Skinny Jeans Won't Retire in 2021—Here Are 7 Outfits Worth Trying

While there are a range of forward denim cuts that enter the spotlight each season (cue wide-leg silhouettes), skinny jeans continue to hold strong as a classic pick. Sure, the silhouette can sometimes be polarising in nature, but skinnies really are more or less a timeless option at this point. So yep, skinny jeans most likely won’t be going anywhere in 2021—regardless of the fresh denim trends that will increase in popularity amongst the fashion crowd next year.

On that note, we thought we’d provide you a bit of visual inspiration. Below you’ll uncover a smattering of trendy outfits worth trying if you love skinny jeans or are ready to introduce them into your wardrobe. Here, we’re talking everything from polished looks with blazers to more casual ensembles featuring cosy staples. Keep scrolling for more. You’ll also find inspired shopping picks sprinkled throughout as well.


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Style Notes: This outfit is no-fail with the slouchy blazer, skinny jeans, and flat boots.


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Style Notes: A shacket is a new staple that looks especially chic with a turtleneck and jeans.


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Style Notes: You can't go wrong with a sweatshirt and skinny-jean combo. Add a chain necklace, and you're set.


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Style Notes: Wear a cardigan as a top with your trusty jeans for an It-girl approved ensemble. 


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Style Notes: Tuck your favourite white blouse into skinnies with knee-high boots for a very modern silhouette.


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Style Notes: A trench coat over skinnies and a simple top is easy and elevated.


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Style Notes: Embrace white skinny jeans with a knit polo, blazer, and trainers.

Next Up: 31 Skinny Jean–and-Ankle Boot Outfits That We Always Go Back To

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.