–skinny jean outfits. They're hands down one of the items the actress gets the most mileage out of in her closet—and of course we have proof. From a simple white T-shirt and jeans to an elevated look dressed up with naked shoes, we're breaking down the foolproof anti–skinny jean outfits Hale swears by (which, by the way, we're copying stat).
Scroll on to see exactly how the actress wears this trending denim style and shop similar pieces for your own wardrobe.
White T-Shirt + Wide-Leg Jeans + Strappy Sandals
On Lucy Hale: Krewe sunglasses; Uncommon James choker; Velvet tee; Amo jeans; Dear Frances sandals; Salvatore Ferragamo bag
Style Notes: Pair wide-leg jeans with a simple white tee and strappy sandals for a laid-back look.
Leather Jacket + Raw-Hem Wide-Leg Jeans + Mules
On Lucy Hale: The Arrivals jacket; Denim Forum jeans; Miranda Frye necklace; Chanel bag
Style Notes: A leather biker jacket lends just the right amount of edge to an anti–skinny jeans ensemble.
Tank Top + Wide-Leg Crop Jeans + Slides
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On Lucy Hale: Elizabeth and James sunglasses; LNA tank top; Free People jeans
Style Notes: A pair of cropped wide-leg jeans are ideal for showing off new summer sandals.
Graphic Tee + High-Waisted Jeans + Pointed-Toe Mules
On Lucy Hale: Anine Bing tee; J Brand jeans; Via Spiga mules
Style Notes: For an effortlessly cool look, half-tuck a graphic tee into high-waisted wide-leg jeans.
Tank Top + Dark-Wash Denim + Naked Heels
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On Lucy Hale: Boyy tote; Stuart Weitzman sandals
Style Notes: Naked heels elevate an otherwise casual white tee and anti-skinny jeans outfit.