Cowboy Boots & Bootcut Jeans

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I bought this pair of short cowboy boots from Reformation last month (in taupe, obvi), and yeehaw — they’re good. Up until fairly recently, Philly was still pretty warm, so I’d contented myself by wearing them with denim cutoffs and little dresses, which, frankly, are still my favorite ways to style cowboy boots.

But once the weather started to cool…jeans. I needed jeans.

I started popping these cowboy boots on with all sorts of cropped denim, and dang hooey (is that a cowboy term??), they just looked funny. I’m still in the process of figuring out exactly which freaking pairs of jeans actually work with cowboy boots (stay tuned — a video is coming out eventually), but spoiler: Bootcut jeans are a total win.

What Are The Best Jeans For Cowboy Boots? Bootcut Has My Vote

The Reformation cowboy boots are pretty sleek — the pointed toe, the tall-ish (but walkable) heel — but with a decidedly casual vibe.

sweater (S) | jeans (27, more sizes here) | boots

While I love the idea of tucking jeans inside my cowboy boots, in practice, it doesn’t look great. Shorter cowboy boots (like the Reformation pair I’m wearing) makes the tuck easier, but I still wanted a sleeker line.

The whole boot is pretty sleek — the pointed toe, the tall-ish (but walkable) heel — but with a decidedly casual vibe. Bootcut jeans, in this case, are the perfect pairing. (This shouldn’t be surprising; bootcut jeans were basically made for cowboy boots.)

Bootcut jeans go perfectly with short cowboy boots & create a sleek silhouette.
Free People's Pippa Packable Puffer Jackets is bizarrely lightweight, the colors are so fun, & it can really go with any outfit this winter.

sweater (S) | jacket (XS) | jeans (27, more sizes here) | boots | similar bag | similar sunglasses

In addition to pairing these Western boots with some chic bootcut jeans, I finally picked up one of those Free People Pippa Packable Puffer Jackets. It’s bizarrely lightweight, the colors are so fun, and it can really go with any outfit this winter. I can see why everyone gets so swoony about this puffer.

In addition to pairing these Reformation Western boots with some chic bootcut jeans, I'm layering a Free People Pippa Packable Puffer Jackets on top.
The Reformation Western boots are great for denim cutoffs & dresses in the summer, but for fall & winter? Bootcut jeans.

sweater (S) | jacket (XS) | jeans (27, more sizes here) | boots | similar bag

I’d be remiss if I didn’t also mention this 100% cotton Quince sweater. It reminds me of a similar Jenni Kayne sweater, which, frankly, I haven’t yet tried because this particular sweater is so freaking good aaaaaand…under $40.

This 100% cotton Quince sweater reminds me of 1 from Jenni Kayne, but I haven't tried it yet because this Quince sweater is SO good.

sweater (S) | jeans (27, more sizes here) | boots

Shop More Bootcut Jeans

Since my exact bootcut jeans are running low on sizes, I rounded up some similar pairs. Additionally, there are a few additional jeans in the widget below that I also own (and would recommend), so I included fit notes for those as well.

How are you wearing boots and jeans? Let me know!

xo,

S

This one is for the Pin lovers…

Bootcut jeans might just be the best pants to wear w/ cowboy boots. Throw on a Free People puffer jacket & a soft Quince sweater, & yeehaw! You're set.

4 COMMENTS

  1. I have (and Love!!) this Quince sweater!! I have it in black (classic!) and I just got the pretty blue color. I just ordered the merino wool v neck in navy.

  2. Been wanting these jeans for months after seeing them on you and just scored the last pair of size 27 on Zappos. I feel like a won the lottery LOL!!

  3. Hahaha, no Shana dang hooey is not a cowboy expletive, but nice try. Try whooo-doggy, or the classic gaw-dangit. But as someone who grew up in a semi rural area of Houston, my favorite cowboy term is “dunlap” used to describe a man whose belly has done lapped over his big belt buckle. 😂

    • hahahahahahaha – I should’ve just called you. Now trying to figure out how to incorporate a good gaw-dangit once in a while. 🙂

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