You see them on cute, round bums and think that it’s too hard for you to pull off. Here’s a secret: skinny jeans are a staple. You might have your own doubts about this, but it’s quite easy to play around with your skinnies. All you need is a good color palette to choose from. Here’s how to pull them off:
You want to look for skinnies that have at least 30% polyester so that it allows a little stretch while preventing lumps and bulges on your legs. Jeggings are nowhere near skinny jeans as it’s more elastic and fragile than skinny jeans. The good thing about getting jeans instead of jeggings is that they last longer as they’re less elastic and hold their shape longer.
You want skinny jeans that follow the contour of your body. This being said, make sure that they cling nicely to the legs and waist. To know if you got the right pair, move around in different positions- sit down, bend over, walk, and raise your legs up one at a time. If the waist stays in place, you’ve got that covered. The legs and crotch should cling as close to the body as possible.
If you are not that adventurous with bright colors, you can pick skinny jeans in three safe materials or colors: black, khaki, and denim. The wash should be simple. If you have bulky thighs, go for a wash that’s dark at the sides and gradually goes lighter at the center. Another option is to wear dark washes. If you have slender legs, faded jeans add width.
You can pair skinny jeans with pumps and make your legs look like they go for miles. On the other hand, you can wear them with comfy ballet flats for a casual day doing errands. Wedges? Yes they work with these babies too. As for boots, whatever the length, the skinnies are willing to oblige. A word of caution though. Skinny jeans are tight, slimming, and slender. So it’s better to wear them with shoes that create width. Those stilettos are probably not the best pair of shoes to wear since they are too thin to balance out the silhouette of the skinny jeans.
When pairing tops with these jeans, you have a whole lot of things to consider. First, if you’re wearing pumps, go for dressier slim-fitting tops to pull the look together. You have a whole lot of choices when wearing flats, boots, or wedges.
One caution is that skinny jeans that to emphasis your bulges and tummy if you have got one, especially if they are low-waisted or the waist-band is a little tight. If you have such problem, you can hide them with a peplum top (flared ruffle attached to the waistline of a top or blouse), or a slightly looser chiffon/cotton top that falls just below your tummy. Since skinny jeans are skin tight, the loose top will be able to balance out your entire look.
See? Skinny jeans are not just for slim people with perfect bums. In fact, if you pair it right and choose the right wash, color and fit, it will work its magic on you.