How to Wear Shrug with Jeans: Outfit Ideas for Women

how to wear shrug with jeans

Last time, I have talked about how a cardigan can magically turn a normal outfit into a beautiful and refreshing one in a second. This time, I am going to talk about the shrug, something very similar to the cardigan. It can be viewed as a loose fit version of the cardigan. I am going to specifically talk about how you can style a shrug with different types of jeans. To make things more clear, I have put together a list of some of the shrug and jeans combination outfit ideas for you. Let’s dive in.

Ivory Shrug with White Vest Top & Skinny Jeans


To start off this exciting list, I am going to show you a pretty typical way to wear a shrug with jeans. In details, you can wear a white form fitting vest top with an ivory knit shrug for the top. Pair these pieces with blue skinny jeans and brown sandals to look casual and refreshing.

Heather Grey Shrug with Dark Blue Ripped Skinny Jeans

heather grey shrug dark blue ripped skinny jeans

Here is a slightly more stylish and sexy outfit. To achieve this look, you can wear a black cropped vest top with dark blue ripped skinny jeans. Layer a long heather grey shrug over these pieces. For the shoes, you can simply wear white sneakers to add a casual and sporty touch to the outfit.

Black and White Tribal Printed Shrug with Cuffed Boyfriend Jeans

black and white tribal printed shrug cuffed boyfriend jeans

This is a very interesting outfit that attempts to mix some tribal style into a stylish and casual outfit and I would say that the attempt is pretty successful. To achieve this look, you can simply wear a white vest top with greyish cuffed boyfriend jeans and white sneakers. Layer a black and white tribal printed shrug over the vest top to make the outfit look more breezy and stylish.

Long Blue Printed Shrug with Black Skinny Jeans

long blue printed shrug black skinny jeans

Here is another outfit that involves a tribal printed shrug. But this time, the shrug is a long colorful one. You can wear it with a white chiffon top and black skinny jeans. Pair these pieces with black open toe heels to add a slight feminine touch to the outfit.

Black Shrug with Flared Jeans & Boots

black shrug flared jeans boots

At first glance, the black shrug here looks almost like a black blazer. You can build a smart casual outfit around the black shrug by pairing it with a black chiffon top and blue jeans that has a slightly flared cutting. You can pair the flared jeans with a pair of black heeled ankle boots to look taller.

Grey Shrug with All-Black Outfit

grey shrug all black outfit

For a poise and lovely girl next door look, here is a great outfit that is especially for petite ladies. For the top, wear a black t shirt with a long black infinity scarf. Layer a grey long shrug over these pieces to create some very beautiful and stylish layers. Wear black cuffed skinny jeans and black combat boots to complete the outfit with style.

Black and White Vertical Striped Maxi Shrug

black and white vertical striped maxi shrug

For a breezy and cool look, you can wear a white form fitting t shirt with black flared jeans. For the shoes, you can either wear white sneakers for a casual look or black ballet heels for a more feminine look. Finally, wear a long black and white vertical striped shrug to provide that magically breezy touch.

White Knit Fringe Shrug with Royal Blue Top

white knit fringe shrug royal blue top

Don’t be discouraged if you don’t currently have the best body type. For one, you can always put some work into getting yourself in shape. Secondly, fashion is both about beauty and fun, so make sure you still do some styling and have fun regardless of current state. Anyway, shrugs do look good whether you are overweight or too slim. As an example, you can pair a white knit fringe shrug with a royal blue vest top, black skinny jeans and pale pink open toe heels.

Wear with Grey Button Up Shirt & Black Skinny Jeans

grey button up shirt black skinny jeans

For a chic and refreshing look, you can wear a grey button up shirt with a pair of black skinny jeans. Wear a heather grey long shrug to layer over the pieces. For the shoes, you can wear brown leather ankle boots to add some character to the outfit. You can even wear a grey felt hat to add an artistic touch to the look.

Crepe Shrug with White Vest Top & Jeans

crepe shrug white vest top jeans

If you want to look more feminine, one way to do that is to choose a more ladylike color. As an example, wear a crepe shrug with a white vest top. Pair them with dark blue washed skinny jeans and nude sandals to look both feminine and stylish.

Wear with Light Grey V Neck T Shirt & Ripped Boyfriend Jeans

light grey v neck t shirt ripped boyfriend jeans

On paper, this is just a very simple and ordinary grey and blue outfit. But in reality, all these simple pieces in this outfit just work flawlessly together to create this amazing look. To achieve that, you can wear a light grey v neck t shirt with light blue ripped and cuffed boyfriend jeans. Wear a long dark grey shrug over the pieces. Complete the outfit with crepe suede ankle boots.

Long Black Shrug with Pale Pink Top & White Skinny Jeans

long black shrug pale pink top white skinny jeans

Here is a stylish outfit that uses a highly contrasting color combination. To achieve this look, you can wear a pale pink chiffon top with white skinny jeans. Pair these light-colored pieces with a long black shrug. For the shoes, wear black open toe heels to add a feminine touch.

Ivory Shrug with Neon Pink Top & Mom Jeans

ivory shrug neon pink top mom jeans

For a casual yet ladylike outfit, you may want to use some pink in your outfit. As an example, you can wear an ivory shrug with a neon pink vest top. Pair them with mom jeans and white sneakers to complete the outfit in a simple and clean way.

Grey Chiffon Shrug with Ripped Boyfriend Jeans

grey chiffon shrug ripped boyfriend jeans

To achieve a casual and stylish street outfit, you can wear a black print tee with cuffed and ripped boyfriend jeans. Pair them with a grey long chiffon shrug and a pair of white pointed toe heels to add a breezy touch to the outfit.

Here are some nice ways to wear a shrug with jeans. I hope that you find this blog post useful in terms of inspiring you to come up with your own outfit ideas.