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Choosing The Right Jeans For Your Body Type

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Choosing The Right Jeans For Your Body Type

Choosing The Right Jeans For Your Body Type

Shopping for jeans for some people can be challenging and frustrating. Having a well-fitted pair of jeans that is stylish is a must when it comes to shopping for jeans. 

Unfortunately, most people have piles of jeans in their closet that they never seem to wear. At first sight, when purchasing them they seem to be the right pair. Once you get the jeans home and try them on, they do not seem to make the cut when it comes to that one pair of jeans that seem to fit just right.

Most online shoppers may experience the same scenario when it comes to shopping for the right pair of jeans. 

Considering all of the different variations of body types, below are a  few ideas to take into consideration when it comes to how a pair of jeans should fit.

Shop Based Off of Your Body Type

Generally there a few body types to consider just to narrow down to a few categories:

  1. Short Waisted
  2. Long Torso
  3. Plus-Size
  4. Wide Hips
  5. Slim & Petite
  6. Petite
Short Waisted

If you are short-waisted, you should consider taking advantage of a jean that has a lower fitting fit such as hip hugger jeans. Hiphugger jeans have the illusion of elongating the upper body. 

Long Torso

When it comes to a long torso body type, it is recommended to take advantage of a jean that has more of a defined waist-line.

Plus Size

If you are plus-sized, then it is recommended to focus on balancing your hips by looking at jeans that may have a slight flare at the bottom. Having a boot cut or slight flare jean will give the illusion of balancing out your hips. Another trick to consider is to look for jeans with large pockets that are closer together to give an illusion of a slimmer look.

Wide Hips

A straight leg will work for people with a narrow waist or short legs, and if your waste is wide, then go with darker colors. Darker colors cover up a lot of body imperfections. z

Petite

If you wear petite size, then you should consider wearing straight leg jeans with a looser fit. This trick will give an illusion of a taller silhouette.

Wearing Jeans For The Right Occasion

The perfect fit means different things for differing uses. Jeans at a casual party require a differing fit then if you might be wearing them on a casual Friday. Consider wearing a heel for an occasion after hours. 

Additional Jean Tips

A straight leg will work for people with a narrow waist or short legs, and if your waste is wide, then go with darker colors. Darker colors cover up a lot of body imperfections.  

Dark jeans with a defined waist can be worn no matter what body type you have. 

A trick that you can consider doing if wearing a pair of straight leg jeans that you are comfortable with is to purchase 2 pair and wear one with heels and the other with flats or a stylish sandal.

Accessories always add a stylish touch to jeans. There are various accessories that can accent jeans. Jewelry, belts, handbags, and of course shoes can really create different looks with your jeans.

Jean Maintenance

Once you have finally found a pair of jeans that fit you and look stylish, you want to make sure that you take care of them with good maintenance.

You can never take for granted a good pair of jeans that can last a long time. To make sure you keep your jeans in good condition, wash your jeans in cold water in most cases and to avoid fading, turn inside out. All jeans from different manufacturers vary, so consider reading the self-care tags to ensure you are maintaining your jeans correctly.



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