The best straight leg jeans to wear now

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Helen Atkin

The straight leg jean is the breakout style of the year. From fashion editors to influencers, everyone’s wearing a pair right now.

The straight leg jean is the denim to be seen in this year. It’s the more flattering alternative to the skinny jean, fitted over the hips and then straight over the legs, giving you a little more room to breathe. 

Fashion editors have been wearing this style so religiously over the last few seasons that Topshop have just released an ‘Editor’ style, a clear sign the straight leg is doing something right.  

They are as flexible as they are functional, as easy to wear during the day as they are at night. For easy office style wear a dark pair with a tucked in v neck jumper, checked blazer and heeled ankle boots; at night pair them with a strappy mule, sheer blouse and oversized chandelier earrings. 

The beauty of these jeans is, they can be worn with pretty much anything. Here are the top five pairs to buy now.     

Arket Straight Vintage jeans

Wear these Arket jeans with an oversized puffer and hiking boots to keep out the chill.

Arket straight vintage jeans, £59

Good American Good Curve jeans

A kitten heel court shoe, a white t-shirt and a loose fitting blazer, paired with these jeans will take you from day through to night.

Good American Good Curve high-rise straight-leg jeans at Selfridges, £165

Reserved Straight Leg jeans

These white jeans worn with a trench coat, beige jumper and tan shoes will give a fresh take on the tonal look.

Reserved straight leg jeans £24.99

Hush Boyfriend jeans

White trainers, a grey t-shirt and an extra large jumper are the perfect match for these jeans for a lazy weekend.

Hush boyfriend jeans, £75

Gant Slim Blue Denim jeans

Try a colourful mule and slouchy jumper with these Gant jeans .

Gant slim blue denim jeans, £95

Images courtesy of Getty, Victoria Adamson and Moeez Ali


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