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Don’t toss those skinny jeans just yet…

Yes, we’ve been waxing poetic about the direction of pant/jean styles for 2017/2018. And, yes, if you are going to invest in something new, DO NOT GO SKINNY.
But, that does not mean you need to ditch your collection of skinny jeans (yet). Don’t worry – we’ll let you know when that ship has officially sailed.
As of now it hasn’t – you can, and should still wear those skinny jeans sitting in your closet. But with a few styling tweaks…

Our guide to wearing skinny jeans this season

Note: We scoured the web for the best street style stars depicting how to interpret these new rules for skinnies AND then we scoured it again for shop-able links so you can recreate the look yourself. Just click on the pink words and the magic of the world wide web will take you there.

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The New Rules / How to’s

1. Show ankle. Cut em’ high low. Hem em’ to the ankle. Or cuff em’ big,  so the skinny jean is little less skinny, and has a kick at the bottom. Want a tutorial on HOW TO cut them? Let us know in the comments and we’ll make it a future post…

High low

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Similar Top // Similar Jeans // Shoes //Similar  Bag // Watch // Sunnies

One Big Cuff

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Similar Top // Similar  Blazer //Simliar Jeans //Similar Shoes // Bag //Similar Sunnies

Raw Hem at the Ankle

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Finished Hem at the Ankle

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 SimilarTunic //Similar Jeans //Similar Bag //Similar Shoes
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2. Wear an updated shoe, like a sock bootie. (Remember when we told you to get a sock bootie two years ago? Well they’re still in and here to stay AND WE UPDATED THE LINKS SO THERE ARE MORE AFFORDABLE OPTIONS) Styling note: make sure the skinny jean hem hits at the top of the bootie…
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 Similar Blazer //Similar Jeans // Booties // Bag //Similar Earrings
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Similar Top //Similar Topper //Similar Jeans //Similar Bag //Similar Booties // Similar Sunnies
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 Similar Blazer // Similar Jeans //Similar Booties //Similar Sunnies
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Similar Topper //Similar Sweater //Similar Jeans //Similar Bag //Similar Boot
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3. Pair your skinny jeans with an OTK (over the knee) boot and a longer topper so it looks classy not trashy.
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Similar Top //Similar Jeans //Similar Boots //Similar Bag //Similar Scarf
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Similar Topper //Similar Jeans //Similar Boots //Similar Bag //Similar Sweater
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Similar Top // Similar Sweater // Similar Jeans //Similar Boots
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4. Don’t buy anymore! Really, wear the ones you have, but try and go a little wide, catch the trend on the upswing…  just like the sock boot we posted about 6 seasons ago, it’s where things are headed.
So, how’ll you wear your skinnies this season?? Gonna try and cut them yourself? or do a big cuff? Any of the looks above really speak to you? Let us know – PLEASE!!!!
Header photo: Molly Nook
Hallie’s Outfit details: Jeans // Top // Similar Necklace // Shoes // Sunnies
Street Style photos via: 1 // 2 // 3 // 4 // 5 // 6 // 7 // 8 // 9 // 10 // 11
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Cleveland-based personal stylist and fashion blogger.

11 Comments

    • Hallie Abrams Reply

      Hey Britni – totally!!! We’ll get on it ASAP:)

        • Hallie Abrams Reply

          Thanks for the love Lisa! We are working on a tutorial as I type!! I’m remedial when it come to technology so, Ineed to figure out how to actually post a video… #sadbuttrue Have a great day girlie! xx

  1. Would love to see a tutorial on how to cut hems on my skinny jeans!

  2. Any thoughts on what to do with my pile of boot it jeans? They weren’t cheap and I still like the fit but not from the knees down!!

  3. Not only do I need a post on how to cut the skinnies, I need a workshop! Crafting is not my thing.

    • Hallie Abrams Reply

      LOL!! Julie, maybe we can do that too… Have a great day! xx

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