6 Ways to Make Your Jean Outfits Look Very 2020

In the New Year, we'll definitely be donating a few outdated trends, but you can bet that when it comes to our favorite wardrobe classics, we won't be letting them go anywhere. As the cornerstone of our closets, our jeans will still be getting lots of airtime in 2020, and today we're ensuring that our denim outfits feel as fresh as possible moving into the year ahead.

We've identified six styling tricks that will breath new life into our beloved jeans and inspire us to keep wearing our go-to pairs in new ways. For example, straight-leg jeans are one of our go-to 'fits, so we'll be trying out the celebrity-inspired boot tuck trick to keep them looking brand-new. In fact, celebs like Hailey Bieber, Selena Gomez, Priyanka Chopra, and others offer a wealth of genius denim outfit ideas.

If you want to find fresh ways to style your jeans in 2020, look no further. Keep reading to see our favorite outfit ideas and shop pieces to re-create them.

Tuck Straight-Leg Jeans Into Knee-High Boots


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Otherwise known as the boot-tuck trick, stuffing straight and baggy denim into knee boots is a look we're about to see a lot more of in 2020. At first glance, the bunched-up jeans look like they could be a mistake, but we promise it's totally a vibe—and Bella Hadid and tons of fashion insiders seem to agree.

On Bella Hadid: Vivienne Westwood suit; 47 Clean Up NY Yankees Baseball Cap ($25); Prada Monolith Mini Bag Knee High Boot ($1450)

Turn Up the Volume


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This year, jeans became looser and looser, and that shows no signs of slowing down in 2020. To achieve the most forward look, we suggest cranking up the volume on your denim—the roomier, the better.

Go For the Ecru Wash


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Tired of your standard blue jeans? Try out ecru washes instead. Look for off-white shades of ivory and cream that look especially stylish when worn with other neutral tones.

On Hailey Bieber: Jil Sander Off Centre Fastening Blazer ($2526); Vintage Cornell University Sweatshirt ($95); Bottega Veneta heels; Balenciaga Hourglass XS Top Handle Bag ($1550)

Throw on a Big Blazer


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It's basic, but it's insanely chic. Take a cue from EmRata and throw on a structured blazer to literally any jeans outfit to give it a polished finish.

On Emily Ratajkowski: Zara booties

Go For Square-Toe Shoes


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They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but we disagree. Black skinny jeans (aka the "old dog") have been in our closets for forever, but when styled with of-the-moment square-toe boots à la Priyanka Chopra, they suddenly take on a brand-new feel.

On Priyanka Chopra: Paige Hoxton Skinny Jeans ($179); Versace Virtus Tote Bag ($2175); Lajoux Diamond Name Necklace ($986)

Add a Printed Turtleneck


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Jeans and a plain tee is great and all, but opting for a printed turtleneck is just as easy (and comfortable). Just look at Selena Gomez's casual ensemble, made much more interesting by her snakeskin-printed top.

On Selena Gomez: American Eagle jacket; Leset Sophia Top ($130); Puma GV Special+ Sneakers ($70)

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Anna is an editor on the fashion team at Who What Wear and has been at the company for over five years, having begun her career in the Los Angeles office before relocating to New York, where she's currently based. Having always been passionate about pursuing a career in fashion, she built up her experience interning at the likes of Michael Kors, A.L.C., and College Fashionista before joining the team as a post-graduate assistant editor. Anna has penned a number of interviews with Who What Wear's cover stars over the years, including A-listers Megan Fox, Issa Rae, and Emma Chamberlain. She's earned a reputation for scouting new and emerging brands from across the globe and championing them to our audience of millions. While fashion is her main wheelhouse, Anna led the launch of WWW Travels last year, a new lifestyle vertical that highlights all things travel through a fashion-person lens. She is passionate about shopping vintage, whether it be at a favorite local outpost or an on-the-road discovery, and has amassed a wardrobe full of unique finds. When she's not writing, you can find her shooting street imagery on her film camera, attempting to learn a fourth or fifth language, or planning her next trip across the globe.