Hiking in the foothills of the Colorado Rockies doesn't necessarily call for head to toe Northface.

I stumbled upon this British professor taking a day off from his Denver academic convention to get some "fresh air and sunshine" - wearing none other than a tweed suit, leather shoes, and a fedora. He was kind enough to take a picture of my boyfriend and I in our fleeces, and then to let me grab one of him in return.

My boyfriend declared that if we found him on the trail again we were taking him out for a beer. Alas, we weren't so lucky for a double sighting. Undoubtedly, the most sophisticated hiker I've ever seen.

I just got my first pair of black skinny jeans. I was hesitant at first because I did not want to look like a metal or rocker.

Here 3 ways to wear black skinny jeans I recommend:

1. Simple white tee, pendant, and ankle boots. Since it is warmer you can opt for converse shoes or a nice pair of stiletto shoes.

2. With a black tank top and a black or beige blazer. Wear black or nude pumps. Nothing wrong with wearing all black but you want to avoid looking like an Emo/gothic. Accessorize with simple pieces and keep your make natural.

3. Pair with a colorful top. Add a leather jacket or a scarf.