Here’s a fact we can’t deny: We men love our jeans! Whether for a date or a casual event, we need our jeans. And why not? It’s comfy, stylish and classic.
Whether skinny jeans, relaxed-fit jeans or tapered jeans, we just can’t have enough. Our wardrobe may be filled with many kinds of jeans, but one thing we all look for is comfort! Speaking of comfort, baggy jeans are making a comeback. It seems like it was never out of fashion, and we bet it’s here to stay!
Here’s an interesting fact: Baggy pants broke into mainstream fashion in the late 1980s. It was popularized by hip-hop artists, skaters, and rappers. However, this trend faded off and was replaced by boot-cut jeans. Recently it was re-popularised by Kanye West and Justin Beiber, who re-defined the baggy jeans look!
Almost all major clothing brands have gotten into this baggy jeans trend. Some of the popular brands offering baggy jeans in their collections are Levi’s, Jack & Jones, and United Colours of Benetton.
Baggy jeans are light on the waist and loosely fall down the leg, giving a hip-guy look. That said, it’s key to pair baggy jeans with the right outfit to look sharp and avoid looking sloppy!
Here are 9 baggy jeans outfit ideas to style your jeans like a model.
1. Oversized Tops
When in doubt, go for an oversized top. Baggy jeans pair well with an oversized sweatshirt or T-shirt, and the key here is to go for something baggy and loose-fitting. Also, don’t be afraid to wear an oversized tie-dye t-shirt; just add balance to your outfit with plain-coloured baggy jeans.
Here’s a tip: consider making a few rolls to the hem to give you that rugged baggy jeans look!
2. Bomber Jackets
The bomber jacket and baggy jeans complement each other well. Pair your bomber jacket with a neutral-coloured T-shirt; you cannot go wrong with this outfit. These oversized jackets are a great choice for casual occasions like a house party or dinner. Black leather bomber jackets are also a great option.
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No baggy jeans look is complete without the right footwear. Go for bulky-looking designs like sneakers, boots or skate shoes. Here’s a tip: Pull off the classic baggy jeans look by going for chunky white sneakers. This look is simple and comfortable, it’s everything the baggy jeans represent.
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4. 90’s Inspired Look
The ’90s were notorious for oversized clothing. Plain white tees and baggy pants were extremely popular. So go ahead and pair your baggy jeans with an oversized plain white tee. You can also opt for an oversized tracksuit and t-shirt to pull off the Will Smith look from the 90’s hit show ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’. If you want to make a bold 90’s statement, top the outfit with chunky Timberland boots.
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5. Get The Shade Right
There are many shades of baggy jeans available. Remember the key to pulling off the baggy jeans look is getting the contrast right. So chose your shade correctly. Light blue baggy jeans are great for casual occasions. They pair well with a dark oversized full-sleeve T-shirt. You can also try out black or dark blue baggy jeans. As long as you keep the contrast alive, you are good to go.
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Don’t be shy to accessorise. There are tons of accessories that pair well with baggy jeans. Our favourite is the loyal Baseball Cap. Baggy jeans and a baseball cap screams chill-guy! Plus, it is comfy and goes well with almost all outfits. You could also try out the classic chain necklace. This gives out that street look which is what baggy jeans are all about.
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7. Oversized Hoodie
If you are confused, go for an oversized hoodie. This is one of the simplest baggy jeans outfit ideas. Moreover, they are comfortable and pair well with baggy jeans.
Many celebrities like Justin Beiber, Travis Scott and Kanye West have mastered this underrated look, and so can you. Justin Beiber is notorious for slaying the baggy jeans look; he is often spotted wearing a gigantic hoodie, monstrous skater jeans and a baseball cap. Hoodies with simple logos and graphics are also great options for you to consider.
Here’s a tip: Wear sports sneakers to take this outfit to the next level.
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8. Denim Jacket
Be bold and pair your baggy jeans with an oversized denim jacket. This outfit gives you the all-American classic look. For a timeless, rugged look, we recommend going with a blue/black trucker denim jacket.
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Pair your baggy jeans with a simple plain oversized sweater. This combo looks cool and comfy. Alternatively, you can opt for colourful oversized sweaters as they bring out that retro style. Oversized sweaters perfectly pair with baggy jeans. Just remember to keep the proportions right so your outfit is well-balanced. You achieve this by making sure the sweater is oversized on the shoulders and waist areas only. Also, the baggy jeans must rest on your waist naturally rather than on your hip.
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The Bottom Line
Styling baggy jeans are easy if you just get the basics like contrast, shade and fitting right. Here’s a tip: pick the shade of your top based on the colour of the baggy jeans. If you have light-blue baggy jeans, pair them with a black oversized hoodie. This is one way to get the shade and contrast right!
The magical element to pulling off the classic baggy jeans look is the intention behind the outfit. This means that it should look like you have put in the effort and thought to style this look.
You can play it safe by pairing your baggy jeans with oversized tees or a hoodie. To take your outfit to the next level, pair them with chunky sneakers and a classic baseball cap.
Lastly, it’s all about expressing yourself. There is no right or wrong here. So have fun styling your baggy jeans! Do let us know which one of our baggy jeans outfit ideas have inspired you!