Four Ways to Wear Off-White Jeans for Fall

Huge thanks to Nordstrom and ShopStyle Collective for sponsoring this post

This off-white or ecru or bone color (whatever we’re calling it these days 😆) is totally having a moment, and I’m totally here for it! I’ve said before that I have always loved how white jeans easily transform and “lift” outfits, and this off-white color has the same effect. But, I love that it’s creamier and warmer, and it hides dirt marks way better! 😄 These are my new favorite jeans, BTW. The color and the wider leg silhouette give it a modern feel that instantly updates all of your outfits! If you want a quick style update, getting a pair of jeans like this will do it! I showed them recently, and enough of you loved them that I’m back to share how to wear off-white jeans with four outfits, and I’m partnering with Nordstrom and ShopStyle Collective to do it!

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These jeans are really comfortable, with medium-thick denim that helps you feel secure but also has a lot of stretch to keep you comfortable. On top of that, it has an elastic waistband that provides a forgiving fit and allows you to sit and move comfortably! These jeans actually come in three colors, which you can see HERE. I’m wearing size 4 in the color “Stone,” which is currently fully stocked in all sizes! (Heads up: the “Stone” color button might blend in with your screen and make it look like it’s not available, so look closely for it!) Note these jeans do stretch out a bit with wear, so start with them snug and plan for them to relax a bit.

SIZING: I’m 5’6″ and usually S/M or 6 in clothes and 8.5 to 9 in shoes.

 

Casual Outfit with Nicer Top for Fall: sage green short sleeve cotton top + off white wide leg crop jeans + tan and white braided slide sandals + gold pendant necklace + cognac tote bagCasual Outfit with Nicer Top for Fall: sage green short sleeve cotton top + off white wide leg crop jeans + gold pendant necklace + cognac tote bag close up Casual Outfit with Nicer Top for Fall: sage green short sleeve cotton flutter sleeve top + off white wide leg crop jeans + tan and white braided slide sandals + gold pendant necklace + cognac leather tote

1. Nice Top + Flats
These jeans can be really casual or they can be dressed up in nicer casual outfits like this one. I love their versatility! Pair these jeans with a nicer casual top, like the green gauzy top I’m wearing here, to head to lunch or dinner with friends!

Since these jeans have more volume with the wide leg, and since the top also has more volume with the flutter sleeves and a pretty loose torso, I wanted to define my waist well by doing a full tuck all the way around. I then bloused it out just a tad all around so that it wasn’t super fitted and was slightly more relaxed. Find this top, HERE. It’s pretty soft and fairly lightweight, making it a great piece for the fall transition. I wear size XS.

Then, finish off the outfit with sandals, or pair them with flats like THESE. I own those, and they go with pretty much everything! I wear size 9.

Shop the Outfit:
Top: Nordstrom (exact—wearing size XS)
Jeans: Nordstrom (exact—wearing size 4)
Shoes: (similar)
Bag: Nordstrom (similar)
Necklace: Nordstrom (exact)

 

Casual Outfit for Early Fall: black graphic tee + off-white wide leg jeans + white slip on sneakers + grey crossbody handbag + white earrings Casual Outfit for Early Fall: black graphic tee + off-white wide leg jeans + white slip on sneakers + grey crossbody handbag + white earrings close up Casual Outfit for Early Fall: black graphic t-shirt + white wide leg ankle jeans + white slip on sneakers + grey crossbody purse + white earrings Casual Outfit for Early Fall: black graphic tee + off-white wide leg jeans + grey crossbody handbag + white earrings close up

2. Graphic Tee + Sneakers
I love how these jeans easily refresh the standard jeans + graphic tee combo. When you trade good old blue jeans for a pair of denim in a modern color, it quickly updates a tired combo!

I LOVE graphic tees by this brand, Sub_Urban Riot. This tee is pricey compared to what I normally pay for tees, but the material just feels so good! It’s honestly hard to describe in words how it’s different than other tees because it’s in the nuances of how it all feels. All I can say is that tee is so, so soft, and it drapes impeccably well. I absolutely love how it hangs, which is a very subtle but very important key to great, effortless style, and it’s why I often mention it when things have a good drape. I find the drape especially important with t-shirts! You can find this graphic tee HERE, and you can check out other tees by this brand HERE. I wear size M for a perfectly relaxed fit.

Top off the look with slip-on sneakers. If these jeans hit you at the proper spot, which should be roughly an inch above your ankle bone, then slip-on sneakers should work seamlessly!

Shop the Outfit:
Top: Nordstrom (exact—wearing size M)
Jeans: Nordstrom (exact—wearing size 4)
Shoes: (similar, similar)
Bag: Nordstrom (similar—pricey but genuine leather)

 

Nice Casual Outfit for Fall: tan sweater + off-white wide leg jeans + cognac boots + grey tote + gold pendant necklace Nice Casual Outfit for Fall: tan sweater + off-white wide leg jeans + cognac boots + grey tote + gold pendant necklace side view Nice Casual Outfit for Fall: tan sweater + off-white wide leg jeans + cognac boots + grey tote + gold pendant necklace close up

3. Sweater + Booties
Once we get further into fall, pair these jeans with a sweater and booties! I chose a sweater that has a little volume at the sleeves to balance out the volume in the pants, and I made sure to define my waistline with a loose, front tuck. I love the looser fit and relaxed vibe of this sweater. While some reviewers found it a tad itchy, I never felt like the itch factor was high. Plus, now that I’ve had it for a bit, I can tell you it does soften up over time. It comes in 4 colors, HERE. I wear size S. 

As for cold-weather shoes, pair these jeans with booties that have a shaft that is tall enough to fit under the pant legs. One great thing about these jeans is that the leg opening is wider, so it’s easier to fit booties underneath them as long as the shaft is tall enough. Some examples of booties with a taller shaft are this pair by Dr. Scholl’s and this pair by Marc Fisher (with a lower heel, too). Another option that might work is this waterproof pair by Blondo.

Shop the Outfit:
Sweater: Nordstrom (exact—wearing size S)
Jeans: Nordstrom (exact—wearing size 4)
Shoes: (similar, similar)
Bag: Nordstrom (similar)
Necklace: Nordstrom (exact)

 

Nice Casual Outfit for Fall: blue sweater + off-white wide leg jeans + light beige flats + grey crossbody bag + gold pendant necklace Nice Casual Outfit for Fall: blue sweater + off-white wide leg jeans + light beige flats + grey crossbody bag + gold pendant necklace side viewNice Casual Outfit for Fall: bright blue balloon sweater + off-white wide leg jeans white ecru stone Wit & Wisdom + light beige sand suede pointy toe flats + gray small crossbody bag + gold short pendant necklace close up

4. Statement Sweater
Last, go for a statement sweater in a fun color! This sweater has detail at the shoulders and puff sleeves to add more visual interest to the outfit, and the material is thick to keep you warmer as fall gets cooler. You could easily pair this sweater with slacks for work as well. It comes in 7 colors, several of which are saturated and fun like this royal blue! See them HERE. I wear size S.

Shop the Outfit:
Sweater: Nordstrom (exact—wearing size S)
Jeans: Nordstrom (exact—wearing size 4)
Shoes: Nordstrom (exact)
Bag: Nordstrom (similar—pricey but genuine leather)
Necklace: Nordstrom (exact)

If you want ideas for other sweaters that you could pair with these jeans, I rounded up some options below!

 

I hope those four outfits help you know how to wear off-white jeans for fall! I tried to offer a variety of looks, from super casual to nicer outfits as well as including both warmer fall and cooler fall options. If you’ve been wanting to try new denim styles and update your fall outfits, I hope this helps give you some simple ideas to do so!


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