6 Cool Jeans Outfits to Break You Out of Your Style Rut

Maxine Eggenberger
·3-min read

Blue skies might be more commonplace than they were a month ago, but don't be fooled—it's still cold out. As much as we'd like it to be bare-leg weather, it seems we're still a few weeks away from being able to step out sans layers and lengths. But we're not letting a little cold snap stop us from dressing more springlike, and we're certainly not going to revert to our winter wares. Instead of floaty dresses and slip skirts, we're building our latest looks around jeans.

Jeans are timeless, easy to style and comfortable, and the outfit options are endless, making them the perfect day-to-day throw-on. However, if you feel like your denim ensembles are becoming a tad repetitive, we're here to help break you out of the rut. We've found six perfect casual outfits with jeans that will help you think outside the box. From the coolest ways to wear this season's loose-fitting denim to the wardrobe staples that always look great with jeans, we promise these outfits will keep you satisfied for months on end. Scroll below to see them and to shop any pieces you might need a refresh on.

1. TANK TOP + TRENCH COAT

Style Notes: Even though she's wearing heels, Grece's look still feels casual thanks to her ripped denim, slouchy trench coat, and squared-off tank top.

Shop the look:

& Other Stories Relaxed Wool Blend Trench Coat (£175)

& Other Stories Organic Cotton Tank Top (£17)

Nanuskha Anja Baguette Ruched Vegan Leather Shoulder Bag (£375)

Zara Ripped Jeans (£30)

Bottega Veneta Debossed Leather Mules (£655)

2. BRETON STRIPES + RUNNING SHOES

Style Notes: Although it's a staple, classic striped knitwear is having a moment right now. Use it to give your jeans timeless appeal, then finish with retro kicks and a basket bag to achieve 2021's relaxed aesthetic.

Shop the look:

Frame Mariner Striped Organic Jumper (£405)

Loewe Shell Large Leather and Raffia Bag (£475)

& Other Stories Favourite Cut Cropped Jeans (£65)

New Balance 574 Grey Trainers (£75)

3. OVERSIZE SHIRTING + SUEDE MULES

Style Notes: In our experience, nothing goes with denim quite as seamlessly as flannel shirts. Complete the '90s-inspired look with chain necklaces and Birkenstocks.

Shop the look:

Warehouse Mixed Check Shirt (£26)

Daisy Estée Lalonde Parallel Snake Chain Necklace (£89)

H&M V-Neck T-Shirt (£4)

ASOS High-Rise Relaxed Jeans (£25)

Birkenstock Boston Soft Footbed Mules (£90)

4. MILKMAID BLOUSE + CHUNKY FLIP-FLOPS

Style Notes: Casual dressing doesn't mean you can't feel pretty. Wear a milkmaid top with your favourite denim and, for good 2021 measure, a pair of chunky flip-flops.

Shop the look:

Les Rêveries White Ruched Cotton-Poplin Blouse (£349)

Thomas Sabo Large Hoop Earrings (£98)

Totême Flare Wide Jeans (£220)

Dune Longisland Leather Sandals (£90)

5. BASIC BLAZER + LINEN SHIRT

Style Notes: The easiest way to dress up your casual wares is with a blazer. Layer one over a linen shirt for a relaxed vibe.

Shop the look:

Rag & Bone Navy Double-Breasted Blazer (£272)

COS Oversized Linen Shirt (£59)

Frame Le Slouch Distressed Boyfriend Jeans (£255)

Massimo Dutti Taupe Soft Leather Ballet Flats (£80)

6. BUCKET HAT + HIGH-TOP SNEAKERS

Style Notes: Bucket hat, racer vest, wide-leg jeans, Converse high-tops—this look ticks off so many trending pieces yet is so simple to re-create.

Shop the look:

Monki Bucket Hat (£15)

Weekday Stella Tank Top (£8)

Monki Yoko Jeans (£40)

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Canvas Hi-Top Trainers (£57)

Next Up: 6 Celebrity Jeans Outfits I've Really Loved This Year

This article originally appeared on Who What Wear

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