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Your Guide to Perfect Jeans

Navigating the endless racks of denim can feel overwhelming, especially when every pair seems to fit differently. From deciphering sizes to understanding different styles and cuts, there's much to consider. However, here are some tips our stylists have gathered over the years that they love to share and follow. 

  1. Embrace Your Measurements

Knowing your measurements is one of the biggest steps to simplify denim shopping. Before pursuing the perfect pair, take accurate waist, hips, and inseam measurements. Knowing your numbers will help you navigate sizing and narrow down how many jeans you will need to try on. 

  1. Pay Attention to Waist and Rise

When trying on jeans, pay close attention to the waist and rise. The waistband should sit comfortably at your natural waist without digging in or gaping. Go for a rise that complements your body shape - our stylists will let you know if high-rise, mid-rise, or low-rise flatters you best. 

  1. Strike the Right Balance with the fit

Finding the ideal fit is about striking the perfect balance between comfort and style. Jeans should hug your curves without feeling constricting, allowing for ease of movement while maintaining a flattering silhouette. 

  1. Mind the Length

The length of your jeans can make or break your outfit. Aim for a length that grazes the tops of your shoes without pooling at the ankles. For longer styles, opt for a length that skims the floor when wearing heels. 

  1. Don't Underestimate Alterations

If you find a pair of jeans that you love but could be a better fit, invest in alterations. A skilled tailor can work wonders, whether taking in the waist, hemming the length, or tapering the legs. A little tailoring can transform a good pair of jeans into your new wardrobe staple.

  1. Trust Your Instincts

Trust your instincts when finding the perfect pair of jeans. If something doesn't feel right or look flattering, don't settle. Keep exploring until you see the jeans that make you feel confident, comfortable, and stylish.

  1. Your New Jeans: How to Prolong Their Life

In caring for your jeans, remember: less washing is better. Washing too often can fade the color and make them shrink. Turn your jeans inside out before washing them to help preserve the color. And when drying, avoid the dryer as heat can damage them. Instead, lay them flat or hang them up to air dry. These simple steps will keep your jeans looking fresh and lasting longer.

Denim Trends Grapevine Carries

1. Our best-selling style - straight leg

Tomcat Flood The Tomcat-Layover Mid Rise Dazzler Ankle

Mother: Tomcat layover/flood, and Dazzler.

Cindy Raw Hem-Devoted  Cindy-Mel w/dest hem

Paige: Cindy Raw HemCindy-Mel w/dest hem

 2. Pair a long length style with heels to elevate your casual look

High Waist Weekender Skimp Kick It Hustler Roller Patch

Mother: Weekender, Kick It, and Hustler Patch/Sneak.

Tailored AnistenUltra High Rise Jo Wide-Leg Jeans

AG & 7FAMK: Tailored Anisten, and UHR Jo Wide Leg.

3. Cropped styles are perfect for Spring and Summer

The Tripper Ankle Hustler Ankle The Outsider Ankle

Mother: Tripper, Hustler, Outsider, and Dazzler Crop Fray

Harper Ankle  Colette Crop - Sky Touch Distressed Anessa

Paige: Harper AnkleColette Crop, and Anessa.

 4. Wide-leg denim styles are very in right now!

High Waist Weekender Skimp Hustler Roller Patch Hustler Roller Sneak Hustler Ankle

Mother: Weekender, Hustler Roller Patch/Sneak, and Huster Ankle.

Anessa  Harper Ankle

Paige: Anessa, and Harper Ankle

Tailored AnistenUltra High Rise Jo Wide-Leg Jeans

AG & 7FAMK: Tailored Anisten, and UHR Jo Wide Leg.

In your search for the perfect pair of jeans, we know it can sometimes feel like a bit of a maze out there. But don't worry–our denim experts at Grapevine are here to make things easier for you. With these simple yet invaluable tips, finding your new favorite pair of jeans becomes not just a task, but an exciting adventure. Remember, it's about more than just finding the right fit - it's about feeling confident and comfortable in what you wear. So trust in our expertise, trust in your instincts, and trust that the perfect pair of jeans is within reach.
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