How to Style Cropped Wide Leg Jeans

Wide-leg pants and denim are trending more than ever, and I’m all for it. They not only offer a nice break from your skinny and straight jeans but also add a touch of retro vibes to your everyday outfits. So, if you’re unsure how to style cropped wide-leg jeans or pants, this post is for you!

Can Anyone Wear Wide Leg Jeans?

One of the best things about wide-leg jeans is that they’re universally flattering. Whether you’re petite or tall, curvy or straight, these jeans work for everyone. The wide-leg style elongates your legs and cinches the waist, creating a flattering silhouette. The key is to keep your proportions balanced. You want to aim for them hitting at or just above your ankle.

Are Cropped Wide-Leg Jeans Worth Buying?

But why should wide-leg jeans or pants be a staple in your wardrobe? Simple: versatility, my friends. Dress them up with a chic blouse and heels, or keep them casual with a tee and sneakers. There are so many options out there you are sure to find the right pair for you.

My jeans are from Franne Golde, and I can’t say enough good things about them. They’re not like any other jeans in my closet. The pull-on style and the front seaming gives them a 70’s vibe and makes a statement. They run true to size I’m wearing an XS. They’re also offered in white. Use code DOUSED for 15% off your first order.

Cropped Wide-Leg Denim Outfits

Here are five outfit formulas for styling your cropped wide-leg jeans and pants with pieces you probably already have in your closet!

With a Tailored Vest

Another hero piece this spring is a tailored vest. They’re everywhere, and you’lll see them in a variety of colors and fabrics. The vest, worn as a top, gives this outfit a menswear-inspired look.

what to wear with cropped wide leg pants

Denim on Denim

The double denim trend is easy to wear because you likely already have the pieces in your closet. All you have to do is pair two or more denim items. I added a blue-toned blouse, denim heels, and a denim handbag for this all-blue look.

Cropped wide-leg jeans outfit

With a Sweater Vest

I love the preppy vibe of a sweater vest and layered mine over a tee. The vibrant colors give this outfit a fun element. The shorter length hits at just the right spot on the jeans. You could easily dress this outfit up by swapping the sneakers for block heel or wedge sandals.

With a Lightweight Sweater

A a lightweight sweater is the perfect pairing for cropped wide-leg jeans for spring days when it’s still chilly. Finishing off the outfit with espadrille mules still gives the look a warm weather vibe.

With a Blouse

A silky blouse is a no brainer to wear with cropped wide leg jeans because they’re easy to tuck in. To make this look office appropriate, I opted for heeled Mary Jane’s.

By the way, this blouse is from Zinnia Cain, an women-owned online boutique that gives a percentage of all purchases to No Kid Hungry and Dress for Success. Use code DOUSEDINPINK20 for 20% off your first purchase.

I hope these denim jeans outfit ideas gave you some inspiration on how to wear yours! Let me know in the comments which outfit is your favorite!

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Also see: Cropped Cardigan Outfits: Then & Now and Jeans Nancy’s Then & Now

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