Now, we're addressing another common fit issue, this time involving thighs. High waist shorts tricks the eye into believing your legs start at a higher point than they actually do. Below, shop our guide to the best jeans for the woman with larger thighs.
How to Visually Lengthen Your Legs
Constructed with stretch denim, this style is engineered for comfort. With stealth technology this jean slims, smooths, and enhances. Close View all gallery. Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may earn commission. This wide-leg style allows for an overall looser fit throughout. A high-rise, relaxed-fit jean accentuates the waist and flatters doesn't hide larger thighs.
A dark-wash, mid-rise style elongates your legs while simultaneously slimming down your thighs. This flared, cropped style is perfect for an updated Spring look.
A straight-leg jean gives you a long and lean look. A slightly relaxed tomboy jean is roomier throughout and super on trend. A wide-leg flare balances out larger thighs.
This universally-flattering fit slims and sculpts perfectly in a dark black wash. But to avoid shortening your waist with high waist I suggest you match the shorts with a top in a similar color to avoid chopping up your upper half.
Bermuda and boyfriend shorts are an excellent choice if you don't like the thought of showing off your thighs. They fall above the knee but are longer than mini shorts and look more dressy-casual than denim shorts. Shorts with vertical details such as piping, pleats and vertical rows of buttons, create a strong vertical line and make your lower body look longer.
Shorts in a similar color to oyur skin such as beige and tan help elongate your legs without chopping it up like contrasting black and dark blue.
Matching your shoes with the color of your shorts for example black looks nice but it is a height suicide for your legs if you're for example light-skinned because the contrast 'chops' them up. Matching your shoe color and your hose color will also provide the same lengthening effect. Heels can make any legs look instantly longer and leaner but make sure you pick the right style for the shape and thickness of your legs.
Compared to very skinny girls you can pull off platforms and thicker-shaped heels without the shoes looking like bricks on thin sticks. Ankle straps shorten your legs unless they're shaped as a 'T' - think T-straps. Pilates work-out along with interval training and stretching help making your legs leaner. It worked for me! I hope this solves your worries! Products you may be interested in: Click here to add your own comments.
Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. Mar 26, Rating Thank you! Ally K I have been looking for advice such as this for a long time I have pretty much given up on wearing nice shorts unless they are athletic for sport. I am petite with short, muscular, "thick" legs. I have a tiny waist, so most of the time it is very tough to find shorts that fit around my thighs but are also small in the waist.
This is tough to address and most often there is only so much a tailor can do.
Our 5-foot-3 and under frames tend to have a tougher time than most accommodating trousers, and, sometimes, our pants tend to wear us, instead of the other way around. The Best Length of Denim for Short Legs Having the right inseam on your denim makes all the difference when finding the best jeans for short legs. Both your overall height and legs inseam should dictate, within a few inches, where your denim’s hemline should fall. Choosing the Shorts Colour. When it comes to colour, your best bet is something similar to your skin private-dev.tk creates the illusion that your stumpy legs are longer than they actually are, instead of chopping them in half like a contrasting colour would.