Fashion 31 Outfit Ideas That Revolve Around a Classic Pair of Black Jeans They might be the most versatile pants you'll ever own. By Samantha Sutton Samantha Sutton Instagram Samantha is InStyle's senior fashion editor. She joined the brand in 2019 and oversees the site's fashion coverage, including trend reporting, fashion exclusives, celebrity style interviews, and Fashion Week coverage. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on November 13, 2020 @ 06:30PM Pin Share Tweet Email In This Article View All In This Article Pull On a Fleece Go With a Western Vibe Swap Out Your Leather Jacket Have Some Fun Stay Seasonal Create Contrast With Shades of Brown Wear a White T-Shirt Keep It Easy With All Black Mix in Blue Denim Show a Little Skin Embrace Current Trends Try a T-Shirt and a Trench Slip On a Black Sweater ...Or a Neon One Play Around With Length Remember Accessories Think Super Sweet Throw On a Blazer Stick With Simple Items Add a Scarf Break Out the Old Reliables Wear a Graphic Tee ...Or a Short-Sleeved Button-Down Get Wild Show Off Your Cardigan Bring On the Bomber Jacket Make a Statement With Color Layer Up Aim For Effortless Allow Your Shoes to Steal the Spotlight Stay Comfy Photo: Melodie Jeng/Getty Images Sorry to our sweats, but if we have to pick a favorite piece in our wardrobe, it would probably be a classic pair of black jeans. The perfect, slightly-stretchy option can be worn for hours on end, and there's no shortage of ways to style them, whether you're looking to get sexy with a cutout top, or need to throw on winter boots before trekking through the snow. These babies are so versatile, in fact, they're spotted on street style stars and celebrities alike — which is good news for us, since we're always in search of fun fashion inspiration. Whether you're in a pinch and want an easy, no-frills sort of look, or are stumped on how to make these bottoms feel fancy, check out the 30 black jeans outfits, ahead, which will surely help solve any sort of style dilemma. Pull On a Fleece Marc Piasecki/GC Images Paired with loose-fitting, black jeans, you'll be cozy yet cute, like Bella Hadid. Go With a Western Vibe Jeremy Moeller/Getty Images Reach for a shirt with some playful piping, then slip into some brown knee-high boots. Swap Out Your Leather Jacket Bring back the '90s with a leather blazer instead. Have Some Fun Raimonda Kulikauskiene/Getty Images Puff-sleeves, polka-dots, bright hues — all of it will pop against these dark bottoms. Stay Seasonal gotpap/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images Not only is a plaid flannel a fall and winter go-to, it's comfortable and will help you nail the grunge look. Create Contrast With Shades of Brown Gilbert Carrasquillo/GC Images Throw some leopard print, spots, or even swirls into the mix, just like Gigi Hadid. Wear a White T-Shirt Patricia Schlein/Star Max/GC Images It's a classic choice, and you can always spice things up with printed boots like Tori Kelly. Keep It Easy With All Black Christian Vierig/Getty Images Then add a splash of color with your bag. Mix in Blue Denim Vivien Killilea/Getty Images Laura Dern gave denim-on-denim an unexpected twist. Show a Little Skin Jeremy Moeller/Getty Images If you really want to make a statement with that blue denim layer, style it over a bralette. Embrace Current Trends Christian Vierig/Getty Images Such as the shest or vest, which will give these jeans a preppy spin. Try a T-Shirt and a Trench Christian Vierig/Getty Images It's true — this jacket option makes every outfit seem sleek. Slip On a Black Sweater gotpap/Bauer-Griffin/GC Image Rooney Mara created an easy yet enviable weekend outfit, slipping on checkered Vans for an extra punch. ...Or a Neon One Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images The layer will really stand out against an all-black ensemble. Play Around With Length Jeremy Moeller/Getty Images If you want to make black denim cutoffs work for the cooler months, style them with longer boots. Remember Accessories Christian Vierig/Getty Images A beret or even a wide-brim hat will add some interest to a black and white pairing. Think Super Sweet Christian Vierig/Getty Images Replace grunge items with pops of pink, bow details, and babydoll shoes. Throw On a Blazer Hanna Lassen/Getty Images An oversized choice will make your look more laid-back, rather than formal. Stick With Simple Items TheStewartofNY Skip the stress and reach for some staples, like Nina Dobrev's black tank top and black boots. Add a Scarf Claudio Lavenia/Getty Images That tiny detail will instantly make your outfit more interesting, no matter what you have on. Break Out the Old Reliables Edward Berthelot/Getty Images Black jeans styled with a leather jacket and black boots creates a timeless combination. Wear a Graphic Tee Claudio Lavenia/Getty Images Don't overthink the shoe choice — black Converse will do! ...Or a Short-Sleeved Button-Down Matthew Sperzel/Getty Images It's a Bieber-approved combination. Get Wild Edward Berthelot/Getty Images Nothing balances a bold leopard shirt quite like dark denim. Show Off Your Cardigan Edward Berthelot/Getty Images Whether you go with a bright color or a matching, coordinated set, this trendy piece is a way to give basic bottoms a more modern twist. Bring On the Bomber Jacket Hollywood To You/Star Max/GC Images Do as Lucy Hale did and layer it over a simple T-shirt, then complete the look with casual sneakers. Make a Statement With Color Raymond Hall/GC Images Kendall Jenner had all eyes on her when she paired these versatile pants with a red sweater. Layer Up Christian Vierig/Getty Images Not only does a turtleneck under a button-down look cool, it's very warm as well. Aim For Effortless Edward Berthelot/Getty Images When you're in a jam, a black turtleneck and your favorite sneakers can be a quick solution. Then, give your look some flair with a large-buckle belt Allow Your Shoes to Steal the Spotlight Jeremy Moeller/Getty Images White, lug-sole boots will really stand out against darker winter colors. Stay Comfy Edward Berthelot/Getty Images When all else fails, throw on your favorite hoodie for an off-duty vibe.