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10 Best Tummy-Control Jeans

Our favorite sculpting, tummy control panel jeans from NYDJ, Levi’s Style & Co, and more.

Before we dive into the jeans, let’s address the elephant in the room…everyone (and we mean, everyone) has a tummy…which is so, 100% normal and how it should be. Don’t be fooled by sly camera angles or filters! And can we stop calling it a “muffin top” and instead focus on all the things our healthy, curvy bodies — tummies and all — allow us to do? Next time you find yourself doubting, judging, or criticizing yourself, remember that your body is for LIVING, not for lookin’ at.

All of this is to say that nobody needs tummy-control jeans…at all. But if this cut—which is designed with built-in waistline panels for a smoother silhouette—will help you feel more confident and beautiful in your body, then we’re all for it.

Below, we’ve rounded up our 10 favorites for all body types.

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10 Best Jeans For Tummy Control

Let’s get into the nitty-gritty! Here are the 10 best jeans for tummy control and all the details you need to know about each pair.

Made with a machine washable mix of cotton and elastane, these dark-wash jeans are designed with Lift Tuck® Technology to perfectly shape, smooth, and sculpt. Pair with a chunky sweater or tucked-in T for a look that’s simultaneously sophisticated yet laid-back.

  • Size Range: 0 to 16
  • Inseam: 32”
  • Rise: 9.75”
  • Price (when blog was published): $59.40
NYDJ Marilyn Tummy-Control Straight Leg Jeans_best jeans for tummy control_revelle

These part-cotton, part-spandex jeans have summer written ALL over them, and we’re so here for it. They’re mid-rise and cut off mid-calf, and with seven colors to choose from (pink! ivy! berry! jade! black! white! cream!), there’s a pair for everyone.

  • Size Range: 4 to 18
  • Inseam: 23”
  • Price (when blog was published): $29.99
Charter club tummy control jeans

Good American coming in hot, as always, with these classic skinny jeans. Dress them down with an oversized crew-neck and combat boots, or spice things up with a v-neck silk blouse. You can’t go wrong with this high-rise look.

  • Size Range: 00 to 20
  • Inseam: 26”
  • Rise: 11”
  • Price (when blog was published): $149.00
Good american good waist skinny jeans

If you combine the sleek look of jeans with the pull-on, stretchy comfort of leggings, this is what you get. This pair of Spanx jeggings has an elastic waistband with a tummy control panel. Plus, it doesn’t have any zippers or buttons for ultimate comfort.

  • Size Range: XS to XL
  • Price (when blog was published): $98.00
Spanx jeggings

When we heard that Levi’s — arguably one of the most classic jean brands out there — came out with tummy-slimming jeans that, BTW, use a lot less water to manufacture, we were intrigued. These skinny ankle jeans have a slight ankle opening and a classic zipper-button closure that would look fab with a tucked-in flannel or chambray.  It’s the perfect fit, hands-down.

  • Size Range: 24 to 34
  • Inseam: 30”
  • Rise: 8”
  • Price (when blog was published): $69.50
Levis shaping skinny jeans

Behold the underrated slim fit cut – although this pair is called straight leg – you’ll notice they really fall somewhere between a straight and skinny silhouette. While they won’t feel like a second skin hugging your body, they’ll still be form-fitting around your legs and hips and lend a slimming effect that some may be looking for.

  • Size Range: 23 to 34
  • Inseam: 27.5”
  • Rise: 9.5”
  • Price (when blog was published): $199.00
Frame le high jeans

If you’re looking for a pair of jeans that will keep your midsection secure, you’ll love these from Democracy. They use ab solution technology (including an elastic waistband, mesh panels, and strategically placed seams) to sculpt your body and make sure you feel comfy and confident.

  • Inseam: 29”
  • Rise: 10”
  • Price (when blog was published): $49.97
Democracy Ab Tech Skinny Jeans

These jeans are made with high-quality stretch denim (hellooo, comfort!). Plus, extended sizing! 

  • Inseam: 30”
  • Rise: 12”
  • Price (when blog was published): $49.50
style & co plus size slim leg jeans

These mid-rise jeans from INC have a slim fit through the hips and thighs. They also have a 32” inseam and the cuffs can be unrolled to fit whatever style you like!

  • Size Range: 14 to 28
  • Inseam: 32”
  • Price (when blog was published): $79.50
INC tummy control boyfriend jeans

You can also find tummy-control technology in bootcut, subtle-flare jeans. We’re big fans of the jeans-with-heels look.

  • Size Range: 14 to 24
  • Inseam: 29”
  • Price (when blog was published): $49.50
Style & Co Plus size tummy control bootcut jeans

Find Your Perfect Fit

At Revelle, we like to think of ourselves as jean experts. We know that a woman’s body isn’t defined by one body shape. That’s why we use our algorithm to find all of the best jeans for your individual proportions. So whether you order wide leg jeans, jeggings, or even low-rise baggy jeans, you know they’ll fit the first time you try them on. 

Revelle is on a mission to make women feel beautiful in their bodies every day by helping them find clothes that actually FIT, and we only feature products we think you’ll love as much as we do. Please note that the recommended items are based on availability as of the date the article was published. You can always get personalized recommendations by joining our community. Also, if you do purchase something by clicking on a link, we may receive a small commission.

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