The Jeans That Flatter Your Body Type, According to Denim Doctor Diane Gilman

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Why is the Queen of Jeans? Because in the decade since she’s been in the denim industry, the brunette bombshell has sold more than 8 million pairs of jeans. 

So yeah, that kind of makes you the Queen of Jeans, right?

The Denim Doctor “prescribed” the perfect jeans to seven Glamour staffers with different body types. Find your perfect pair here, doctor's orders!

Denim dilemma: Very tall with long legs, full hips, and loves a skinny but the waists always gape.
Diane Gilman's prescription: A comfort waist, which doesn’t have a classic waistband. Instead, it has a 3-and-a-half inch panel in denim that hugs the tummy, to avoid gaping.
Wearing: SuperStretch Skinny Jeans With Mesh Shaping Panel in Tall sizing


Denim dilemma: A trouser lover who wants to be able to wear jeans to work.
Diane Gilman's prescription: A modern boot-cut in ForeverBlack, which lasts 50 washes before you see any wear to the color and surface. It also doesn’t wrinkle, so you can sit at your desk all day and still look sharp.
Wearing: Forever Black Stretch Denim Boot-Cut


Denim dilemma: Loves black, wants something other than a skinny, has a less than ample backside.
Diane Gilman's prescription: A slight flare with strategically placed pockets. DG2's uses small pockets and places them high on the jean. Plus, they're tilted inward so that the eye travels in and up creating curve.
Wearing: SuperStretch Denim Slim Flares


Long calves from dancing, doesn't like skinny jeans—and can pull off any trend.
Diane Gilman's prescription: Also a slim flare, but in a nautical white. The style has contoured waistbands that are cut on the bias for extra stretch—which will help it hug slim hips. To accommodate for bigger calves, it hugs to the knee and then flares out.
Wearing: Lyric Culture by Diane Gilman SuperStretch Bell-Bottoms


Denim dilemma: Wants to avoid fabric wear and tear from chafing, is petite in height, and likes high-rise and wide-leg.
Diane Gilman's prescription: Jeans shaped like the plus wide-leg trouser, which wouldn’t cause that friction. The stretch will hold the wearer in and the fabric is cut to hold your inner thighs apart.
Wearing: Classic Denim Wide-Leg Trousers in Petite sizing


Denim dilemma: Loves skinnies and has thinner legs with a wider waist.
Diane Gilman's prescription: Skinnies that have waists with 6 inches of stretch, which solve this classic issue by molding to your legs and stretching at the hip.
Wearing: Modern SuperStretch Denim Skinny


Denim dilemma: Also loves a skinny—but in classic black—and favors a high waist.
Diane Gilman's prescription: A ForeverBlack skinny or flat-waisted jeggings with FlexStretch. The latter look exactly like a traditional jean, but slip on and has hidden elastic on the inside.
Wearing: Forever Black Stretch Denim Skinny


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