Originally posted on June 16, 2022 @ 6:00 am
Last Updated on March 11, 2023 by inckredible
Mom jeans are the “it” fashion right now, and who could fault that?
Moms initially wore these high waist jeans in the 90s because they were loose and comfortable, suitable for running errands.
But now, in addition to fulfilling the need for outside functionality- they need to be stylish. And why wouldn’t they?
Mom’s jeans are high-waisted and loose at the hips with a straight, baggy, or wide leg. This feature makes them perfect for every body type as it makes every shape a more defined silhouette.
But as with every outfit, the shoes you choose can either make or break your style. Mom jeans can go from casual to classic sophistication, depending on your shoes. Do you want to find out which shoes pair nicely with mom jeans and which style they achieve? Please do read on.
Sneakers are such an obvious choice because we all know that the sneakers and denim combo are a match made in heaven. You can pair many sneakers with mom jeans, and each of these sneakers will achieve a different casual and chic look. From small to clunky sneakers, each pair makes a statement. Platform sneakers with raised soles will add extra height to your silhouette. Oversized, clunky sneakers pair nicely with the baggy legs of mom jeans to create a retro-inspired look. My fav mom jean style is the simple white sneakers and white tee combo. This combo can never go wrong because it gives off a relaxed and flattering finish.
Your options with pairing mom jeans with sandals are limitless. This combo will never fail, whether you go for a minimalist look with maybe Birkenstocks or a more chic look with a platform or strappy sandals. Putting on Birkenstocks for a casual walk or a summer picnic is a classic 90s signature mom jeans combo. On the other hand, platform sandals or strappy heels will effortlessly take you from day to night time. They add more polish to the ensemble, making it more feminine and stylish.
A pair of black leather or combat ankle boots are edgy and stylish and add a layer of cool to mom jeans outfit. It is a dressier option and all you need to take your outfit from laid-back casual to stylishly chic in an instant. They are perfect for a weekend meet-up with friends for a drink or a date. Try folding the hem of mom jeans to add a layer of sophistication. An ankle boot with mid-height heels is super comfortable and perfect for every season. Why don’t you try pairing jet black ankle boots with blue mom jeans or try other colors such as brown, burgundy, or leather?
Who knew, right? The combination of slides and mom jeans is a perfect fit. It may be because both slides and mom jeans are loose and comfortable, or maybe because they have a laid-back and relaxed aesthetic. Whatever the reason, I’m just glad that one of my favorite easy-to-wear shoes pairs nicely with my favorite denim. I love to wear my sports slides and socks paired with mom jeans to give off a cooler and edgier vibe. It works so well, especially if the sports slides don’t fit perfectly (they aren’t supposed to). This look ticks off the casual and comfort factor.
Loafers give off a look between super casual and too formal. Loafers are one of my favorite office wear. For this look, I prefer going with straight mom jeans and pairing them with a pair of loafers that have tassels or chains to give it a little extra razzle. You can add a statement belt to make it chicer. Our 90s moms perfected this look, and I always appreciate it when fashion comes full circle.
Chunky boots are exceptionally flattering on younger women. Throw a black leather jacket into the mix, and the outcome is rad. This mix is incredibly fantastic for winter because it is super comfy and suitable for walking slippery sidewalks. You can wear a pair of funky socks and roll up the hem of mom jeans for an edgier look. Chunky boots pair nicely with all types and colors of mom jeans; straight, baggy, wide-leg, blue, black, washed, embroidery, etc.
Pair mom jeans with court heels with brightly colored court heels, such as red or yellow, to give your outfit more character and style. Nothing spells sophistication and class better than sleek court heels. Say you are going on a date; distressed mom jeans cuffed at the hem with court heels and simple jewelry are an excellent way to look sexy and classy without doing too much.
We all love our crocs, and imagine my excitement when I found out they go well with my favorite piece of denim. It’s not far-fetched that crocs and mom jeans go well together. After all, they offer the same things; comfort and functionality with a touch of style. Style mom jeans with an oversized tee tucked in and crocs for a casual picnic on water or land, a long day running errands, or a lazy afternoon visiting your favorite places.
Heels are a lady’s fashion staple, adding a tall silhouette to your form. Since mom jeans also define your body, pairing heels with mom jeans will never fail. Since clear heels and mom jeans are part of the trending fashion, what happens when you pair them together? The result is impressive. Clear heels will make a statement with any mom jeans, whether baggy or straight, blue or washed. Perfect for an evening out, tuck in a floral print top to make it even more stylish.
Oxfords have always been a part of women’s classy and stylish fashion since the 70s, 80s, and 90s. Oxfords come in a variety of different designs that pair nicely with denim. We will focus mainly on the high-heel wedge oxfords for mom jeans. This oxford-type is chic, fashionable, and a dressier option for mom jeans. To add extra height to your silhouette when wearing oxfords, roll up the hem of your jeans for a taller and flattering finish.
The versatility of mom jeans makes them a must-have fashion item. From the post, you can see a wide range of shoes you can pair with mom jeans for any occasion, whether a casual stroll outside or a picnic or an evening out. When looking for shoes to pair with mom jeans, always remember to choose those that are ankle length or lower. Shoes above the ankles do not pair nicely with baggy trousers and will make you appear shorter and frumpy.