8 Shoes Celebs Are Wearing With the Anti-Skinny-Jeans Trend

If you read Who What Wear regularly, you're probably well aware that the anti-skinny-jeans trend—i.e., relaxed, loose, wide-leg, and baggy jeans—is having a major moment this year. It's on the runways and the Insta fashion set, and a whole host of celebs have been quick to embrace the trend too. From Hailey Bieber to Jennifer Lopez, stylish celebrities have been dressing them up and down for fancy events and casual affairs. Today, I want to highlight the specific shoe styles we've been seeing the trendy jeans being paired with lately.

Keep scrolling below for plenty of footwear inspo that feels effortlessly cool worn with a whole host of different types of relaxed-fitting jeans along with plenty of shopping picks so you can shop the looks for yourself.

Adidas Soccer Sneakers


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Hailey Beiber shows us that this year's trending Adidas Samba sneakers are unquestionably the perfect option to pair with loose jeans and a bomber for a casual look. The red hue, in particular, provides a nice pop against blue denim.

On Hailey Bieber: Martine Rose jacket; Adidas sneakers; Saint Laurent Shade Sunglasses ($420)



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Kendall Jenner gives loose white jeans a sophisticated touch with the addition of classic black loafers. It's a combo that's perennially chic.

On Kendall Jenner: The Row Gabriel Leather Tote Bag ($3990); Maison Margiela shoes

Chunky Lace-Up Boots


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For an effortless look in L.A., J.Lo pairs chunky combat boots (that match flawlessly with her white turtleneck) with loose-fitting cargo jeans—a big trend this spring season.

On Jennifer Lopez: Brunello Cucinelli Canvas Combat Boots ($1017); Dior tote bag; Chloé sunglasses

Retro Basketball Sneakers


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Take a leaf out of Laura Harrier's book and style slouchy jeans with a white tank top, a low-key leather jacket, and retro '80s basketball sneakers—an easy look that is the epitome of cool.

On Laura Harrier: Aimé Leon Doré x New Balance 550 Sneakers ($416); Khaite jacket; Levi's jeans

Pointed-Toe Boots


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Dakota Johnson nails this season's double-denim trend and shows us that the perfect way to dress up loose jeans is with a chic pair of pointed-toe boots.

On Dakota Johnson: Magda Butrym top, jeans, and denim coat

Metallic Shoes


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Anne Hathaway shows off this season's trending metallic-shoe trend with a pair of silver Western boots paired with cropped wide-leg jeans, giving her look an of-the-moment touch.

On Anne Hathaway: Tory Burch Western Ankle Boots ($320); Lock & Co Hatters Skipper Cap ($114); Valentino High Waist Wide Jeans ($1300), La Troisieme Toile Iconopgraph Shopping Bag ($2700), coat, and sunglasses

Lug-Sole Shoes


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Elsa Hosk gives her high-waisted long and loose jeans a French-inspired spin and pairs them with a chic trench, a relaxed button-down, and cool lug soles on the streets during Paris Fashion Week.

On Elsa Hosk: Helsa Cotton Poplin Oversized Shirt ($228); Hermès bag



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Olivia Wilde proves an all-black look need not be boring. She pairs super-wide-leg jeans with sky-high black platforms and a velvet tailored blazer for a chic day-to-night look.

On Olivia Wilde: Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello Velvet Blazer ($3290), ES Giant Travel Bag ($4700), and 53mm Cat Eye Sunglasses ($420); Casadei 170mm Heeled Leather Boots ($678)

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Judith Jones
Senior Fashion Market Editor

Judith Jones is the senior fashion market editor at Who What Wear who specializes in shopping content and trend stories with high-affiliate impact. She shares the coolest, most desirable fashion market finds and brands for every budget. Previous to working in fashion, Judith worked as a TV host on the PBS travel show Globe Trekker (airing on Netflix and Amazon Prime) sharing her passion for travel and culture.