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How, What, Wear: Jeans

sweater, J.Crew (sold out similar here)  |  jeans, CoH  |  pumps, Charles David  |  bag, Dooney & Bourke  |  sunnies, Ray Ban  |  bracelet, Vince Camuto (last season, loving this one)

Sometimes simple is best.  When I'm not sure what to wear, I reach for a great pair of jeans and a sweater.  I've invested in some beautiful jeans and they have and will last me a long time.  Don't be afraid to spend a little extra here - it's worth it!  How do I shop for jeans online?  Here are my tips and what I look for when shopping for jeans: 
  1. Know your measurements: hips, thigh, and inseam.  When you wear heels, what do you want your inseam to be?  For example, if I want ankle length jeans, I need about a 27" inseam (I look for cropped denim).  If I want a pair of  boot cut jeans to wear with heels I need a 30/31" inseam.
  2. Know your rise:  what looks best on you and what is the most comfortable.  I like, on average a 8" rise.  This looks best and feels comfortable for me.
  3. Leg opening.  This is really key for me when buying skinny jeans.  Especially being petite.  If I need to hem a pair of skinny jeans, it's important to have a small leg opening.  Think about it.  The opening of the jean gets larger as it goes up the leg (dah...).  If I have to cut off the jean to hem it, the opening will be larger than it was originally and therefore it might appear "flared" a bit.  Even if you don't have to hem your skinny jeans, keeping the leg opening small keeps the leg thin and lengthening.  I look for about a 10" leg opening. 
  4. Read reviews.  This is really key when buying any clothes online.  Does the item run small/big?  How has it held up, is it cheap? 
So there you have it.  My how & what to wear jeans.  I have some of my favorite picks here and on Pinterest Wish List - check it out! Have a wonderful day.

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Lulu Soler
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  1. I love those jeans, I totally need new pairs!


  2. Stopping by from the link up with Vodka Infused Lemonade! Love your effortless look. Very well put together!


  3. You're absolutely right about looking for very small leg openings in skinny jeans for petite ladies! So freaking hard to find the right skinny jeans! I try to shop petite if I can to avoid this problem!

    Bold Subtlety

  4. Ok let's try this again, my first comment got deleted :(. Great post. I totally agree about jeans and taking the time to know what styles fit you the best. Love the sweater Lulu.



  5. Jeans and a sweater are definitely my go to as well! You look effortless chic.


  6. Great tips! I'm always afraid to buy things without trying them on.. Love your sweater too.

    Merriment and Grace

  7. Those pumps are amazing, so classic!

    xoxo, KP
    Eleventh & Sixteenth

  8. Tremendous Lulu, you are so great at your style approaches. Iloveit!

  9. Those jeans fit you perfectly! And you look amazing in red!


  10. I almost bought that sweater in the same color. It looks great on you!

  11. I absolutely love your style and the jewelry! You've given me several ideas.

  12. I absolutely love your style. You've given me several ideas.


  13. Oh gosh, the age old how should my jeans fit question. I always have this issue, and avoid buying denim since it's so difficult. Your tips are so helpful though, so I'll have to try again!

    Arielle from Tangled Musings


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