Thursday, October 27, 2011

Size and Inseam refresher.....

Same post New Title.... Just a (another) little refresher on sizing and inseam!!!

By far the hardest part to finding an amazing pair....SIZE! Most jeans are sized using waist. I prefer this when shopping for my own jeans, the fit is always better and you have the option of inseam length. 
My new mommy's reading, this is especially hard for you .Do yourself a favor and measure before you attempt shopping. It will save you from feeling discouraged and wanting to give up. Have a friend, significant other or do it yourself ,Use a flexible measuring tape. Measure around the your belly where you are the fullest. 

Here is a size chart to help
If you measure a: Size: 24" waist for low rise 26 " or a 0 
                                          24.5" waist for low rise 26" or a 2 
                                          25.5" waist for low rise 27" or a 4 
                                          26.5" waist for low rise 28 " or a 6 
                                          27.5" waist for low rise 29" or an 8 
                                          28.5" waist for low rise 30" or a 10 
                                          30.5" waist for low rise 32" or a 12
                                           31.5" waist for low rise 33 " or a 14
                                           33" waist for low rise 35 " or a 16
                                           34" waist for low rise 36" or an 18

For inseam use the same tape measure and measure from the top of your thigh to bottom of your feet and add an inch or two depending on how long you want them ( more for heels of course) They usually come Short 31", Regular33", Long 35" and Extra long 37".  

You can buy low rise, mid rise or high rise(there is also super low but I do not suggest this for anyone ) .  

** Remember confidence is the key no matter what the size**

Ever wonder how to measure inseam......???

Measuring your inseam is not nearly as complicated as you may think....I swear!!

Anywhere you look on the internet you will find pretty much the same answer..... using a fabric tape measure:
Measure from the top of your thigh to the bottom your you ankle,If you like them long go to the bottom of your foot.Be sure to keep your leg straight . *If you have a pair of jeans that is the length you like, measure them its a little easier.**

The second number on a tag is going to be the inseam (example: 25*33) .If you have a specific pair of high heels you are buying a pair for measure with the shoes on that way you don't end up buying to short.  I always buy a little to long, a roll at the bottom is great for flip flops or whatever flats you have!!


  1. I really like these tips! I always have a hard time finding jeans! ♥

  2. This is really helpful.:) Unfortunately, I have thick thighs, so normal waist jeans are too tight in the legs. I have to wear a little larger. :) I'm a new follower from Blog hop 'till you Drop:)