Flare and bootcut jeans are a key denim trend at the moment. As we highlighted over the last few seasons, the fashion crowd has been swapping some of their standard cuts for this forward silhouette. Like other denim styles, flares are extremely versatile and can be teamed with a variety of items. On the footwear front, you really could slip into any style with flared jeans. That said, there are a few simple shoe styles that work particularly well. Naturally, we’re here to highlight said shoes for you below.
If you keep scrolling, you’ll uncover a range of visual inspiration from style setters wearing different types of flare jeans. The shoes featured include everything from tried-and-true booties that will be ideal come fall to cool sneakers that would be a great option to test out right now.
Go on for more. You’ll also find a ton of shopping inspiration, including some of the chicest flares out there right now.
1. Retro Sneakers
A current-feeling pair of sneakers (like a retro silhouette) works great with flared jeans. An easy and chic vibe.
New Balance 997H Sneakers ($90)
Nike Daybreak Sneakerws ($5896)
Asics Gel-Lyte III Sneakers ($100)
Veja Nova Sneakers ($155)
Frame Le High Waist Flare Jeans ($238)
2. Chunky Boots
Start prepping that fall wardrobe by opting for chunkier boots with your flared jeans for an of-the-moment look.
Vagabond Shoemakers Kenova Lugged Chelsea Boots ($140)
Dr. Martens 2976 Quad Platform Chelsea Boots ($180)
Steve Madden Howler Booties ($100)
Sam Edelman Justina Waterproof Chelsea Boots ($150)
1822 Denim Flare Jeans ($49)
If you want to dress up your flares, consider pointed heels. This style is especially great if your jeans have a longer hem.
Schutz Boris Slingback Pumps ($118)
Vince Camuto Thanley Pointed Toe Pumps ($99)
Sam Edelman Hazel Pumps ($130)
Schutz Sionne Clear Strap Pointed Toe Mules ($118)
L'Agence Bell High Waist Flare Jeans ($184)
4. Strappy Sandals
Strappy sandals work flawlessly with flares for summer. This outfit is A+ with the flowy blouse.
Who What Wear Collection Pearlina Sandals ($99)
Black Suede Studio Felicity Strappy Sandals ($248)
H&M Leather Sandals ($70)
Schutz Paikea Strappy Sandals ($118)
DL1961 Rachel High Rise Flare Jeans ($199)
5. Ankle Boots
You can’t deny the power of classic ankle boots to complement wider-leg flares.
Marc Fisher Yale Chelsea Boots ($179)
Staud Eva Boots ($395)
Loeffler Randall Isla Slim Ankle Booties ($450)
Thursday Boots Co. Heartbreaker Boots ($195)
Mango Heel Leather Ankle Boots ($100)
Standards & Practices Dark Wash Flare Jeans ($69)
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