What to Wear With Black Jeans, Now That They're Popular Again

Hannah Almassi

Working out what to wear with black jeans is always, for some reason, harder than one always imagines. Black clothes are our lifeblood. Denim is our biggest addiction (well, when we're not shopping for shoes). So one would assume that when the two collide—which they most commonly do at this time of year when the weather starts to turn—that we'd be knee-deep in power-dressing territory. Not so. There's something so inherently rock 'n' roll about black jeans that on occasion—when your style is less Siouxsie Sioux and more Olivia Palermo—it can be tricky to walk the line between looking casual and looking pulled-together.

Fortunate for us, the black denim trend has seen a resurgence on the streets of fashion week, which means some new outfit material has been produced in order for us to rethink the wardrobe classic and nudge it into fresher territory. French girls everywhere are partial to a pair of black jeans (you'll find Jeanne Damas and Geraldine Saglio in the lineup of ladies we're looking to for solid advice), but it's interesting to see that Danes, Russians and Brits all have their way of wearing them too. Go through the gallery to see the most inspiring takes on wearing black jeans now—then keep going to shop some of our favourite denim styles to get the look.

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