Styling Denim for the Curvy Woman

Stylish Denims for curvy women

Wearing denim as a plus-size woman can be stylish and flattering if you know what to look for. The key to looking great in denim or any clothing is confidence. Wear what makes you feel comfortable and shows off your personal style.

Feel free to experiment with different denim styles and outfits to discover what makes you look and feel your best.

Tips on how to style denim 

Blue Denim Pants

Choose the Right Fit

Opt for jeans that fit you well and are comfortable. Look for styles that flatter your body shape and avoid jeans that are too tight or too loose. 

Don't be afraid to get your denims tailored to fit. Simple alterations can help you get the perfect fit to suit your shape.

Pick the right style to flatter your shape 

Look for styles that flatter your body shape, such as wide-leg, stretch or bootcut to balance the hips and bust. High waist jeans can help define your waist and create a flattering silhouette by elongating your legs and can provide tummy control and extra support.  

Black Jeans

Black Denim Jeans for a flattering silhouette  

Black and dark wash denim can be slimming and very versatile. Team black jeans with a loose, printed top for soft, balanced look or layer them with jacket or blouse for a polished, put-together look. 

Stretch for extra comfort  

Jeans with a bit of stretch can provide comfort and ease of movement and can add contour and support to your shape, without feeling constricting. Look for elastic waist for a comfortable fit to make them easier to pull on and take off.  

Choosing the right top

The key to a flattering look is to pair your denims with tops that balance out your proportions. Teaming a fitted or structured top or jacket can compliment a loose-fitting pant, while a loose. Light and flowy top can work well with fitted jeans. 


Accessorising to finish the look 

Adding accessories is a good way to dress up a pair of jeans. Adding a belt can help to define the waist and create definition. Add some chunky jewellery to dress up your look and draw the eye. Look for shoes with a heal or wedges to elongate your legs and provide a streamlined appearance.


Ultimately, the key to looking great in denim is confidence. Wear what makes you feel comfortable and your style will shine through.