9 Expensive-Looking Winter Outfits to Wear With Jeans

I honestly don't know what we'd all wear in the winter if denim ceased to exist. It's simply essential and is the perfect match for all of those winter-friendly items like coats, sweaters, and boots. It's also universally loved, so there's a steady stream of examples of stylish women wearing incredible winter outfits with jeans.

Even though jeans are the most basic of basics and can be very affordable, they needn't actually look cheap. I scoured street style from the past year in search of the winter jeans outfits that look ultra expensive, thanks to a smart styling trick here and there. What does or doesn't make an outfit look expensive isn't a scientifically proven fact, but I have a well-trained eye for these sorts of things, so keep scrolling to learn nine tricks of the trade and shop the looks.

Try Faux-Fur Outerwear

Unlike real fur, good faux fur can often be quite inexpensive and does wonders for dressing jeans up and making them look luxe. Not to mention, it's also great for keeping you extra warm in the winter. You can try an all-over fur style or just fur-trimmed.

Pair Jeans With a Black Puffer

Puffer with jeans outfit

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A puffer is a cold-weather essential, and if you want the chicest-looking winter outfit, opt for a black one that's a bit elevated.

Find a Classic Brown Coat

A neutral-colored wool coat with jeans of any wash is an expensive-looking combination you can wear every single day during winter.

Layer Your Sweaters

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The layered sweater look is huge right now, and it makes jeans look so chic. If you want to go the DIY route, simply purchase two of the same sweater (even better if they're affordable) and drape away.

Drape a Coat Over a Blazer

Skinny jean winter outfit idea

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Yes, you can wear a coat and a blazer together, and it looks damn expensive.

Wear a Fancy Sweater

Wearing a pretty embellished sweater with jeans is a low-effort way to make your jeans look fancy and luxe.

Try a Little Leather

Leather (or faux leather) is magic when it comes to elevating denim. Truly a match made in heaven.

Layer a Colorful Sweater Under a Jacket

Colorful sweaters have a way of making any outfit feel more elegant. Luckily, they'll keep you nice and toasty.

Try a Leather Puffer

Choose a puffer coat made of something like vegan leather and wear it with jeans and sneakers for a decidedly rich look.