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Jeans are a casual clothing option that can still be super sexy if you know how to work them right. If you need some tips on how to make your butt look good in jeans then look no further – we’ve got you covered.
As a staple clothing item in nearly everyone’s wardrobe, I’m sure you’ll agree with me that there’s nothing like finding a pair of jeans so comfortable that you could live in them!
Aside from being comfortable, jeans can also flatter your body shape and show off an incredible looking butt.
If you want to know how to make your butt look good in jeans, then read on to find out what features you should be looking for in a pair of jeans to keep your booty looking fine and fab.
Work With What You’ve Got
Lesson 1 in making your butt look good in jeans is to understand that the way your butt looks in jeans will depend on your original butt shape, size and condition.
You can only work with what you’ve got.
Know what you’re dealing with so that you can choose jeans that draw attention either towards, or away from, aspects of your butt that you do and don’t want noticed. This is why knowing your butt shape can be handy.
Of course, if you’re not too happy with what you’ve got, don’t forget you can always improve how your butt looks through butt-focused exercises as well!
Know Your Best and Worst Features
Now that you have a rough idea about your butt shape and size, Lesson 2 in selecting a pair of jeans that flatter your rear is to know and emphasize your best features, while downplaying your less attractive ones.
While different people have vastly different preferences when it comes to butts, most people generally find a fuller, rounder butt attractive (though I must point out that there is no 1 ‘ideal’ butt).
The following recommendations have been written to help you to create the illusion of a rounder, fuller butt.
Understanding how the illusion of shape is created by certain aspects of jean design will enable you to purchase the right jeans for you.
This means jeans that will work with your individual butt shape to bring you closer to your personal preference of desired look.
Jeans Create a Look
Choosing a pair of jeans that will flatter your butt can be challenging sometimes, but follow these tips and you won’t be led astray.
There are many design features that make up a pair of jeans, and a lot of these have an effect on how the jeans will make your butt look when you slip them on.
The 6 features which can make or break a good-looking butt when it comes to jeans are:
- Fabric Type
Understanding how each of these design features can make your butt look is critical so that you can select the right pair of jeans.
The right jeans will flatter all your assets rather than accidentally downplaying them due to a poorly fitting design.
Here’s what I believe a BAD jean design looks like.
Why does this look so bad?
The pockets (#1 on our list later in this article) are way too big, and instead of sitting in the middle of each butt cheek, they are falling off the bottom of this person’s butt and cutting it in half.
The yoke (see #2 on our list later in this article) is already 1/3 of the way down this butt, making it appear lower. This also has the effect of flattening the entire butt as the yoke sits on the fullest part of the cheeks.
To fully grasp the (bad) optical illusion that these jeans are creating, I’ve drawn over the photos above to try and explain better.
The green outline shows where this person’s butt actually is located.
They probably actually have a pretty nice butt, though you wouldn’t think it if you saw them wearing these jeans. The effect of wearing these terrible jeans (which should be incinerated, in my opinion) is that their butt looks lower than it is, and it’s drastically flattened.
R.I.P. any semblance of a nice butt.
The red outline shows where these jeans would need someone’s butt cheeks to actually sit in order to be flatter the wearer’s butt.
As you can see, the crotch section is so high that this wouldn’t even be possible for someone’s butt to sit in a flattering location when wearing these jeans.
I’m actually getting mad while explaining this, at how horrible this jean design really is!
Once you understand this though, you can shop for GOOD jeans or pants that actually flatter your butt.
Design Features of Jeans Explained
Let’s take a look at each of these jean/pant design aspects in turn, and see how they affect the look of your butt.
The rear pockets have a major affect on how your butt looks in a pair of jeans. Oversized pockets that cover your entire butt cheek and extend down to the backs of your legs will make your butt look flat and small, no matter how perky it might be sans jeans.
Pocket placement is also a massive determiner of whether or not your butt gets flattered👍 or just appears flatter👎 in jeans.
Better butt tip: Look for jeans with smaller pockets that are higher up. This will create the illusion of a bigger and perkier butt. As a guide, you’ll get the best look when the pockets are centered near the fullest part of your butt. If the pockets are angled slightly inwards that’s an extra bonus, as this also helps to create the illusion of a curvier booty.
#2: Seams and the All-Important ‘Yoke’
The location of seams (where two pieces of material join together) on a pair of jeans can influence the way your jeans fit as well as drawing the eye towards particular aspects on you.
Pay particular attention to the yoke of the jeans, which is the straight or V-shaped seam common on most jeans and found just below the waistband on the back side.
The yoke will have a major influence on how a pair of jeans makes you butt look, and there are actually several different types of yoke styles out there – check out this article to get schooled.
Better butt tip: To create the illusion of a fuller, rounder butt, opt for jeans with a upward arc/rounded or “heart shaped” yoke seam, which will accentuate the roundness of your butt. Depending on your butt shape, an inverted yoke may also work for you. Avoid straight seam yokes and deep-V yokes which can make for a flat, saggy looking butt in jeans.
The yoke should be positioned around the top part of your butt to create the illusion of fullness and perkiness, and probably no lower than half-way between the top of your butt and the fullest part of your butt to prevent the saggy or low-butt look.
It’s worth noting that another seam type that is known to flatter butts is the ‘scruch bum’ seam. Though I’m yet to see this implemented in any jeans, the principles of having a closer-fitting center ‘butt crack’ seam, also helps promote the volume of each individual butt cheek, rather than flattening your booty into a ‘unibutt’.
#3: Fabric Type
For women, fitted jeans with some stretch give a much better look than stiff, heavy denim. Fabric with a bit of stretch around the butt creates the illusion of more ‘junk in the trunk’ and a fuller, rounder butt – at the same time fitted jeans also get rid of that saggy butt look created by having excess material bunched up below your butt.
For the guys, fitted stretch jeans (especially around the legs) is most likely not a desired look, but you can still opt for jeans made of a a thinner, more pliable denim blend that will show off your butt shape better than stiff heavy denim which tends to cover any nice butt that you might be hiding under those jeans.
Better butt tip: Look for more flexible denim material blends with a bit of stretch, that will hug your butt a little more closely and show off your butt shape.
Jean color is another factor which can either draw attention to or away from your butt. If you don’t want to draw attention to your butt, then opt for a darker denim or even black jeans.
Lighter or bright colors tend to attract more attention and catch the eye.
Better butt tip: Light fading on the butt cheek area of your jeans will draw the eye to the area and create the illusion of a rounder butt and more volume in the cheek area.
Embellished stitching or designs, especially on rear pockets and the yoke, can draw the eye towards these features, and if they are selected properly it can create a very flattering overall appearance. This is how it is possible to create the illusion of a bigger butt. Stay away from any kind of crazy stitching if you don’t want to emphasize or draw attention to your butt.
Better butt tip: Draw more attention to your butt by choosing jeans with that stand out with colored stitching. If you prefer to draw the eye elsewhere instead of to your butt, then opt for jeans with stitching that blends in with the color of the jean fabric.
Choosing a cut of jeans that emphasize all the right curves in all the right places is one of the secrets to making your butt look good in a pair of jeans.
Depending on your butt shape, the cut of your jeans may affect your overall look.
A good looking butt can be showcased quite well in skinny jeans or jeans with a fitted leg, but if your butt is small then stay away from boot cut and flared styles, as these tend to draw the eye away from the butt.
Better butt tip: If you have a larger butt and wish to downplay this feature, go for boot cut or flared jeans to draw the eye away from your butt and balance out your curves. For those with smaller butts, go for a skinny jeans to make your butt look bigger in comparison to your legs.
Time to Go Shopping!
Now that you know what to look for, you’re well equipped to get jean shopping and pick yourself out a pair of jeans that will make your butt look sexy!
If you want a pair of jeans that are specifically designed to make your butt look better, then it might be worth checking out the following:
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