4 Everyday Items That Work Best With Skinny Jeans and Leggings


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There's a strong chance you have a few standard pieces you turn to when opting for a skinny-jean or legging ensemble (perhaps that's a specific sweater or a T-shirt silhouette). Well, if you're looking for fresh outfit ideas, there are a smattering of key everyday items that team flawlessly with both skinny jeans and leggings. Although remember, in reality, your outfit combinations are totally based on personal preference, so any pairing you like works.

To give you a sense of those pieces (think simple items that are also trend-forward), we scrolled through past IG imagery from some of our favorite fashion people to showcase those versatile go-to's that look A+ with both skinnies and leggings. Keep scrolling for some visual inspiration and shopping recommendations to consider now and execute down the road.

1. Slouchy Blazer


(Image credit: @annabelrosendahl)

A slouchy blazer brings a modern twist to leggings and a graphic tee.


(Image credit: @basicstouch)

While a white T-shirt and black skinny jeans is A+ on its own, the addition of the blazer adds a more "styled" element to the vibe. 

2. Cardigan Set


(Image credit: @honeybelleworld)

Coording cardigan sets are trending hard right now and team flawlessly with anything—black leggings included.


(Image credit: @aimeesong)

Such a current fit featuring the sweater set, skinny jeans, and knee-high boots.

3. Knotted Top


(Image credit: @jaimeridge)

Keep it casual yet cool with a knotted tee and high-waisted black leggings.


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A knotted white blouse is easy and forward with those standby black skinnies.

4. Leather Jacket


(Image credit: @camillecharriere)

It's no secret that a leather jacket adds a "downtown" twist to any ensemble—including this one with the turtleneck and split-hem leggings.


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Bring texture to an all-black skinny-jean look with a leather jacket.

Next, check out more chic legging ensembles.

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.