The Flats, Boots, and Heels That Always Look Good With Straight-Leg Jeans

Jacket turtleneck and jeans outfit with boots



Timeless and versatile, jeans are one of the fashion items most will agree are a must-have. Today, there are endless choices of styles, cuts, and washes. From '90s oversize fits to classic boot-cut jeans and patchwork denim designs, there truly is a pair of jeans for everyone. If you’re looking for a staple and a wardrobe basic, nothing can beat a good pair of straight-leg jeans. They can be worn for any occasion but look absolutely best when paired with the right shoes. If you love fashion just like I do, you know the impact that having the perfect pair can do for an outfit.

Whether you’re looking for a casual jeans-and-sneakers combo to wear on your day off or need new pumps for an upcoming holiday party, I have you covered. I found the best shoes to wear with straight-leg jeans, from heeled booties and hiking boots to ballet flats and preppy loafers.

Keep scrolling for my best shopping picks, outfit inspiration, and styling ideas.

Loafers + Straight-leg Jeans

Gray blazer jeans and loafers outfit



Loafers are a timeless classic. Pairing them with dark-wash denim will elevate any outfit.

Sneakers + Straight-Leg Jeans

Camel Blazer with jeans outfit



Wearing Levi's 501 jeans with New Balance sneakers will always remain a no brainer. 

Color coordinating the very popular Adidas Samba sneaker with your jeans will instantly bring a fashionable twist to your outfit.

Platform Boots + Straight-Leg Jeans

As soon as the Fall season arrives, brown platform boots and high-rise denim is the pairing Parisians can't get enough of.

Chelsea Boots + Straight-Leg Jeans

Once you find a good pair of Chelsea boots, you will quickly realize they are the basis for many cold weather outfits.

Stiletto Booties + Straight-Leg Jeans

Embrace your inner New Yorker by pairing stiletto booties with this elevated pair of jeans.

Pumps + Straight-Leg Jeans

Pairing bright-colored heels with denim will give your outfit an instant lift. It is a simple yet effective option if you're heading out to dinner or a holiday party, which these metallic lime green heels are perfect for.

Ballet Flats + Straight-Leg Jeans

Embrace early 2000s fashion by pairing ballet flats with low-waisted jeans. 

Hiking Boots + Straight-Leg Jeans

Hiking boots can be both practical and stylish. Pair these with an all-white monochrome outfit to beat the winter blues.