Straight cut, skinny or boyfriend jeans: what shoes go best with your favourite denim?

Women's shoes with jeans - Melvin & Hamilton

For some it is their favourite trousers, for others almost a real lucky charm. The right pair of jeans outlasts every season and can be passed down through the generations. The search for the perfect pair of jeans can seem endless, but don't worry, they exist: the right jeans for every body shape.

Jeans are a timeless piece of women's wardrobe: It is a real all-rounder that can be worn for parties, going out to dinner or for a meeting in the office. You may be one of the lucky ones who have finally found the right model: the comfortable and elegant jeans that fit you like a glove and that you wear all year round like a second skin. Now it's time to find the right pair of shoes to go with those jeans. This way you can create the perfect look for any occasion without spending hours in front of the closet.

Even though jeans are always a good choice, the right shoe is crucial to make the look complete. Whether you're getting ready for dinner out or a marathon day at the office, there is a variety of shoes that are easy to wear with jeans.

Among all the existing models, what shoes to wear with which jeans? Lacking inspiration in front of your wardrobe or because of the changing weather? We've put together a guide with the best denim/shoe combinations. From sneakers to loafers, explore our favourite combinations to find the one that will suit your pants best. Here's a 5-step tour of the pairs of shoes that will pair perfectly with your favourite jeans.

01 What shoes go with straight leg jeans?

Women's loafers Scarlett 22 Melvin & Hamilton

For a formal but not overly sophisticated look, leather loafers are the perfect pair of shoes to wear with straight cut jeans or raw denim. For a preppy silhouette, choose loafers in light leather or patent leather with tassels. To revive your winter look, dare to wear socks with your shoes! Colourful, glittery, or patterned, the loafer-sock combo is this season's top trend.

02 What shoes to wear with ⅞ jeans?

Women's espadrilles Bree 2 Melvin & Hamilton

⅞-Jeans are a must-have in every woman's wardrobe and the perfect companion for strolling during the mild days of mid-season. Short and tightened at the calf, it is best to opt for low shoes that will let your ankles show. In spring, espadrilles and mules are in vogue! Combining them with bohemian chic accents is ideal for the summer season. For the cooler months, opt for sock boots, lace-up boots or Chelsea boots.

03 What shoes to wear with ripped jeans?

Women's ankle boots Megan 3R Melvin & Hamilton

Get a cool and bold style while wearing washed-out jeans. Rock-chic look with black ankle boots, or more urban with leather sneakers, torn jeans can be worn all year round. Have fun and create contrast with this trendy piece: its grunge and casual side can be softened with white sneakers during the day or pop and colourful ankle boots in the evening.

04 What shoes to wear with skinny jeans?

Women's oxford shoes Aviana 3 Melvin & Hamilton

Skinny or slim jeans are undoubtedly the most popular pants styles of the last few seasons. In winter, leather boots and ankle boots are your best friends: thanks to the tight fit of your jeans, you can slip them inside your shoes to stay warm. As soon as the summer temperatures arrive, free your ankles and adopt braided oxford shoes or flat leather sandals.

05 What shoes to wear with rolled up jeans?

Women's derbies Betty 3 Melvin & Hamilton

If you are a fan of cropped jeans: cuffed high-waisted jeans, mom jeans, rolled-up boyfriend jeans... Go for low-rise shoes for a ⅞-length: sneakers, oxfords or even leather derbies. For a dinner or an evening out, a pair of wedge mules will transform your casual jeans into a chic and sexy outfit. You feel more comfortable in flat shoes? Then choose a pair of gold, silver or sequined ballerinas to get you through the day comfortably and elegantly.

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