1. Know your body type and be willing to experiment to find what works for you. Curvy women look amazing in tapered jeans and straight leg as opposed to an extreme skinny. Taller gals can (and should) pull off flare-leg jeans with ease.
2. Shop for jeans with a bit of stretch to achieve a snug fit without feeling uncomfortable. The best jeans can be worn in the office, out around town, and on the even plane!
3. As a general rule, avoid super low rise jeans. Be sure they have at least an 8″ rise from crotch to waist band. Even if you’re thin, low rise aren’t flattering and they don’t provide enough coverage of your backside when you sit down.
We all feel a bit defeated when we have to buy a size up, but if you want a pair of jeans to have the perfect fit, don’t stick to a number just because that’s the size you think you should be. Buy up or down as needed. Every line and style is cut differently, and no matter what “size” you end up buying, you will still look good, because it’s how the jeans fit that shows. Remember that no one sees the little size tab on the inside of the jeans except for you!
Today’s tip comes to you from Jennifer Wojinski, Design Director at HABITUAL and editor of The Habit Blog.
—Kathy Ng Hassan
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We love how far Levi’s is taking this curve ID campaign, with custom fitting sessions that sound like a celebration of denim shopping rather than one more step in the journey to end the agony (of sizing, that is). While this won’t be the end of the denim frustration forever, this is a start. RSVP for your closest city and take a trip to Levi’s for gifts, snacks, and (gasp!) jeans that fit.
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