The Best Baggy Jeans for Smart Casual This Winter and Beyond
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If you pay attention to TikTok, you’ll know that skinny jeans are over. Super baggy styles have dominated in recent seasons, and we’re feeling the comfy mid-’90s style that’s been seen on everyone from Her Royal Highness Rihanna to Hailey Bieber and Kylie Jenner.
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When styling the dramatic look, you can keep it sexy with a crop top or mini cardigan like the one worn by Bella Hadid, or stick to the basics like Katie Holmes and pair wide leg jeans with a simple tank top and sneakers. vintage-inspired. A baggy jacket offers a borrowed-from-the-boys vibe, while a romantic blouse and your comfiest heels are an easy way to dress it down for casual evenings.
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We’ve found great baggy jeans in a wide range of styles across all of our favorite denim brands, including Levi’s, Madewell, Good American and Mother, to name a few. If you want to be a little more dramatic, we’ve also found belted, oversized and criss-cross silhouettes that make a bold statement (especially when paired with a designer logo belt). Or, if you’re more low-key, there’s nothing wrong with shopping in the men’s section.
Ahead, check out some of the best baggy jeans to buy for winter and beyond, from boyfriend silhouettes to durable options.
1. Levi’s High Rise Straight Jeans
No denim roundup would be complete without at least one Levi’s pick. While we love the historic label’s skinny fits, we’re drawn to this high-waisted, straight-leg pair, which are relaxed through the hips and thighs and have a super-high, comfortable fit.
Buy: Levi’s Women’s High Rise Straight Jeans $49.91
2. Madewell Balloon Jeans
Madewell is one of our favorite brands for denim styles that are comfortable, well-made and always in style. (Stars such as Meghan Markle, Lucy Hale, Taylor Swift and Daisy Ridley are a few who have been spotted on the label.) We love that these roomy balloon jeans (which are made from 100% non-stretch cotton) lean on ’80s mommy. Jean territory while still staying decidedly modern with fuller hips and thighs. They’re also on sale for 30% off when you use code REALDEAL through January 27.
Madewell Balloon Jeans (reg. $118)
3. Everlane The Rigid Slouch Jean
Everlane’s mid-rise jeans have a loose, oversized fit and are made from stiff organic cotton, so you can let loose knowing your denim is good for the earth. (The brand has been worn by Angelina Jolie, Meghan Markle, Adele and Billie Eilish.)
Everlane The Rigid Slouch Jean
4. Eloquii Gena Fit High Waist Wide Leg Denim Pants with Belt
This is another dark, belted wash style we love that’s less skatepark and more dressy for a date. They’re from size-inclusive brand Eloquii, which is currently offering 40% off select items online with code WEEKEND.
Eloquii Gena Fit High Waist Wide Leg Denim Pants
5. Tunnel Vision High Rise Mother Jeans
One of the best luxury denim brands, Mother is known for its effortless fit and celebrity looks. (Katy Perry, Jennifer Garner and Olivia Wilde are a few stars who have been spotted in the Los Angeles-based brand.)
Buy: Mother Tunnel Vision High Rise Jeans $258.00
6. PA. Distressed high-rise wide-leg jeans
For a laid-back, distressed look, opt for BP’s high-rise wide-leg jeans, which pair well with a bucket hat, Vans, and your old Beanie Baby collection.
BP. Distressed high-rise wide-leg jeans
7. Good 90s American Loose Jeans
Founded by Khloe Kardashian and seen by Kelly Rowland, Ashley Graham and Gabrielle Union (as well as the Kardashian-Jenner clan), Good American is known for its waist-inclusive silhouettes like these Good ’90s Loose Jeans. It’s one of the best baggy jeans with a ’90s-inspired aesthetic, thanks to its high waist, light wash, and effortless oversized fit.
90s Good American Good Loose Jeans
8. Wide Le Palazzo Frame Jeans
If you’re looking to make a statement, these dark wash wide-leg jeans from cult brand Frame (Priyanka Chopra, Karlie Kloss and Hailey Beiber have been spotted in the brand’s denim) will give you plenty of room to do just that.
Le Palazzo Frame Wide Leg Jean
9. H&M wide jeans
If you’re looking for the best white jeans with a loose fit, try these 90s-inspired wide leg jeans from H&M. These five-pocket jeans are made from 100% recycled cotton and have a high waist and wide, loose legs.
H&M Wide and tall jeans
10. Universal Standard Gwen high-rise carpenter jeans
For a workwear-inspired aesthetic, you can’t go wrong with Universal Standard’s Gwen High Rise Carpenter Jeans. Available in dark indigo, these pants strike the perfect balance between a relaxed utility silhouette and stretchy comfort, thanks to the loose, straight leg style, multiple pockets and cargo loop.
Universal Standard Gwen High Rise Carpenter Jeans
11. Zara Z1975 Baggy Paperbag Jeans
Zara’s line of wide-leg jeans leans on loose silhouettes over the decades, from the ’70s to the ’90s. We’re fans of these vintage-inspired high-rise jeans for their paperbag-style elastic waistband and cuffed hems, and it pairs well with your favorite retro sneakers.
Courtesy of Zara
Zara Z1975 Jean Baggy Paperbag
12. Triarchy High Rise Jeans
Remember JNCO from the 90s? These high waisted jeans from Triarchy will give you a lifted up version of your favorite vintage raver denim brand, while being eco-friendly. Available in white, light indigo and medium, this pair of non-stretch heavyweight denim is made from 100% organic cotton, which is made using a closed-loop biomimetic process that reduces water usage, bleach and chemicals. (The sustainable brand also discloses its sustainability data to third-party auditors GreenStory and Retraced).
Buy: Women’s Triarchy High Rise Wide Leg Jeans $239.00
13. Jean Rag & Bone Miramar Jogger
If you prefer joggers but want a loose fit through the legs, the Miramar jeans from Rag & Bone allow you to achieve that comfortable and sporty look. These effortless five-pocket pants have a pull-on waist and elasticated cuffs for easy dressing, and are finished with a classic distressed effect.
Rag & Bone Miramar Jogger Jeans
14. BDG Skylar High-Rise Baggy Boyfriend Jeans
If you’re looking for a deconstructed look, try these baggy high-rise Skylar jeans from BDG. Crafted from stiff denim, this vintage-inspired silhouette features a high waist, a loose, wide-leg style, and a full length that hits just below the ankle.
BDG High-Rise Baggy Deconstructed Jeans (reg. $99)
15. Agolde Crisscross Upsize High Rise Jeans
Another high-fashion take on the wide-leg jeans is Agolde’s bleached pair, which has a criss-cross closure that’s both comfy and ready for fashion week street style.
Agolde Crisscross Upsize High Rise Jeans
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