If there’s one thing that all Who What Wear editors agree on, it’s the timeless appeal of a great pair of jeans. They’re a staple in just about everyone’s wardrobe, and they can be styled in so many ways depending on season, occasion and general mood.
But their versatility can also be problematic. With an abundance of styling options comes an abundance of decisions to be made. Thankfully, the fashion set has served up myriad chic and easy-to-replicate denim looks that take the hard work out of getting dressed. And one thing that always catches my eye when sifting through this collection of inspo is the footwear. No matter what top you’ve paired with your jeans, shoes can instantly change a look, taking you from day to night in a matter of seconds. Whether you’re wearing slim-fit jeans with platforms or baggier jeans with trainers, there’s a jean-and-shoe combo out there for every event and personal style.
Keep scrolling to discover my favourite simple yet stylish denim-and-shoe combos to try next time you don’t know what to wear, and shop the footwear you may need to help re-create the look.