My 60-Year-Old Mom Just Got New Skinny Jeans and Wants to Try These Outfits

As I’ve covered before, my 60-year-old mom, Nancy, is all about investing in staples to beef up the classic wardrobe she’s been honing for years. Her latest purchase? These timeless skinny jeans from Madewell. She gravitated toward this specific cut because, as she told me, “I liked the classic look and the fact that there was just enough stretch for comfort, but not too much.”

While she has a standard ensemble she tends to wear with her skinny jeans—basically a crew-neck T-shirt/knit and sneakers/ankle boots—she approached me with interest in uncovering a few fresh fits she could potentially try with her new skinny jeans this spring. Naturally, I sent her a range of forward looks from some of my favorite fashion people. What she loved about the outfits in question is that they were all seamlessly easy to put together and really could work for anyone at any age.

Interested in fresh skinny-jean 'fits as well? Keep scrolling to check out the chic outfits my mom wants to try (complete with her notes on why she’s into them). Plus, shop each look as well.

Skinny Jeans + Tucked-In Sweater + Draped Knit + Heeled Loafers

How to wear skinny jeans with a sweater



"Now this is a great everyday look. A timeless black sweater with skinny jeans is one of my go-tos, but I like how this one has the sweater slightly tucked in with another sweater on top for a cool layered look."

How to wear skinny jeans and boots over 40



"I live in Wisconsin, so it's still cold outside. Therefore, I'm very into this outfit with the turtleneck (always sleek) and skinny jeans tucked into boots. I may actually try this one in the spring as well with a trench coat."

How to wear skinny jeans and a blazer over 40



"I guess you really can't go wrong with skinny jeans, a T-shirt, and a blazer, right? Classic. I like how this look has the sweater tied off to the side as well. If I'm feeling a bit daring, I may try that too."

How to wear skinny jeans and a cropped jacket



"I'm all about a statement jacket to make a jeans and tee outfit feel even more fashion-y."

Skinny Jeans + Blouse + Tank + Heels

How to wear skinny jeans and heels



"I tend to button my blouses all the way up, but I like how it's undone here to showcase a tee or tank. That paired with skinny jeans and my favorite little heels is great in my book."

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