No matter what your body type, there are plenty of (affordable!) jeans that will flatter your figure. See which pairs work best on five different body types, plus get some styling tips to complete your look.
The Most Flattering Jeans For a Petite Figure
"I am 5 feet 1, and I don't have a lot of curves. So I need straight-cut jeans; otherwise they gap in the waist. And unless I buy a cropped style, I have to hem things."—Lisa Lombardi
Lisa's Jean Pick: Skinny
Buy Them: Super skinny patchwork jeans, Hollister, sizes 00–15, $25; hollisterco.com.
Why They Work:
• These skinny jeans hit just below Lisa's navel, making her look taller and faking some curves.
• The many distressed details lend fullness to the legs.
• Roll up the sleeves on the shirt and jacket so your arms look longer.
Buy It: Long-sleeve button-front shirt, Mossimo, sizes XS–XL, $23; target.com.
Twill shirt jacket, Hollister, sizes XS–L, $60; hollisterco.com.
• Neutral-tone shoes appear to make the legs look longer.
Buy Them: Catchme heels, Nine West, sizes 5–11, $89; 6pm.com.