The Elegant Shoe Style Fashion People Are Wearing With Leggings and Jeans


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The fashion crowd has been going all in on the ballet-flat trend—wearing the shoe style with everything from leggings to jeans. Well, there’s another pretty silhouette that’s also becoming a versatile front-runner. Yes, I’m referring to slingback heels.

The heeled silhouette is inherently elegant and brings a polished twist to any ensemble. The style can be paired with a range of outfits, but similar to ballet flats, slingbacks teamed with leggings and jeans is the combo of choice for fashion people. In terms of specific styles, it’s primarily classic leggings or styles with zip hems and anti–skinny jeans.

Keep scrolling to check out how style setters are wearing slingbacks with leggings and jeans, complete with a range of shopping recommendations. 


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A chunky cable-knit sweater is a staple and looks quite chic with baggy jeans and slingbacks.


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Consider an oversize knit with trendy zip-hem leggings. The heels bring extra sophistication to the silhouette.


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This layered look is basically a fashion person's uniform. Sleek and polished.


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Classic leggings teamed with slingback heels feel effortlessly cool—particularly with the quilted jacket.


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A pair of slingbacks with a lower heel is also an elegant choice with jeans.

Next, check out more outfits 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.