Finding The Perfect Pair of Jeans

How to Rock Your Jeans

  • Wear the right pair of shoes, to compliment the jeans you're wearing.
  • Know every single pair of jeans is going to fit everyone's body differently.
  • A muffin-top is not a good fashion statement to be making. Ever!!!
  • You should always be able to breathe in your jeans. If you have to seat down slowly to keep the zipper zipped, then you're probably wearing the wrong size.
  • Wear what makes you feel comfortable and look good.

Jeans for all Body Types

Every woman has a body that is shaped beautifully different, so dress to flatter and hug your shape. The perfect pair of jeans can help enhance certain areas that you want to flaunt, while drawing attention away from certain areas you would rather hide. Some jeans even come with built-in control panels or padding, these little added features which can help cinch or add a little something extra, by giving mother nature a little bit of a boost, "pun intended. " A sexy pair of great fitting jeans can do amazing things for a woman's body. "What type of jeans should you wear, you ask? " Base that on your body type, what works for some will not work for others.

A pair of great fitting jeans can hide a multitude of heinous and embarrassing problems, by enhancing and contouring the positives, giving you a classy look. If you have chunky thighs, wear flare legs to balance out the top and bottom. If you have a large backside, (which, by the way, I give a big thank you to J-Lo from all us thick-boned ladies) wear higher cut jeans to keep them from sliding around, otherwise you'll be spilling out all over the place, I know this from experience. Some jeans even have a built-in minimizer on the inside tummy panel, for helping to slim your hips and belly.

Below are a few ideas of what type of jeans, look well on what type of body.

The Right Fitting Jeans for an Hourglass Figure

An hourglass figure is absolutely beautiful, but not when you melt and pour it into the wrong type of jeans. Most curvy women should not wear super low-rise jeans. "Why not? You ask, " because we have big hips and fuller bottoms. Wear jeans that fit and flatter, not cause you to have an imaginary muffin top.

What Not to Wear

  • Any kind of jeans that has the two words "Low-Rise, " because pulling up your pants all day is anything but sexy.
  • What some people call the "Mom" jeans, who could forget those super, colossal zippers, or the oversized pleats very unflattering. Especially for a curvy woman can add so many exaggerated pounds to your body.
  • Anything too skin-tight, super, tight jeans generally don't look right on all shapes. If you have to lay on the bed to zip the zipper up, forget about it, ladies.

What to Wear

  • Jeans with a natural waistline always flatter a curvy body, they are more comfortable too.
  • Boot-cut or flare-leg jeans, they help balance out a full bottom, they always look amazing on a curvy body type.
  • Skinny-leg looks wonderful on a curvy body as well, but make sure it is curvy-fit. They tend to be a little wider in the thigh area and have more pull to them, to keep them from looking too tight.

"Dress your curvy body in the right pair of great fitting jeans, to enhance your natural God-given shape. "

Flattering Jeans for a Pear Shape

A pear shape is just as beautiful an hourglass shape, but it can be a hard shape to find great fitting jeans for unless you know what you're looking for. The waist seems to always fit loose or the back side to tight. By wearing the right kind of jeans for your bountiful assets, you could end the constant battle of finding the right fit.

What Not to Wear

  • Anything low cut is not going to fit, if you're spilling out you should not be wearing it, nobody wants to see your goodies.
  • Wide-leg this look is so unflattering for a pear-shaped figure, it adds extra bulk below the leg which ends up clashing.
  • Natural waistline pants can have an odd fit for a pear shape because their waist is usually a lot smaller than their derriere.

What to Wear

  • Skinny-leg, curvy fit jeans look incredible on a pear shape, enhancing their assets very nicely.
  • Flare-legged jeans help balance out the fullness of the backside in a pear shape.
  • High-waist jeans are a better fit for a pear shape, the highness of the waistline leaves some room for the derriere.

Enhance What You Got

Straight Body Shape
Straight Body Shape | Source

Find the Right Fit for a Straight shape

This is a very elegant body type which when clothed in the right pair of great fitting jeans can be stunning. A person with a straight body type should focus on the right fit and stay away from jeans which are bulky or too big. Wearing too big a size for a straight shape can look very unflattering.

What Not to Wear

  • Never wear jeans that have a super large flare, this is way too much bulk for your petite frame.
  • Anything with too high of a waist can make your derriere appear to be board flat.
  • Anything relaxed-fit or wearing too big of a size can make your jeans appear as if you're floating in them.

What to Wear

  • Low waist jeans look awesome on a straight shape, it adds the illusion of having slight subtle curves without being too overpowering.
  • Regular-fit skinny jeans look awesome as well, anything that hugs and fits, give an illusion of added curves.

All jeans are not created equally, a good pair of jeans can last for years. Some great brands I recommend you tryout for yourself are Lee's, Seven 7 For all Mankind, and Level Eight.

"All body types are beautiful, but make sure to pick the right fitting jeans for your body type, enhance the positive's and be comfortable. "

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carol7777 4 years ago from Arizona

Jeans can really help different body types. I am always in horror when I see young girls with their belly spilling over. We call it muffin top for adults but kids it is just sloppy fat. And to boot it doesn't bother them at all. This is a great hub for those buying jeans. VotedUP. and shared.

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prettynutjob30 4 years ago from From the land of Chocolate Chips,and all other things sweet. Author

Thank you Carol I feel the same way you do, Anything that makes you look like you have an exaggerated stomach in my opinion, is the wrong jean choice for your body type. Oh and they like to show their underwear off a lot too, I still don't see how that counts as any kind of style.

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mismazda 4 years ago from a southern georgia peach

Great Hub...ohh Im so curvy, and you are so right low not the way to go. Thanks for the hub, voted up and useful.

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writer20 4 years ago from Southern Nevada

Great hub, I usually wear Gloria Vanderbilt because of the little elastic in the material. I just bought a new pair and they are usually good for me but this pair fits like a glove except for the waist.

voted up useful and interesting, Joyce.

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kashmir56 4 years ago from Massachusetts

Interesting, didn't know there was so much to know about woman's jeans .

Awesome !

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teaches12345 4 years ago

Love my jeans! Now that I know what looks good on me, I can shop for some more! Great hub post and so very interesting to read.

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vespawoolf 4 years ago from Peru, South America

I think shopping for jeans is my least favorite past time! These hints are very helpful, and for each body type. I notice the waist tends to gap in the back, so I'll keep in my your suggestion of flare of straight-legged jeans. Thanks so much!

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moonlake 3 years ago from America

I'm old and still wear my jeans but I wish I could find some that fit well. I always liked Lands End because I could order the length I wanted and they didn't have so much stretch in them. I want a jean that is a jean like they use to be without the stretch. They no longer sell them that way that I have found. Great information voted up and shared.

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prettynutjob30 3 years ago from From the land of Chocolate Chips,and all other things sweet. Author

Thank you guys for reading my hub and commenting.

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Sneha Sunny 3 years ago from India

I feel very comfortable in jeans. I have seen a lot of people who just wear any kind of jeans without bothering much how it is looking on them, but in real it looks very bad! This hubs has great guidance!

Thank you for sharing this useful hub. Rated, shared and voted up! :)

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prettynutjob30 3 years ago from From the land of Chocolate Chips,and all other things sweet. Author

Thank you for commenting and sharing Sneha Sunny.

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stillwaters707 3 years ago from Texas

Now, the question is, where do you find just the right jeans? I used to love a store called Bill Bauer, but it is no longer in my town. Thanks for the hub.

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prettynutjob30 3 years ago from From the land of Chocolate Chips,and all other things sweet. Author

Thank you for commenting stillwaters707.

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