Merrick White When wearing jeans with booties, an exposed ankle is key to keeping your ankles looking as slim as possible. Otherwise, they might be considered little more that foot decoration. Whereas a lighter, neutral boot elongates the leg and keeps the outfit feeling balanced. This pair, which are almost but not quite kitten height are just as stylish as a set of gargantuan stilettos. Merrick White One of my favorite looks when pairing jeans with booties is the half cuff.
But a pair of black tights and a black pencil skirt creates a sleek long black line that makes it so the height of the boot is irrelevant. Try a fun patterned top to offset the monochromatic bottom!
Try brown tights with brown boots, gray with gray, or mustard with your light brown boots! Although the previous look shows tights, this look shows colorful tights, which are a great way to incorporate some color into your outfit. Like I mentioned before, socks are super trendy this year. And although I tend to have a hard time pulling off the look, I have to admit that they look so cool on other people.
If your skin is light and your socks are dark, they will cut off the line of your leg and create weird proportions. When wearing socks with bare legs, keep your skirt or dress hemline above the knee.
Anything longer will also cut off the line of the leg and make your legs look short. Pairing booties with a dress is a fun and non-obvious choice. I like pairing my military style boots with a dress for an interesting juxtaposition. Again, keep the hem of your dress above your knee to create the longest leg line possible.
Typically, I prefer to wear A-line skirts with ankle boots, since the fullness of the skirt makes my feet and ankles look smaller when wearing boots, but pencil skirts can definitely be worn as well and look great. Wear a neutral pair of ankle boots with a slimmer and more fitted skirt.
Darker boots draw the eye down toward your feet and can make the outfit feel bottom heavy. Whereas a lighter, neutral boot elongates the leg and keeps the outfit feeling balanced. Merrick White Tucking your pants into your ankle boots creates a long, lean leg line. Rolled Hem Image source: Merrick White Rolled or double cuffed jeans are a cute look with booties and allow for a little bit of your ankle to show through, and highlighting that skinny area down there and keeping your ankles from looking wide.
Merrick White When wearing jeans with booties, an exposed ankle is key to keeping your ankles looking as slim as possible. Half Cuff Image source: Merrick White One of my favorite looks when pairing jeans with booties is the half cuff. From sneakers to skinny jeans with heels, the sleek style of tapered denim leaves us tons of options.
A pair of slinky, strappy sandals or a set of chunky moto boots change the entire look and feel of an ensemble. Click through the gallery for 20 completely different but equally stylish ideas on what shoes to wear with skinny jeans. During the warmer months, there's nothing sexier than a pair of super-skinny jeans with a set of naked sandals.
Naked sandals typically consist of a shoe with little more than an ankle strap and a strap across the toes; they only classify as shoes because they stay on your foot.
Otherwise, they might be considered little more that foot decoration. Photo via Song of Style. The timid need not apply: The key here is to make sure you're wearing textbook skinny jeans, so the fabric doesn't bulk up under the surface of your boots. Unless that's what you're going for, of course. Has a cape every looked this sexy? And it's largely thanks to this gal's deep-V stilettos, which show just the right amount of toe cleavage.
Photo via Lady Mortiarty in Paris. For a decidedly hip look, top off your skinny black jeans with a set of thick socks, rolled at the ankle, and a pair of cognac lace-up Oxfords. We're not implying that this was intentional, but we love how this gal's tasseled loafers match the color of her hair. And she's showing just the right amount of skin at her ankle. To make a statement, pair a geometric printed bootie with a pair of slim trousers and a colored coat.
This gal's cool pair of bi-tonal boots picks up the colors of both her skinnies and her leather bomber. A rounded toe black boot with a low heel is adds just the right amount of height to a very casual, but very stylish, look. An excellent example of the naked sandal done right: Going for a more sporty appeal than dressy one is a perfectly legitimate option, of course.
Flat Shoes with Skinny Jeans If you have long legs and narrow hips, ballet flats and skimmers are great for pairing with skinny jeans. Since they're not at all bulky, they won't stand out or call too much attention to your feet, and they also help continue the lean silhouette created by the skinny jeans. If the skinny jeans you’re planning on wearing are ankle-length or frayed at the ends, then you might want to go with a pair of ankle boots as your first shoe choice. Vince Flat Cody Shearling Chelsea Booties ($) Pinterest If you’re going for a lot more sex appeal—say, a night out with the ladies or a date—a stiletto is the way. Wear loafer flats with skinny jeans. Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images When you want to stand out from the crowd in skinny jeans, consider the fashionable effect of pairing body-hugging skinny jeans with menswear-inspired leather shoes.