Alice Dogruyol: In the days before denim met Lycra, you had to show some cunning if you were a big girl who wanted to look good in jeans. With her curvy size 16 body, Alice Dogruyol represents the average British woman. So why does she so often feel like a fat girl living in a skinny world? In a new column, the year-old health and beauty PR from West London reveals what it's really like to be big and beautiful. This week, she asks: Can big women wear skinny jeans? The jeans were perfect for my hot lunch date.
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Every product is independently selected by obsessive editors. While finding jeans in that elusive butt-lifting or ankle-grazing style is hard enough, it becomes that much harder for plus-size women seeking something both flattering and comfortable. Read on for their picks. Sarah Chiwaya , a plus-size-brand consultant and the founder of Curvily , pointed us to Madewell, which now makes their High Rise Skinny Jean up to a size Madewell designed the jeans specifically to accommodate an hourglass shape, with details including a contoured waistband, longer rise, and more room in the hips. One of the worst things about plus jeans is that they fit one way in the morning and then by the end of the day, they become too loose. According to fashion blogger Mona Seddeek , the Rockstar jeans from Old Navy are great for petite plus-size women.
We're taught that certain styles, like trendy bell bottoms and baggy jeans, are only meant for skinny women. I'm calling BS. By Meaghan Wray August 27, There was just one pair left, on a much-too-high rack in a corner of a Forever21 plus-size section in Miami. The perfect pair of bell bottoms, cropped and with a slit up the side. They were my size, hanging there just for me. I wore them to work as soon I got back from vacation, gagging over finally finding bell bottoms that fit me, when a colleague chimed in.
As luck would have it I was the first girl to reply to the email, and so I had the pick of the five rules! I decided to go for the skinny jeans rule, as although I am very much a dress girl, when I do enter into the world of trousers I am all about the skinny jeans! Jersey skinny jeans , size Textured jersey peplum top , size Grazia velvet chunky platforms , size 6EEE. Stud detail belt , size This was the outfit that I chose! I have played it pretty safe in terms of colours, but I wanted to pick something transitional that I would feel happy wearing on many occasions.