When she’s not working with big names like Lupita Nyong’o, Jennifer Hudson, and Hilary Swank, celebrity stylist Micaela Erlanger also divulges her fashion expertise in our Ask a Stylist column. From the best places to source vintage to the secret to finding your most flattering jeans, come back each week for a professional’s perspective.
No questions asked—every girl should own a pair of trusted skinny jeans. Whether you wear the jeans on the regular or weekends only, the denim silhouette is a wardrobe must. When it comes to shopping for a great pair of skinny jeans, I always find the best options at Madewell. The mall brand stocks classic skinny jean styles that are cut to the perfect mid-rise. All the washes are amazing, and the best part is, they are an affordable option with quality materials. Of course, you can’t go wrong with staple denim brands like Rag & Bone, Mother, and James Jeans—all produce quality styles that are universally liked. Keep reading to freshen up your jean collection with my favorite pair from Madewell and more.
>Shop my top skinny jean picks below!
I'm telling you, the cut is incredible.
Another one of my favorite denim brands.
You can't go wrong with this classic wash.
Love the darker detail at the bottom here.
This pair is perfect for a night out.
If you're looking for a higher rise, try this pair.
Wear these with a stylish hoodie for a street style–inspired outfit.
A distressed detail makes for a laid-back look.
These side slits are so cool.
I love the extra crop on this pair from Paige.
Every girl looks good in a pair of Levi's.
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