White Jeans for Winter (or Fall)

Hello and welcome back to 20 Days of Winter Fashion! Today I’m styling *gasp* white jeans for winter. Of course, this look would be also be great on a chilly fall day.

I still get people asking me if it’s okay to wear white jeans after Labor Day, and the answer is YES! Most definitely.

How to Wear White Jeans for Winter

The key to wearing white jeans for winter is to make sure they look intentional by pairing them with winter colors and/or heavier winter fabrics.

I found this packable quilted puffer vest on Amazon, of all places. This vest is super lightweight, the material is nice and soft, and I love the chevron quilted design and the flattering vertical side panels. I’m wearing the “cold green” in a small.

Underneath, I’m wearing a camel turtleneck sweater. I think the combination of white, camel, and teal is so pretty.

This turtleneck is by Halogen at Nordstrom, and it’s 100% cashmere. It has a relaxed fit, and you can wear it untucked or front-tucked. I’ve worn it both ways, depending on what I’m wearing with it.

A crewneck sweater would also work well with this vest, and right now the Halogen cashmere crewneck is 33% off, and it comes in camel as well. It has more of a traditional fit, which is nice if you don’t like the relaxed styling of this turtleneck.

If you don’t have white jeans you love, I highly recommend these Paige Verdugo ankle skinny jeans, and they just happen to be 25% off at Nordstrom! Definitely size up in these, though; I have them in a 30.

For a more budget-friendly pair, I was impressed when I tried these Old Navy Rockstar skinnies, but sizes are limited. A lot of people also like the LOFT modern skinny jeans.

I was excited to break out my Brahmin satchel again for this outfit. I confess, I don’t carry it as much now as I did when I first got it. It seemed to go with more in my summer wardrobe, but I also tend to forget about it because I have it displayed in my office.

This particular bag was an #NSale purchase, but Nordstrom carries a similar one for fall that I also like a lot. The travertine color is the same as mine, I believe.

I was looking for my tan suede tall boots to wear with this outfit because the color is close to the color of this sweater, but I couldn’t find them and grabbed my riding boots instead. I think I actually like the riding boots better with this look because the casual styling works well with the vest.

I bought these Frye boots at the Nordstrom flagship store in Seattle on a blogging trip a few years ago. I still remember walking over (our hotel was just a block away… verrrry dangerous!) and trying them on, and debating. They were definitely a splurge, but I had been wanting a pair for a while, and I knew I’d have them for a very long time. I still get excited to pull them out of their box every year.

FYI, these are also at Zappo’s and Amazon. I believe mine are the Whiskey color.

This outfit is a bit unconventional because of the white jeans, but I think it’s fun to be different sometimes. I hope this post helps you feel more confident wearing white jeans for winter!

packable vest // camel turtleneck // white jeans (budget option) // Frye Phillip Harness Tall Boots at Nordstrom, Amazon, and Zappo’s // earrings // photo credit: Alison Cornell

Be sure to visit Cyndi and see the winter outfit she’s styling today, and here’s another outfit with white jeans for winter you might like!

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