If you like the look of plus size, high-waisted jeans for women, but are afraid your curves will get in the way, guess again. You might be surprised to find that the high waist cut actually helps to hold your stomach in, while creating a slenderizing effect.
Shopping for Plus Size High-Waisted Jeans
High-waisted jeans are the perfect solution for women who want to avoid the possible embarrasment of the low-rise craze and keep any tummy troubles under control. They are no longer the dreaded "mom" jeans from a few decades ago, with pleats and unflattering pockets. Today, look for fashionable jeans in high-waisted styles from a number of manufacturers.
Torrid is a trendy clothing line that goes from size 12 to 28, and even features clothing from lines like Z. Cavaricci Couture and Silver Jeans. The line carries plenty of jean options in their denim boutique, so check out the current high-waisted styles today.
Fashion to Figure
Fashion to Figure, or FTF, stores are designed with the shopper sizes 12 to 26 in mind. Find plenty of wonderful options both online and in-store. Check out their selection of denim and find the perfect pair of high-waisted jeans that will make you look your best.
Ashley Stewart is, in its own words, a "fashion forward" company that caters to plus sized women 12 to 26. The affordable selection of denim is sure to include plenty of stylish options in a wide range of waists for any woman who wants to be comfortable in her jeans.
Levi's, one of the most famous denim companies in the United States, has plenty to offer the plus sized woman. Look for higher waisted cuts in the denim plus size lines, in your favorite fit or style. Levi's are also carried in a variety of department stores, so be sure to check in-store, too.
Fashion and High-Waisted Jeans
Once you take the step and buy those high-waisted jeans, don't cover them up with a long blouse or shirt. High waisted jeans are made to be worn with your shirt tucked in. Make sure your tops and your footwear complement the high-waisted style of your pants.
Tops to Wear With High-Waist Jeans
Choose a trendy top to complement your high-waist look. A blouse with billowy sleeves accentuates the waistline giving you a longer, leaner look. Other ideas include:
- Cropped sweater
- Double-breasted jacket over your tucked-in top
- A top with a full sleeve that is very wide at the armhole and narrow at the wrist.
- A batwing blouse
- Vintage t-shirt with a blazer
Try wearing a boot or shoe with a heel or platform. High-waisted jeans look best with a higher heel, which gives you that long lean look. To mix up your look choose a pair of sexy pumps or ankle boots.
Flattering Jeans for All Body Types
Picking out flattering jeans is difficult for most women, regardless of their body type. High-waisted jeans may be the perfect solution to your plus size jeans problems. Give them a try and see if they are the right cut for your body.