24th September 2020
Shoes to Wear with Jeans
No matter what the occasion, jeans make an excellent choice, and the shoes that you pair with jeans pull your outfit together.
In this day and age, where the lines between working in the office and daily casual/comfort attire have been well and truly blended, jeans are likely to be your go-to wardrobe staple for work and weekend. No matter what the occasion, jeans (or, if you’re a male – often the handy chinos are as versatile as jeans) make an excellent choice, and the shoes that you pair with jeans pull your outfit together. Jeans and stylish shoes can get you ready for any occasion! Read on below for our guide to selecting the best footwear to go with your jeans:
What’s the occasion? Are you heading somewhere casual, or somewhere that requires a more formal look?
Boat shoes/Loafers with Jeans/Chinos = smart/casual/fresh
For a semi-formal look with a side of effortless style, team jeans or chinos with a smart, crisp shirt. Boat shoes or slip on loafers are the key to bringing this laid back ensemble together. A slight roll of the cuff and hidden socks to keep the look clean and elegant. For some gorgeous footwear, have a look at Rockport’s Boat and Slip Ons.
Heels / Men’s Dress with Jeans = semi-formal
Polish up your jeans by teaming them with classic footwear like women’s heels and men’s refined styles like the Allander or detailed Kenton Wingtip styles. Women’s heels in taupe, black and classic colourways complement smart shirt and jacket combinations. Current men’s silhouettes allow for modern takes on classic styles, ensuring the lace-up and streamlined slip-on styles in black and tanned full grain leather complete smart, semi-formal attire. For inspiration, look at Rockport Women's Heels and Men's Dress Styles.
Sneakers with Jeans/Chinos = cool/casual
It is officially trendy to wear sneakers with your jeans! Keep it simple with monochrome white or black sneakers. Team this look with t-shirts and jeans. For a more formal athleisure look you could go for tan leather, breen or navy sneakers, or sneakers with additional colours and embellishments. Sneakers and jeans work well with a t-shirt and jacket/or jumper, and even with collared shirts and jacket. Check out Rockport Men's Sneakers and Rockport Women's Sneakers for some great ideas.
Boots with Jeans = smart/casual
A smart leather Chelsea or Chukka boot for men, or ankle or knee high leather boot for women is an excellent option to wear to a smart casual occasion. Team your stylish kicks with a button up shirt, stylish blazer or leather jacket and you are ready to step out in style! Shop Rockport’s Men's Boots and Rockport’s Women's Boots
Another clever way to give your jeans a lift is to ‘cuff’ or ‘roll’ the hem of the jeans. This can give your outfit a real lift, and increase the focus on your footwear. Be careful not to roll too high, or your jeans will turn into ¾ length pants.
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