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Flattering Jeans Styles For Women Over 50

Straight leg jeans

Classics are safe. A fantastic year-round jean. Pair with boots in winter, ballerina flats (yep, they're back!) in spring, and your favorite slides in summer.

Wide-leg jeans

Fit with stretch. To balance out a wide-leg trouser, wear a tight top and show off your waistline with a French or full tuck.

High-rise slim straight jeans

This jean is more trimmed than a straight-leg but looser than a thin. Women's traditional styles are these.

High-rise flare jeans

Pear shapes have a broader bottom than top. I recommend high-waisted flared jeans to disguise the belly and create an hourglass figure.

Boot-cut jeans

If you prefer a looser fit than slim jeans, slip them into knee-high or over-the-knee boots. Straight-cut or boot-cut jeans stretch the shape without accentuating trouble areas.

Boyfriend jeans

Boyfriend jeans look professional with a jacket, blouse, heels, or a graphic T-shirt and sneakers. Versatile, comfy, and age-appropriate, this silhouette.

Skinny jeans

Choose pants that match the boots or are near in color. To maintain a vertical line from waist to toe, avoid significant contrast between jeans and ankle boots.

White jeans

After companies broadened their straight leg offering and explored hues of off-white, I was ready to hop in. Off-white or ecru pants in a mid-rise (8-10 inches) will hide your belly.

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