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A guide to buying women's straight leg jeans

Jeans come from the French word for a fabric of this name that was made in Europe. It was not until the 18th century that jean was made entirely of cotton. It was often dyed with indigo. In 1848, Leob Strauss, soon to be Levi Strauss, started a wholesale clothing business catering to the gold miners. Levi added the famous rivet in 1872. The jeans appeared in movies in the 1930s and entered the public view. The article is a guide to buying straight leg jeans for women.

Rise cuts for straight leg jeans

The rise cut refers to the "distance between the crotch and the waistband." - Ultra low rise The top of the waistband is up to five inches from the belly button. - Low rise The top of the waistband is two inches below the belly button. - High rise The waist of the jeans is at your natural waistline. Jean clothing are available in a multitude of brands ranging from the classic Levi Strauss to Calvin Klein. Straight leg jeans are between the relaxed fit and the skinny jeans. They retain the appearance of jeans without being ultra tight. The leg opening of the jeans are regular. This makes them easy to put on and off. Most shoes, whether low or high heels, look well with these jeans.

Lengths of the straight leg jeans

The straight leg jeans can end at the ankle or the top of the shoes. Other lengths include the cropped length which ends "just below the widest part of your leg," and the capri which ends just below your knee.

Washes for straight leg jeans

The wash refers to the colour of the jeans. The various colours of jeans are: - Dark wash This is the darkest of the blue washes and it is a dark indigo. It is considered a classic colour. - Light blue These jeans are light blue and look as though they have been bleached. - Black jeans Jeans that are black are also considered a classic colour. One website considers that women's black jeans have a slimming effect. - Gray wash This is a newer colour for jeans. - Stone wash These jeans are darker than light blue jeans and lighter than dark blue jeans. - Acid wash This refers to jeans which have been washed with acid. Therefore, the white layer beneath the upper blue layer is revealed. - White jeans White jeans are newer and can be prone to show dirt.

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