We've officially reached that time of year when the simple act of stepping outside results in numb appendages and the threat of frostbite. While the standard hat, mittens, and scarf combination remain our first line of defense, we're pleased to report that we've found a surprisingly sleek source of undetectable armor for our legs: fleece-lined jeans.
Nestled somewhere between your standard denim and ski apparel, fleece-lined jeans offer an added layer of protection while appearing completely normal to the untrained eye—no bulky layers or heavy fabrics here. Most importantly, fleece-lined jeans are actually warm. You feel as if you're bundled up for the ski slopes, motivating you to not completely hate venturing into the great outdoors.
In our continued effort to wage a sartorial war against winter, we've rounded up 15 pairs of stylish and affordable fleece-lined jeans designed to keep you warm this season. Find your new winter go-to below!
Old Navy High-Waisted Built-In Warm Rockstar Jeggings ($45)
Protect your legs from frigid temperatures with Old Navy's inexpensive take.
Plush Fleece-Lined Liquid Jeggings ($84)
Opt for fleece-lined jeggings for a more casual look.
Calzedonia Thermal Jeans ($45)
Turns out the Italian brand makes great warm-weather jeans too.
Plush Fleece Lined Liquid Moto Leggings ($93)
Fleece and leather: your winter armor.
L.L.Bean Classic Fit Straight-Leg Fleece-Lined ($79)
If anyone knows how to do fleece-lined denim, it's L.L.Bean.
Lee Relaxed Fit Fleece Lined Jean ($40)
These are both a weekday and weekend staple this winter.
Riders by Lee Indigo Fleece Lined Slim Straight Leg Jean ($40)
We can't resist a good Amazon find.
Uniqlo Lined Denim Pants ($30)
Leave it to Uniqlo to make some of the coziest denim pants around.
Old Navy High-Waisted Built-In Warm Rockstar Super Skinny Jeans ($38)
Flattering, high-waisted, and, most importantly, warm.
Hue Fleece Lined Denim Leggings ($48)
We love Hue's take on fleece-lined denim leggings.
Eddie Bauer Slim Straight Fleece-Lined Jeans ($90)
Add a slim fit sweater to contrast the straight silhouette.
Eddie Bauer Boyfriend Flannel-Lined Jean ($40)
The boyfriend jean trend is still going strong.
Spanx Jean-Ish Ankle Leggings ($98)
A perfect marriage of leggings and jeans.
Hue Fleece-Lined Denim Leggings in Ink ($54)
Too much black denim? Opt for Hue's subtle ink wash.
Plush Fleece Lined Liquid Snakeskin Leggings ($93)
Switch things up with a little snakeskin.
Carhartt Blaine Flannel Lined Jean ($59)
A little flannel never hurt anyone.
Uniqlo Heattech Warm Lined Pants ($50)
When the occasion demands something a little more formal.
Camii Mia Thermal Slim Fit Fleece-Lined Jeans ($36)
Two-day shipping? We'll take it.
This post was published previously and has since been updated.
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