How can I find the best jeans for my body?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine

About 90 percent of us are wearing the wrong jeans for our body type. Wrong jeans and bad fit equals an unattractive look. You should expect to try on at least a dozen pair of jeans (and even alter the ones you choose). What you're trying to avoid: jeans that appear cellophane-tight or jeans that have too much room, which makes it appear that you have more body squeezed in there than you actually do (look for bumps or creases in the crotch area at the rise to the waist). Get boot cut if you're tall and straight leg if you're short, and a dark wash can make you look thinner, since a stone wash can put a spotlight onto your thighs.

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