Updating your denim is key to staying current. Light wash denim feels so fresh for fall and works well in winter too. Here are three easy outfit ideas that start with this staple along side some tips and tricks to finding the perfect fit for your body.
THE CANADIAN TUXEDO
Dare to wear denim on denim.
FIT TIP # 1
or the distance from the center crotch seem to thee top of the waist band is the most important measurement to consider when you want to know what looks best on your body. “Low” rise according to one website may be “high” rise on you. Know your number.
Typically a higher rise looks best with a wider leg.
BAND TEE + LEATHER JACKET+ MULES
FIT TIP #2
at the ankle helps create the overall silhouette. In crop flair styles choose a width that’s in proportion to your leg shape. If you have narrow calves or skinny legs consider a narrower opening closer to 13″ like these AG jeans verses the Mother crop flair at 15″ .
SHIRT JACKET + WHITE TEE + BOOTIES
FIT TIP #3
or the distance from the center crotch seam to the opening plays a big role in which shoes you can wear. The most versatile pair comes close to the ankle. This inseam length gives you the most shoe options.
If you’re petite and want a crop jean, look for an inseam 26″ or less. Even though it may say “crop” online the jeans may be full length on you. These 25″ Mother jeans are perfect for my 5’4″ frame and short legs.
FIT TIP #4
THE BOTTOM LINE
is it’s all about the bottom line and how your booty looks in your jean. Pay close attention to pocket placement, details, and size. A good place to start is with your hand. When extended it should be about the same size as your pocket.