What's The "Going-Out" Version Of The Mom Jeans Look?

Photographed by Melodie Jeng.
By now, the mom jean has infiltrated the legs of the early fashion adopters in almost every neighborhood. Worn with a minimalist, cropped shirt and a cocoon coat, the mom jean is the foundation of the standard cool-girl daytime weekend look. But for all the reasons it's awesome, it is not obviously, traditionally sexy, which makes it a challenging item to wear when you're heading out for the night.

But non-obviously sexy stuff is oftentimes the most alluring thing you can wear. To prove this point, we've found six outfits that feature mom jeans that look great paired with a cocktail (and not in a White-Zin-spritzer-at-Margaritaville sort of way).