9 Effortless Ways to Wear Fall's Biggest Jeans Trend

Ready to throw it back to the 1970s this fall? When it comes to denim trends this season, one of the most popular silhouettes we spotted all over the fall runways were high-waisted wide-leg jeans (yep, the Farrah Fawcett kind), and they're back for 2023. 


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Whether you style yours with a simple white tee, lean into the '70s trend and pair them with earth-tone hues, or keep it classic with a cashmere sweater and check blazer, wide-leg jeans are the refreshing silhouette your closet has been craving. Read on for nine effortless ways to style the trouser-like silhouette, and shop our favorite pairs out there.


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While the temps are still pleasant, pair your wide-leg jeans with a cropped top and accentuate the high waist with a belt.

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There's nothing more classic and effortless than wide-leg jeans and a relaxed white button-down.

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Change up your denim wash and opt for a chic ivory hue (a big color trend this fall), and pair the rest of your outfit with similar shades for a seriously sophisticated look.

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Nothing beats a leather jacket and wide-leg jeans. 

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Simple, easy, and effortless, a black tank top tucked into your wide-leg jeans is a combo that always works.

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For a look that easily transitions from day to night, team your wide-leg flares with a silky black blouse. Add pointed-toe black boots to finish the look.


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Tuck a lightly colored sleeveless turtleneck into your jeans, and finish the look with classic leather boots. It's such an easy and chic fall look.

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Double denim? We're certainly not opposed when it looks this good. Button up your denim jacket, and tuck it into your jeans so it functions like a top. Very cool.

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It doesn't get cooler than wide-leg jeans and a pair of retro Nike sneakers (à la Farrah Fawcett). 

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

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Judith Jones
Senior Fashion Market Editor

Judith is the senior fashion market editor at Who What Wear and has worked in fashion for nearly a decade. Judith started on the Shop Who What Wear team, creating content and managing a team of merchandisers for the Who What Wear shopping app. She later crossed over to the editorial team, where she shares the coolest, most desirable fashion market finds and brands in her shopping-focused stories and social takeovers. She has become one of the top affiliate earners during her six plus years at Who What Wear. Before working in fashion, Judith was a TV host on the PBS travel show Globe Trekker (airing on Netflix and Amazon Prime) and shared her passion for travel and food. She studied at the prestigious London Academy of Dramatic Arts as well as Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York. She later studied fashion merchandising and design, which laid the foundation for her career in fashion.

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