The #1 Skinny Jeans, According to a Fashion Stylist

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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!