Expert Tips on How to Shop for Boyfriend Jeans
Jeans in general are a challenge to shop for, but shopping for boyfriend jeans is another story. They are supposed to fit on the loose side, so what size do you buy? They are supposed to look perfectly lived in, but not sloppy, and back to the loose point, how loose is too loose? We clearly have so many questions about the mystery that is a pair of boyfriend jeans. Luckily, we have an expert to help us out.
Stylist Micaela Erlanger was willing to share with us a few of her tips on exactly how to shop for boyfriend jeans. Whether you believe it or not, there is a right and a wrong way to do the darn thing, and her valuable tips will ensure you never look off-beat when wearing boyfriend jeans ever again. From fit to length, everything you need to know can be found right here.
Ahead, read up on the top three tips on how to shop for boyfriend jeans, according to an expert!
TRY THEM ON
"Try on styles to find the right fit for you. Boyfriend jeans run big so most often you will take a size smaller than you expect."
ASOS Curve Kimmi Shrunken Boyfriend Jean in Esme Light Wash With Rips ($53)
Light-wash distressed denim will last you a lifetime.
"Look for styles that sit on your hips but don't sag."
"Look for styles that hit right above the ankle and that aren't too baggy—proportion is key. Otherwise, you will look short and squat."
Victoria, Victoria Beckham Neat Cropped Stripe-Trimmed Low-Rise Boyfriend Jeans ($490)
A unique twist for a subtle statement.