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 Plus-Size Figure
"I like my body—it's relatively proportional. I just wish everything were a little smaller! And I am self-conscious of my belly. Jeans that sit just a little below my natural waist work best. Too low and I have a muffin-top."—Michelle Ogden
Michelle's Jean Pick: Skinny
Buy Them: Skinny jeans, Ava and Viv, sizes 14W–24W, $30; target.com.
Why They Work: You might not think to wear skinny jeans if you are plus-size, but this pair has just the right amount of stretch to fit and flatter an ample bottom half.
• A long scarf around the neck draws the eye upward.
Buy It: Textured Lurex scarf, $30; lanebryant.com.
• A motorcycle jacket lends some edge.
Buy It: Faux-leather moto jacket, Ava and Viv, sizes X–4X, $45; target.com.
• A longer top helps camouflage the belly and hips.
Buy It: Asymmetrical long-sleeve top, Ava and Viv, sizes X–4X, $22; target.com.