The Best Jeans for Every Body Type
We all know how hard it is to find perfect jeans. Our team wriggled into countless pairs and found great ones for all silhouettes—including one all-star that looks good on everyone.
curvy jeans
Your Body Type: Curvy
Least Likely to Gap at the Waist

Made especially for curvy figures, these jeans are part of Eddie Bauer's new line based on body type.

Eddie Bauer, $70;

plus size jeans
Your Body Type: Plus
Most Flattering for Plus Sizes

Features shapewear technology and 1 percent spandex for an allover sleek look. Available in sizes 14 to 28.

Lane Bryant T3, $70;

miraclebody jeans
Your Body Type: Plus
The 40% stretch fabric of these bootcut jeans is great for overall body slimming.

MiracleBody by Miraclesuit, $110;

tall jeans
Your Body Type: Tall
Least Likely to Need Alterations

The extralong inseam is 38 inches—"regular" jeans are often 32 to 33 inches.

Long Tall Sally, $85;

boyish body jeans
Your Body Type: Boyish
Best Booty Builder

A subtle sculpted lining is sewn into the back, making your tush look naturally rounded.

James Jeans, $202;

Your Body Type: Boyish
Slim through the hips and thigh with a high waist for full coverage, the pocket seeming on these jeans visually lifts your backside.

Beija Flor, $187;
gap straight jeans
Your Body Type: Petite
These straight leg jeans have a 30-inch inseam and come in sizes 00 to 14. If they're still a bit long, no need to worry—they'll look great cuffed.

Gap, $70;

rag & bone jeans
The All-Star Jean
These slim-cut jeans look great on everyone. Their boot cut is universally flattering, and they sit high on the hips for full tummy and back coverage, so they're muffin top proof.

Rag & Bone, $180;

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