12 Chic Ways to Rock Black Skinny Jeans

There are certain items that every woman should own to have a complete wardrobe, and that list absolutely includes black skinny jeans. They're as versatile as they are stylish—you can wear a pair of slim black jeans to look fabulous on a date, to slay at the office, for casual weekends, and beyond—this denim essential can be styled in tons of different ways, to create looks for your busy life. Enjoy our round-up of the best black skinny jeans outfits for going out, going to work, and all your casual days off.

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Casual Night Out: Black Skinny Jeans and Hoodie

Street style - grey sweatshirt and black jeans
Create a surprisingly fashionable effect by mixing casual and dressy elements in your outfit. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

Can you wear a sweatshirt out for cocktails with your girls? Absolutely, when you style it with this much flair. Check out this inspiring street style outfit that's casual on top and sexy on the bottom. Figure-flaunting black skinny jeans layered over sexy fishnet stockings and designer accessories (those red Manolo Blahnik pumps and that gorgeous Furla bag!) look surprisingly right here, worn with an ultra-casual sweatshirt and untucked, long-sleeved blouse. Take the lead on grooming when styling your own high-meets-low fashion looks, by wearing them with unfussy hair and makeup, as seen here.

 

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The New Tuxedo - Black Skinny Jeans and a Black Blazer

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Tuxedo style in black jeans. Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images

Tuxedo-inspired dressing is extremely chic and modern—especially when you skip the traditional trousers and opt for a black skinny jean, as pictured here in an ultra-snug fit. As long as all the pieces fit you well, this is a fantastic outfit for all body shapes. You'll exude confidence in black jeans and a tailored black blazer when everyone else is looking cookie cutter in their ​LBDs. Add a touch of flair with shiny accessories, such as crystal earrings, a blingy bracelet, and patent leather high heels. Or, skip the add-ons entirely and go full-on minimal, with menswear-inspired loafer flats, well-brushed hair and natural-effect makeup.

 

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Fall or Winter Date Outfit in Black Skinny Jeans

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Chic daytime or evening look in black jeans. Edward Berthelot/Getty Images

Weekend coffee meet-ups call for an outfit that shows off your style, while also looking effortlessly pulled together. When you're dressing for a daytime date in the cooler months, you can't go wrong with this go-to outfit. Snug, black skinny jeans and a soft pullover sweater are an easy, chic combination that will always look right. Add a short, camel coat for extra polish and warmth and you're dressed for a walk in the park, a movie date, or connecting over coffee. Accessorize your fall date outfit with easy black ankle boots and a cross-body purse in a classic color.

 

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Black and Pink Outfit With Skinny Jeans

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Look cute in a pink sweater and black jeans outfit. Vanni Bassetti/Getty Images

Black and pink are a fashionable color combination that has never gone out of style (see fashion icons from Audrey Hepburn to Nicki Minaj). We're all about the preppy jeans and sweater look pictured here. A pink turtleneck sweater adds sweetness to a sleek outfit in black skinny jeans, with a casual black jacket on top. You could wear this look easily with black ankle boots, or choose to do something different, as in this street style outfit. Long, dangly earrings would also look beautiful with this easy, casually-chic outfit that's perfect for wearing on colder days.

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Polished Winter Outfit: Black Skinny Jeans and Faux Fur Jacket

Street style winter outfit in faux fur and jeans
Stylish winter outfit in faux fur and black jeans. Christian Vierig/Getty Images

We're big fans of faux fur, especially when worn with jeans. You'll look glamorously styled for daytime—or casually glam for evening, take your pick—when you match a luxurious, plush faux fur jacket with your go-to black skinny jeans and sweater look.

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Go-To Office Outfit: Black Skinny Jeans and Light Blazer

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Wear jeans to work with a tailored blazer. Edward Berthelot/Getty Images

Here's a polished, effortless jeans outfit that you can wear all year round to your office on casual Fridays (and other denim-friendly work days). Style black skinny jeans (choose a pair that's slim-fitting but not ultra-tight, to look appropriate for work) with a slim button-down shirt and a blazer in a soft, neutral shade, such as beige, dusk pink or slate grey. Add quality accessories, such as simple, black flats, a chunky watch and a neutral leather tote, for an appealing, relaxed work outfit that still conveys a professional vibe.

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Daytime Look: Denim Jacket and Black Skinny Jeans

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Wear a classic denim jacket with your black skinny jeans. Edward Berthelot/Getty Images

Here's a cute, casual daytime outfit that would be at home in any fashionable city in the world (this street style shot was snapped in Paris). Style an easy, chic outfit for fall or spring weekends when you pair black skinny jeans with a classic denim jacket worn over a white t-shirt. Add polish with a swipe of red lipstick, and a pretty pair of ankle-strap shoes, as pictured here.

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Date Outfit: Black Skinny Jeans and White Blouse

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Wear a lacy blouse and skinny jeans on a date. Matthew Sperzel/Getty Images

Strike a fashionable, feminine pose when you match black skinny jeans with a pretty white blouse, as pictured here. Choose a blouse with pretty, girlish details (such as lace and other sheer fabrics, ruffles, eyelet or embroidered details), which all play surprisingly well with the streamlined, modern vibe of slim-fitting black jeans. Wear a high-rise jean style and tuck in your top, to show off your waistline and womanly curves. For cooler days or evenings, a statement coat (such as this striking red, white, and blue style) keeps you covered and adds something special to your look.

 

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Go-To Weekend Look: Black Skinny Jeans and Leather Jacket

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Wear a leather biker jacket with your black jeans. Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images

Here's a foolproof, stylish outfit that you can transition easily from season to season, simply by changing your accessories. (Neon lipstick, anyone?) A black leather biker jacket is the perfect companion for black skinny jeans (with or without distressed details) and a simple white t-shirt. Dress up this outfit by wearing it with a beautiful black leather bag and designer sunglasses, as pictured here. Or, keep it edgy and casual for weekend wear, with minimal accessories and basic white sneakers.

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Polished Office Outfit in Black Jeans

Street style in faux fur coat and skinny jeans
Layer a cozy coat over a sweater and jeans outfit. Matthew Sperzel/Getty Images

If your office has denim-friendly days, stand out from the water-cooler crowd by choosing black skinny jeans instead of the typical indigo blues. A cowl-neck sweater in a neutral hue (such as beige, as pictured here) layers beautifully over slim black jeans. Wear this work-friendly denim outfit with classic black pumps or ankle boots, depending on your style. Of course, you'll want to add a gorgeous winter coat (we love the cream-colored, faux fur-trimmed number pictured here) and a quality handbag, to make an impact coming and going.

 

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Weekend Outfit: Black Skinny Jeans and Bomber Jacket

Street style in black jeans and a big scarf
Street style outfit in black jeans and a big scarf. Vanni Bassetti/Getty Images

Looking for an easy weekend outfit for a day of sight-seeing, or to wear to the game? Grab your go-to pair of black skinny jeans, layer on a trendy, puffy bomber jacket in black, and add a big, cozy scarf in your favorite color. Done, done and done.

 

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Wear Black Skinny Jeans and a White T-Shirt

Modern grunge street style look in black jeans
Modern grunge street style look in black jeans. Timur Emek/Getty Images

Black, white, and plaid get a modern reinvention in this easy weekend outfit styled with black skinny jeans and a plaid shirt—call it grunge fashion 2.0. What makes this casual outfit feel fresh right now is the streamlined silhouette. Super-skinny black jeans with a tucked in white tee are great for showing off your figure as well as your style. Another modern touch is the addition of a leather designer bag in a bright pop of color, which adds polish and fashion cred.