How to Style Side Split Jeans

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A hybrid that brings the slimming power of a skinny and the fun of a The Side Split! With a very literal split up the side of the outside seam, she’s carefree and kind of gossipy, revealing just enough to make her a perfect brunch/drinks/coffee break companion, down for any occasion.

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Evoke a '70s power woman à la Diane Von Furstenburg with a leather wrap top and accessories in tonal shades to match. Have some fun with details, like choosing an ankle-strap pump to peek out from the side split for a playful touch to your office look.

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This jean was born to party! Pile on the prints with a boot and turtleneck in the same tones (add a pop of color with your belt). The shoe will peek out from the split, so make sure it’s taller than the opening for seamless execution.

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Play up the ease of this style by pairing it with a luxe flip flop and tropical print button down. With the ankle opening providing a bit of a breeze, we think it makes for the perfect travel jean. St. Tropez anyone?

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Julia Gall

Julia Gall is the former Style Director at Marie Claire, covering all things fashion, as well as styling tips, wardrobe upkeep and sustainability. Check her out at @juliasgall.