Nothing comes between me and my butt cleavage except my muffin top. That unwelcome love handle appears when anyone larger than Kate Moss buttons the top button of their jeans.
Only the stock market has dropped lower than the rises in most jeans. This struggle to find hip jeans that cover our assets without making us look like our mothers has been going on for over ten years now. It’s time for an up-rising.
From cheap and cheerful to custom made, here are some brands that get it for Spring 2009.
At Indie Denim, you customize every detail of your jeans from the fit, fly, and flare, to the brass tacks and embellished (or not) pockets. Indie Denim walks you through an online questionnaire to help you get jeans made just for you. These bespoke jeans start at about $145. Not cheap, but likely to fit you in all the right places.
Cowboys and wannabes have been wearing Levi’s for over 100 years. Hippies wouldn’t have been nearly as groovy without their worn out Levis.
Flashionistas and recessionistas can find them at mass retailers like Walmart, and there’s still something cool about the Levi’s label. The 501s and the classic 550s make a lot of different body types look good in jeans. Universally loved and under $100.
Not Your Daughter’s Jeans Tummy Tuck Slim Stretch Leg Jeans, flatten your tummy, lift your butt, and make you look a size smaller. The newer styles with wider, longer legs tend to have higher waists and give the illusion of height and slimmer hips. At around $100.