Mom uniform: colored skinny jeans
Chasing after a toddler all day, I’m most comfortable wearing a pair of jeans, but I still like my “mom uniform” to look current and stylish. That’s why I’m loving the colored skinny jean trend this fall. In an unexpected hue like teal or plum, they can add a bit of whimsy to an otherwise simple (ahem, boring) outfit, and their slim silhouette is effortlessly chic.
I recently tried on a pair of great-fitting colored jeans at one of my favorite stores but couldn’t justify spending way over $100 on them. What if they’re no longer in style next year? Heck, what if they’re not in style next season?
Luckily, there are affordable options out there, including Old Navy Rockstar Jeans. I was actually slightly overwhelmed when I first saw Old Navy’s in-store display of their Rockstar skinny jeans. They must have had at least twenty colors from which to choose, and some were even offered as cords.
Here’s how I’d wear colored skinny jeans:
During the day, I’d pair them with a short-sleeved or long-sleeved t-shirt in a stripe or polka dot print, my two favorite patterns. (Since I spend my waking hours with a messy 14 month old, my only requirement is that my top must be machine washable.) I’ve been into ankle-length jeans lately; I love how they look with ballet flats or loafers.
At night, if JB and I could ever find a babysitter and have a proper date, I’d swap my cotton shirt for something a bit more flowy and drapey. I don’t ever wear super high heels because I’m already 5′ 8″ tall, but I’d trade in my flats for something a little bit sexier.
So what do you think? Will you try colored skinny jeans this fall?
PS: And if you think only certain body types can wear skinny jeans, check out this video.
I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls Collective, and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own.