The Best Spring Ankle Boots to Wear With Skinny Jeans

Whether you live in skinny jeans on the reg or just pull them out here and there on the weekends, chances are you have a few standby pieces you wear with them. When it comes to your go-to shoe pairings, there is also a strong chance you opt for ankle boots on the reg. Hey, it makes sense given that booties work flawlessly with skinnies—especially cropped styles to really showcase the silhouette.

While there’s nothing wrong with your classic black boots, spring is all about starting fresh. So we thought you might be interested in stepping out of your comfort zone a bit by testing out a new shoe style with skinny jeans.

As the fashion elite continues to prove in their stylish Instagram posts, there’s a wide variety of cool and forward ankle boots that look A+ with skinnies. So if you’re ready to switch it up this season, keep scrolling to check out the best denim-and-booties combos right now and shop inspired shoe silhouettes as well.


Snakeskin Ankle Boots
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Snakeskin ankle boots reigned supreme in 2018, and the look isn't slowing down anytime soon. For spring, try a colorful iteration like a red pair with your skinny jeans tucked in to make a statement.


Lace-Up Booties
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Add a cool edge to your vibe with lace-up ankle boots that have that combat-esque feel.


White Ankle Boots
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White booties add an instant level of sophistication to any ensemble and actually pop quite nicely with lighter-wash skinny jeans.


Stiletto Black Booties
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If you are going for black boots, go for a stiletto pair (which feel a bit lighter for the season) with a cropped pair of skinny jeans.

Next, check out the dos and don'ts of wearing skinny jeans this season

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.