7 Truly Genius Ways to Wear Boyfriend Jeans

Figuring out how to wear boyfriend jeans might not be the most difficult style challenge, but the thing is that they so often seem one-dimensional. No matter what you pair them with, the effect seems largely the same: oversize, undone, and stylish. Which is great, but no matter how much we love them, they can start to become a bit (dare we say it?)… boring.

But all hope is not lost. There are ways to reinvent the wheel here. In fact, we’ve come up with seven genius ways to wear boyfriend jeans right now that we guarantee you haven’t thought of. Anyone can wear them with a staple button-down, a nautical-inspired T-shirt, or a black leather bomber—it takes innovation to pull off these styling tricks. Here’s what to wear with boyfriend jeans to freshen up your look.

This story was originally published on October 11, 2017, and has since been updated.