9 Expensive-Looking Winter Outfits to Wear With Jeans

I honestly don't know what we'd all wear in the winter if denim ceased to exist. It's simply essential and is the perfect match for all of those winter-friendly items like coats, sweaters, and boots. It's also universally loved, so there's a steady stream of examples of stylish women wearing incredible winter outfits with jeans.

Even though jeans are the most basic of basics and can be very affordable, they needn't actually look cheap. I scoured street style from the past year in search of the winter jeans outfits that look ultra expensive, thanks to a smart styling trick here and there. What does or doesn't make an outfit look expensive isn't a scientifically proven fact, but I have a well-trained eye for these sorts of things, so keep scrolling to learn nine tricks of the trade and shop the looks.

The Trick: Faux-Fur Outerwear
Coat to wear with jeans

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Unlike real fur, good faux fur can often be quite inexpensive and does wonders for dressing jeans up and making them look luxe.

The Trick: Pair Them With a Black Puffer
Puffer with jeans outfit

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A puffer is a cold-weather essential, and if you want the chicest-looking winter outfit, opt for a black one that's a bit elevated.

A neutral-coloured wool coat with jeans of any wash is an expensive-looking combination you can wear every single day during winter.

The Trick: Layer Your Sweaters

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The layered sweater look is huge right now, and it makes jeans look so chic. If you want to go the DIY route, simply purchase two of the same sweater (even better if they're affordable) and drape away.

The Trick: Drape a Coat Over a Blazer
Skinny jean winter outfit idea

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Yes, you can wear a coat and a blazer together, and it looks damn expensive.

The Trick: Wear a Fancy Sweater
Jeans and sweater outfit

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Wearing a pretty embellished sweater with jeans is a low-effort way to make your jeans look fancy and luxe.

The Trick: Try a Little Leather
What to wear with jeans during winter

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Leather (or faux leather) is magic when it comes to elevating denim. Truly a match made in heaven.

The Trick: Layer a Turtleneck Under a Jacket
Warm outfits to wear with jeans

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Turtlenecks have a way of making any outfit feel more elegant. Luckily, they'll keep you nice and toasty.

The Trick: Try a Leather Puffer
What to wear with a puffer.

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Choose a puffer coat made of something like vegan leather and wear it with jeans and sneakers for a decidedly rich look.

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This piece originally appeared on Who What Wear U.S.