The #1 Way to Wear Skinny Jeans This Fall

It's true, there's no wrong way to wear skinny jeans. But judging by the streets of New York, London, and Milan, there is one way our favorite trendsetters are wearing their favorite pairs. We've spotted women dressed in all sorts of denim—distressed, un-hemmed, and different hues—but they're all pairing their jeans of choice with ladylike heels.

The contrast of ultra-feminine shoes and more casual (yet still super-flattering) skinny jeans makes for a refreshing blend you could easily wear day or night. Styled with a casual tee, it's the ideal look for brunch, while pairing your skinnies with a silky tank works for evening drinks. And once the temperatures start to fall, add a stylish jacket to the mix and you're good to go. Whatever your occasion for breaking out the look, just know it's the coolest way to wear your skinny jeans this season. 

Read on to see how stylish women are pulling off this season's It look, then shop skinnies and try the style out yourself!


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Minimalist metallic sandals add an extra oomph to skinny jeans and a striped button-down.


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Ultra-feminine kitten heels are balanced out by a slightly slouchy pair of skinny jeans.


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Elegant Chanel mules feel less precious when styled with distressed skinny jeans and a fringed top.


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Add a pop of color to a monochromatic look by opting for an eye-catching pair of heels.


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Even a small heel adds an elevated look to casual un-hemmed skinnies.


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Swap sneakers for heeled sandals and instantly take your denim from day to night.



Strappy sandals styled with dark jeans and a chic top make for the ultimate night-out look.

Subtle whiskering looks ultra flattering. 

Add oomph to black jeans with a colorful pair of heels.

These slim jeans have just the right amount of stretch.

The extra-high waist is a fashion-forward twist on skinnies.

These vintage jeans are a slightly relaxed take on skinnies that still look great on.

A cropped style pairs well with heels that feature ankle details.

Step hems feel fresh for fall.

This high-waist detail looks cool with a tucked-in tee.

Side-striping details make these jeans extra fun.

Embroidery makes these jeans a standout choice.

These stretchy skinny jeans look great and are super comfortable.

Love your denim with comfier kicks? Here's how to wear skinny jeans and sneakers!