As much as we hate to admit it, we know we're kidding ourselves when we walk outside thinking we're gonna stay warm in tights (yes, even opaque ones) when it's just 15 degrees out. While it's easy to layer up on top, your gams need some lovin', too. Luckily, the skinny jean trend is still alive and well — in fact, 2012 is introducing a slew of patterned, detailed, and colorful (read: non-boring!) slim denim options. Pair them with riding boots for extra cold protection during the day, or glam them up with sky-high pumps or booties at night — any way you rock your beloved bottoms, we promise they'll stay staples in your wardrobe rotation, straight into spring. Plus, when you bulk up with that toasty coat, the skinnies will help keep you svelte 'n' sleek on the bottom. Here are 10 new denim iterations to love. 'Scuse us for calling them our everyday heroes.
Click through for 10 skinny jeans to keep you kickin' it this season.
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DL 1961 Emma Waxed Jeans, $168, available at Shopbop.