Shopping for denim can be a nightmare. You search brand upon brand only to find pairs that are too long, too short, or flatten your butt. And when you have more booty than you do waist (which, um, is how it should be! #HELLO), some even give you that stupid gap in the back. When you find a great pair of jeans, they become a staple in your wardrobe. You may think that all jeans are made the same, but they aren’t. Body shapes are different, and jeans are made to fit different bodies. I know you’re too busy to spend hours in search of the perfect jeans for your body type, so I am here to help! Check out my tips for finding the perfect denim brands for tall, curvy, and petite body types.
Legs for Days
As a lady with long legs, I speak from experience: finding jeans long enough to wear with heels can be an almost impossible task. Lucky for us, the cropped leg is trending. But having our ankles exposed shouldn’t be our only option. If you don’t want to look like you are always ready for a flood, you have options. These long styles have a 33-inch inseam or longer and are perfect for us tall gals.
Booty In the Back
Butts are in, and they are here to stay, so why is it so hard to shop for jeans when you have some junk in the trunk? The problem most women with this body type run into? Finding denim that fits in not only the butt but also the waist. Luckily, some brands have wised up and made styles with the right-sized rise to keep all the goodies where they should be. These brands know how important it is to show off your curves in denim that makes you feel comfortable and fashionable.
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If you are a shorter gal, finding jeans that fit isn’t much easier. It’s annoying to buy longer styles that need to be hemmed. Plus, the distressing on denim is designed for longer legs, so it doesn’t always hit at the right spots, resulting in an awkward look. For some petite ladies, a 24-inch inseam may be too big and yet wearing kids’ jeans is not an option. However, these brands kept the petite woman in mind when designing their denim and sell jeans with 23-inch (and shorter) inseams to help you look your best.
I am wearing styles from DL1961 in this post.
Options for quality denim do exist—you just need to look in the right place. You don’t have to compromise style for fit and comfort when you shop the right brands for your body type. I live in jeans these days and stand by the brands that fit me the best!
What are you favorites brands for your body type? Share in the comments below!