How To Look Better In Your Skinny Jeans This Fall Than You Did Last Year

August 27, 2013 by Jenn Rice
shefinds | Style
Opt for dark denim: Choose a darker colored denim when selecting your skinny jeans. The lighter the shade, the more they'll draw attention to your thigh area.

Create a hourglass figure: Accent your waist with a fitted blazer. This will make you look thinner and give you an hourglass shape.

Tuck them in: Try tucking your skinny jeans into a pair of slim high heel boots. Pick a pair of boots that are similar to the color of your denim to make yourself look taller and thinner.

Don't cuff them: Unless you are tall, don't cuff your skinny jeans at the bottom. This will make you appear a lot shorter and make your body look unproportional.

Avoid the "muffin top" effect: The point of skinny jeans is to accent your figure and make you look long and lean, so don't pick jeans that are too tight at the waist. It's important to know the difference between tight and fitted when it comes to tops and bottoms. Tight clothes can cut you in half at the midsection, while fitted clothes tend to make you look more proportional. If you have to squeeze into your skinny jeans, it's time to get a new pair. [Foodiggity Shop]

Don't wear flats: We hate to break it to you, but wearing flat shoes with skinny jeans will make you appear shorter, wider and will make your feet look big.

Wear a dark top: If you're petite, opt for a dark-colored top to go with your skinny jeans. This will make you look a lot taller.

Wear heels: Stilettos paired with skinny jeans will make you look super long and lean, but be sure to stick to a darker shoe color that matches the denim. Contrasting colors will cut off your body at your ankles and make you appear shorter.

Baggy tops: Avoid them when you wear skinny jeans, as they'll make you appear heavier looking. Fitted knits and v-neck shirts are your best bet.

Snug factor: Make sure they're snug. Sagging skinny jeans will add width to your body, and make you look a lot bigger than you actually are.

Muffin top: Don't pick jeans that are too tight in the waist, as it will create an unflattering muffin top. The point of skinny jeans is to accent your figure and make you look long and lean!

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