The best way to get more mileage out of closet staples—like skinny jeans—is to reimagine your styling approach. Small-but-impactful tweaks can transform even the most standard style of skinnies. For example: Instead of pairing your jeans with a button-down blouse, layer a printed dress on top for an unexpected combination. If layering isn’t your speed, a scene-stealing accessory or two will do the trick, like a sporty baseball cap or woven bucket bag à la Jane Birkin.
See below for five creative approaches to styling your skinnies, and don’t forget to shop your favorite pairing.
One of spring’s more daring trends—the corset—also happens to be one of our favorite layering pieces. Cinch it around an oversize button-down shirt and finish off the outfit with skinny jeans and statement earrings.
Don’t knock it till you try it! The dress-over-pants layering combination has taken the style set by storm as of late, and we think this slightly sheer floral number is ideal for testing out the trend.
Athleisure’s staying power continues to amaze us; try it out yourself by pairing sporty separates—like sneakers and a baseball cap—with polished staples, like a blazer and white skinny jeans.