Jeggings Styled 3 Ways

November 18, 2010

I at first protested the whole jegging trend because, at first glance, it seemed to be being done all wrong. Cheap, thin fabrics, ill-fitting designs, I could go on…but when the style became more popular and more options became available, Andrea and I both found ourselves with a couple pair and now I secretly love slipping them on.

Anyhow, I’ve been asked before how you go about styling the jean legging look, especially when you’re not a petite little zero like in the magazines. Therefore, I present to you…3 ways to style jeggings, for nearly every woman.

Look 1: An oversized shirt is a great way to mask any tummy issues you want to keep at bay (I love oversized tees and sweaters for this exact reason). Add edgier accessories and a pair of biker boots to balance your look so you don’t appear too top-heavy from the tee and carry a bright colored bag.Jeggings #1



Acne Dynamic oversized t-shirt, 155 GBP

Look 2: Boyfriend styled tops aren’t your only option when it comes to balancing your proportions to tackle jeggings. A long cardigan with a thin, textured belt cinched at your waist will draw attention to the skinniest part of your body and a pair of heeled booties will further elongate your legs. Navy and gold accessories top this Fall-inspired look from head to toe.

Look 3: Jeggings are great for a night out, too and I love pairing rocker + glam pieces for a perfect balance of edgy-chic. Wearing an eye-catching top and bright ballet flats dress up lightly distressed denim leggings making the whole outfit very California-evening. Accessories, a clutch and a nail color in muted tones of the same color family help to offset the louder pieces of that of the top and shoes.

Jegging #3

Vince Sequined crepe T-shirt, $295

Obviously, the styling options are endless. As far as the jeggings themselves go, favorites of mine include those by Paige Denim that Andrea owns and my 7 for All Mankind ‘The Skinny’ ones which are, in particular, so crazy soft and feel like you’re in tights practically.

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  1. Nicole B says:

    Oooh, cute! I think look #2 is my favorite! I’m with you…at first I thought jeggings were horrible, but now I’m definitely a fan! There’s definitely a right way to wear these. ;o)

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