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Top five denim buying tips

Melissa McGinnis from Selfridges department store reveals her top five tips for buying the perfect jeans for your shape and style

Marina Nelson,

When it comes to finding the perfect jeans it can be difficult to get the best fit and style for your shape.

Melissa McGinnis, Denim Studio buyer for Selfridges, shares her top five tips for buying jeans.

1. The fit
Decide on the fit you’re looking for, whether it be skinny, boyfriend or bootcut.

2. The fabric
Check the fabric and flexibility. For help, speak to one of the Denim Studio consultants on the wearability of your chosen pair.

3. The wash
Wardrobe staple colours are indigo or black as they can be dressed up or down.

4. The length
Consider the shoes you’ll be wearing with your jeans.

5. The new style
Step out of your comfort zone and try a new style. Play around with washes, lengths and shape to discover something new.



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