If you’d rather face a zombie apocalypse than shop for jeans, take a deep breath. You’re probably not the only woman to admit that she’d first consider trying to survive among the undead rather than heading out to the mall in search of that elusive, perfect pair of jeans. Don’t sweat it. Put down that apocalyptic survival weapon. Finding your perfect fit may be simpler than you think.
All right, skinny jeans are still ”in” for 2014. If you decide ”skinny” is not for you, again, don’t sweat it. According to Audrey Slater, author of The Best Jeans for REAL Bodies for Red Book , try the baggy but cuffed ”boyfriend jeans” style.
Slater’s article also touches on a great style if you’re a curvy gal. Try a slightly boot-cut jean with stretchy fabric. Stay away from any fading or distressing that may bring too much attention to your hips or thighs. A solid-colored pair in this style can make your legs look longer and leaner to slim down your lower body.
Fit and Function
What should you look for in terms of fit and function? Jeans.com gives visitors a plethora of tips. In fact, their site states, “At Jeans.com our buyers look first for quality as defined by the material, the cut, the fit and the finishing of the denim fabric. We do fittings and work very closely with the brands to ensure the best possible fit.” So, Jeans.com takes a lot of the guesswork out of finding your perfect fit. Check out their Interactive Size Calculator. Enter in your bust and hip measurements to reveal your perfect pair of jeans!
This infographic from FashionCentsTv.com gives you visual descriptions of what body shape you posses. Once you’ve determined that, you can find tips on not only your best style of jeans but what tops will look best on you too.
Fallwinterfashiontrends.com dishes that dark colors like black, dark blue and deep indigo are still at the height of their popularity. You can’t go wrong with dark khaki, gray, white, burgundy, beige colors and various shades of metallic either.
Get two pairs of perfectly-fitting jeans in one! An innovative (albeit more expensive) style of jeans is Bleulab The Reversible Collection. Take your look from casual to ready for the night-life in one pair.
Are you pregnant? Check out the list of 2013-2014’s best-selling maternity jeans here.
For other unique options and descriptions for terms you are unsure about, check out the ABCs of Denim, from Jeans.com.
An assortment of Levi’s jeans especially the perfectly-slimming styles, are the best sellers in women’s jeans right now on Amazon.com. Levis top many of the best-seller lists, followed by brands like Wrangler, Diesel and Killer Jeans.
You don’t have to fear the art of jeans shopping anymore. These guidelines will aid your search, but remember to listen to your inner voice, taking into consideration what you feel comfortable and confident in. Ask a close friend’s opinion if you’d like, too.
And, hey, if the Zombie Apocalypse does arrive tomorrow, you’ll at least look good while saving the world.