11 Winter Trends Everyone Is Wearing With Jeans

If there’s one item from my closet that’s getting the most use this time of year, it’s unquestionably my jeans. From straight-leg to skinny styles, they’re so easy to wear to work, parties, and on the weekends while keeping me toasty as the temps drop. So what exactly are the cool girls wearing with their jeans this season? Below, we’re sharing 11 chic winter trends we’ve spotted on our favorite fashion girls that are easy to style with your jeans this winter. Including striking plaid overcoats, trendy lug-sole boots, and cropped cardigans, these winter must-haves make the perfect match for our dearest denim. Get inspired by the looks below, and shop the cool winter trends for yourself.

Cute Cardigans


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This season has seen the rise of the cardigan—with fashion girls and celebs alike (we're looking at you, Katie Holmes and Kendall Jenner) wearing them in fitted and cropped iterations. This winter, opt for one with alluring details such as puff shoulders, cable-knit detailing, and cool buttons to pair with your high-waisted jeans.


Faux-Fur Coat


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Nothing looks as sophisticated and luxurious in winter as a plush faux-fur coat. Throw one over skinny jeans, knee-high boots, and a sweater for a gorgeous look that takes minimal effort.


Lug Soles


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The chunkier the sole, the better! Heavy-duty lug soles are this season's most popular boots among fashion girls, and it's easy to see why. They're comfortable, practical, and empowering.


Puffer Coat


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Puffer jackers are trending hard, and as temps start to drop, they're the go-to topper of choice to wear with jeans. Cool girls have been spotted in cloud-like, cropped beige and cream iterations, pairing them with winter whites.


Mock-Croc Belt


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Mock-croc belts will elevate any pair of jeans (no matter how old). They're one of the most popular accessories this season that add interest and a luxurious touch to any ensemble.


Check/Plaid Topper


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There's something about heritage prints that just works so well with denim. Throw on a plaid or check overcoat with blue jeans for an easy work-to-weekend look.


Knee-High Boots


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Knee-high boots are huge this season—especially those that come in sumptuous leather and mock-croc material. And they're unquestionably perfect with a capital P over skinny jeans.


Strong Collars


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Immerse yourself in big collar energy when it comes to your tops, shirts, and blouses this winter! Think '70s-style big collars, large Peter Pan collars, or Victorian-inspired ruffled collars. They add such a fun touch with your straight-leg jeans.


Hiking Boots


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What other shoe style is everyone wearing with their jeans this season? Just one scroll of Instagram and you'll see that hiking boots have been trending hard. They look seriously cool with all types of jeans, from wide-leg to skinny.

Leather Trench


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The leather trend is reigning supreme this winter, and we've been spotting some of our favorite fashion muses wearing black leather trench coats over jeans.


Bold Sweaters


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Let's face it: You're probably already living in sweaters this cold-weather season, so why not opt for a bold knit that will truly elevate any pair of jeans. Go for strong shoulders, puff sleeves, or strong detailing to zhoosh up your denim outfit.


Up next, 20 brilliant winter buys for under $200 each.

Judith Jones
Senior Fashion Market Editor

Judith is the senior fashion market editor at Who What Wear and has worked in fashion for nearly a decade. Judith started on the Shop Who What Wear team, creating content and managing a team of merchandisers for the Who What Wear shopping app. She later crossed over to the editorial team, where she shares the coolest, most desirable fashion market finds and brands in her shopping-focused stories and social takeovers. She has become one of the top affiliate earners during her six plus years at Who What Wear. Before working in fashion, Judith was a TV host on the PBS travel show Globe Trekker (airing on Netflix and Amazon Prime) and shared her passion for travel and food. She studied at the prestigious London Academy of Dramatic Arts as well as Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York. She later studied fashion merchandising and design, which laid the foundation for her career in fashion.