Jeans are such a wardrobe staple, but sometimes they can end up feeling a bit too casual, especially for an evening out (or a day at the office). As it turns out, though, elevating denim is actually pretty easy, and celebrities have proven time and time again that they know exactly how to dress up jeans without much effort. Looking to breathe new life into your jeans and boots outfit this winter? You’ve come to the right place.
Below, we’ve rounded up the 10 best no-effort examples of how to take the pants-and-shoe pairing to new levels of cool. From Gigi Hadid’s easy way of making denim feels super edgy to Dakota Johnson’s go-to piece for sprinkling in refined, sophisticated elements, these are the celeb-approved jeans-and-boots outfits to take note from. Read on to see and shop the looks; then use the styling tricks you’ve learned to instantly dress them up for your upcoming holiday celebrations.