The Shoes and Tops That Look the Best With Non-Skinny Jeans

Despite their polarizing nature, skinny jeans are basically a classic cut at this point. But in terms of the more forward silhouettes right now, relaxed straight-leg jeans reign supreme. These non-skinny jeans are a fashion-person favorite and bring a modern feel to any look. The style is also incredibly versatile.

In reality, you could pair so many of your favorite pieces with this denim style. But after scrolling through the feeds of some of our favorite fashion follows, there are a few key shoes and tops style-setters are opting for. 

Below, we're showcasing these items that look great with loose straight-leg jeans. You'll notice everything from cool oversize shirting styles and sneakers to statement tops and sandals. Keep scrolling for more. 

Oversize Shirt + Neutral Sandals


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A relaxed button-down shirt is a modern staple that looks fantastic with a range of items, including loose jeans. Adding a pair of heeled strappy sandals elevates the silhouette even more.

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Tank + Flats


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You can't deny the ease (and chicness) of a ribbed tank and jeans. A pair of cute flats completes this effortless look.

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Cutout Top + Heels


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For an especially forward vibe, consider a cool cutout top with your jeans and favorite heels.

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Sweatshirt + Sneakers


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Opting for a sweatshirt, loose jeans, and sneakers creates a no-fuss yet fashionable look.

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Printed Top + Mules


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A printed blouse (like this floral pick) and a pair of sleek mules look very pretty with jeans.

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Next, check out the summer 2022 denim trends.

Bobby Schuessler
Market Director

Bobby Schuessler is a fashion editor with over a decade of editorial experience covering shopping, style, and beauty. He's spent over seven years at Who What Wear, currently leading the market team to deliver highly covetable and convertible content. He creates data-driven shopping guides featuring top retialers like Nordstrom, Shopbop, and Net-a-Porter and is at the forefront of Who What Wear's shopping tentpole strategies, including Amazon Prime Day. He also works on branded content initiatives and appears on camera in video and shopping livestream franchises. He has also worked across a variety of other media brands and fashion retailers like Refinery29, PureWow, Men's Health, and Gilt covering commerce, trend reporting, women's and men's fashion, home, and lifestyle.