How I’m Styling My Mom Jeans for Winter

styling mom jeans

I have always been a huge fan of mom jeans and ever since I started working from home back in March, they’re my most worn style of jeans. If I’m not wearing leggings or some sort of loungewear during the day, there’s a 99% chance I’m wearing mom jeans. They’re comfy and casual, without being too casual, ya know? 

Once the temperatures start to drop, I typically swap out my mom jeans for skinny jeans simply because I find them easier to style with boots, booties, and other shoes that are acceptable to wear on 30° days than mom jeans. And I know what you’re thinking. It’s easy to style mom jeans (or other straight-legged styles) with boots and booties. 

Ya, you’re right but every time I tried pairing the two, I just didn’t feel like the outfit was *me* (read: I don’t feel like I’m cool enough). But, I’m throwing that thought out the window. I can wear whatever I want.

styling mom jeans in winter
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chunky sweater styled with mom jeans
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easy winter outfit

I did a little playing around and I found the outfit formula that works best for me. The combo?

Mom jeans + chunky sweater + a heeled bootie

After picking up what I lovingly refer to as the Instagram bootie this fall, I knew I had to get the black leather ones for winter and guys – they’re the BEST bootie to pair with mom jeans. Since I have shorter legs, I always opt for a mom jean that’s fitted an has a skinnier straight leg so they don’t make me look wider than I already am and love that this pair from Madewell pair perfectly with the Marc Fisher booties.

I’m also totallllllyy having a moment with the crew socks paired with my booties and cropped jeans lately. At first I was looking for a little extra warmth on cold days (the less exposed skin, the better) but then saw it was alllll the rage with TikTok-ers (is that what they’re called?) and then I just felt very “cool.” Welcome to your late-20s. 😉

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H&M Knit Sweater / Madewell Perfect Vintage Jean / Marc Fisher Oshay Pointed Toe Bootie / Birkenstock Cotton Slub Socks / Everlane The Mini Tote (Similar) / Daniel Wellington Petite Mesh Strap Watch / Ray-Ban Classic Aviators

Photography By Caroline The Photographer

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