Summer is on the way, which can only mean one thing: it's time to get the white jeans out. If you're feeling a bit unsure about what to wear with yours, or whether you should invest in a pair, you've come to the right place. Putting the perfect white jeans outfit together can be tricky. Most of us have two key concerns:
(1) Won't they make my legs look fat?
(2) Aren't they one of the most impractical clothing items known to (wo)mankind?
Well, we're here to lay both of those myths to rest, because white jeans are one of the most flattering and practical additions you'll make to your wardrobe this season. In fact, they're set to become the hardest working item in your summer wardrobe. Don't believe us? Scroll down to find out what to wear with white jeans... and where to find your perfect pair...
Ecru 'Girlfriend' Jeans, £48, Boden: Buy now at boden.co.uk for £48
Bow tie cotton top, £89, Ted Baker: Buy now at tedbaker.com for £89
Fearful of the notorousiously unflattering 'skinny' white jean style? Opt for an Ecru shade of white instead of the super bright white often associated with being difficult to wear. For first-time white jean wearers, this softer shade is much safer - and easier to wear.
Also featured: Embroidered leather trainers, £60, Boden: By now at boden.co.uk for £60
Blue cotton shirt, £55, French Connection: Buy now at frenchconnection.com for £55
High waist white jean, £95, Whistles: Buy now at whistles.com for £95
Tan buckle sandals, £70, Dune: Buy now at dunelondon.com for £70
Team high-waisted white jeans with a cotton blue shirt and comfy tan sandals for an easy smart-casual look that will see you through the summer.
Tie cuff stripe top, £32, Warehouse: Buy now at warehouse.co.uk for £32
Hoxton crop flare jeans, £89, Jigsaw: Buy now at jigsaw-online.com for £89
Leather brogue shoes, £60, Clarks: Buy now at clarks.co.uk for £60
Don't worry: they don't have to be super skinny. Team a classic Breton-striped T-shirt and white brogues with a pair of relaxed cropped jeans for an easy breezy spring look that will take you virtually anywhere.
Silk back tunic, £139, Jigsaw: Buy now at jigsaw-online.com for £139
Relaxed cropped Mom jeans, £35.99, Mango: Buy now at mango.com for £35.99
All Star Leather Trainers, £62.99, Converse: Buy now at office.co.uk for £62.99
Earthy neutral tones work well with white. Team a sleek tunic top with a pair of white 'mom' jeans for a cool but comfy weekend look.
Tie front stripe shirt, £42, Warehouse: Buy now at warehouse.co.uk for £42
Maryland white hem jean, £69, Mint Velvet: Buy now at mintvelvet.co.uk for £69
Leather block heel slingback flats, £49.50, Marks & Spencer: Buy now at marksandspencer.com for £49.50
Can you wear white jeans to work? Yes, you can! A longline pinstripe shirt and on-trend 'v-neck' flats will polish off your office-ready look to perfection.
Long floral print kimono, £69.99, Zara: Buy now at zara.com for £69.99
Embroidered mid-rise jeans, £25.99, Zara: Buy now at zara.com for £25.99
Ellen casual shirt, £89, Whistles: Buy now at whistles.com for £89
Point bow mules, £65, Office: Buy now at office.co.uk for £65
Embroidered jeans are everywhere this season. Tap into summer's oriental trend by pairing yours with a longline floral print kimono. A simple blush-toned shirt or tee teamed with backless leather mules will keep things chic.
Cotton bardot top, £65, Whistles: Buy now at whistles.com for £65
Amour white jean, £79, Coast: Buy now at coast-stores.com for £79
Gold leather espadrille wedge sandals, £165, L.K.Bennett: Buy now at lkbennett.com for £165
White on white? No, it's definitely not a no-no. In fact, in our book, it's very much a yes-yes! Team skinny jeans with a looser top to balance things out.
Draped side tunic dress, £160, Ted Baker: Buy now at tedbaker.com for £160
High rise super skinny jeans, £19.50, Marks & Spencer: Buy now at marksandspencer.com for £19.50
Block heel mule shoes with Insolia, £19.50, Marks & Spencer: Buy now at marksandspencer.com for £19.50
Agonising over what to wear to that wedding? Your trusty white jeans are here to save you! White is the perfect foil for brights and metallics.
Poet chambray shirt, £365, Palmer//Harding: Buy now at matchesfashion.com for £365
High waist barrel leg jean, £95, Whistles: Buy now at whistles.com for £95
White leather sandals, £55, Clarks: Buy now at clarks.com for £55
Double denim can be difficult, but keep your silhouettes relaxed and stick to one white and one blue piece and it can be done... A chambray shirt is the perfect solution for spring/summer.
Embroidered long sleeve tunic dress, £45, Marks & Spencer: Buy now at marksandspencer.com for £45
Embroidered mid-rise skinny leg jeans, £35, Marks & Spencer: Buy now at marksandspencer.com for £35
T-bar trim sandal, £125, Russell & Bromley: Buy now at russellandbromley.co.uk for £125
Whether you're off to Milan or Marrakesh, make room for a pair of white jeans in your suitcase. Perfect if you need a little more coverage under your kaftan...
Black and white gingham peplum top, £28, Evans: Buy now at evans.co.uk for £28
Knot front sandals, £42, Office: Buy now at office.co.uk for £42
Pocket popper cross body bag, £36, Warehouse: Buy now at warehouse.co.uk for £36
Marrakesh high-rise kick-flare jeans, £195, M.I.H Jeans: Buy now at matchesfashion.com for £195
Wondering what to wear with gingham? White jeans, of course! A subtle flare will balance out curvier hips and thighs.
Tie front shirt dress, £65, Linea: Buy now at houseoffraser.co.uk for £65
Block heel sandals, £38, Office: Buy now at office.co.uk for £38
Rivington jean, £79, Hobbs: Buy now at hobbs.co.uk for £79
Dress just that little bit too short? Too sunny for tights? Pop a pair of white jeans on!