Women’s Jeans Size Chart & Fit Guide

Even if it’s 2 degree celsius or 25 degree, jeans can be considered the most comfortable outfit worldwide. Jeans are the most popular casual dress around the world. You can wear a pair of jeans wherever and whenever you want.

Anyone can wear jeans such as women, children, men. Jeans are a to-go outfit for all.

Understanding Women’s jeans Sizes

Jeans size is labeled in inches. Jeans Waist width stands for W and leg length is L. All jeans include these two figures.

For example, if jeans size 38/40 then that pant waist size is 38, and leg length is 40.

women’s jeans size conversion chart

Types of Jean Fits

There are many types of jeans for everyone. Such as skinny jeans, jeggings, boyfriend jeans, mom’s jeans, bootcut jeans, straight jeans, flare jeans, low rise jeans, high waist jeans, etc.

Skinny jeans: Skinny jeans are skin-hugging jeans. It shows off the perfect shape of one’s legs. They offer an instant figure complimenting fit. Skinny jeans are also known as tight pants, cigarette pants, pencil pants, skinny pants, etc.

Boyfriend jeans: These jeans are baggy and loose on our legs. They are great for thicker thighs. They are much more relaxed than skinny jeans. Boyfriend jeans are the epitome of chic dressing with a touch of boyish charm. It’s known for its comfortable and loose fit.

Straight jeans: Straight jeans are narrow and straight as the name suggests. Straight jeans are narrow below the knees, but not skin tight. These jeans offer a comfortable and classic fit. It’s a popular cut for jeans today.

Flare jeans: Flare jeans are old-style jeans. They have wide-opening bottoms. These jeans are also called bell-bottom jeans because the pant legs are “bell-like” shape. These jeans were popular in the 1960s.

Jeggings: Jeggings are exactly like leggings but in denim cloth. These jeans are stretchable and comfortable. They are everyday jeans for people around the world.

Ripped jeans: Ripped jeans are denim jeans with rips. These jeans are cutted using blades or sandpapers. Usually, the rips are in one leg, near the thigh, or whole legs, etc. Worn and ripped jeans are popular. Ripped jeans are also called destroyed jeans, torn jeans, etc.

Mom jeans: Mom jeans are retro-style jeans. These jeans are usually high-waisted jeans and have a relaxed fit. It was a favorite among mums in the 80’s and 90’s.

Bootcut jeans: Bootcut jeans are more narrow in the knee area than the leg opening. Mostly these cut jeans have 17” to 20” inches leg opening. Bootcut jeans are always a good choice because this fit will always be in style.

Now you must be wondering how to measure your waist to buy a perfect sized pair of jeans. It’s very easy. All you need is a measuring tape and your work will be done.

How to measure your waist for jeans (3 Easy Steps)

You can measure your waist in these three easy steps to get the perfect sized jeans. Or you can simply measure your waist with the measuring tape.

  • First, you need to get a measuring tape.
  • Then you have to determine where the waistband of your jeans is.
  • And the final step is to measure the waistband of your jeans to see if it’s fit. You have to measure the waistband from one end to another end. Then all you need to do is double that number.

Standard Women’s jeans Size Chart

Women’s jeans size could be different per country. Same brands could be used in different sizes in different countries. Check the table below for the US jeans size chart-

Jeans Size

Number

Waist (Inches)

Hip (Inches)

XXS

0

25.5

35

XS

2

26.5

36

S

4

27.5

37

6

28.5

38

M

8

29.5

39

10

30.5

40

L

12

32

41.5

14

33.5

43

XL

16

35

44.5

18

36.5

46

XXL

20

38

47.5

22

39.5

49

Plus Women’s jeans size chart

Jeans Size

US Size

Waist (Inches)

Hip (Inches)

XS

12W

36

45

14W

38

47

16W

40

49

M

18W

42

51

20W

44

53

L

22W

46

55

24W

48

57

XL

26W

50

59

28W

52

61

Things to Consider Before Choosing Jeans [Fit Guide]

Before buying jeans you need to take a few things into consideration such as trend, quality, budget, fittings, size, etc.

jeans buying guide

Quality Fabric: You need to check the quality of the fabric before buying a pair of jeans. High-quality jeans have secure buttons and stitching, no exposed or loose threads, have high-quality buttons or zippers. High-quality jeans are strong and durable. Before buying, check the labels for fabric details. Check the seams on both the inside and outside of the jeans.

Budget: Jeans can vary in price. So you have to keep the budget in mind. When it comes to denim, you usually get what you pay for. Before buying a pair of jeans, ask yourself what your expectations are, and then go ahead with the purchase.

Fashion Trend: You need to keep the latest trend in your mind. Trendy jeans are the best pair to style your look. Basic pair of jeans in blue and black will never go out of fashion. So it’s a better option to stick with basics which would make you look effortlessly stylish.

Comfortable: Buy comfortable jeans so you can wear them easily. While buying trendy jeans you also need to consider the comfort. Before purchasing a pair of jeans ensure they are easy to maintain and wash. It should not come with a set of manuals to follow for washing and maintaining. It is important to stick to what feels comfortable.

Jeans Size: Buy perfect size jeans. Giving a trial before buying a pair of jeans is the best option. Remember to choose the jeans that fit your body type. The choice of jeans can set you apart from the crowds. Try to buy which jeans can make you look slim and tall. It really doesn’t matter how much you spend on a pair of jeans if the fit is not good.

Final Verdict

As we conclude jeans can be found in different sizes all over the world. Sizes occasionally vary from style to style.

It’s better to buy jeans after confirming the size. Finding the right size before buying a pair of jeans is important.

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Written by: Jessica D. Walker

American fashion designer and businesswoman Jessica D. Walker was born in New York and grew up in Los Angeles. Her interest in designing fashion was created by seeing the beautiful dresses made by her mother when she was young. Learn More

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