How To Wear Wide-Leg Jeans—In The Middle Of Summer



Skinny jeans are an obvious closet staple. Synonymous with the phrase, "oh, I just threw this on," there isn't much they don't work with — except perhaps this 100-degree, sidewalk-melting heat. But if you can't wait until fall to don a pair of jeans, we suggest you turn your attention to the wide-leg jean, instead.

Yes, this shape has been blustering 'round our ankles for a while now, but we definitely see the cut sticking around for the fall season — and beyond. Comfy, flattering, forgiving, breezy…and super-chic when you style 'em right, these guys help create the perfect silhouette for any transitional look. And we got your back, too, with three awesome ways to wear them. Now, if only someone had brought the portable A.C….

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For The Office
Who says jeans don’t work in the office? With a killer loafer or blocked heel, a smart silk shirt and a seriously statement bag, who’s gonna know you were wearing jeans?!

Cedric Charlier Short Sleeve Panel T-Shirt, $630, available at La Garconne; Marni necklace, $530, available at Marni; Goldsign Seville Wide Leg Jean, $144, available at Farfetch; 3.1 Phillip Lim Red Pashli Messenger bag, $750, available at SSense; Acne Azelea Loafers, $630, available at Acne.
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For A Lazy Weekend
With the games in full swing, show your support for the team with a sports-inspired look. Team with cute espadrilles or sneakers and a preppy tee for lazy Biergarten afternoons.

Trentorn Canvas T56 Sneakers, $68, available at J Crew; Ashish for Topshop Loser Tee, $80, available at Topshop; Goldsign Seville Wide Leg Jean, $144, available at Farfetch; Steven Alan Anita Hat, $168, available at Steven Alan; Adidas Originals Holdall Bag, $75, available at ASOS.

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For After Dinner Drinks
The hard work is done! Slip in to a slinkier top and add a slick of lippy for flirty, after-dinner drinks. Plus, with super-shiny shoes, you're bound to attract all the right attention.

Giuseppe Zanotti Silver Suede And Metallic Leather Platforms, $775, available at NET-A-PORTER; Givenchy Curve Top, $567, available at LN-CC ; Tom Ford Lip Color, $48, available at Bloomingdales; Goldsign Seville Wide Leg Jean, $144, available at Farfetch; Annie Costello Brown Black Quiddiem Necklace, $340, available at Les Pommettes; ASOS Iridescent Beaded Clutch, $58, available at ASOS