The Boots Celebs Wear With Skinny Jeans and Leggings

"Celebrities—they're just like us" is a phrase you read in magazines that accompanies photos of stars grabbing groceries or walking into the gym. While red carpet fashion may not always feel relatable, celebrities really do favor off-duty uniforms much like yours. And like you, their cold-weather footwear of choice is cool boots.

If you're in the market for a new pair, it's important to find a style that works with both your go-to skinny jeans and leggings. Taking inspiration from style stars and It girls, we rounded up five boot styles that work just as well with denim as they do with your favorite off-duty look. So before you invest in a new pair of boots, see the styles you'll need to get you through the next couple of months. Prepare for the cool weather with the five styles of boots below.

Ankle Boots


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On Selena Gomez: Wolford leggings; Dear Frances Spirit Boots ($550)

Try a pair of sleek leather-esque leggings tucked into your favorite ankle boots for an elongating look.


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On Lily Aldridge: Alyx T-shirt; Paige jeans; Alexander Wang bomber jacket; Alaïa ankle boots; Isabel Marant belt; Givenchy Flat Top Sunglasses ($295)

Pairing heeled booties with dark-wash skinny jeans is an easy combination.

Over-the-Knee Boots


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On Jasmine Tookes: Louis Vuitton bag

Black jeans paired with over-the-knee boots are a foolproof combination.


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On Nina Dobrev: Jimmy Choo Arrow Bag ($548)

Leggings and knee-high boots always look good together.

Combat Boots


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On Bella Hadid: Heron Preston turtleneck; Off-White boots; Eugenia Kim beret

Chunky boots look great with a pair of cool leggings.


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On Gigi Hadid: Dr. Martens boots; Maison Atia Catherine Coat ($1500); Pawaka Duabelas 12 Sunglasses ($410)

For an off-duty sporty look, layer long socks with boots and leggings.

Platform boots


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On Sofia Richie: Adidas White Mountaineering Sweatshirt ($130); Re/Done Crawford Jeans ($260); Louis Vuitton Laureate Platform Boots ($1330); Bulgari Serpenti Bag ($2400)

Platform boots (lug soles especially) add a bit of edge to a basic outfit.


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On Ashley Graham: Moschino top and jacket

Try wearing head-to-toe black for an edgy look. 

Pointed-Toe Boots


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On Chrissy Teigen: Iro Fighla Sweater ($396); Gucci Leather Belt ($350); Yeezy boots; Chanel backpack 

Pointed boots work with every style of denim, but dark-wash skinny jeans are our favorite.


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On Olivia Palermo: Paige top and leggings; Jimmy Choo boots

Consider pairing cropped leggings with booties that allow just a hint of ankle to show.

Aemilia Madden