Look Slimmer by Choosing The Most Flattering Pair of Jeans For Your Body

by Harinee Jayan
LIFESTYLE  |  March 14, 2018
  • Nothing looks better than a fitted pair of jeans.
    1 / 9 Nothing looks better than a fitted pair of jeans.

    Contrary to what The Sisterhood of The Travelling Pants says, there really isn’t a perfect pair of jeans that’ll fit every body type. But don’t lose hope, we’re here to help you find a pair that’ll flatter your body shape, whether you’ve tall and lanky legs, or thicker thighs.

    Main photo: 123rf.com. All other photos provided by the respective brands.

    A version of this article originally appeared on www.femalemag.com.sg.

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  • For The Petite Girl
    2 / 9 For The Petite Girl

    You know that feeling when you try on a pair of normal jeans and the hem gathers up at the bottom? Here’s the solution. Go for cropped denim pieces the next time you shop. They give the illusion of longer legs and you’ll finally be able to say goodbye to the burdensome bunching problem.

    Photo: Mango Denim Jeans ($89.90)

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  • For The Girl With A Long Torso
    3 / 9 For The Girl With A Long Torso

    Okay, so you might not necessarily have long legs, but a rather long and shape-less midsection. The type of jeans that would be really flattering for you are the ultra high-waisted ones. They give the illusion of an “hourglass” figure because it’ll synch you in at the waist.

    Photo: Topshop Denim Jeans ($89.90)

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  • For The Girl With Fuller Thighs
    4 / 9 For The Girl With Fuller Thighs

    If you’re a woman with thicker thighs and have yet to try wide-leg jeans, you should get one asap. These breezy jeans are surprisingly body-flattering and will give you the illusion of slimmer, longer legs.

    (Also Read: 6 Moves to Slim Down Your Thighs & Get a Good Workout)

    Photo: Frame Denim Jeans (US$321.55  or S$420, www.net-a-porter.com)

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  • The Girl With A Short Torso
    5 / 9 The Girl With A Short Torso

    One thing women of shorter midsections should stay away from is anything high-waisted — they’ll make your torso look even smaller. Opt for jeans that sit lower on your waist, like boyfriend jeans or low-waisted jeans.

    Photo: Balmain Denim Jeans (price unavailable)

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  • The Girl With A Small Bum
    6 / 9 The Girl With A Small Bum

    Girls with smaller bums – we feel you. A wrong choice in jeans could easily make it look flatter than it already is. Our suggestion: Look for jeans with bigger pockets to give the illusion of a wider bottom.

    Photo: Stradivarius Denim Jeans ($59.90)

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  • The Girl With A Big Bum
    7 / 9 The Girl With A Big Bum

    Here’s one for the girls on the opposite end of the spectrum — the ones blessed at the back. Jeans that are flared at the bottom will flatter your hourglass figure and balance it out.

    (Also Read: 7 Everyday Things You Can Do to Burn More Calories)

    Photo: R13 Jeans ($988, www.farfetch.com)

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  • If You Have A Tummy
    8 / 9 If You Have A Tummy

    If your problem area is your midsection, go for a mid-rise jean that falls under your belly button, it’ll cover your stomach. Also, try jeans with elastane and have a stretchy material — it’ll smooth over the unevenness on your torso.

    (Also Read: 6 Exercises That Tone Your Tummy More Effectively Than Sit-Ups)

    Photo: Bershka Denim Jeans ($39.90,)

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  • Plus-Sized Girls
    9 / 9 Plus-Sized Girls

    Dark washes are your best-friends, they’ll help to elongate and slim the legs. Go for high-waisted jeans that won’t cut into your body at its widest portion. For a slimming and sucked in effect, go for jeans which have less than 2 per cent elastane.

    Photo: Zara Denim Jeans ($89.90)

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