It's official—skinny jeans are back. In a rare public appearance, at the Schiaparelli haute couture show no less, Emma Watson took on fashion's most divisive jeans style with a playful take on proportions that included grey skinnies, an architectural blazer and chunky Dr. Martens for good measure. What makes this outfit so noteworthy isn't just the return of skinny jeans (though, we must admit we're completely won over); it's the impact that comes from the perfectly balanced structure of the look.
The harmony is all based on dimension, with the dramatic lapels and cropped silhouette of the Schiaparelli blazer contrasting the slim-cut jeans. With the addition of the clomping, flat-sole Chelsea boots, Watson has created a striking silhouette worthy of Couture Fashion Week.
Emma Watson wearing a Schiaparelli blazer, skinny jeans and Dr. Martens boots.
Among the minidresses and heeled looks donned by most couture-week attendees, Emma Watson opted for a more understated style that paired classic French minimalism with DMs, adding an undisputedly British touch, proving that, at times, less is definitely more. Though we may not have couture blazers at the ready, we intend to take a leaf out of Watson's book by re-creating this skinny-jeans-and-flat-boots look.
If, however, you parted with your skinny jeans a few years ago, here's a selection to ease you back into the style. Then, complete the look with chunky Chelsea boots.
SHOP SKINNY JEANS + CHELSEA BOOTS