Winter Capsule Wardrobe Outfit No. 10: Wide Leg Jeans for Winter

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My coat is sold out in black – I linked to the same in another color and also some other black options | Jeans and Tee run TTS (wearing a small in the jeans) as do the sneakers

I wish I had some grand life update for you all today… or at least something to carry you through these dark winter days, but the truth is we’ve been hibernating a bit over here with half of our house not feeling well. We’ve done lots of cozy activities like reading books under a pile of blankets and movie nights with popcorn. Other than the sniffles, it’s been a bit of a welcome break.

I’m also at a bit of a standstill with my closet purging frenzy. I think I’m in a really good place with it all, and it’s been good to spend the month of January focusing on what I already have. I did buy a sweater, thrifted a pair of Converse and a pair of jeans, and was gifted a pair of leggings and a bodysuit but that is much less than what I was adding to my closet last fall…

we’re making progress friends!

I don’t want my purge to be for nothing… my goal this year is to keep everything small and be much more intentional with my purchases and I do feel like so far I’ve stuck with that.

(pats herself on the back after sticking to a plan for 1 out of 12 months. ?)

One thing I’ve noticed now that I’ve paired down my closet quite a bit is how much use I’m getting out of things I had kind of forgotten about. My black converse are an excellent example and these wide leg jeans are another. I bought these at the beginning of the fall, and never got much use out of them because they were super long, and I don’t wear a lot of heels. So this past month I took a pair of scissors and cut them to a length much more suitable for my lifestyle.

I wore them for the first time today and felt so inspired by them that I decided to do a little styling session with them! So you get some bonus outfits out of today’s post. 🙂

Wide leg jeans for winter are a fun way to freshen up your cold weather wardrobe when you’re feeling board or uninspired…

if you have a pair you should give it a try!

Here’s two more ways I’d wear them right now:

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Sweater was gifted – I’m wearing a medium | I’m wearing an XS in the coat

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My trench is a many years old secondhand purchase from Toteme. I did find one on eBay that I linked, and I also linked a trench with a similar vibe | my bodysuit was gifted as were my flats (I have a review of them here) | My scarf is old from Toast so I linked similar

And let’s add up what’s in my progressive winter capsule so far:

  1. Old J. Crew Camel sweater coat
  2. Agolde Riley Distressed Jeans
  3. Veja Venturi Sneakers x2
  4. Babaa Cardigan no23
  5. Everlane Breton Stripe Tee
  6. Everlane Washed Black 90’s Cheeky Jeans
  7. Black High Top Converse x3
  8. Banana Republic Green Cropped Puffer Coat
  9. Madewell ribbed long sleeve tee
  10. Agolde Washed Black 90’s Jeans
  11. Girlfriend Black Puffer Coat
  12. Everlane Cloud Turtleneck (color is old)
  13. Alo Yoga Gravel Leggings
  14. Knotty Ones Cable Knit Sweater
  15. Levi’s Wedgie Icon Jeans
  16. Banana Republic Striped Sweater
  17. Old Everlane Ballet Flats
  18. Old Everlane Trench Coat
  19. Reformation Cashmere Sweater (A new addition since I shared my sweater roundup here)
  20. Everlane white 90’s cheeky jeans
  21. Converse off white sneakers
  22. Grey State Apparel henley tee
  23. Lattelier store green puffer coat
  24. Alo Yoga Dark Olive Leggings
  25. Old J. Crew Breton Stripe Half Zip Sweater
  26. Agolde pinch waist straight leg jeans
  27. Ba&sh wide leg jeans
  28. Tradlands striped long sleeve tee

Until next time,

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  1. 2.5.22
    Leigh Anne Cline said:

    Hi Karin! I’m wondering about how you might style wide legged jeans with winter boots and not shoes. It’s too cold in much of Canada to wear shoes (unless I’m running from the car indoors) and of course, I’d need tights or something under my jeans. Thanks in advance!

    • 2.8.22
      Karin said:

      Hi Leigh Anne! I’ve got a blog post coming tomorrow that should answer your question!

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