5 'Cool Mom' Ways to Wear Mom Jeans
Skinny jeans went on the decline around 2018, which is also when other styles like mom jeans took their place. Designed with a wider (more comfortable) leg and tapered (more flattering) waist, the moment you put them on it's easy to understand how they've taken over the market. If you still haven't figured out what to wear with mom jeans, no worries. We've totally been there and are here to help with five simple outfit ideas to make styling them a breeze.
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What to Wear With Mom Jeans
1. Button Down + Classic Straight Legs + Leather Slides
J.Crew Factory Classic Vintage Jeans, $60 at J.Crew Factory
Shop It: J.Crew Factory Classic Vintage Jeans, $60 at J.Crew Factory
Shop It: Buru Mel Mixed Button Down Shirt, $108 at Buru
Shop It: Birdies The Kiwi, $130 at Nordstrom
A striped button down and slides are chic companions mom jeans in that just-right medium wash. Style the top however you want: tied in the front, with a French tuck, cuffed, etc.
2. Crop Top + Ripped Jeans + Double-Buckle Sandals
Maurices edgely Ripped High Rise Mom Jean, $65 at Maurices
Shop It: Maurices edgely Ripped High Rise Mom Jean, $65 at Maurices
Shop It: Abercrombie & Fitch Essential Scoopneck Tank, $25 at Abercrombie & Fitch
Shop It: Freedom Moses Moses Sandals, $45 at Tuckernuck
All about the trends, this is ultimate off-duty 'fit. The eco-friendly plastic slides are just as casual as the ripped denim, while the cropped tank length perfectly complements the high rise.
3. Blazer + High-Waisted Crops + Chelsea Boots
Madewell The Perfect Vintage Jean, $138 at Madewell
Shop It: Madewell The Perfect Vintage Jean, $138 at Madewell
Shop It: Halogen Windowpane Plaid Single Button Blazer, $139 at Nordstrom
Shop It: Dirty Laundry Maps Chelsea Boot, $70 at Nordstrom
Ideal for those days you actually have to go into the office, the mix of formality that comes with a plaid blazer, Chelsea boots and a raw hem makes this look equally appropriate for happy hour after.
4. Boxy Cardigan + Tapered Jeans + Kitten Heels
Everlane The Original Cheeky Jean, $98 at Everlane
Shop It: Everlane The Original Cheeky Jean, $98 at Everlane
Shop It: J.Crew Odette Sweater Lady Jacket, $178 at J.Crew
Shop It: Matisse Ojai Slides, $88 at Tuckernuck
ICYMI: Cardigans can most definitely be worn on their own. Add in a pair of pointy kitten heals with deep blue mom jeans and you have a look that's at once classic and classy.
5. Sweatshirt + Mom Jeans + White Sneakers
Hollister Curvy High-Rise Mom Jeans, $55 at Hollister
Shop It: Hollister Curvy High-Rise Mom Jeans, $55 at Hollister
Shop It: Addison Bay Cedar Pullover, $108 at Addison Bay
Shop It: Nike Blazer Low Platform Sneaker, $95-105 at Nordstrom
Mom jeans, meet the mom look. Pull on a trend forward sweatshirt, cuffed denim, and comfortable kicks for errands, carpool, spring cleaning, and so much more.