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No one wants to wear a pair of ill-fitting jeans. Love your true blues and keep that new denim feeling even if they're old, or meant to look old. You deserve to feel sexy forever in your blue jeans.
Choose Denim with Care
There are many things to consider when buying jeans. Hem length, alterations, stretch or no stretch, distressing, flare, boot and skinny. How can a girl keep up? Here's a tip: Spend the day shopping and trying on every cut and style denim your money can buy. When it feels right, you'll know. Your backside will feel comfortable and covered, and you won't be pulling on your waist or hips to shimmy into your jeans. Once you've found the jean, congratulations. You've made an investment worthy of your week and weekend wardrobe.
Caring for Denim
Denim should be washed as little as possible but always when needed. The less you wash, the better your jeans will look and feel. What could be better than a broken-in pair of blue jeans? Nothing. Dry clean or launder at home? That's up to you. Many people prefer to go chemical-free and wash on a delicate cycle. Turn your jeans inside out before washing to minimize agitation wear and tear on the fabric. Air-drying your jeans can prolong their life and help avoid shrinkage. A quick toss in the dryer can help get that stretch back. After your jeans are dry, iron them promptly to remove wrinkles and zip or button your fly. Hang each pair of denim on a hanger in your closet and they'll be pressed and ready for wear. If you opt for a dark rinse, wash your jeans before wearing to avoid dye stains. Check the care label of your garment. Each pair of denim will be different, so get to know your jeans and care for them as you see fit.
Iron and Fold
To get that store-bought feeling, iron and fold your jeans properly or as needed. Ironed jeans look tailored and polished, which is especially important if you wear denim in a business fashion. Fold and hang your jeans to keep the hems clean and the waist free of creases.
Once you find that dream pair of denim blues, it's time to stock up. Denim jeans should be in constant rotation rather than constant laundering. The more pairs of denim jeans that you own, the less wear and tear one beloved pair will suffer. What better reason to stock up and go shopping? For the love of denim, go buy another pair, and care for them wisely!