Shiny leatherette or wax-coated pants can be dressed up with a tux jacket and animal-print pumps.
Jacket Rebecca Taylor, $450 at rebeccataylor.com
Jeans J Brand, $286 at Ron Herman, West Hollywood, 323-651-4129
Shoes Gianvito Rossi, $770 at neimanmarcus.com
For effortless cool, pair faded cotton jeans with a comfy sweatshirt and high-top wedge sneakers.
Sweatshirt LPD New York, $145 at net-a-porter.com
Jeans Paige, $289 at Paige, Beverly Grove, 310-360-9888
Sneakers Marc by Marc Jacobs, $585 at shoescribe.com
Balance decoratively studded styles with a simple knit pullover and a pair of booties.
Pullover Rag & Bone, $290 at Rag & Bone, West Hollywood, 424-245-4816
Jeans Citizens of Humanity, $375 at bloomingdales.com
Booties Maison Martin Margiela, $895 at barneys.com
You can go full moto when you mix blue jeans with a black leather jacket and boots.
Jacket Balmain, $6,766 at farfetch.com
Jeans True Religion, $268 at True Religion, Beverly Grove, 310-248-2844
Boots Tory Burch, $395 at toryburch.com