The Ultimate Fit Guide for Men's Denim

April 11, 2018

The Ultimate Fit Guide for Men's Denim
Trunk Club

Maybe you know that you hate skinny jeans. Or super baggy jeans. But maybe you don’t know what style of jeans you like. Enter the Trunk Club Denim Guide. Scroll on to learn about the standard denim styles, and which are best suited for your frame.

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Oval

If you need a little stretch from the waist down, then look for just that—denim with “stretch” on the label. Otherwise, any slim-straight style should offer enough room to move. If you habitually lean toward a roomier relaxed fit, just keep in mind that more fabric can add more bulk.

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Slim-straight

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Stretch

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Athletic

When you have a bit of muscle, you’ll want to wear jeans that have some breathing room. Opt for the more relaxed straight and slim-straight styles to avoid any Bruce Banner situations.

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Slim-straight

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Straight

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Rectangle

With a fairly uniform body shape, you don’t want to throw things into disproportion by wearing pants—or shirts, for that matter—with too much volume. Stick with slim and slim-straight silhouettes that follow your natural build.

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Slim

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Slim-straight

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Inverted Triangle

Are your shoulders noticeably broader than your waist? Skinny jeans will only exaggerate that. Create just the right balance with slim and slim-straight styles.

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Slim

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Slim-straight

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