Wide leg pants and flare jeans are definitely having a style moment just now. However, that’s not to say you should ditch your skinny jeans altogether. Skinny jeans are now a classic denim trend that look great worn with your tunic tops. So, what are the best skinny jeans for women over 40 and how should you wear them? Let’s look at the most stylish skinny jeans to choose and put together some skinny jeans outfits below.
Are skinny jeans still in style?
Skinny jeans may not be a cutting-edge trend, but they are a timeless classic and you can still wear them in a modern way. They are still very much loved by celebrities including Kate Moss and Kate Middleton. So, while you may want to add some wider styles to your closet, I definitely wouldn´t push your skinny jeans to the back just yet.
Best skinny jeans for women
Before thinking about how to wear them, let’s look at some of the most flattering skinny jeans you could choose.
Levi’s shaping skinny jeans
Some of the best jeans offer a tummy-tucking, thigh-sculpting or bum-lifting effect. The Levi’s shaping jeans (below) are designed to shape through the hip and thigh, while the mid-rise helps to tuck in the tummy. They have more than 11,000 largely positive reviews from women who say they are slimming and comfortable.
Paige is on of my all-time favorite jeans brands. The high waist skinnies (below) are a mid blue that won’t go out of style.
High rise skinny jeans
Fonda @savvysouthernchic above chooses a pair of classic black skinny jeans. You can see that a loafer style pair of shoes look good with your skinny jeans.
If you’re looking for a good pair of high rise jeans to tuck everything in and make sure you don’t get a dreaded muffin top, the super skinny jeans (below) come in black as well as a choice of blue shades.
Lee sculpting skinny jeans
The Lee jeans (below) are made with stretch denim that is designed to keep its shape. They are designed to elongate, slim and sculpt the legs, hips and bum. Reviewers say they look professional enough to wear for work but can also be dressed down for the weekend.
Celebrity pink jeans
The Celebrity Pink Jeans (below) have particularly good reviews from women who are pear shape or have wider hips. Reviewers say they are so comfortable you could sleep in them.
Signature by Levi Strauss & Co. skinny jeans
Women who have tried the skinny jeans (below) say they are stretchy and sturdy. They are particularly recommended by women who say they are curvy or apple shaped.
Ultra fit skinny jeans
Made with durable, stretch denim, the ultra fit jeans (below) come in a big choice of blue shades from light to dark. Wearers say they are extremely soft and are great for covering a muffin top.
AllSaints skinny jeans
All Saints is a great brand if you’re looking to add a little edge to your outfit, you have an urban or a rock chick personality. The dark gray jeans (below) will look good with everything in your closet.
White skinny jeans
A pair of white jeans looks great year round. You can wear with booties or boots during the cooler months and shoes or sandals when the weather warms up. Tanasha @prettytallstyle above looks great in her white, pink and green outfit.
The Paige skinnies (below) will be perfect as the weather starts to warm up.
Vintage blue skinny jeans
The Mavi jeans (below) come in a classic mid blue shade that won’t date. They would look good dressed up with a blazer and heels or down with sneakers and a t-shirt.
What to wear with your skinny jeans
You may already have one (or more) pairs of skinny jeans in your closet. Or perhaps you’re thinking about adding one of the pairs above to your existing looks. But, what should you wear with them? Below, you’ll find a skinny jeans capsule closet.
tops to wear with your skinny jeans
Let’s start at the top, with some tops to go with your skinny jeans. You’ll find that keeping your tops looser works well with your tight jeans, as it creates balance. Plus, wearing tunics and long shirts can help to hide a belly if this is an area of your body you aren’t so confident about.
Kylie @kylish_aus above wears her skinny jeans with a flowy, pink shirt. She modernizes her outfit with a half tuck.
You don’t have to stick to tops. Dresses over skinny jeans can look fantastic.
Kimba @kimbalikes above wears her dress over her skinny jeans, matching the flowers on the print to her shoes – and her hair.
A tunic or wrap style dress will look good with your skinnies. If you’ve tucked a mini or shorter dress to the back of your closet, you may want to try it with a pair of skinny jeans.
Also, take a look at how to wear tunics or short dresses with pants.
coats and jackets
Anything goes when thinking about coats and jackets to wear with your skinny jeans. You could wear with trend-led pieces like oversized blazers. If you choose a short jacket, it will look good with a longer tunic and your jeans. Or you could wear a longer coat, like a trench, for example.
Shoes and boots
Abi @stealmystyle40 above opts for a pair of sneakers with her double denim look.
Anything goes when it comes to the accessories you choose to wear with your skinnies. Beth @styleatacertainage above (read her style interview here) looks fabulous in the classic look she has created to go with her skinny jeans. She’s chosen timeless clothes and accessories that will never date.
Browning Concealed Carry Purse – Amaze Womens Oversized Clutch Bag – Tory Burch Miller Small Leather Crossbody Bag – Karine Sultan Layered Imitation Pearl Pendant Necklace – Tory Burch Crystal Logo Circle Stud Earrings – Madewell Square Huggie Hoop Earrings
Your skinny jeans capsule
Below, you can see the tops, dresses, coats, shoes and accessories together with some of the most recommended skinny jeans options from above, together in one capsule.
You can mix and match the tops and bottoms to create lot of different looks. For example, you might want to wear one of the white dresses with the white jeans for a summer vacation look, or you could team the kaftan style top with skinny jeans and heels for evening.
shop some of the items above here:
- How To Wear Jeans Over 40 – Guidelines And Lots Of Ideas
- What To Wear With Flare Jeans: 9 Modern Flare Jeans Outfit Ideas You’ll Love
- How To Wear Leggings Over 40 – A Complete Guide With The Best Leggings And Tops And Shoes To Wear With Them
What are the best skinny jeans for women you’ve ever found? And, how do you wear yours? I’d love to hear your recommendations.
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