It’s Time to Rescue Skinny Jeans From the Bottom of Your Drawer

Mom jeans are having their heyday, but that doesn’t mean you should cast off your skinny jeans as the “basic choice.” Our trusty clingy jeans will always hold a spot in our hearts as the best thing to pair with ankle boots or an oversized coat.

And as sartorial justice would have it, the skinny jean is back to claim its rightful place as the essential bottom for summer street style. Acid-wash and bootcut styles took over the domain of skinny jeans as of late, but the baggier styles have been filtering out to clear some space for skinny jeans, perhaps the most versatile casual wear of all time.

After all, skinny jeans are basically leggings — and leggings are always in. So, according to fashion math, it’s time to dust off your skinnies.

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