Exactly What Shoes to Wear With Every Style of Denim

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We'd like to think we're living in the golden age of denim. Whether you're a skinny-lover, prefer an exaggerated flare, keep it comfy in slouchy boyfriends, or go retro with a high-waisted mom jeans, we're making the staple for morning, noon, and night. We're styling them with blazers for work and vintage T-shirts for off-duty wears; growing a solid collection of light, medium, and dark blues, but also loving a pop of color from time to time.

But this spring, the question is: what shoes should we be wearing with all our favorite denim styles? We've got you covered. If you follow our outfit formulas below, you'll be set with your denim for every occasion your calendar may bring. What's more, we've rounded up some of-the-moment styles we're shopping right now.

Overalls + Feminine Flats

Elevate that childhood-inspired denim look with the most elegant flats in your closet for a contrast of style that will bring your one-and-done jumpsuit into adulthood with ease.

Shorts + Sandals

Truly embrace summertime weather with the combo that screams sun, sand, vacation, and more. For added flair, opt for sandals that bring a little whimsy to your classic jean shorts look.

Flares + Chunky Heels

Make those legs look longer than ever with slim-leg flares and a modern chunky heel that will have you standing taller than ever before.

Straight Leg + Backless Loafers

Whether a distressed or more elegant style, a straight-leg jean is more timeless than ever. Borrow from the women who came before us and their preppy American denim vibe with a pair of backless loafers to mix into the look.

Skirt + Ballet Flats

Keep your denim sweet and feminine with a retro-inspired denim mini skirt this spring. To continue the vibe down to your toes, opt for a pair of Coco Chanel-approved ballet flats and you're good to go!

Skinny + Low-Top Sneakers

For perhaps the most effortless combo of the bunch, skinny jeans and low-top sneakers are certainly our ultimate go-to, year-round. Paired with everything from silk camisoles to graphic tees, we might never have loved anything as much as this denim-based uniform.

Ankle Crop + Classic Pumps

Dress up your denim with a pair of classic pumps. Jeans with an ankle crop are the best out there for this look, as they really show off your statement-making kicks and elongate your legs in the process.