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The blue jean is the weekend uniform of the modern woman. Since you spend so much time wearing your jeans, it makes sense to invest even more time finding a pair that flatters your uniquely feminine curves and makes you look -- and feel -- attractive. There's no trick to figuring out which jean cut you should wear. It's all about finding a style that that gives you a slim, proportional appearance while cleverly disguising aspects you'd like to hide.
Wide-Leg and Flared Jeans
Dark-colored wide-leg and flared cuts should be the No. 1 jean choice if you're short-waisted or are pear-shaped and carry some extra baggage down below. The flares work optical illusion magic when it comes to skimming over an slimming those hips. And, if you wear a lighter colored top, a dark wash pulls the eye of on-lookers up and away from your heavier areas.
Ladies who are short and petite with an equally short pair of legs should wear skinny jeans that hit right at the ankle. Petite women often bemoan their lack of backside, so make that trunk look as if it's got more junk by picking skinny jeans with lots of pocket details like sparkly embellishments, decorative stitching and flaps. If you're concerned about looking too twig-like in leg-hugging skinny jeans, get a pair in a dark shade.
Straight-Leg and Boyfriend Jeans
If you've got legs that stretch from your chin to Texas, straight-leg or boyfriend cut jeans are for you, since they're made to emphasize your greatest physical asset. Leggy lasses often lack what the rest of have plenty of -- hips and a butt -- but faded low-rise denim boyfriend jeans with a waistband that hits you right at the hipbone will help add some curves to your silhouette.
Mid-rise, flat-front, boot-cut jeans -- especially ones in stretchy denim that sport a wide waistband -- should be a wardrobe staple for every woman fortunate enough to have a sexy hourglass figure. Fortunately, they also work well with apple-shaped and plus-sized gals. The denim's wider cut at the hemline of each leg balances your appearance with your shoulders, making your middle seem thinner and your curves curvier. Avoid extreme fits, though. You don't want the jeans to appear painted on your body, but you also don't want them big enough to swim in. Snug but comfortable is perfect. Also, gravitate toward jeans with smaller back pockets. They'll keep your butt from looking larger than it is.