Here They Are: 7 Chic Ways to Wear Skinny Jeans in 2022

Skinny jeans are often considered one of the more polarizing denim silhouettes. Sure, there are forward styles that cruise in each season (ahem, looking at you, baggy jeans), but those tried-and-true jeans could easily be considered a timeless choice given the more classic nature. So that brings us to what we’re here to discuss today. Yep, below you’ll find all of the chicest ways to wear skinny jeans this year.

Included in the edit below are a few stylish ensembles featuring those trusty skinny jeans with no-fail basics. If you’re on the hunt for a slightly more dressed-up vibe, there are also standout looks that showcase how to wear skinny jeans with sleek tailoring finds. Keep scrolling for more, along with inspired shopping picks. And yes, that includes some of the best skinny jeans to buy at the moment.


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A slouchier belted blazer is effortlessly chic with cropped skinny jeans. Also, note the half-zip pullover underneath for something unexpected.


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A maxi coat will make any ensemble feel all the chicer, including this look with the dark-wash jeans, sweater, and loafers.


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Cloud coats are having a moment, and are a great addition to any causal denim outfit.


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Into the denim-on-denim look? Toss a light-wash shirt over a white tee and complete the vibe with contrasting skinny jeans.


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This is a sharp silhouette with the relaxed blazer and skinny jeans tucked into knee-high boots.


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A white button-down shirt is simple yet polished. Try tucking in your favorite style to streamline the look.


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Remember that maxi coat note? Here is another outfit with a sleek longline trench over an easy top and skinny jeans.

Next, check out stylish shoes to wear with jeans.

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.