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Finding the right pairing of jeans with boots
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I have recently made the move to a more modern straight-leg jean, but I'm still finding it hard to wear that style with my tall boots (with all the spandex in jeans now, I have so much bunching at the knees that I end up looking like a pirate by noon). Also, I am not sure whether it's OK to wear straight leg with ankle boots. I tried rolling them up with my "booties" but it seems like a denim doughnut. Right now I am sort of stuck in a rut where all I wear with the straight leg — besides the unsuccessful tucking them in my tall boots — are flats. Do I have to make the move to skinny jeans in order to wear ankle booties these days or is there another option (besides boot cut or trouser, which I love but get sort of tired of)? I am relatively thin (5'6" and 125) but definitely have more going on in the thigh area than the models in most ads and in catalogs.
November 27, 2013