How to Wear Mid-Calf Boots With Jeans
Mid-calf boots have exploded in popularity in the fashion world since 2020. It doesn’t matter if you’re in London, Sydney or New York – you'll have probably seen some out on the town!
With the rainy summer storms looming ahead, or even just the splash of springtime rain, you don’t want to sacrifice functionality for the sake of fashion. You don’t need to shiver in a mini skirt just to showcase your boots, and you don’t need to feel dressed-down in jeans just to stay warm. In this article, we’ll give a fashionista’s expert tips on how to style mid-calf boots with jeans.
Styling Your Boots With Jeans
The 2010s gave us endless ideas of how to style just about anything with ankle boots, so it’s no wonder most of us are scratching our heads when it comes to styling mid-calf boots. The style icons of Gen Z have taken inspiration from the rebellious and youthful trends of Y2K fashion, pairing mid-calf boots with bright, low rise mini skirts and layered t-shirts.
While many of these style influencers are providing inspiration to your closet, it’s time to face the music: much of the fashion coming out of Los Angeles simply isn’t suitable for anyone outside of this summery location. Most Londoners, New Yorkers, Australians, and any other fashion professional will tell you fashion needs to be functional.
Stay Sleek With Fitted Jeans
Fitted jeans and boots are like fish and chips – it’s a pairing that always works. If you want to showcase your boots in their entirety, we recommend wearing skinny jeans to prevent your trouser leg from bunching at the ankle.
Simply tuck your jeans into your boots, and you’re good to go. This is also an ideal look if your mid-calf boots as you can adjust the opening to be wider.
Go Bold With Cuffs
Mom jeans are the perfect cut of jeans to cuff. A baggy pair of jeans (or even straight-leg jeans) with a cuff at the ankle creates more visual intrigue and shape to the trouser. If you’re fully embracing the emerging “Gorp Core” style (a trend where clothing intended for outdoor recreation is incorporated into street fashion), pairing your cuffed jeans works well with your gumboots.
Style It Wide-Leg and Flare Jeans
With the rains of spring upon us, it makes sense that you’re ready to embrace the fashions of warmer weather but still need to be ready for the daily drizzle. Our Darcy mid-calf gumboot comes in colours that shine, and ones that seamlessly integrate into any outfit you want. Our black gumboot slips underneath wide-leg, flare, boyfriend, and other loose-fitted jeans. Simply allow the denim fabric to lay over the calf of the boot to create a clean silhouette to your outfit.
When the seasons change, we find ourselves tearing through our closets to find items that can fare in this rapidly-changing weather. Mornings are brisk, afternoons are sweltering, and unanticipated downpours leave us at a loss for how to dress for the day. At Merry People, we get it.
We design boots that are as stylish as they are sturdy. Our Darcy mid-calf gumboot is perfect for the fashionista simply riding out unstable weather patterns, or the garden guru looking for comfort and protection. Looking for ankle boots, as well? Check out our Bobbi Ankle Gumboots for more ways to incorporate waterproof, vegan, supportive, and stylish footwear into your wardrobe!