How many different kinds of jeans are there? Are they all the same?
Well, the answers to those questions are "tons!" and "definitely not."
You probably have at least a few pairs of jeans in your closet, and some probably fit you better than others. Here's a quick guide so you can figure out which types of jeans fit you and your style best.
Here we go!
Skinnny jeans. These usually have a low wait and are tight. They fit your leg tight from your hips to your ankles. Skinnies are great to wear with looser tops (to balance out the tight pants). They also look great with boots, flats, sneakers, and heels..pretty much everything! Skinnies are comfortable, but the downside is that they can show everything!
Flared jeans. These have a natural waist (not too high, not too low), and are pretty fitted on the thighs, but are wider from the knee to the ankle, making a bell shape (really exaggerated ones are called bell bottoms). Boot cut jeans have a little bit of flare, but not too much. It's a 70s-inspired look, and you can wear all kinds of shoes with it. Heels look especially great because they don't get hidden under the wider bottom part of the pants. These look great on girls with wider hips.
Straight-cut jeans. This is a classic cut - it's not super wide or skintight like skinnies. This one never goes out fashion, so they're always in stores. They also look great paired with anything else.
These are the three most common types of jeans. There are endless variations, like high-waisted styles or stretchy ones. This fall, colored and patterned jeans are a cute way to show off your personal style.
Check out the gallery below for two photos of each type of jeans.