These 5 Simple Shoes Look the Chicest With Flare Jeans

Flare and bootcut jeans are a key denim trend at the moment. As we highlighted over the last few seasons, the fashion crowd has been swapping some of their standard cuts for this forward silhouette. Like other denim styles, flares are extremely versatile and can be teamed with a variety of items. On the footwear front, you really could slip into any style with flared jeans. That said, there are a few simple shoe styles that work particularly well. Naturally, we’re here to highlight the best shoes to wear with flare jeans for you below.

If you keep scrolling, you’ll uncover a range of visual inspiration from style setters wearing different types of flare jeans. The shoes featured include everything from tried-and-true booties to cool sneakers.

Go on for more. You’ll also find a ton of shopping inspiration, including some of the chicest flares out there right now.

1. Retro Sneakers


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A current-feeling pair of sneakers (like a retro silhouette) works great with flared jeans. An easy and chic vibe.

2. Chunky Boots


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Opt for chunkier boots with your flared jeans for an of-the-moment look.

3. Pumps


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If you want to dress up your flares, consider pointed heels. This style is especially great if your jeans have a longer hem.

4. Strappy Sandals


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Strappy sandals work flawlessly with flares. This outfit gets an A+ with the flowy blouse.

5. Ankle Boots


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You can’t deny the power of classic ankle boots to complement wider-leg flares.

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

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.