The Most Flattering Jeans For Your Body Type


You likely already have a good idea of which denim silhouette looks best on your body type. But given the crop of cool trends currently pushing skinny jeans to back of your closet, finding the best option for your frame can be an overwhelming task. To guide you on your quest for the best style, we rounded up the denim must-tries of the season and who should be wearing them and why.

Body Type: Petite

Trend: Girlfriend Jeans

If you're short, create the illusion of longer legs with girlfriend jeans, the slimmer, cropped and slightly tapered cousin of boyfriend jeans.

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The Dropout Jeans in Graffiti Girl



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Body Type: Tall

Trend: Flooded Jeans

If you're tall, try a pair of slightly flooded jeans in a relaxed fit for an effortlessly cool look.

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Low-Rise Baggy Jeans



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Body Type: Curvy

Trend: Flared Trousers

If you're curvy, flatter your assets in a high-waisted, flared trouser. A darker wash has a slimming effect while the high waist creates balance—especially if you're top heavy.

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Marrakesh Jean


M.I.H. Jeans

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Body Type: Straight

Trend: Boy Jeans

If you lack curves, go for an oversize men's jean in a slim fit, which will conceal a straight-up-and-down frame.

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Men’s Slim Jean



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