Imagine if you could find a pair of shoes to wear with jeans that would instantly make you stand out like a Ferrari at a Lada car dealership. I see a lot of guides that say to wear no show socks with Vans, but I would really prefer to wear socks that cover my ankles. I found those shoes at Zalando. You want to find footwear you can wear for years without fearing sneers.
I ordered these like I order my jeans and found the waist, seat and thighs much smaller then the jeans. Had to send them back and ordered a waist size two sizes bigger then I normally wear. The return policy was excellent and I had no problems making an exchange. Only problem is that they are sized small. I have a 35 in waist. Some wrangle pants I buy are 34's and then others are 36's but in these I had to go all the way up to a Don't know what gives.
Was this review helpful? Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend. When I retired from the "professional" world of work, I had a problem finding casual clothes that still looked neat and dressy. I settled on these dress jeans and have wore them almost exclusively for over 20 years. I feel the fit in anywhere. I neither feel over or under dressed no matter where I go.
They wear excellently, the older ones get used for yard work. The material varies from color to color but the basic colors are always great and comfortable. As many other reviews of the dress jeans have said, sizing is a major problem. My husband wore these for several years and then we couldn't find them. Have just located them online. Ordered his regular size, same size he wears in regular jeans. Waist and length were good, but it pulled through the abdomen, so sitting down was nearly impossible.
These will be going back. Have ordered a pair in a larger size, however, to see if they will do the trick. He loves these pants. It's a shame the company can't seem to take the hint from so many reviews and check the sizing measurements and also the execution of these in the cutting department.
Also would be nice to have Big and Tall sizes in this style. Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience with the Wrancher Dress Jean. We are sorry to hear they do not fit as they used to and are glad that you have ordered a larger size. We would love to know if ordering a different size worked for your husband.
We also appreciate your comments about having Big and Tall sizes in this style, we will pass this information along to our product development team as they encourage suggestions from our consumers. Definitely waist sizes run 1 size smaller! I was sceptical of previous reviews that stated that and ordered my measurements And they don't make exchanges.
You must return and repurchase! Thank you for your comments regarding the Wrancher Dress Jean. We are sorry that the sizing did not meet your needs. As long as the garment is in the original condition, with tags still attached, it can be exchanged or returned within 60 days of purchase. To speak with one of our Consumer Relations team members regarding this policy, please contact us at , we will be more than happy to assist you. Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
We apologize that the size waist you order for the Wrancher Dress is not the size waist you received. All of our garments come with a one year warranty that covers defects in materials and workmanship. Please contact our Consumer Relations department at if you would like to discuss our warranty process. Also sometimes chinos and jeans can look the same. I have them in color light blue. Is it ok to wear blue denim high top sneakers with jeans for everyday purpose? Wearing denim on denim can be tricky.
One way to pull it off is by making sure one denim item is lighter or darker than the other. He will be traveling on a conference trip. We will be touring the city as well as a part of the trip. He really needs comfortable shoe that looks kind of dressy and also casual. I would really appreciate your input. The jeans colors are black,blue and kakki. Do you consider dark blue jeans to compliment burnished walnut calf penny loafers?
Thanks for the kind words. Dark blue looks great with dark golden browns. Pls suggest good shoes.. I use to wear formal shoes ankle length or Woodland shoes. Thank you for this list. What is the brand and model name of the chukka boots pictured?
Very informative article up there. Your views on these wingtips will be appreciated. I would like wearing em with dark indigo jeans. What sandals can I wear with slim fit Mavi jeans? I have a pair of: Brown Zign sandals from Zalando. I had a look at all three pairs of sandals and they look like gladiator sandals, which means they can be worn with jeans on casual occasions. It is very helpful article. Thanks for sharing this article!!
I have a question any one suggest me? Chelsea boots are great for wet or cold days. I am planning on wearing a white untucked oxford type shirt with straight leg Dark jeans. Not sure what type shoes is best for this look. I am 51 years old. Brogues, desert boots, chukkas, and Chelsea boots are all good candidates, as they will look more in proportion to your pants than derbies and slip-ons would. Normally I wear regular or straight fit jeans.
Recently I ordered a pair of puma hip hop sneakers. So my question is if I can wear these regular jeans with my sneakers. Does this combination match? You can learn more about colour matching in my e-book: How to Match Clothes. Thank you so much for sharing this tips! I wanted to make sure that it will go with his jeans. Anyways, amazing post and well-informative! Can I wear a dark brown leather aviator jacket and dark blue solid coloured jeans with black leather Porsche design sneakers?
Since your aviator jacket is dark brown and your jeans are dark blue, this is the colour I can recommend for your polo shirt: But what about straight fit jeans? Straight leg jeans, as you suggest in your comment, is what I would have recommended for chukkas. If it is summer or winter, I would have worn Derby shoes as they look dressy and nice.
If it is winter, I would have worn Chelsea boots. They are warmer and more water resistant than sneakers.
If I wear t-shirt and jeans, should the sneakers colour then be matched with the jeans colour or t-shirt colour? Another thing you could do, which I think looks super good, is to wear sneakers in a complementary opposite color to your t-shirt. You can learn more about matching sneakers and clothes in my style course, Style Genesis. I advice all men over 40 to keep away from hoodies and t-shirts. I really like these Jeffrey West boots. Do you think these would they be OK with jeans, or are they too smart and would look odd?
Very helpful article, but I do have a question. I know your article states closed lacing shoes should not be worn with jeans, but I just love these shoes. If it is, I would buy those Allen-Edmonds if I were you, and wear them with chinos instead of jeans. Chinos create a much more put-together look with closed-lacing shoes than jeans ever could. Not sure what am going to shop for now , as I actually have lot of info to ponder over.
However, this is all about personal preference. I understand that you like them. If they would make you feel great and comfortable, they might be right for you. I would not have worn them with jeans. This, combined with the fact that these shoes only have 2 pairs of lacing eyelets not pairs, which I consider a minimum for classic sneakers makes them too sporty to be worn with jeans for me.
Tacky fashionistas thinks that looks good. With the rest, I agree. Very helpful i have on pair of black loafers ,one pair of tan leather sneakers , one pair of blue gas denim sneakers, one pair of black quarter brogue oxford dress shoes i guess. But am always confused how to pair all of then particularly my dress shoes what colours of suits and formals can go with dress shoes i mentioned. The course is called Style Genesis and you can check it out here. I have a couple of questions: What type of dress shoes would go with an untucked t-shirt?
And what about henley shirts? T-shirts and henley shirts look great untucked, but I would have worn them with a pair of sneakers rather than dress shoes. Since the t-shirt is very casual, and the dress shoes are dressy, this combo can make your outfit look odd. This to avoid an odd-looking outfit. Therefore, with dress shoes preferably derbies or quarter brogues I would have worn a tucked polo or dress shirt, instead of a t-shirt or henley shirt.
This is completely unrelated to this article sorry but i was wondering, what is your opinion on jewelry for men, specifically non-wedding rings? Also I have a school formal coming up and would like to buy a blue suit with brown shoes.
Non-wedding ring jewelry can be hard for men to pull off. To be on the safe side, I never wear anything other than a club, school, or organizational rings. I also make sure to hide my any simple gold or silver necklace I wear underneath my shirt or sweater. Check out Style Genesis to learn more about accessories.
Having a tailor adjusting an off-the-rack suit is also a great way of getting a well-fitting suit at a bargain. If you want to learn all the fundamentals of buying and fitting a suit, in addition to getting access to a colour palette that shows you which navy colors you look great in, check out Style Genesis.
Please suggest a number of brands that I can look at. It might come as a surprise to you that I rarely shop by brands, only by quality, fit, price, and colour. However, if my budget allowed for it, I would start looking at these brands: If you need more help, check out my style course, Style Genesis. Martin shoes good for black or blue skinny pants? If no, which type of shoe is good for those pants? Martens shoes have a quite massive sole.
As a result, I think they look too bulky and out of proportion when worn with skinny pants. I would have chosen a pair of derbies with blake stitching , as this makes the shoes and soles less bulky and more in proportion with skinny and tapered pants. Considering that Derbies looks almost the same but are less dressy and formal, they are a much better choice for jeans. I found those shoes at Zalando. I am a teenager ,wanted to knew that would grey sneakers be fine for my outings and weekends with a polo and jeans.
Grey sneakers are fine. The darker they are the more versatile they become as dark sneakers can be used at night time too. When it comes to your top, it can be a t-shirt, a polo shirt, a dress shirt.
If you wear your top untucked you will look shorter. Is this to say that a tall man can leave his polo untucked when pairing it with jeans and a sport coat. When wearing a garment 2 e. The good news is that since you are wearing the sports jacket, it basically makes you look less tall, the same way as an untucked polo shirt would.
Since dark blue jeans are in a neutral colour, they can be worn with almost any shoe colour. This means that the real question is:. You can learn more about colour matching in my style course. What do you think of dark blue jeans with yellow Onitsuka Tiger M66?
Usually I wear my dark brown blundstone with dark blue jeans, but would like a lighter shoe. They are everything a classic sneaker should be and would look great with dark blue jeans and a top or jacket from the autumn or spring seasonal palette. You can learn more about the seasonal palettes in Style Genesis. Could they work with dark denim or is it still a no-go?
Black Chelsea boots sound great. I found this guide really helpful and those sliders showing 2 different images are really helpful on the visualisation part! I have this pair of DC sneakers; metallic grey all round and maroon at the back of the heel area. I was contemplating on getting a faded sky blue sort of jeans, any thoughts? At the moment, my grey Vans are my lifeline yes I made a wrong move in getting the DC. Basically, all pants colours from the Summer colour palette would match your shoes.
To learn more about which colours you can choose between, check out my style course. Normally I would say get the black Derbies, however in this instance, I think that they Chukkas would probably be a better choice. The reason for saying so is because of the half zip polo, which is considered fairly casual like the Chukkas. It would therefore look better together with your Chukkas than if you wore it with a pair of black Derbies. Who makes the casual boots in the picture above?
Red Wing makes them. I just purchased a nice pair of dark blue Lucky Brand Slim fit jeans. Any recommendations for style? I know how exactly how you feel. The trick with denim that is tapered, is to wear them with shoes that are small and light. Otherwise, they can look out of proportion with the tapering on your jeans. It is the same with your upper body. Try wearing something light and not too bulky. A simple t-shirt or dress shirt works really good, and you can always top it off with a blazer or leather jacket.
Good shoes to wear with jeans that are tapered more than usual are moccasins, loafers, sneakers, and boat shoes. Hi Vegard, Nice article you have here,very informative. Can you please let me know what brand, color, and model are the pair of shoes in this link:.
Will a pair of white sneakers go with dark blue denim, navy blue chinos, beige color chinos, or black denims …. White sneakers will go with dark blue, navy blue, and black pants.
However, white is not ideal for beige ivory and oyster white are better options for beige pants. Regarding your sneaker colour, it depends on your seasonal colour palette and the rest of your outfit. Winters look good with black sneakers Summers look good with grey sneakers Springs look good with light brown sneakers Autumns look good with brown sneakers.
To learn more about which colour you look best in, check out my style course here. Hi, I have Blue, Indigo and Black solid jeans. Could you suggest what color of sneakers would match best with each of the color irrespective of the color of the top?
Since blue, indigo, and black are all fairly neutral colours I would simply have chosen a pair of black sneakers to go with all of them. Hi, I really liked your article. I have a casual dress code at work, and I sometimes wear black jeans to work. I recently bought Nike red sneakers , pretty standard but not too bright. I like the comfortability of the shoe, but I just feel awkward wearing a red shoe even with black, as I always have worn black dress and darker casual shoes. Since you have a casual dress code at work, you are free to wear pretty much whatever you want, which raises the question:.
Since you are pondering over whether or not your red sneakers is right, may it be that you would have felt more confident if you had opted for a darker sneaker colour? I have Red Tape tan leather shoes. Can I wear it with blue PE tapered jeans? However, since your blazer is light blue, another pants colour that would look great with that outfit would be dark greys. Red shirt and black tennis shoes are no problem. With a pair of black, dark blue, or charcoal grey pants this will look really good.
Here, I got to know about classic sneakers and canvas loafers, shoes I wear every day. I am still confused in slim jeans and skinny jeans. I like your article and I am going to subscribe as well. You are by far not the first. When I started reading up on footwear back in the early s, I was so confused, because stores I visited and books I read, all had own names for the different types of shoes and boots.
I am so glad I found this website!!! My husband is having some kind of identity crisis and decided to go o line and buy two pairs of super fancy shoes… one was a pair of Brogues, and the other pair was grey-ish lace up dress shoes.
They are so long and remind me of clown shoes! He walked out of the bedroom with a baseball cap, baggy jeans, a casual sweater with t-shirt underneath and the fanciest shoes I have ever seen!
He was on his way to volunteer at the school, and I simply could NOT let him think he looked good. I then sent him lots of photos of how his outfit should have looked. Needless to say, I will now be investing in a full-length mirror!!! I like him just the way he is, knows how to dress up when the occasion calls for it, but still my Mountain boy at heart!!
He can wear his hiking boots every day, and be better off than he was yesterday!! If the answers is a yes, which colour of shoes would go with the above denims? Yellow, blue or black? Yes, you can definitely wear a pair of Pharrell Adidas X Human Race sneakers with your denim on casual occasions. For dark blue and dirty wash blue coloured denim I would have chosen yellow or black.
The blue sneakers would probably look better on lighter types of denim, not the dark blue ones that you have. The only thing to keep in mind is that light dress shoe colours are best reserved for daytime wear. Dark dress shoe colours, on the other hand, can be worn both at day and night. I usually wear plain black tapered jeans. Do you think it is a good combination?
Also, what outfit do you reckon would suit a pair of light grey low cut VANS sneakers? On another note, I would like to thank you for this extremely informative, clear and useful article.
It is a wonderful guide for people including myself: Dark grey sneakers is a good combination with black tapered jeans, as long as the occasion is right for it. My go-to classic sneakers outfit that I wear all the time consists of: With grey sneakers, I would have worn a light grey pair of jeans, an off-white, pink, or red top, and a dark grey leather jacket.
I have a pair of black shoes not Oxfords and a pair of dark blue jeans. What color of shirt or T-shirt should I wear with these two? Black dress shoes and jeans are one of the most versatile and good looking jeans combos out there. I say wear a t-shirt in your seasons white because white is super easy to layer, which means you can wear whatever jacket you want over it. How about closed lacing brogues? I have seen quite a few of them in the stores. Are they considered too dressy for jeans?
You are absolutely right. Checkered shirt and dark blue straight denim with dark brown boots, looks good with sued watch and retro wayfarer.
Your outfit sounds good looking. I would definitively go for the grey Brogues, especially since your blazer is mid-grey. As for pants and shirt colours, I would have picked the light blue dress shirt and paired it with your mid blue jeans.
Pair them with any of your jeans and the black dress shoes for a great look. This is perfect for occasions where you want to seem less serious, such as when barhopping with friends or watching a movie at the cinema. You might consider two very appealing combos: Both boot types are masculine, both are interesting, though neither work particularly well with a tie.
Open neck button down shirt works best. Instead of tan, I would try finding shoes that are grey or taupe grey-beige. Will a pair of white sneakers go with dark blue denim , navy blue chinos , beige color chinos or black denims… And which color sneaker should i go for, to pair with dark or light shaded denims?
For beige pants, I would wear brown, navy, or cordovan brown-red sneakers. Which type of sneakers you should wear with light and dark shaded denim, depends on which season you are. Can sandals like these be worn with jeans? My 2 reasons for never wearing sandals with jeans are: For a classic combo like that you can wear almost any type of the footwear mentioned in this article. However, since it sounds like a daytime outfit because of the light pants I would have opted for a slip-on shoe in black like your blazer.
Would it be nice if i match a pair of blue jeans with a pair of brown derby. And also what is your suggestion for top that match with blue jeans Thanks. I always wanted to wear them together with my brown quarter brogue leather shoes. I teach at K level so running behind kids is all in a days work. I like the Brogue and the Derbie shoes, with the open lacing option, my only worry is how comfortable they would be and where best to buy them from in India? I did find some option online, but for shoes I must try them out before buying.
If you can get hold of any of these brands or a brand similar you should be just fine! What brand is that? With black footwear and black jeans, I would have opted for a navy, black, or charcoal coloured blazer with black buttons. With red loafers, I would have chosen a winter colour for my clothes. I would say that depends. If the dress code is rather casual I say go for them. I was going to wear black jeans with a brown slip on leather shoe… but thankfully your advice helped me out.
I really appreciate it! Sir my height was 5. If the shoes are in a rich blue colour, they could definitely be paired with brown pants. I have a dark grey wool blazer and a dark blue jeans. Will brown coloured chukka boots go well with them this outfit?
From where I stand, it seems that navy or grey chukka boots would be a better option. I say that because they will probably match your grey blazer better than a pair of brown boots. Can I wear these with jeans and if I can, what colour of jeans?
The dark brown colour of those shoes would look great with dark washed jeans in a deep rich blue colour. I have always loved the look of converse ever since I was in high school, and I am hooked. I always wear the high tops, and lace them as tight as I can.
The high-tops do look awesome. I usually wear slim not skinny fit denims, but I am confused about the colour. Would grey look good?
Grey sneakers also look great with dark washed and light denim. I bought a pair of shoes similar to the derbies in this article and the tip is a bit high. How high should the tip of the shoes bee? I understand what you mean. If you feel that your shoes look weird or have a very high tip, I suggest getting a pair with a lower tip especially for business and formal occasion.
I have a pair of loafers dark navy blue , can I pair them with jeans or khakis? What color shoild I use? Thanks in advance and very informative site. Navy blue loafers can be worn with any jeans colour of your choice black, dark, grey, and white. You can also wear them with chinos in any cool colour.
Regarding socks, I always like to go barefoot in loafers, but sneaker socks are a great alternative. A big no-no is crew socks of any colour.
As you said about adjusting the length of jeans, do you usually cut it off or do some other adjustments? I am bit uncomfortable on the cutting off part , it could hamper the overall look and feel of the jean. I was also looking to buy a pair of grey sneakers. I used to own a pair of dark brown ones. Wanted to know what are the possible jean color combinations for gray sneakers.
Posting the link for your reference:. Yes, my shoemaker or tailor usually cut off the excess fabric when I hem the jeans. Regarding the grey pants, as long as you stay clear of black and pure white jeans, you should be good! I want something that is casual but looks nice with button-up shirts or t-shirts.
Great site by the way! I like desert boots a lot, and it happens I have a dark blue one. Any idea on what kind of jeans to wear with it? Ah, desert boots are great! I am glad that I found you, your guideline really helps. My suggestion is that you post more fashion samples so that people can follow the guide more easily eg: For suede navy shoes here are three combos I think looks nice: Navy shoes, grey pants, pink shirt.
Navy shoes, black pants, light blue shirt. Navy shoes, navy pants, red shirt. That depends on the green. Is it a warm green green with yellow undertone or is it a cool green green with blue undertone? Last time I just forgot to ask you that what color jeans or shorts I should wear below my white polo shirt?
It has orange and dark blue stripes on it. Also what shoes do I wear with it. Since the orange in you polos stripes is a warm colour, I would have worn the polo with denim in a colour from the autumn palette rich dark blue. As for your shoes. You can learn more about colour in my style course. Check it out here. I have a pair of dark washed jeans and a pair of tan double monkstrap leather shoes. The tan color is light, not wood brown. Light tan shoes almost beige can suit dark washed jeans really nicely.
All you have to remember is to wear a jacket, shirt, or top that is equally light. That way you will balance out the contrast between your shoes and jeans. Hi, I bought a trendy red v-neck, the red is not too bright. What kind of shoes and color will go safe with it if I wear dark jeans?
But i cant figure out what type are these shoes which i just bought recently http: I bought them bec theyre comfortable to wear but i dont exactly know what pants should i wear. I tried it with denim and and as per my subjective feeling, they look great. But can i wear them casually? What other pants should i wear to match these boots? How about shirt or tshirt colour? Can i wear them in formal ocassions i. Weddings or corporate meetings?
If yes, what suit and shirt colours should they match? I would call them ankle-high Chelsea boots. I would wear them with denims, chinos, trousers, and suits. When pairing them with denims and chinos the look is rather casual, however, they can be dressed up as well. Just pair them with trousers and suits and wear them to dressy occasion and corporate events. Olive green, rust red, and camel are great choices. I just bought these pair of boots: I like the style and the colour so I purchased them.
But can these be paired with denim? How about in more formal occasions like weddings or corporate meetings? This rich brown colour is best paired with denims in a deep rich blue colour not light or black denim. The same goes for weddings and corporate meetings. Which colour should I go for? Will brown be all right? Since brown is a warm colour and black is a cool colour, those two colours clash not good.
I would, therefore, wear light blue and black jeans with red, dark red, and navy shoes, in addition to the black of course. What do you think about wearing Twisted X Cow Dog boots? Also I like wearing Doc Martin dress combat boots. Martens boots are both great casual shoes. So if I were to wear them, I would only do so on casual occasions. If the occasion is dressy or business-like, derbies and Chelsea boots are better alternatives. Also, I want to ask you the best match pants, shirt for a suede navy shoes.
I have 2 pairs of these:. Since the grey loafers and the navy suede captoe derbies your posted links to are both in the summer palette, I would stick to grey or dark blue pants. For the shirt, off-white, lavender, or a pink or light blue shirt with grey undertones are all great choices. Will these look good with black jeans and a white shirt? These are kind of hard to match as they incorporate both brown a warm colour and black a cool colour. Warm and cool colours generally do not mix.
I need help on what to wear together basically i have herbal converse trainers but i do not know what jeans to wear with them.
The herbal converse shoes would look great with dark washed or warm grey jeans. Khaki or brown coloured chinos would also look awesome with these sneakers. I just came across your website and have a question. I have jeans in different colors and like to pair them with good t shirts for casual wear. With that outfit, I would wear neutral coloured shoes, preferably in black or navy for two reasons. With both green and purple in your outfit already, one extra colour could easily get overwhelming.
Keeping to a neutral sneaker colour such as black or navy is the safest, and in my mind, best-looking option. So the smartest thing is probably to stay away from beige, rust red, orange, and brown as these are all warm colour. Does dark jeans and light-grey chinos work? With black shoes, you can definitely wear dark and black pants.
Regarding your boots soles. Rubber is always a good option. If you have any questions, let me know. Where are the pictures of the hiking boots from. The black rinse version of this style is best, but if the buyer cannot find this exact version, any dark blue hue in the Straight Fit line should do. Crew line of slim jeans comes in several different colors. The design of these jeans is dressy enough to wear to work with other formal accompaniments, but also casual enough for everyday lounging use.
The cut is flattering and slightly tapered at the leg, but not narrowed to the extent of coming off like skinny jeans. The jeans come not only in typical dark colors, but also in white and a leather-like dusty camel color. Rock and Republic is one of the better-known designer jean brands out there, and they have lots of different jeans that qualify as dressy. The Vaughn jeans are among the best dressy jeans from Rock and Republic, though they are no longer in production. The jeans have a simple, clean design, and they are suitable for taller men.
Men who are under 6 feet tall may find that they need to alter the jeans to get a proper fit. The pants feature a nice design on the back pocket. As with the others jeans, the buyers should buy the darker hues in order to use them as dressy jeans. Another frontrunner in the jeans industry, Joe's Jeans offer many different cuts that all have one thing in common: When it comes to dressy jeans, the Straight Leg Classic jeans collection are a good choice, being versatile enough for work, play, and everything in between.
The mid-rise design is very clean, making them suitable as part of a semi-formal attire. Wearing the right jeans flatters a man's bottom half and enhances his good features while concealing the bad ones. Every man has at least one pair of jeans, but not everyone has a good pair of dressy jeans. Dressy jeans are denim pants that work well with formal tops and give the wearer a dressed-up look rather than overly casual one.
Most of the time, dressy jeans have cuts similar to formal trousers. Ideally, every man needs a pair of dressy jeans in his collection of denim in case he wants a comfortable but decent-looking pair of trousers to wear to semi-formal or dressy casual type of events. Dressy jeans are great for almost any casual occasion as well. Although it is easy to find dressy jeans on the market, these top five types have rated well with consumers for their looks and durability.
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Over the last 60 years, however, jeans have undergone quite a change. Worn by bikers in the fifties, hippies in the seventies, and grunge rockers in the nineties – jeans have morphed into a . Dressy Jeans. The right pair of jeans can be one of the most versatile pieces in your closet and are easy to dress up or down with a cute blouse, tank top or tee and accessories. Finding business-appropriate shoes to wear with jeans has never been easier. If we at Apparel Illustrated could wear only one type of shoe other than dress shoes, it would be a brogue shoe. Brogue shoes are not just for chinos and suits. Believe it or not —they are in fact perfect shoes to wear with jeans.