If a Fashion Person Is Wearing Skinny Jeans in 2023, It's With These 4 Basics


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Baggy, straight-leg, and flared jeans continue to be denim front-runners for fashion people. While these more relaxed silhouettes will certainly hold strong throughout 2023, skinny jeans could easily be considered a "classic" choice despite their somewhat polarizing nature. So yes, style-setters will also turn to this cut—especially with the rise of the skinny-pant trend on the spring 2023 runways

After scrolling through the accounts of some of our favorite fashion follows, it became quite clear that there are a few specific elevated basics the fashion crowd will wear with their skinny jeans to create chic looks. Although, just about anything pairs flawlessly with them given the classic nature of the cut. 

Keep scrolling to check out the trend-forward basics fashion people will wear with skinny and slim-straight jeans in 2023 as well as shopping inspiration. 

White Button-Down Shirt


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A classic white button-down shirt is considered a staple for many. A relaxed silhouette is effortlessly chic with skinny jeans. 

Striped Knit


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The fashion crowd can't get enough of striped sweaters right now. Team your favorite silhouette with skinny jeans and you're set.

Double-Breasted Blazer


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For a polished silhouette, consider tossing on a double-breasted blazer over a simple top with your go-to jeans.

Trench Coat


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A trench coat will bring a sleek twist to any look. The sweater-and-blouse combo with skinny jeans and heels is also notable here.

Next, check out the best shoes to wear with skinny jeans.

Bobby Schuessler
Market Director

Bobby Schuessler is a fashion editor with over a decade of editorial experience covering shopping, style, and beauty. He's spent over seven years at Who What Wear, currently leading the market team to deliver highly covetable and convertible content. He creates data-driven shopping guides featuring top retialers like Nordstrom, Shopbop, and Net-a-Porter and is at the forefront of Who What Wear's shopping tentpole strategies, including Amazon Prime Day. He also works on branded content initiatives and appears on camera in video and shopping livestream franchises. He has also worked across a variety of other media brands and fashion retailers like Refinery29, PureWow, Men's Health, and Gilt covering commerce, trend reporting, women's and men's fashion, home, and lifestyle.