6 Jeans-and-Flats Outfits New Yorkers Are Wearing Right Now

Wearing jeans with flats is an outfit that just works. Sure, we all pair our denim with ankle boots and heels, but when we want to look cool, comfortable, and elevated, it's flat shoes or nothing. You probably even have a standard outfit you rely on when reaching for these two wardrobe staples.

That said, variety is the spice of life, right? So switching it up may be just what you need to reinvigorate your vibe. Fortunately, the fashion elite have a variety of ideas, making it easier than ever to uncover a fresh go-to look. Keep scrolling to check out five fresh ways to wear your jeans with loafers, sneakers, or ballet flats. Then shop new styles if you're looking to refresh your wardrobe.


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If you're walking around downtown Manhattan, you're almost guaranteed to spot several fashion people rocking their favorite combo of denim and Adidas sneakers. 


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There's nothing like a good pair of classic Chuck Taylors. Style them with your favorite white denim and flirty top. 


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This look is all about the shoes. Bold flats paired with the perfect dark denim? I'm here for it. 


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If you ask me, a classic striped sweater, cream-colored jeans, and golden goose sneakers combine to create a look that's a 10 out of 10.


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Lean into French vibes with a black top, jeans, and ballet flats.


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This look has quiet luxury written all over it. 

When in doubt, pair your go-to loafers with a white tee and jeans.

Up next, check out the jeans celebs keep wearing on repeat.

Assistant Editor

Originally from Chicago, Illinois, Grace has always been a lover of all things fashion and beauty. Upon receiving her first degree in visual communications from FIDM in Los Angeles, she moved to New York City and continued her education at LIM College, majoring in fashion media with a minor in society and culture. Grace has worked for PhotoBook magazine, Insider, and Harper's Bazaar. As a writer, Grace has had pieces published covering topics including racial justice, fashion, politics, and current events. During her free time, she loves wine tasting, creating content for her social media, spending time with friends, traveling to new places, and Pilates, and has a love for reality television, especially The Real Housewives. Grace is the person in your friend group everyone goes to for recommendations for the best place to grab drinks in NYC on a Friday night or the best hotels and restaurants to try when traveling to a new city. While fashion is her main love, she loves all things wellness and lifestyle as well. Her ideal sunday is brunching with friends then walking around furniture shopping and listening to a podcast. As the assistant shopping editor at Who What Wear, Grace loves finding the best buys out there for the WWW readers.