(Closed) Do you wear “Skinny Jeans”? If so… how do you style them?

posted 10 years ago in Full Figured
  • poll: Are "skinny" jeans an option for a full-figured woman?
    NO - stay far far away from anything that makes your thighs and hips look bigger! : (31 votes)
    33 %
    MAYBE - paired with the right top it could be fashionably acceptable : (13 votes)
    14 %
    YES! Rock out those skinny jeans and show off those curves....they are NOT just for hungry models! : (44 votes)
    47 %
    OTHER: Post below your feelings about the infamous "skinny" jean : (6 votes)
    6 %
  • Post # 3
    5398 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I’m usually about a size 8 and I personally stay away from “skinny jeans.”  I have a booty and large thighs, so I feel like that type of jean doesn’t look right on my curvy bottom half…but that’s mostly just a personal preference.

    Post # 4
    3344 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    Every time I see a big girl in skinny jeans I die a little bit inside.

    Post # 5
    4765 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 2011 - Vintage Villas

    Honestly, I’m pretty petite and I don’t like the way I look in skinny jeans. I’ll only wear them with boots, just ’cause they’re the easiest to tuck in. Beyond that I don’t wear them. But I will say I’ve seen women of ALL SIZES who look hawt in skinny jeans! They’re just not for me. 🙂

    Post # 6
    505 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: January 2012

    I just hate skinny jeans in general. I don’t care who is wearing them and what size they are.  All I can think of is little emo boys with eyeliner.  And bum cracks. Every person who I see wears them..I also get the nice addition of seeing them bums…EWWW.

    Post # 7
    129 posts
    Blushing bee

    I personally don’t like the way I look in skinny jeans if I wear them with flats or heels – my hips are big already, and it makes them look more so.  However, I wear them tucked into all my boots because I hate the bunched-up knee look you get with any other type of jeans.

    Post # 8
    2004 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2008

    I wear a size 8 in pants and I hate the way I look in skinny jeans. I prefer a wide leg trouser to balance out my hips. However, I have seen them look totally fab. Have you seen the tv show Glee? The character Mercedes (she’s the african american girl in the choir) is quite curvy and she has rocked some skinny jeans on the show. They look amazing on her. Wish they looked that good on me.

    Post # 9
    3709 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    It depends on your proportions. It’s not really the booty or the thighs that make skinny jeans look awful (personally I don’t see the point of wearing them if you don’t have SOME curves to show off) but the gut gets me. I have a gut so I am NOT trying to put that on display. I tend to go for trouser cut jeans personally. I have seen plus size girls rock the skinny jeans and look darn good in them…but they had the right proportions IMO to wear them. They are not for me though.

    Post # 10
    2470 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    I said maybe… you can definitely find a nice cut but it takes some searching. But at the same time, I don’t really think that skinny jeans are the only option

    Post # 11
    2214 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I’m a street size 8/10, and I wear skinny/straight jeans with boots or flats if I have the right top on.  Usually something longer and flowy to cover the hip/butt region.  I really like Old Navy’s Diva straight-legged jeans.  They’re not as fitted on the bottom as skinny jeans, but are still really easily tucked into boots and look really cute with flats (and they’re only $30 I believe).

    Post # 12
    3098 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2009

    I’ve seen so many women rock skinny jeans with boots, and not all of them were a size 6. Check out J. Hud:

    Post # 13
    604 posts
    Busy bee

    I’m pretty thin and my bf makes fun of me and says I look like I have skinny chicken legs…so I definitely have to be careful not to get them to tight or to skinny ha I think they can be pulled off by bigger girls just not so tight is all.

    Post # 14
    732 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2010 - The Tower Club

    I thought I’d never wear them. But after going to Chicago and seeing all the stylish ladies with their skinny jeans tucked into snowboots, I thought differently. I like the look where you wear the jeans with a long sweater or something to hide your stomach area. I would try that.

    Post # 15
    7776 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    I’m a street size 8/10 with lots of butt and thighs. I own a pair and I love them. I wear them with little flats, tucked into my boots or with a pair of heels. I think their pretty versatile. I hated them for a long time and then found a pair really cheap (Like, $2) and decided to take the plunge.

    Post # 16
    523 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    I’m a street size 16/18 and I never thought to rock skinny jeans till I grabbed a pair at the store on accident.  Mr. Holiday was in the dressing room when I thought i was putting on bootcuts…imagine my surprise! I got them on and was like no way.. and Mr. Holiday was like oH yeah we are buying those in every color.

    Now I do rock skinny jeans and I’ve worn them with tunics, long tanktops and a blazer (my fave look) and since I just got my first pair of flat boots I’ve been rocking them ALL the time with my skinny jeans! Mr. Holiday’s fave new look on me 🙂

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