I Think These Are the Best Jeans-and-Shoes Pairings for Spring and Summer

If you were to rattle off your list of wardrobe staples, there’s a strong chance that your favorite pair of jeans would rank high in said offering—rightfully so. That flawless cut can work with a range of outfits. On that note, I thought I’d highlight some of the fresh denim looks that could inspire your spring and summer fashion game. Specifically, I wanted to focus on jeans ensembles that feature the chicest shoe choices of the season.

Below, you’ll uncover the best jeans-and-shoes pairings for spring and summer. Just about any footwear silhouette could be teamed with denim, but I think the edit coming your way is particularly forward. Keep scrolling for more. You’ll also uncover a range of shopping inspiration featuring some of my favorite pairs of jeans and shoes out there right now.

Straight-Leg Jeans + Flat Sandals

The best flat sandals to wear with jeans



While just about any pair of sandals would work with straight-leg jeans, those flat sandals bring a low-key yet chic feel to the silhouette.

Slit-Hem Jeans + Square-Toe Shoes

The best jeans to wear with mules



Slit-hem jeans continue to trend hard and look quite elevated with a pair of sweet square-toe sandals.

Relaxed Jeans + Canvas Sneakers

The best sneakers to wear with straight-leg jeans



This is one pairing that simply can't fail—a pair of relaxed jeans and those tried-and-true canvas sneakers.

Skinny Jeans + Loafers

Love skinny jeans? Consider wearing your favorite style with a pair of loafers this season. You might also think about adding a pair of white socks into the mix for an of-the-moment vibe.

Distressed Jeans + White Sneakers

The best jeans to wear with sneakers



A classic pair of white sneakers works well with so many outfits and looks flawless with distressed jeans.

Loose Jeans + Patterned Sandals

The best sandals with jeans



Make a statement in a forward pair of loose jeans and playful sandals this spring and summer.

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