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Ladies and Gentleman. Boys and girls. I’d like you to meet my hips and thighs. A while ago I didn’t know they existed but now… hello! Tell me if this has ever happened to you. A few months back I noticed my old jeans were getting a little tighter. I tried to shimmy my way into them. I’d lie on my bed, take a deep breath, and slowly zip them. But once I stood back upright, I knew that these suckers weren’t going to be the most comfortable thing to wear all day. I know this isn’t something you normally hear from a model chick, but I’m all about keeping it real. My super-skinny low rise jeans were giving me a muffin top. Me! I knew I’d gained a little weight… not enough to make my lady cushioning billow over my pants. Unless, the problem wasn’t me. It’s the jeans.

In the regular world, I’m on the slim slide. In the make believe land of fashion, I’m a curvy girl. I may not look like an hourglass, but that’s totally my figure. I’ve got boobs, a small waist, and child-bearing hips. The proportions are very nice similar to a classic bombshell silhouette. Ba-bam! Unfortunately, I was getting thicker in the derri?re and the low rise jeans just weren’t doing it anymore. Feeling a little self conscious about my new thickness, I started wearing boyfriend jeans to hide my curves. Sure, they’re relaxed and cool but I need to stop hiding my curve underneath baggy clothes. Then a lightning bolt struck. Maybe low rise denim isn’t flattering on everybody. Sure it looks good on all those girls in denim campaigns, but perhaps it isn’t right for me. […]

Read the rest of Denim + Curves on my blog and check out my simple tips for how to find jeans for your shape.

The butt and the photo by me.

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