Embellished Pants to Break You Out of Your Basic Skinny Jean Rut

Kristen Bousquet
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Like many things in life, overuse can result in boredom. Such can be the case with denim. While it’ll always be a classic you rely on to complete many a look—particularly skinny cuts, which are universally chic—you may not always feel inspired by them. It might take a pair of embellished skinny pants, in a fabric other than basic blue or black denim, to get you excited about what you’re wearing from the waist down.

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Skinny pants come in a huge variety of patterns, textures, and colors, while still maintaining their semi-snug fit through the legs and ankles. They’re the perfect pair of bottoms to pair with oversized sweaters, over-the-knee boots, or tucked-in boyfriend-inspired button-downs.

Ready to up your pants game? Check out these 17 pairs of non-snoozy skinny pants and all the street style inspo you’ll need to plan your outfits around them.

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Non-Boring Skinny Jeans
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Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: TOBI Ed olive pants

TOBI Ed olive pants, $66 at TOBI

Non-Boring Skinny Jeans
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Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Nasty Gal Just Ride vegan leather pants

Nasty Gal Just Ride vegan leather pants, $70 at Nasty Gal

Non-Boring Skinny Jeans
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Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Free People Rumi pants

Free People Rumi pants, $169 at Free People

Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Couturezilla
Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Bella Dahl pocket joggers

Bella Dahl pocket joggers, $150 at Bella Dahl

Non-Boring Skinny Jeans
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Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Eva Longoria high-waist leggings

Eva Longoria high-waist leggings, $69 at Eva Longoria

Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Carolina Pinglo
Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Current Air relaxed pinstripe pant with tie belt

Current Air relaxed pinstripe pant with tie belt, $79 at ASOS

Non-Boring Skinny Jeans
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Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Valfre Parker floral pants

Valfre Parker floral pants, $72 at Valfre

Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Honey in my Heels
Non-Boring Skinny Jeans:Bailey 44 Eco Leather Stevie Pant

Bailey 44 Eco Leather Stevie Pant, $233 at Bailey 44

Non-Boring Skinny Jeans
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Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Free People gingham skinny pants

Free People gingham skinny pants, $68 at Free People

Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Style Charade
Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Wildfang The Kravitz velvet cropped pant

Wildfang The Kravitz velvet cropped pant, $98 at Wildfang

Non-Boring Skinny Jeans
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Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Bailey 44 Velvet Phantom pant

Bailey 44 Velvet Phantom pant, $188 at Bailey 44

Non-Boring Skinny Jeans
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Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: TOBI Easy Breezy black multi gingham print joggers

TOBI Easy Breezy black multi gingham print joggers, $64; at TOBI

Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Fashioned Chic
Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: GAP gold stripe skinny ankle pants

GAP gold stripe skinny ankle pants, $70 at GAP

Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Fashion Jackson
Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Express mid rise belted cargo cropped trouser pants

Express mid rise belted cargo cropped trouser pants, $70 at Express

Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Short Stories and Skirts
Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: J.O.A. O-Ring trousers

J.O.A. O-Ring trousers, $80 at J.O.A.

Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Hello Fashion
Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Free People blonde metallic skinny

Free People blonde metallic skinny, $108; at Free People

Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Nada Adelle
Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Lulus Encore silver and black sequin leggings

Lulus Encore silver and black sequin leggings, $59 at Lulus

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  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: TOBI Ed olive pants
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Nasty Gal Just Ride vegan leather pants
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Free People Rumi pants
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Couturezilla
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Bella Dahl pocket joggers
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Eva Longoria high-waist leggings
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Carolina Pinglo
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Current Air relaxed pinstripe pant with tie belt
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Valfre Parker floral pants
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Honey in my Heels
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans:Bailey 44 Eco Leather Stevie Pant
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Free People gingham skinny pants
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Style Charade
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Wildfang The Kravitz velvet cropped pant
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Bailey 44 Velvet Phantom pant
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: TOBI Easy Breezy black multi gingham print joggers
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Fashioned Chic
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: GAP gold stripe skinny ankle pants
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Fashion Jackson
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Express mid rise belted cargo cropped trouser pants
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Short Stories and Skirts
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: J.O.A. O-Ring trousers
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Hello Fashion
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Free People blonde metallic skinny
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Nada Adelle
  • Non-Boring Skinny Jeans: Lulus Encore silver and black sequin leggings

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