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Would you wear your goal jeans if they gave you a slight muffin top?

My MT is on its way out, but not gone yet, and I can fit in the jeans. I'm just wondering if I look ridiculous...

Fri. Sep 14, 12:24pm

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DON'T wear them, wait a few more pounds and avoid the muffin top. It looks terrible.
But CONGRATS that you are almost there!!! Keep up the good work and you will be in them comfortably in no time!

Friday, September 14, 2007, 12:39 PM

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Yeah, don't wear them yet!!! muffin top means your jeans are too small-that's no good!!! It's also the style of the jeans-perhaps go out and try on that same size in other styles that have a slightly higher rise and you will probably have no muffin top in those!! congrats!!! Keep going!!

Friday, September 14, 2007, 12:46 PM

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I think the problem with jeans nowadays is that they are cut so low and narrow that anyone, even a skinny person, looks like they have the muffin top going. I saw a girl who had not one once of fat on her body wearing a pair of extremely low jeans and low and behold even she had a muffin top.

Friday, September 14, 2007, 1:07 PM

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Tell me if this rings true, but with low-rise jeans, isn't it a little hard to keep them from falling down if they're not tight enough to give you a muffin top?

However, there's a size-of-MT issue at hand - I think it's *not* okay if the MT droops down over the edge instead of just bulging out a little.

Friday, September 14, 2007, 1:20 PM

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Please, please don't wear them yet! I'm in the same place, and it's tempting, but it just looks soooo bad - and you can find non-low-rise ones out there, it just takes more looking! Just think how satisfying it will be when you can wear them without the MT - what a goal to work towards!

Friday, September 14, 2007, 3:19 PM

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I'll give a different opinion - if you want to wear them, you can. Just be sure that your top is not tight or short. If you can see the muffin top, do not wear the outfit. But, with the right shirt - a little longer and not tight - it'll be fine.

However, think about what you'll be doing. When jeans give me muffin top, they're usually also uncomfortable to sit in, etc. So I know I'll be squirmy and fidgety if I wear them somewhere that I might be sitting. So, I just wait until the weight comes off.

To the other posters, yes, you can get low-rise jeans that fit correctly and do not fall down, so long as you have a bit of a waist. Your hips and butt do begin to go in a little bit before the top of the pants. If you are very apple-shaped, though, this might not be true, so low-rise pants might not work as well for you.

Friday, September 14, 2007, 3:37 PM

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I wear low rise pants and have no problem with them staying up. However, I am not very curvy, my hips aren't much bigger around than my waist. No muffin top here!

Friday, September 14, 2007, 4:03 PM

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if low rise jeans make you muffin top, why would you wear them??? Why would you wear any clothes that make you muffin top. I can't wear low rise jeans because of the way I'm shaped- so I don't wear them. Why wear "stylish" jeans that make you look terrible??? Make no sense whatsoever. Yet soooo many women, especially younger ones do it.

Muffin tops mean your clothes don't fit. Wearing them out in public says you don't care much about how you look.

Saturday, September 15, 2007, 1:34 AM

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You know what I think is funny? That five years ago (or more) most of us would have no clue what "muffin top" meant. Now it's as common in the lingo as "cankles" or "plumber butt". Just crazy how words pick up meaning over time and everyone figures it out.

Saturday, September 15, 2007, 2:56 PM

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what is cankles or plumber's butt?

Saturday, September 15, 2007, 4:27 PM

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