10 Ways To Make Skinny Jeans Feel New

When it comes to big fashion moments, there's Before Skinny Jeans and After Skinny Jeans. The super-tight pants had their moment in the '80s, but they never felt quite as revolutionary, as fresh, or as obvious as they did in the early '00s after a decade and a half of stovepipe styles, hip-hugger flares, and tapered legs. Skinnies saved our closets a decade ago — but you're not the only one who's starting to feel a little stale in them today.
Enter: the new skinny-jean styles. From interesting details that'll dress up the trusted trouser to clever new outfit pairings, we've found 10 looks featuring these pants in an entirely different light. So, for some much-needed inspiration, click through to see our picks — because those skinnies definitely aren't on their last legs.


Like this post? There's more. Get tons of style secrets, insider shopping dish, fashion news, and more on the Refinery29 Fashion Facebook page!

More from Styling Tips

Watch

R29 Original Series

Watch Now
Documentary
Five love stories behind diverse, multicultural marriages.
Watch Now
Lifestyle
Life experiments, 5 days at a time.
Watch Now
Fashion
The style of subculture.
Watch Now
Beauty
Viral trends, tried and tested.
Watch Now
Documentary
From vibrators to lipstick, learn how your favorite products are made.
Watch Now
Documentary
Extraordinary, one-of-a-kind individuals
Watch Now
Documentary
The latest stories to watch.
Watch Now
Lifestyle
Inside the homes of millennial women — & what they paid for them
Watch Now
Comedy
Let's talk about sex, baby.
Watch Now
Documentary
Female artisans around the world
Watch Now
Politics
Made by and for smart, opinionated women.
Watch Now
Film
We helped 12 female directors claim their power.