Do you remember the first time you saw a woman wearing skinny leg jeans? I know I do. I remember wondering, What is she thinking?!?! I never thought the trend would last and I couldn't imagine how any woman with hips could pull off the look. Well, I was wrong on both assumptions, and I am glad to admit so.
As one of the sexiest jean styles, the skinny leg jean is a slim, fitted silhouette from top to bottom. They are typically worn snug fitting and are made of at least 2% lycra or elastane for stretch.
They can be worn stacked or cropped. They can be tucked into boots, paired with heels or flats. They have become a staple in many women's closets, and because the skinny leg jean is so sexy they are going to be staying there for a while to come.
The main question that has been asked about skinny leg jeans is, Do I have to be skinny to wear them. And, the answer is that anyone can wear themwith caution. Does it help to be skinny? Yes. Is it required? No.
In fact, even plus sized women can wear skinny jeans. If you are a true apple shape, then your arms and legs are thin. Skinny jeans are the perfect way to show off those trim legs and pull the attention away from your midsection. Just find a mid-rise pair that offers reinforcement in the waist and match them with a longer top or vest, and you will be set to show off those skinny legs.
So, can you wear skinny jeans? Yes, but if you are plus sized or basically any woman with a hint of a curve or butt, then look for balance.
The nature of skinny jeans, and their close cousins the denim leggings and jeggings, are that they can be worn as leggingstucked into boots with longer, flowy tops. And of course, when worn in the flattering color black, skinny jeans can virtually make your legs disappear under those boots.
Check out this article on black skinny jeans for advice on wearing this ultra flattering skinny jean style.
Skinny jeans are easiest to wear tucked into boots or with heels or both. Pairing skinny jeans with flats is harder but can be done if you have a top that disguises potential saddle bags or a larger bottom.
Of course, you can always try a wider leg opening skinny jean. All skinnies are not made equallysome have 8 openings and some 14 or larger, try them all and find which flatter you most.