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How to tuck non-skinny jeans into boots without looking like a musketeer

Elizabeth Mitchell is a freelance fashion and beauty writer living in Los Angeles. A graduate of New York University, she regularly contributes to The Fashion Spot, The Luxury Spot and authors the Star Style column for StyleBakery Teen. ...

The secret to making flared jeans look like skinny jeans so they fit in your boots

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The secret to making flared jeans look like skinny jeans so they fit in your boots
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Once you’ve created your cuff, transform your wide leg jeans into skinny jeans by pulling the extra material at the back of your leg out. Then fold it over, making a tight crease.

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The secret to making flared jeans look like skinny jeans so they fit in your boots
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If you don’t have socks (or if your boots are loose enough), you can roll up the leg of your jean again to hold that crease in place.

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The secret to making flared jeans look like skinny jeans so they fit in your boots
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If you do have socks, however, grab your thinnest, tightest pair and slip them up and over your jeans to hold the material in place. Your socks should be high enough so that they cover everything you’ve done so far.

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The secret to making flared jeans look like skinny jeans so they fit in your boots
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Next, pull on your boots, checking to see that no sock is visible if you chose to wear them.

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The secret to making flared jeans look like skinny jeans so they fit in your boots
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All done! Now you’re ready to hit the town in style.

The secret to making flared jeans look like skinny jeans so they fit in your boots
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Originally published Nov. 2012. Updated Oct. 2016.

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