What's the best way to style boyfriend jeans this summer?

As we’ve seen time and time again, boyfriend jeans are the perfect relaxed summer bottom, and a solid alternative to shorts. But they can be a bit tricky to style during the warmer months—so we enlisted some professional help to get four new ideas on how to wear them.

Here are some fresh ideas of how to wear our favorite baggy bottoms, straight from the sartorially superior celebrity stylists extraordinaire, Emily Current and Meritt Elliott.

All-American Girl Next Door

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Victoria Tornegren

Add a white tank and a low-profile canvas sneaker (or a nostalgic loafer) to classic boyfriend jeans for a relatable, easy look.  Keep jewelry simple and personal—your dad’s oversized watch, a simple charm necklace, layered rings, and stacked bracelets. Keep the look clean and grounded in blue and white, adding a simple navy cardigan or blazer to spiff up this look. Top it off with aviators and beachy hair—think full-on model-off-duty style!

Sporty Star

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Framboise Fashion

Boyfriend jeans are the perfect addition to slip-ons or high-top Chuck Taylors, topped off with a heather-gray T-shirt or sweatshirt. Keep it sporty, yet not too tomboy, by utilizing color in your accessories—a cool slouchy bag with a pop of color, printed shoes, and lucite or bright sunglasses.  

Global-Inspired

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AKM GSI

Think new Bohemian, with globally inspired details: gauze tops, a patchwork batik bag, brown leather gladiator sandals, a tooled leather belt, and a wrist full of friendship bracelets. This feels perfect for a summer day!

Ladylike And Lacy

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Pose.com

Mix your slouchy denims with a sweet white cotton lace or eyelet blouse. Add pretty pink sunglasses, metallic sandals, and perhaps pearl earrings!