The Best Winter Shoes to Wear With Skinny Jeans

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Whether you have to dig through the back of your closet to find them or have them on constant rotation, your favorite skinny jeans are about to become your favorite essential. With bulky outerwear such as puffers and faux-fur coats trending, skinny jeans make the perfect addition to your wardrobe. We could wax poetic about the slim-fitting denim, but we have a feeling you already know and love it.

Which brings us to our next topic: shoes. We fully believe that the key to making your skinny jeans reach their full potential is the footwear you wear with them. And since we're well into winter, you need shoes that are not only stylish but practical and warm enough to get you through even the coldest, wettest days. Ankle boots can be tricky with slim jeans (to tuck or not to tuck?), so we ventured out to find 10 pairs of cozy, winter-appropriate boots (including ankle styles), sneakers, and heels to wear with your favorite skinny jeans.

Keep scrolling to shop the shoes that will make your skinny jeans look incredibly stylish this winter, along with specific pairs of jeans to wear with them, if you're so inclined.

1. Shearling Boots

Rain, snow, or shine, these shearling boots are the ideal winter shoes. While there are endless pairing possibilities for these everyday boots, opt for medium- to light-wash super-skinny jeans that will fit perfectly into the top of the boots.

Dr. Martens 2976 Quad Fl Boots ($190)

Dr. Martens are never a bad choice.

3.1 Phillip Lim Alexa 40mm Shearling Boots ($675)

Beautiful and warm—a win-win.

Voile Blanche Eva Shearling Hiker Boots ($298)

Yep, chunky lug-sole boots are still trending.

2. Slouchy Boots

Swap your black boots for beautiful chestnut leather pair, and team them with dark-wash skinny jeans to master the look.

Who What Wear Collection Cate Boots ($189)

The kind of boots that will never go out of style.

Schutz Maryana Flare Boots ($238)

These would look great with jeans, a rock tee, and a leather jacket.

Schutz Analeah Boots ($238)

Hello, beautiful.

3. Sherpa-Lined Shoes

Wearing sherpa-lined shoes with skinny jeans is the ultimate easy weekend outfit that keeps your feet cozy and warm.

Who What Wear Collection Ally Sandals ($99)

Gotta love cozy sherpa-lined shoes.

Rag & Bone Retro Runner Faux Fur Sneakers ($250)

I love the throwback feel of these sneakers.

Vans Old Skool Suede Mules ($65)

Your Vans collection is not complete without these lined versions.

4. Combat Boots

Pair classic combat boots like Dr. Martens with simple, sleek black jeans and a puffer coat for the perfect winter outfit.

Who What Wear Collection Jaclyn Boots ($149)

Hurry: These popular boots are selling quickly.

Dr. Martens 1460 Pascal Boot ($150)

Another classic choice.

Dr. Martens Audrick 8 Eye Combat Boots ($180)

Platform boots are absolutely everywhere right now.

5. Velvet Shoes

Switch out your summer sandals with velvet shoes this winter. Pair with frayed skinny jeans for a chic look that's perfect for the holiday season.

Jeffrey Campbell Moody Platform Sandals ($120)

Wear these platforms with semi-sheer tights and a mini dress.

Sam Edelman Michaela Mary Jane Flats ($140)

These flats are so sweet.

Stuart Weitzman Anny Pumps ($425)

Stuart Weitzman can do no wrong.

6. Over-the-Knee Boots

Pair classic over-the-knee boots with jeans for a polished and cool outfit. Add a faux fur coat for the ultimate winter look á la Jennifer Lopez.

By Far Colette Over-The-Knee Boots ($840)

By Far has a cult following in Hollywood.

Stuart Weitzman Lowland Ultralift Over the Knee Boots ($950)

I love this cool lug-sole option.

Vince Camuto Melleya Over the Knee Boots ($170)

These Vince Camuto boots look more expensive than they really are.

7. Square-Toe Boots

Add texture to your winter wardrobe with these square-toe boots. Pair with ankle-crop skinny jeans for a seamless look.

Who What Wear Collection Christina Boots ($149)

These boots are selling quickly, so you might want to act quickly.

Who What Wear Collection Christina Boots ($149)

The same boots also come in this fantastic brown color.

Who What Wear Collection Christina Boots ($149)

So many options, so little time.

8. Chelsea Boots

Try a spin on classic Chelsea boots with this heeled, croc-embossed pair from Topshop. Wear with ripped jeans for a chic yet casual winter look.

Sorel Brex Chelsea Boots ($160)

These lug soles not only look cool, but they're also super practical for inclement weather.

Sam Edelman Laguna Boots ($170)

A timeless choice.

Hunter Boots Original Refined Chelsea Booties ($150)

Hunter has always been the go-to brand for waterproof boots.

9. Snakeskin-Print Boots

Animal print is trending this winter, and these snakeskin boots are no exception. Pair the statement footwear with medium-wash skinny jeans.

Schutz Maryana Tall Boots ($238)

These are just so cool.

Tory Burch Snakeskin Print Bootiea ($428)

I love the extra-thick heel on these shoes.

Aera Aers Steffy Booties ($525)

These beauties are just so perfect.

10. Loafers

Loafers are a great alternative to boots for winter. Try them with mid-calf socks on chillier days.

Who What Wear Collection Poppy Loafers ($99)

Wear these with white socks and a mini skirt for a cute look.

Who What Wear Collection Poppy Loafers ($99)

I'm also obsessed with these animal-print versions. Wear them with an all-black outfit to let them shine.

Madewell Lug Loafers ($158)

Yep, chunky loafers are still having a moment.

This story was published at an earlier date and has since been updated.

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