27 Wide-Leg Jeans For Some Breathing Room (Flared & Baggy Styles Included)

Trends come and go, and they open up opportunities to experiment with our personal styles, but we always know which silhouettes complement our body shapes best and make us feel confident. And wide-leg jeans certainly make me feel the most confident. I personally enjoy a high-waisted and cropped wide-leg style that enhances my curves and gives my legs breathing room. But there are so many other wide-leg jean options to choose between.

From slimmer flares and ankle cuts to wider baggy jeans and floor-grazing hems, there’s plenty to experiment with. We’ve compiled some of the best jeans with wide-leg bottoms, separating them into three categories: classic wide-leg jeans, flared jeans, and baggy jeans. That way you can determine just how subtle or dramatic you want your wide-leg jeans to be.

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Wide-Leg Jeans

Whether cropped or floor-length, a classic pair of wide-leg jeans can do wonders for your wardrobe. Style the versatile denim staple with a fitted crop top and strappy sandals in the summer or an oversized sweater and ankle boots in the winter. Below, find modern interpretations of the iconic ’70s bellbottom style, including slim trouser-like cuts along with ultra-wide ankle-length jeans.

Shop Reformation

Reformation Cary High Rise Slouchy Wide Leg Cropped Jeans, $, available at Reformation

Gap High Rise Stride Wide-Leg Jeans with Washwell

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Gap High Rise Stride Wide-Leg Jeans with Washwell, $, available at Gap

Rolla’s Sailor Jeans

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Rolla’s Sailor Jeans, $, available at Anthropologie

Pilcro High-Rise Wide-Leg Trouser Jeans

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Pilcro High-Rise Wide-Leg Trouser Jeans, $, available at Anthropologie

Banana Republic Pleated High-Rise Wide-Leg Jean

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Banana Republic Pleated High-Rise Wide-Leg Jean, $, available at Banana Republic

J.Crew Denim Trouser in Chambray Blue Wash

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J.Crew Denim Trouser in Chambray Blue Wash, $, available at J.Crew

Good American Good Waist Palazzo Cropped Jeans

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Good American Good Waist Palazzo Cropped Jeans, $, available at Good American

Madewell Superwide-Leg Jeans

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Madewell Superwide-Leg Jeans, $, available at Madewell

Gap Factory High Rise Wide-Leg Ankle Jeans

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Gap Factory High Rise Wide-Leg Ankle Jeans, $, available at Gap Factory

Levi’s Ribcage Wide Leg Jeans

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Levi’s Ribcage Wide Leg Jeans, $, available at Levi’s

Everlane The Mariner Jean

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Everlane The Mariner Jean, $, available at Everlane

Flared Jeans

If a wide cut that starts at your hips feels a bit too dramatic for you, try a pair of flared bottoms that start to widen around the knee. This subtle style still makes a statement. Go for ripped knees or frayed hems for a vintage rockstar vibe or bold seams and vented ankles for an elevated, going-out look. Scroll on to see if flared jeans are the route to go down for your style journey.

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Wrangler Bonnie Destructed Loose Flare Jean in Bad Intention, $, available at Wrangler

We The Free Jayde Flare Jeans

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We The Free Jayde Flare Jeans, $, available at Free People

Abercrombie & Fitch Curve Love High Rise Vintage Flare Jean

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Abercrombie & Fitch Curve Love High Rise Vintage Flare Jean, $, available at Abercrombie & Fitch

Frame Le High ‘N’ Tight Crop Mini Boot Jeans

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Frame Le High ‘N’ Tight Crop Mini Boot Jeans, $, available at Frame

Seventy + Mochi Queenie High-Rise Straight-Leg Jeans

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seventy + mochi Queenie High-Rise Straight-Leg Jeans, $, available at Anthropologie

& Other Stories Flared High Waist Jeans

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& Other Stories Flared High Waist Jeans, $, available at & Other Stories

American Eagle Curvy Super High-Waisted Flare Jean

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American Eagle Curvy Super High-Waisted Flare Jean, $, available at American Eagle

Asos Design ’70s’ Power Stretch Flared Jeans

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ASOS DESIGN ’70s’ Power Stretch Flared Jeans, $, available at ASOS

Express Mid Rise Ripped Raw Hem 70s Flare Jeans

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Express Mid Rise Medium Wash Ripped Raw Hem 70s Flare Jeans, $, available at Express

Baggy Jeans

If you’re looking for super-casual and comfortable denim, there are plenty of wide-leg jeans that are slouchier, baggier, and more relaxed. Find billowy styles that are cropped and ones that pool at the floor or require you to cuff them, including those with extra width around the knees, like the iconic Citizens of Humanity horseshoe jeans. So for your wide-leg denim dreams, consider all the baggy jeans out there.

Shop Zara

Zara TRF Mid-Rise Wide Leg Slouchy Jeans, $, available at Zara

Cotton On Relaxed Wide Leg Jean

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Cotton On Relaxed Wide Leg Jean, $, available at Cotton On

AGOLDE Dame Jeans

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Agolde Dame Jeans, $, available at Free People

AG Jeans Stella High-Rise Wide-Leg Jeans

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AG Jeans Stella High-Rise Wide-Leg Jeans, $, available at Anthropologie

Bershka Slouchy Dad Jeans

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Bershka Slouchy Dad Jeans, $, available at ASOS

BDG Rih Extreme Baggy Mid-Rise Jean

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BDG Rih Extreme Baggy Mid-Rise Jean, $, available at Urban Outfitters

Old Navy Extra High-Waisted Baggy Wide-Leg Jeans

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Old Navy Extra High-Waisted Baggy Wide-Leg Non-Stretch Jeans, $, available at Old Navy

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