The Best Winter Shoes to Wear With Skinny Jeans

Alise Kirkpatrick
·4 min read

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.

Ugg Quincy Boots ($170)

Dr. Martens Jadon Platform Boot ($190)

Joe's Jeans The Charlie Ankle Skinny Jeans ($198)

2. Slouchy Boots

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

Schutz Analeah Boots ($238)

Neous Cynis Leather Knee Boots ($860)

Good American Good Legs Released Hem ($99)

3. Sherpa-Lined Sneakers

Simple sneakers and skinny jeans make the ultimate easy weekend outfit. This suede pair is perfect for winter.

Gola Nordic Shearling Sneakers ($95)

Vans Suede Old Skool Mule ($65)

Levi's Mile High Super Skinny Jeans ($98)

4. Combat Boots

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

Dr. Martens 1460 Pascal Boot ($150)

Sam Edelman Lydell Mixed Media Combat Boot ($150)

H&M Shaping High Jeans ($60)

5. Velvet Heels

Switch out your summer sandals with velvet pumps this winter. Pair with frayed skinny jeans for a chic look.

Coconuts by Matisse Ojai Pointed Toe Mule ($85)

Saint Laurent Bianca Snake-Effect Leather and Velvet Platform Sandals ($895)

Paige Verdugo Ankle Distressed Skinny Jeans ($229)

6. Over-the-Knee Boots

Pair classic over-the-knee boots with jeans for a polished, chic outfit. Add a fur coat for the ultimate winter look.

Zara Low Heeled Rubberized Boots ($129)

Steve Madden Nifty Pointed Toe Over the Knee Boot ($80)

Wit & Wisdom Ab-Solution Stretch Skinny Jeans ($78)

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.

By Far Este Leather Ankle Boots ($560)

Franco Sarto Harmond Square Toe Boot ($70)

Frame Le Skinny De Jeanne Raw Stagger Mid-Rise Jeans ($205)

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.

Topshop Karri Black Chelsea Croc Boots ($75)

Villa Rouge Packer Chelsea Boots ($195)

Agolde Sophie Mid Rise Ankle Jeans ($110)

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 ($290)

By Far Stevie Snake-Effect Leather Knee Boots ($660)

Citizens of Humanity Olivia High Rise Slim Ankle Jeans ($238)

10. Loafers

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

Everlane The Day Loafer ($94)

Mango Chain Leather Loafers ($100)

Eloquii Olivia Sculpting Skinny Jean ($90)

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

This article originally appeared on Who What Wear

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