How to find the perfect jeans for women

27th September 2019

Anything goes when it comes to denim. But if you’re struggling to know which jeans for women are the best to fit, flatter and stand the test of time –  we’re here to help. With so many jeans choices including high-waisted jeans, mid-rise, skinny jeans, wide leg and boyfriend, how are you supposed to know what fits best for you? To help decode denim, our experts have found the best jeans for women in shapes, fits and cuts that flatter. Get ready to discover which works for you.

The 3 jeans styles you need


An easy foundation for any look, consider skinny jeans the most fuss-free basic out there. Comfy, cool and a modern-day classic, our unique technology guarantees the best possible fit to hug your form without losing shape all day long.

Our favourite Skinny Jeans

Cassie Skinny Jeans

These super soft high stretch skinny jeans are so soft and flexible it’s like wearing a cloud. The combination of dual flex fibres and high elastane count mean they fit to your body and maintain their shape all day long (no baggy knees here).

The details: Mid-rise, skinny fit, zip fly fastening, 5 pockets.

Wear with:Team with oversized layers to balance out proportions.

Perfect for:All body shapes, though if you’re petite, we recommend skinny jeans particularly if the style has fading or detailing.

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Sophia Coated Skinny Jeans

Want to upgrade your classic black jeans? Meet the Sophia Coated Skinny Jeans in structured stretchy denim for a luxe look that is slightly more edgy than your usual black jeans.

The details:High-waist, skinny fit, zip fly fastening, belt loops.

Wear with: Coated skinny jeans are made for those ‘jeans and a nice top’ moments for date nights, drinks and more.

Perfect for:Black high-waisted jeans are just a failsafe wardrobe staple. If you’re a curvy girl with a small waist you are made for the high-waisted trouser look because the cut will accentuate and flatter your tiny middle area.

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Alexia Jeggings

More of a leggings fan? Meet the super skinny jeans that provide the comfort of leggings with the flattering fit of denim.

The details:Super stretchy fabric, zip fastening, five pockets, low-mid rise.

Wear with:Make it oversized, these super skinny jeans are made for comfort so add big sweatshirts, hoodies and tees for Sunday style or a travel outfit.

Perfect for:If you’re an apple shape the give in these super stretchy jeans is great for extra security and a flattering fit around the middle.

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Want a modern twist on skinny jeans that isn’t too far out of your comfort zone? Try a slim fit jean for a fashion-forward approach to denim. This is thejean shape to adopt now.

Our favourite slim/straight jeans

Ruby Slim Jeans

A classic everyday jean, straight-leg jeans are a fashion editor favourite for a reason and here’s the best part — the Ruby Slim Jeans are super stretchy and high waisted. We love the classic black jeans and dark blue denim styles.

The details:Flattering high-rise, straight fit through leg, authentic x stretch denim, five pockets.

Wear with:The looser fit here adds a contemporary edge to the usual T-shirt and jeans look we all enjoy. Try wearing with barely-there kitten heel sandals or if you’re more of a trainers girl, give your look a fresh update by making sure they crop just above your ankles.

Perfect for:The ankle-grazing length is pretty perfect for any height and body shape, we especially love this style for athletic bodies.

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A flattering shape — whether it’s a cropped wide leg style or a seventies flared jean, high-waisted denim will elongate your legs and minimise your hips and thighs.

Our favourite Wide Leg Jeans

Frankie Wide Leg Jeans

The denim jeans to reach for on easy Sundays. The wide leg jean is an easy option that works best with oversized layering and chunky shoes that add to the oversized luxe of this silhouette.

The details:High-waist, wide leg, five pockets

Wear with:Tucked in layers — creating a cinched-in waistline is essential.

Perfect for:Wide leg jeans are flattering for all body shapes, creating the illusion (or showing off) a tiny waist, so are especially great for hourglass figures or tall ladies. If you’re pear-shaped, a high-waisted style in an all-over dark wash will draw the eye towards your small waist.

Shop the style Trends in fashion come and go, but a pair of jeans that truly flatters your figure and hug your body perfectly will always stay in style. Our tip head to your nearest Superdry Store (hyperlink to all stores), try on a lot of different styles and see what you feel the most comfortable in. Shop all of our denim styles here.

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