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How To Wear Knee-High Boots With Jeans: 6 Outfit Ideas

December 2, 2021

Jacqueline Parisi
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Styling tips for one of our favorite cold-weather looks: tall boots with denim. 

Don’t get us wrong, we love tucking jeans into ankle boots and booties. But come middle of winter, knee-high boots are where it’s at. Because they rise higher up on the leg, they have the double benefit of keeping you warm while also preventing rain and snow from creeping inside. 

If you’re on the petite side, we recommend looking for heeled boots for some extra length. Have strong, athletic thighs and calves? Boots with a wider shaft will do the trick. And a general rule of thumb for everyone is to look for boots that hug the ankle and calf — no sagging allowed, those beauts should stand up straight!

There are sooooo many ways to style a pair of bootsmini skirt and tights, pencil skirt, leather skirt, mini dress, sweater dress, shirt dress…you name it. But in true Revelle style, we’re talkin’ denim. Here are six of our go-to outfit ideas.

Riding boots — which typically hit just below the knee — typically have buckles and zippers. You can certainly find ‘em as solid black or brown boots, but we have a soft spot for the two-toned hue. To round out this casual look, pair your flat knee-high boots with ripped skinny jeans and a flannel. 

There’s something about an all-black outfit that screams “night out on the town.” We love pairing knee-high heeled boots with black jeans, a black blouse, and some gold jewelry for some much-needed sparkle.

Need an outfit for that winter holiday party? Can’t go wrong with suede boots and a cable-knit turtleneck. Pairs perfectly with a glass of red (and your Secret Santa gift).

Business casual, anyone?

Pair your over-the-knee boots (or dare we say thigh-high boots?!) with a long-sleeved bodysuit, leather jacket, and chunky scarf for a layered look that’ll keep you feeling warm and stylish. 

Play around with the monochromatic, black-on-black-on-black look or try pairing your black top and boots with classic blue jeans. If you’re feeling *extra* spicy, you can even try faux snakeskin boots. 

While you can 1000% find denim jeans with some give ‘n stretch, don’t forget about jeggings. This is the opportune time to wear these jeans-meet-leggings gems tucked into black knee-high boots.

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