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8 Best Jeans For Skinny Legs

January 10, 2022

Jacqueline Parisi
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Slim legs and a bigger tummy? We’ve got you covered.

Instead of relying on the size chart (which is incredibly arbitrary and differs brand-by-brand), Revelle focuses instead on shape to curate your personal store filled with a tailored jean selection and size recommendations for each. So if you aren’t a member yet, get on that stat! (It’s totally free, BTW.)

Although your personal store is the best place to find jeans online that’ll fit *the first time* and make you feel the most beautiful and confident in your body, the lists we’ve curated here on the blog can help as well. 

We’ve got denim recommendations for petite women, those that identify with an hourglass or pear-shaped body (although we *detest* those phrases), those with strong, athletic thighs and calves, and so many more. 

Today, we’re talkin’ jeans for those of us with skinnier legs and a bigger belly—a beautiful body shape that can sometimes be difficult to shop for. So we did research, tried on what feels like a zillion pairs of jeans, and crowd-sourced galore to find the best-fitting pairs. Here’s what we found:

These skinny jeans are made with a form-fitting, stretch combo of cotton, modal, elastomultiester, and elastane. This way, they fit well around your waist while also hugging your thighs and calves.

Hudson Barbara High-Rise Skinny Jeans_best jeans for skinny legs_revelle

We love the crisscross blue jean stretch material that flatters the waist with Lift Tuck® technology and elongates those legs with the snug fit of a straight leg silhouette.

Can’t beat this comfy, mid-wash pair. The fabric formula — cotton, rayon, polyester, and spandex — will remain nice and snug along your curvy waist and lean legs while also comfortably moving with you all day long.

Attention all our tall friends out there! These slim-fit jeans boast an EXTRA high-rise waist and EXTRA long inseam (34”). Gotta love it.

Joe’s Jeans The Tall High-Rise Twiggy Skinny Jeans_best jeans for skinny legs_revelle

Made with 98.5% cotton and 1.5% elastane, this stretch denim, high-waist jean style from Good American is perfect for those with leaner legs and waistline — as well as those with leaner legs and a bigger waistline (which some refer to as an “apple-shaped body“…cue the eye roll). The raw hems at the bottom of these slim jeans add an extra oomph.

Good American Good Legs Frayed Jeans in Blue612_best jeans for skinny legs_revelle

Snag these jeans in jet black or dark-wash byers blue. Either way, you can’t go wrong with this perfect pair of skinny ankle jeans. They sit high up towards the midsection of the waistline but hug the legs — and would look perfect paired with a blazer or graphic T-shirt.

L’Agence Monique Ultra High-Rise Skinny Jeans_best jeans for skinny legs_revelle

Is there anything better than a pull-on pair of jeans that sculpt to your slim legs?

Gloria Vanderbilt Women's Avery Pull On Slim Jeans_best jeans for skinny legs_revelle

These high-rise jeans are on the baggy side…and we love ’em. They flatter skinny legs but also have a relaxed fit — and the Heritage Stretch denim lends an enviable old-school vintage look.

Madewell High-Waist Slim Boyfriend Jeans_best jeans for skinny legs_revelle

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 jeans we think you’ll love as much as we do. Please note that the recommended products 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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