I Only Wear Jeans With Other Basics—These Outfits Are Amazing


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Whenever I spot an outfit idea I like while scrolling through Instagram, I add it to my Saved folder. Recently, I perused that folder to pull out ensembles to share with you, dear readers. Given that I have simple style, I tend to wear jeans with other basics a lot. Unsurprisingly, many of my saved outfits featured these key pieces.

Keep scrolling to check out six outfit ideas I think are particularly chic and that I think you might be interested in testing out this spring. Included in the mix below are ensembles featuring everything from trendy baggy jeans to modern tailoring silhouettes to relaxed separates. Go on for more, and shop inspired pieces from each look if you want to add something fresh to your wardrobe.


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This is a chic layered look with the sleeveless turtleneck and the slouchy white button-down shirt on top. The relaxed jeans complete the vibe.


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A blazer adds instant polish to any ensemble, including this effortless look with the white tee and jeans.


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A denim-on-denim vibe is no-fail. The colorful sneakers and sweater around the shoulders take this look to the next level.


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For an elevated denim ensemble, consider a tube top with jeans, heeled sandals, and a trench coat.


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A striped sweater and ballet flats are fashion-person staples. And yes, they look flawless with jeans.


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A leather jacket is effortlessly cool, particularly with light-wash jeans and a baseball hat.

Next, check out another chic outfit formula to try.

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.