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Question for taller women.
Question. I'm 5'8, 154, and have pretty wide hips (10 inch difference between waist and hips). I love being curvy and everything, it makes me feel sexy, but has anyone else around my height/weight found they have problems with lower rise jeans? I'm usually around a size 11 (or 10 womens), and although women's jeans seem to accomodate for hips a little better than juniors, whenever I get my jeans, either they fit the leg, but seem to "cut" right at where my hips are (and thus cause the "bulge"), or I get a size bigger jeans and it looks sloppy 'cause they're too baggy.
Any ideas? (I've even tried the JLo jeans, which are supposed to be for curvier women... THEY LIE!)
Wed. Jul 11, 9:18am
i know that the gap carries jeans in different lengths for different heights. ankle, average and tall.
Wednesday, July 11, 2007, 9:20 AM
I just realized that the question in the above post wasn't as clear, sorry XD I meant, are there any lower rise jeans that don't "cut off" that way at the hips (since we're taller, they seem to hit lower, etc..)
Wednesday, July 11, 2007, 9:23 AM
I'm 5'9", and low-rise jeans don't work very well for me. If I bend over, I get the "plumber butt" thing going on. Not too attractive, in my opinion.
Wednesday, July 11, 2007, 10:40 AM
there is a jeans company in NYC that customizes fit and all amterials for each customer. i forget the name of the place but it was featured on "what not to wear" a while ago.
Wednesday, July 11, 2007, 10:58 AM
well, I'm 5'11 and I have a very hard time with jeans. If I find them long enough they are always too big in the waist. I have full thighs and small waist so its hard. I have found that Levi's fit the best. They have many different styles. I get the low rise boot cut. They actually are sized down a size or 2 from what I normally buy.( I wear a 9-11 in juniors) In Levi's I wear usually a 9 or 8
Wednesday, July 11, 2007, 11:24 AM
fyi-low rise jeans give even short girls plumber crack!! i think it's the nature of the beast!! I would look for "mid-rise" jeans-that way you don't have to have them up to your neck but they also aren't insanely low too! Banana Republic usually has some.
Wednesday, July 11, 2007, 12:16 PM
when you find a pair that almost fit you the way you like and may be a little to big in the waist or crotch area, take them to a tailor and have them altered to fit you. it'll cost you an extra 20 bucks, but there's nothing like a pair of jeans that fit you just perfectly - it'll be worth the investment. the same for slacks and skirts. it's always better to buy a little bigger and take in down or in if you have to.
Wednesday, July 11, 2007, 1:27 PM
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