This Classic Jeans Style Is No-Fail—Here Are the Best Pairs Plus Outfit Ideas

There’s no doubt that high-waisted jeans are a staple for many. The silhouette is sleek and impossibly chic. Well, so are mid-rise jeans. If you’re not interested in something super high but also don’t want an option that’s particularly lower, this cut may be a go-to for you. It’s basically no-fail and will never go out of style.

To showcase some of the best mid-rise jeans out there, we scrolled through all of our favorite sites, including Nordstrom and Shopbop, to uncover the standout styles. Below, you’ll find a range, including light-wash picks, distressed options, and more. But we didn’t stop there. We also took a gander through various IG feeds and found some outfit ideas that could work great with mid-rise jeans (or any denim style for that matter).

Keep scrolling for more shopping and styling inspiration.

The best jeans for women



A flowy blouse is a staple of the season and looks effortless with distressed jeans and loafers.

Bring instant polish to your jeans-and-tee outfit with a slouchy blazer.

The best distressed jeans



Sweater-vests are still trending and will take any denim look to the next level.

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Into looser denim? Team your go-to pair with a graphic sweatshirt and sleek booties.

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