These "Ugly" Skinny Jeans Are Becoming a Thing


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We’re here for just about every skinny-jean trend. Case in point: when Victoria Beckham wore a type we hadn’t seen before and crushed a common denim “mistake” at the same time, we were the first to point it out and add the style to our wardrobe. We also shared the anti–skinny jeans I keep getting compliments on this season (Kate Middleton, Margot Robbie, and Gigi Hadid also have adopted the trend recently). Today, we’re adding to the list and highlighting the latest “ugly” trend to sweep the fashion world.

Winter weather means it’s the time of the year when brands are favoring leather pants over simple jeans and when we see celebrities supporting and wearing the styles that smart brands are sending to their stylists. While black leather pants are very chic indeed, this season we’re seeing powerhouses like Joe’s Jeans and J Brand pushing brown leather pants over classic kohl options. Yep, a color that’s typically dubbed “ugly” is gaining the spotlight, and we’re here for it. In fact, our spring report predictions also name neutral and brown tones as one of the biggest colors for the upcoming season. Hop on the “ugly” color trend sooner than later, dear readers, and start with a pair for the best brown leather pants.

We're into this light brown version of J Brand's classic Maria silhouette. 

This unique neutral color will ensure you stand out just enough.

The belt bag that's all over Instagram right now. 

Wear this belted coat over a pretty holiday dress this season. 

You'll see the croc-effect trend well into 2019. 

A fresh take on the naked heel trend. 

Up next, shop five "boring" winter items every NYC girl owns.