IDA TV - How to find the right jeans for a curvy figure

The Shape

The Shape Curvy girls tend to be proportionate all over, with both wider hips and busts. The key to wearing denim when you’re curvy is to stick to styles that flatter your natural shape rather than detract from it, with plenty of structure and a little bit of give.

How To Wear It

The straight leg jean is a must for any curvy figure as it will elongate your pins. Stick to a heavy weighted denim with a minimal amount of stretch; a lighter weight with too much give will not provide the structure that you need. Similar to pear shapes, the curvy girl looks great in high-waisted styles that will provide a cinched-in waist effect and highlight their perfect proportions. The best wash for a curvy girl tends to be darker, as dark washes will help to lengthen and disguise any problem areas. Adding a killer pair of heels will also help elongate your shape.

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Video Transcript; "If you have a curvy figure, you might be carrying a little weight around the tummy, bottom, and thigh area, so you'll be looking for a shape that nicely flatters those areas. A straight-leg or boot-cut will suit your figure best as it will help elongate the leg and assist in creating a more balanced, overall shape. A higher waisted jean is a good option, especially at the back of the waistband as this will give better coverage. Some stretch is good for fit and comfort but avoid too much give as it won't provide the hold you are looking for. Some styles to look at include Paige Hidden Hills, MiH Jeans Paris, Citizens of Humanity Amber and Elson, and James Jeans Hector. If you have a curvy figure, you can actually wear a lot of styles, but generally speaking if you look for something with a slightly higher rise, a nice dark denim, and a good weight to it, you should be fine."

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