Jean Guide: how to choose your jeans?

Cuts, washed-out, morpho: we tell you everything!

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What are the different types of jeans cuts?

Skinny, slim, bootcut, flare, mom, boyfriend ... There are a multitude of denim cuts for women and it is not always easy to see clearly. Discover the main existing shapes and their characteristics in order to choose the jeans that suit you best.

Women's super skinny jeans

Super skinny

Super skinny jeans have the same characteristics as skinny jeans but are even more fitted. It is intended for thin or very thin profiles, whether small or large.


Skinny is skinny jeans with almost a second skin effect and is particularly good for women with slender profiles.

Choosing the right skinny jeans for women
Women's slim jeans


Slim jeans are midway between skinny jeans and regular jeans. It molds the thighs and calves without however sticking completely to the skin at the ankles.

Slim jeans are suitable for most body types, even the roundest. It nicely emphasizes the forms and gives a slender appearance to the silhouette. The little ones will also be delighted to see that it lengthens the silhouette.

Regular / straight

The regular (Straight or straight) is the classic and timeless jean cut par excellence. His characteristics ? A straight leg from the pelvis to the ankles which emphasizes the body without tightening it.

Straight jeans have the advantage of being suitable for all body types and being ultra comfortable. It is particularly suitable if you have somewhat muscular thighs and somewhat strong calves.

Women's regular, straight or straight jeans
Women's flare jeans


This cut of jeans is the cousin of bootcut. The main difference? Flare jeans are more flared at the bottom and slowly begin to widen from the bottom of the buttocks. In many ways, the flare cut is reminiscent of the famous elephant leg pants from the 1970s.

It goes almost to all body types but is particularly suitable for tall women and / or wishing to blur their curves and those with strong thighs. Wear with classic or wedge shoes to avoid looking packed.

Mom, boyfriend

This cut for women’s jeans has been one of the most popular among fashionistas in recent years. Resolutely loose at the hips and over the entire leg length, high waist, rolled up at the ankle: it is comfortable and gives a relaxed look. Boyfriend jeans enhance the bottom as long as you don't choose it too big. Boyfriend jeans are particularly suitable during the summer or spring season.

PS: these jeans are called boyfriend because they are loose and appear straight out of a man’s wardrobe. There are variants, the girlfriend and the mom jeans which are a little more adjusted.

Mom jeans or girlfriend for women
Women's Jeggings


Even if some people at first glance disagree, jegging definitely deserves its place among women's jeans. It is a mix between leggings, which it has the shape, and jeans, from which it takes the material.

His particuliarity ? Its high elastane capacity which offers great freedom of movement and great comfort. Wear with ankle boots, pumps or sneakers for an ultra casual look.

Plus size jeans

The large jeans are specially designed for women with curves. It is thought to enhance the forms. The belly, the love handles as well as the generous hips and buttocks will be perfectly comfortable and comfortable.

Plus size jeans for women are generally available in the same cuts as jeans of classic lines. Slim, skinny, bootcut, flare, regular: you're spoiled for choice.

Choosing a pair of large jeans
Choosing maternity jeans

Maternity jeans

Finding suitable pants when expecting a child is not always easy. Pregnancy jeans are specially designed to adapt to the body of pregnant women.

They are often elasticated at the waist and fitted with an extendable band that covers the belly without compressing it. This headband is also ideal for not being cold or to see your belly exposed when you wear short tops.

The different washes of jeans

Should we choose raw, stoned, bleached, white or even black jeans? Discover the main types of jeans wash and choose the one or the most suitable for your style.


Brut is the most popular type of jeans. Its indigo color adapts to all types of outfits (formal or informal) and gives them an elegant touch.

His particuliarity ? He had no treatment after being dyed. It fades over the years, making each pair of jeans unique.


Stone jeans (washed, stone wash or washed) are raw jeans that have undergone different treatments. The result is a faded, lighter appearance and an aged effect that does not lack style. It is often more flexible than raw jeans.

Stone jeans are perfect for casual or dressy outfits.


A great classic from the 1980s, bleached jeans are washed out to the extreme and almost give the impression of having received bleach.

Its very light blue color is ideal for spring and summer.

Be careful, bleached jeans, like all light colors, tend to thicken the silhouette.


Gray jeans is black jeans that have been washed out. It can be light or dark.

A real basic to have in your wardrobe, it offers an excellent alternative to black or raw jeans.

Its neutral color particularly highlights the tops with bright colors, textured or with patterns.


Black jeans are an alternative to raw jeans. Its color instantly makes outfits more dressy, or according to styles, more rock'n'roll.

Note that the Black jeans are also available in a coated version. This version is mainly worn in the evening.