You Asked, We Answered: 5 Tricky Denim Dilemmas Solved

Michelle Scanga

Jeans making you blue? From spandex fits that don't lose their shape to skinny styles that are actually flattering, here are fixes to your most frustrating denim dilemmas. 

Problem: “I’m pear-shaped and looking for ways to wear jeans with flat shoes. What style jeans will flatter me most when wearing flat shoes?” –Hanah, Seattle
Solution: Opt for a jean with a high-rise cut and dark wash—the higher waistline will elongate your hips and legs, while the darker denim offers a sleek and flattering fit.

Problem: “Find me jeans that don’t stretch out after an hour!” Tracy, Brighton, Mass.
Solution: Take your pick from DL1961’s Instasculpt denim. The microsculpting fabric lends for a comfortable fit and guaranteed shape retention.

Problem: “I want jeans that create an illusion of bigger hips.” –Sherilyn, San Pablo, Philippines
Solution: Invest in a pair of high-waisted skinny jeans. The high-rise cut will highlight the smallest part of your waist, and as a result, naturally make your hips and backside appear a bit curvier. Citizens of Humanity Rocket Skinny Jeans ($188) is an office favourite! 

Problem: "Where can I find a pair of black skinny jeans that are a bit ripped?" –Clara
Solution: Slightly ripped black skinny jeans are all the rave right now. Here’s our favourite styleplus endless ways to wear your new jeans.

Problem: “I need skinny jeans that don’t look like leggings on me—in other words skinny jeans without too much spandex.” –Aïda, Ottawa, Ontario
Solution: FRAME Denim has a great selection of skinny jeans in super soft fabrics that lend just the right amount of hug. 

Which denim-focused hang-up did you relate to? Let us know in the comments below! 

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