If there’s one clothing item that every girl is sure to have in her closet, it would probably be a pair of jeans. However, finding one that flatters your body is a whole different story. Unfortunately for us, real life isn’t exactly like The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants—there’s no such thing as a pair of universally-flattering jeans. But since we’re fashion girls on a mission, we’ve decoded the perfect jeans that fit different body types to help you find your best denim look yet.
What to wear: If you have almost the same measurements for your hips, waist, and bust, then you might identify as a rectangle-shaped body. Rectangle-shaped gals usually have that coveted modelesque physique and can wear basically anything. To add the illusion of volume to your figure, we suggest wearing a pair of wide-leg jeans like Jeanne Damas.
How to style it: Wear it with a sleeveless mock neck top for a daytime look or a flirty asymmetrical top at night.
What to wear: Blessed with a super slim waist with proportional bust and hips? Hourglass-shaped ladies should wear high-rise skinny jeans. This type of jeans will hug all your curves and accentuate your tiny waist. The high-rise skinny jeans are a classic, and hourglass-shaped figures can rock them like no other. Don’t be afraid to explore denim washes other than blue, too.
Just take a cue from Pia Wurtzbach’s moss green number!
How to style it: Look cool and effortless in the daytime with a flowy wrap-around top or wear your skinny jeans with a tight-fitting bodysuit for a nightcap.
What to wear: If you’re smaller on the bust and heavier on the hips, reach out for a pair of mid-waist, straight-leg jeans. This slim type of jeans will balance out your hips and elongate your legs without making you look frumpy.
How to style it: Channel your best French girl look with a prairie top for a more boho and laidback look. If you want the illusion of a bigger bust, throw on a high neck top and you’re all set for a chill night out.
What to wear: Got broad shoulders, large bust, and small hips? If you identify as apple-shaped, then try on a pair of girlfriend jeans, which is a slimmer and more streamlined version of the boyfriend. You can rely on this jean cut to balance out your upper body and give your lower half a little more volume while still looking on point.
How to style it: Pair your girlfriend jeans with a crisp blazer like Iza Calzado or wear it with a deep-cut bodysuit for something a little sexier at night.
What to wear: For you athletic gals blessed with toned legs and thighs, keep your denim look interesting by wearing a fun and funky pair of flared jeans. It’s a surefire way to soften up the body and make it a little more feminine. Pick a pair in dark wash for a more streamlined look like Kimi Juan.
How to style it: Show off your shoulders with a halter top or pair it with a crisp white button-down for a classic daytime look.
Tall and Lean
What to wear: If you have a statuesque physique and have trouble looking for pants that are actually flattering, we hear you! We suggest you try a pair of low-waist boyfriend jeans. It’ll give you more proportion and give the illusion of a longer torso.
How to style it: A boxy semi-cropped tee and boyfriend jeans makes a perfect casual outfit combo but you can also wear it with a high neck blouse for something a little bit more dressy.
What to wear: If you’re under 5’4” and have a petite frame, we know how annoying it is to find jeans that are cut just right. But lo and behold, the cropped jeans are here to save every petite girl's denim dilemma. There are many different styles of cropped jeans available but we love the look of raw edge jeans that are cut right just above the ankle. Oh, and did we mention it’ll make you look taller, too?
How to style it: Take it out for a spin with a silk camisole for a classy and sophisticated look like Vina Guerrero.