The Best Winter Shoes to Wear With Skinny Jeans

Best winter shoes with skinny jeans


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Whether you have to dig through the back of your closet to find them or have them on constant rotation, your favorite skinny jeans are about to become your favorite essential. With bulky outerwear such as puffers and faux-fur coats trending, skinny jeans make the perfect addition to your wardrobe. We could wax poetic about the slim-fitting denim, but we have a feeling you already know and love it.

Which brings us to our next topic: shoes. We fully believe that the key to making your skinny jeans reach their full potential is the footwear you wear with them. And since we're well into winter, you need shoes that are not only stylish but practical and warm enough to get you through even the coldest, wettest days. Ankle boots can be tricky with slim jeans (to tuck or not to tuck?), so we ventured out to find 10 pairs of cozy, winter-appropriate boots (including ankle styles), sneakers, and heels to wear with your favorite skinny jeans.

Keep scrolling to shop the shoes that will make your skinny jeans look incredibly stylish this winter, along with specific pairs of jeans to wear with them, if you're so inclined.

1. Shearling Boots

Rain, snow, or shine, these shearling boots are the ideal winter shoes. While there are endless pairing possibilities for these everyday boots, opt for medium- to light-wash super-skinny jeans that will fit perfectly into the top of the boots.

Dr. Martens are never a bad choice. 

Staud certainly knows how to design a covetable accessory. 

2. Slouchy Boots

Swap your black boots for beautiful chestnut leather pair, and team them with dark-wash skinny jeans to master the look.

These would look great with jeans, a rock tee, and a leather jacket. 

The kind of boots that will never go out of style. 

3. Sherpa-Lined Shoes

Wearing sherpa-lined shoes with skinny jeans is the ultimate easy weekend outfit that keeps your feet cozy and warm. 

Your Birkenstock collection is not complete without these lined versions. 

4. Combat Boots

Pair classic combat boots like Dr. Martens with simple, sleek black jeans and a puffer coat for the perfect winter outfit.

Hurry: These popular boots are selling quickly. 

Lace-up boots are absolutely everywhere right now. 

5. Velvet Heels

Switch out your summer sandals with velvet shoes this winter. Pair with frayed skinny jeans for a chic look that's perfect for the holiday season. 

Wear these heels with semi-sheer tights and a mini dress. 

These heels are so darn pretty. 

How cute are these embellished buckles? 

6. Over-the-Knee Boots

Pair classic over-the-knee boots with jeans for a polished and cool outfit. Add a faux fur coat for the ultimate winter look á la Jennifer Lopez.

Simon Miller has a cult following in Hollywood. 

7. Square-Toe Boots

Add texture to your winter wardrobe with these square-toe boots. Pair with ankle-crop skinny jeans for a seamless look.

These boots are selling out, so you might want to act quickly. 

8. Chelsea Boots

Try a spin on classic Chelsea boots with this heeled, croc-embossed pair from Topshop. Wear with ripped jeans for a chic yet casual winter look.

These lug soles not only look cool, but they're also super practical for inclement weather. 

Hunter has always been the go-to brand for waterproof boots. 

9. Snakeskin-Print Boots

Animal print is trending this winter, and these snakeskin boots are no exception. Pair the statement footwear with medium-wash skinny jeans.

I love the extra-thick heel on these shoes. 

These beauties are just so perfect. 

10. Loafers

Loafers are a great alternative to boots for winter. Try them with mid-calf socks on chillier days.

Wear these with white socks and a mini skirt for a cute look. 

I'm also obsessed with these Loeffler Randall versions. 

Yep, chunky loafers are still having a moment. 

Next: The Very Best New Blazers From H&M, Mango, and J.Crew

This story was published at an earlier date and has since been updated.