WHAT JEAN FITS YOU BEST? + LEVI’S JEAN GIVEAWAY!

HOW TO FIND THE PERFECT JEAN FOR YOU

What woman doesn’t want to find the best jean for her body type? It’s one of the most discussed topics in fashion, yet there are still so many misconceptions about how to get it right. In today’s post, I’m going to break it down for you using two brands from the Levi Strauss & Co. family, deNiZEN® (sold at Target) and Signature by Levi Strauss and Co. (sold at Walmart).  Seems “fitting” to use the company that made the first ever blue jean in the history of the world!

When it comes to finding the best fit, it all comes down to three styles:

Skinny

If you’re body is on the tall and slender side, opt for a skinny cut like this deNiZEN Pull On Skinny Jean. Contrary to popular belief, skinny jeans won’t make your legs appear longer than they are, but they will show off your long and lean bod. Now that’s not the worst thing in the world, is it ladies?

Bootcut

As you can see, I’m modeling this look! When it comes to denim, I always choose a bootcut jean like these deNiZEN Essential Stretch Bootcut Jeans. My legs are on the shorter side and my hips are on the wider side, so the combo of a semi-flared jean with a very high platform does the job of making my legs appear longer, while simultaneously giving my hips a slimmer appearance.

Curvy

For those curvy plus-size ladies out there, it’s all about finding a brand that is specifically designed for your curvy shape. These Signature by Levi Strauss & Co. Curvy Bootcut Jeans (learn how to win them below!) are the perfect example of this kind of jean. They’re not too loose and not too tight. They have a good amount of stretch in the denim, and last but not least, they’re high-waisted, which flatter your mid section!


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  1. I love Levi’s! They have been my “go to” jeans for years! I would style my jeans based on my signature look which is jeans, black leather ankle booties, a bright colored tee shirt, a black blazer and a printed (most likely leopard) scarf!

    by Erica Reply
  2. I recently thrifted a teal velvet blazer for $10, an a ruffled blue green floral blouse for $2 that would work perfectly with these jeans for a more casual fall look. I have black pointy booties that would complete this look nicely.

    For a weekend look, a nice mock turtleneck in brown (gift from my sis) and my thrifted Free People quilted vest with beige booties will be awesome.

    by Lil Reply
  3. I love a skinny jean. I’d pair a super dark pair with a navy & white striped boat neck sweater and red flats!

    by Jennifer S Reply
  4. I’d style my curvy’s (size 16 please!) with this awesome lace burgandy peplum top I got from CAbi and some nice heeled boots to highlight my new hot jeans!

    by Holly Haley Reply
  5. For a casual girls night out, I would style my Levi Strauss curvy jeans in dark wash with a pair of red heels and a breezy leopard top with a black blazer.

    by susan Reply
  6. I would love a pair of Levi’s curvy jeans. Because no matter what size you are you deserve to look great in a pair. I would style them with a killer pair of heeled booties , a bright shirt that will be noticed and biker style black leather jacket. This look would be perfect for a night on the town with friends

    by Stephanie T Reply
  7. Now that’s is getting cold out, I would style my Signature by Levi Strauss & Co. Curvy’s with knee-high cognac boots, a fitted black sweater and a loose gold necklace. I love the contrast of gold accessories on black, and with the slimming of the black and flattering cut of these jeans, it would accentuate my figure! (And no one will know how many holiday treats I’m sneaking! ;-)

    by Megan Reply
  8. Loving the Curvy Bootcut jeans with a pair of doc marten black high top boots, white tank, red bandana around the neck, and a black motorcycle jacket to top it all off and tie it all together!

    by mb fav Reply
  9. Would love to get the giveaway, because I’m in need of a pair of jeans that actually fit! I’d wear my Curvy’s with a plaid button down (I’d pop the collar of course!), a gem statement necklace, pointed kitty heels, and my vintage leather tote! There’s nothing like feeling confident in a pair of jeans.

    by Jenna Hally Reply
  10. I would style my Signature Curvy Jeans with a flattering Miss Tina cocoon sweater (love her clothes!) a black stretch tank and a pair of patent ballet flats. Perfect for a fall afternoon!!

    by Audrie Reply
  11. Want these jeans!!!! I’m always looking for a pair of jeans that fit me!
    I would pair the jeans with brown cowboy boots, a loose white tee and a burnt orange scarf!!

    by Shari Reply
  12. Even if I don’t win, I’m going to go check these out! I would style these jeans with a brown cowl neck sweater top and my beige ballet flats and a bright colored scarf.

    by Bri Reply
  13. Those jeans look great! For a casual Friday at work I would wear them with a long tank, cardigan, scarf and loafers.

    by Jennifer Reply
  14. My best friend taught me an invaluable and easy outfit formula in college. Take a well-fitting pair of jeans like these Levis, pair it with a comfy shirt (I like the Apt.9 t-shirts from Kohl’s, but she steals a shirt from her fiance’s closet), and add a bold scarf or a statement necklace. Even if I just got out of bed, if I come to brunch like that, I don’t look like a slob. I like to wear dark Jeans, a gray shirt, and a necklace in a loud color.

    by Kate B. Reply
  15. I would style my dark wash curvy jeans with a striped shirt, and a green military inspired jacket. Lots of bronze jewelery, a cute pair of brown/tan/congac colored booties. Oh, and I cannot foget my brown/tan/congac purse and Iced Caramel lipstick.

    This is vaguely speaking of course, lol!

    by DeeFlowers1 Reply
  16. I love skinny jeans! And I’m super excited that Target carries Levi’s under the dENiZEN name! I would pare them with flats, my classic black blazer, tank top and one of my favorite scarves!

    by Melina Reply
  17. Since it’s fall and I live in the Midwest where it’s colder, I love to wear high heel boots over skinny jeans. Match it with a cute sweater, a trench coat and a floppy hat.

    by Abby Reply
  18. I would pair skinny jeans with a soft cotton t-shirt, adorned with a statement necklace, followed by a motorcycle jacket and wedge sneakers.Can you say “dope”?!

    by Curly Chic Reply
  19. Dedicated to this giveaway:
    Craze Mine: “Signature by Levi Strauss & Co. Curvy Jeans” Divine

    For a dressy casual look, I would pair up my jeans with leopard patterned H&M top, held together at the waist by this cool black golden buckle belt and a black Zara blazer. Would complete the look by wearing high heeled black booties and Zara Clutch. Oh and rose gold watch and earrings along with this statement Aldo ring would add an oomph to the whole look! For makeup, I would go with smokey eye look and would wear hair in chic french twist!

    by Maryam Reply
  20. Since I live in warm climate, I would wear the darker color jeans with a shear shirt and a fuchsia short sleeve blazer. Add a pair of peep toe neutral wedges and some bangles, hair pinned up and youve got an outfit that can be worn to the office. Then for drinks after work, let your hair down and add a dark lip gloss AND your good to go!!!

    by Gloria Reply
  21. can’t go wrong with a simple white t-shirt! throw on a blazer and some wedges/heels for a night out!

    by Judith Reply
  22. I love the look you are modeling Shauna! I would definitely wear the Denizen bootcut jeans with a fitted blazer, silky white blouse, classic pumps & maybe add a pop of color with a red cross-body bag.

    by sue Reply
  23. I would wear them with suede ankle boots and a white oxford button down. I like keeping it clean and simple when it comes to jeans.

    by Luisa Reply
  24. Loving Levis! I’d pair these with a casual white T and a tuxedo blazer for a more day-to-night look!

    by Susan Simmons Reply
  25. I would style a pair of boot-cut dark-rinse Levi’s with a pair of high-heeled booties, a navy/white striped sailor’s sort, a cute infinity scarf and a pair of hoop earrings.

    by LisaT Reply
  26. I’ve been dying for a great pair of skinny jeans to wear with the cutest greige suede booties (Steve Madden but look like Isabel Marant…swoon). Add a navy tank & swingy cream colored open cardigan. Finish it off with a pair of knock your socks off earrings (the brighter, the better) and a nice stack of arm candy. Voila~!

    by Kristin McEachen Reply
  27. I would pair these skinny jeans with cognac riding boots, a button down shirt in a polka dot print, and a menswear style watch!

    by Lindsay Reply
  28. I’d rock this look with the skinny jeans! I’d start with a smokin red hot tank. I would layer a black cardigan sweater that had 3/4 sleeves and was long enough to just cover my booty. Next I’d add a cute belt and lots of bling! Jeans always look better with jewels. I’d finish the look with black suede mid-calf boots. Perfect date night outfit!

    by Michelle Yoder Reply
  29. I wear bootcut jeans all the time. With a silk shirt and a big shawl is the perfect outfit for fall.

    by Myriam Reply
  30. My favorite is the skinny cut and I would definitely pair it with a pointy-toe flat in a jewel tone, a basic white tee, and a plaid or printed blazer. Perfect for the weekend! Add a glitzy necklace and clutch for drinks with friends!

    by Mel Reply
  31. Well, I’m definitely curvy! I’d wear my Levi’s Curvy (finally they have curvy, tried many of their styles for years w/o success!) with my hot pink v-neck sweater from Old Navy and this super cute scarf I got at a flea market in Madrid. I picked up these dangling earrings at Nordstrom BP, so those in my ears and my hot pink Jessica Simpson flats from Marshalls on my feet. I’m ready for lunch with my friend Rosa or a shopping with my daughter!

    by Barbara Khan Reply
  32. I would style the Curvy’s with a golden or neutral-colored sleeveless top with ruffles, a variety of fun bracelets on one hand and a flower-themed ring on the other, and wear comfortable but fun low-heeled wedges in an unexpected color like kelly green or royal blue.

    by Elena Vo Reply
  33. Thanks Shauna! You made my day….this is the best pick me up after a stressssful week st work :)

    by Lil Reply
  34. Yes it is very difficult to find a nice fitting jean for us Curvy girls…will check these out at Walmart, thanks

    by Diane Reply
  35. Hi! I’ve been reading your blog for a long time now and finally got the courage to go ahead and give you a shout out from Idaho. Just wanted to tell you keep up the good job!

    by Plus Size Swimwear Reply