9 Great Ways to Look Fabulous in Jeans and Sneakers

We have all had moments when we are oh-so-comfortably nestled on our couches while wearing our favorite pajamas and enjoying a moment of low-brain-activity television. Suddenly, we are asked to make a run to the grocery store or perhaps to do an errand that we forgot to finish earlier in our chaotic day; dressing up feels like such a pain when in this state of relaxation.

Emma Roberts grabs a coffeeEmma Roberts grabs a coffee wearing rag & bone skinny jeans, animal print Isabel Marant sneakers and a woolly Urban Outfitters hat in Los Angeles on January 13, 2015 / Reese Witherspoon enters an office building in Beverly Hills wearing Isabel Marant sneakers on January 6, 2015 / Fearne Cotton at the BBC Radio 1 studios in London on November 17, 2014 / Kristen Stewart arrives at Los Angeles International (LAX) airport on October 11, 2014

Go ahead; grab those sneakers and jeans. We’ll show you five throw-on-and-go outfits that won’t sacrifice style for comfort.

1. Go menswear all the way.

Elif of The Rose ManiaElif of The Rose Mania

The items needed in this look need not be ironed (though we do encourage ladies to be tidy, stuff strewn across your bed and floor will do). Grab a pair of boyfriend jeans and sneakers. Wear them with a plain tee, and throw a plaid shirt over it. A quick necklace, a backpack, and a hat will nicely polish off this look.

Shop the look:

Gap Current Elliot Topshop VansGAP 1969 Sexy Deconstructed Boyfriend Jeans, $69.95 / Current/Elliott The Prep School Plaid Shirt, £94 (before: £188) / Topshop Petite Viscose V Tee, £12 / Vans Footwear The Authentic Slim Sneakers in Brown and Turtledove, $44.95 (before: $60)

2. Don’t be afraid to mix masculine and feminine.

Jint of Vanilla & VelvetJint of Vanilla & Velvet

Grab an edgy acid-wash pair of denims, and wear them with New Balance sneakers. Play up the masculinity of this look with a beanie, but don’t be afraid to contrast it with a fluffy baby pink coat or jacket. Play with other feminine elements, such as an oversized tote, or simply let your long tresses loose in gorgeous waves.

Shop the look:

Diesel New Balance Dorothy Perkins TopshopDiesel Skinzee Super Skinny Jeans, £130 / Topshop Petite Burnout Tee, £16 / Topshop Petite Fluffy Wool Mix Coat, £89 / New Balance 574 Sneakers, $69.95 / Dorothy Perkins Gray Chunky Rib Beanie, £7

3. Go posh.

Veronica of Bittersweet ColoursVeronica of Bittersweet Colours

Surprisingly, a look that is meant for a pair of pointed-toe heels will also work with sneakers. Wear mom or boyfriend jeans with a turtleneck top, and lavish yourself with sophistication by throwing on an oversized coat and an infinity scarf (just make sure that your ankles can actually be seen to cut off the part where your frumpy mom jeans meet your sneakers). Grab a clutch, and put on some reflector sunglasses. We imagine that this is what Victoria Beckham would wear while out jogging.

Shop the look:

Acne Cheap Monday Liska Target Reebok Ray BanAcne Studios Pop Vintage Boyfriend Jeans, $297 / Merona Women’s Cashmere-Blend Turtleneck Pullover Sweater, $29.98 (before: $49.99) / Liska Mene Coat, $6,578.92 / Ray-Ban Matte Gold Metal Flash Lens “Classic” Aviator Sunglasses, $136 / Cheap Monday Tube Scarf in Heavy Gray, $50 / Reebok White Easytone Reinspire Trainers, £40 (before: £80)

4. Work with leather.

Jo of The Fashion CrackMaria of The Fashion Crack

Leather has an uncanny ability to dress up pretty much everything that it is paired with, and the jeans-and-sneakers combination is no exemption. Go with a full leather jacket, sunnies, and a clutch for a more feminine feel, or grab a leather vest, a beanie, and a backpack to steer your look more toward androgyny.

Shop the look:

DL1961 River Island Topshop Lanvin Nasty GalDL1961 Jeans Riley Boyfriend in Nassau, $168 / Topshop Knitted Rib Texture Jumper, £38 / River Island Brown Perforated Leather Vest, $140 (before: $240) / Lanvin Leather Patent-Toe Trainers, £291 / Topshop Rolled Edge Beanie, £14 / Topshop Luca Squared Round Sunglasses, £16 / In the Clear Clutch Set in Mint$35

5. Play with bold colors and prints.

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How do you keep people from realizing that you are wearing yesterday’s clothes? Why, distract them, of course. Nothing can take their attention away from a neutral pair of jeans and sneakers than loud animal prints (such as an oversized leopard trench) worn with a hot pink beanie. Get plus points for putting on an adorable set of frames.

Shop the look:

Mother Dorothy Perkins Wildfox Eugenia Kim ConverseMother The Looker Pop Jeans in Gray, £220 / Wildfox Champs Elysees Cropped Milk Oversized Crop Shirt, €39 (before: €90) / Dorothy Perkins Leopard-Print Faux Fur Coat, £75 / Eugenia Kim Marley Chunky Knit Beanie Hat, £75 (before: £150) / Converse Chuck Taylor All Star High Tops, $79 (before: $113)

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