How to choose the perfect jeans for your body type

Everyone should have that one pair of jeans that brings out the best looks in them. A great pair overshadows any problem areas and emphasises a better appearance with any outfit. Knowing how to choose the perfect jeans for your body type is no rocket science! Once you have determined your physique, you can easily find a pair of jeans that fits you in every situation. Here's how to choose the perfect jeans for your body type.

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How to choose the perfect jeans for your body type

👖 Size 👖

Most of the time you go out to get a pair of jeans, it happens that the pair you choose fits perfectly. However, when you try out the same pair later at home, it looks different. You may notice wrinkles and folds that you couldn't see while in the dressing room. That should not always be the case.

Jeans cuts and models

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The size of jeans can determine how it looks on you. The jeans should be smooth and without creases on the front side, and also not protrude or curl when you are standing. Otherwise, it means that the pair is too big. If it is too small, the jeans will create folds in the back between the bottom and the knees. To check if the jeans are the right size, you should crouch a couple of times. As you crouch, you should be able to move comfortably, and no folds should form anywhere.

How to choose the perfect jeans for your body type

👖 Jeans for a nice looking tummy 👖

A high-waisted pair of jeans is the perfect attire if you need something that will give you a flat tummy effect. The high waist prevents stomach rolls from appearing and, to some extent, emphasises the hips. The colour of the jeans also matters.

Dark colours are known to make the body look leaner. Choose black or dark blue jeans with no colour shades if you want to hide your stomach rolls. ;-)

In general, however, we at Zalando Privé advocate for a body-positive approach when looking for an outfit.

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How to choose the perfect jeans for your body type

👖 Jeans for a plus size 👖

If you feel like your thighs are a bit bigger, and you need to hide the appearance, then you will need dark coloured jeans. Black and dark blue jeans will work perfectly.

The darker the shades, the more your thighs will go into the background.

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Also, bootcut jeans can ideally make your thighs look more elegant thanks to the flared cut that makes the body have a more balanced look. If you prefer less tight jeans models, then opt for boyfriend jeans.

How to choose the perfect jeans for your body type

👖 Jeans for the backside 👖

And now it's up to side B! With the perfect pair of jeans, you can make your buttocks look bigger or smaller depending on what you prefer. But what are the jeans for a perfect bottom? If you want your backside to look smaller or average, opt for dark coloured and boyfriend or bootcut jeans. Pay attention to the back pockets.

Choose small pockets over large ones which, on the contrary, direct attention to the buttocks.

If instead, the desired effect you want is style and size, then choose a pair of jeans with big and distant pockets from each other. Besides, embroidery, zippers and logos on the back of the jeans are ideal for making your lower back bigger and round. Skinny jeans and low-waisted slim fit will give your backside the importance it deserves.

How to choose the perfect jeans for your body type

👖 Jeans that fit everyone 👖

Some jeans look good on everyone, whether you are petite or curvy. If you are trying to hide a pot belly, hips or thighs, there are straight-leg jeans, which will solve all your problems.

Straight jeans are a little tighter at the hem and adapt freely to the leg.

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So, when in doubt, the question "which jeans fit my body?" can always be answered with straight leg jeans.

How to choose the perfect jeans for your body type

👖 Different leg types 👖

Finally, those who do not have long legs will find straight-cut, close-fitting jeans suitable. Once again, the dark coloured jeans are the panacea: they make the legs look longer especially when combined with high shoes.

Also, pay attention to the length of the jeans. Ankle-length jeans make the legs appear shorter while high-waisted, straight-cut and skinny jeans make the legs look longer.

However, if you already have long legs, but you want to make them more noticeable, high-waisted trousers will work perfectly, especially if you tuck in your top.

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