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Best Jeans and Jeggings for Apple Shaped Women

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by Tina Boomerina (Christina Gregoire)

I have received many questions about the best jeans and leggings for apple-shaped women. Well, I can only tell you which brands work for me, because everyone has a slightly different body shape. Hopefully, my tips will help you. And, yes, I have had an apple shape my whole life, even when I was young and skinny.

fashion tips for women with big tummies

Wear Long Top Over Jeans

It’s just the way God made me.

Can You Recommend Brands for Pants, Leggings and Jeggings?

Here's an excerpt from a plea made by Boomerina Pat Rogers. Her entire comment is at the bottom of the Apple Shaped Women: 31 Rules for Your Body Type article.

“Tina,

“I'm an apple with a 42" waist and 46" hips. I have 5 pairs of jeans, all the same cut, all ugly, with an elastic waist to accommodate my gigantic tummy but they are about 6 inches too loose around the lower tummy and crotch and I absolutely swim in the thighs of the pants. Ugh. All of the pants I find that can fit my tummy are enormous around the crotch and thighs. I've been looking for leggings that fit. They fit the waist and hips but are super loose on the thighs; or they show every bump and underwear line in the waist and hips but they fit the crotch and thighs.

Can you recommend brands for pants, leggings and jeggings?

“…The store I went to didn't have NYDJ in the Plus sizes… I can't find any brands or websites where I can buy (leggings or jeggings) in an 18-20 Plus Petite size... Forget it. Nothing out there for us.”

Question About Jeggings and Jeans for Women With Big Tummies

Dear Pat,

I have spent the past month looking for a good answer to your question. You made me realize it was finally time to replace my own jeggings, which I hate to do because shopping for my body type can be a real bummer.

Pat, I hope my research helps you. And you can get a laugh later in the article because, after A LOT of soul searching, I decided to post a few photos of my own body to show you (and other apple-shaped women) how to wear jeggings and how NOT to wear jeggings.

I made the whole shopping experience less awful by telling myself that I was doing this to help other women.

After researching various stretch jeans online, I narrowed down my search to two American brands: Metro Leggings in denim and Miraclebody stretch jeans. I knew that Not Your Daughter’s Jeans (NYDJ) were a waste of time because I've tried them.

how to wear leggings with a plus size tummy

Metro Leggings: I've Worn This Pair of Metro Leggings for 8 Years

Soft Surroundings – Best Pull-On Denim Leggings for All Sizes

One of the reasons I picked Soft Surroundings was because their Metro Leggings come in Misses, Women’s (plus sizes), Petites, Women’s Petites, and Tall. So, Pat, that’s where I’d start.

I ordered a pair of Metro Leggings Denim Blue in size medium, and I later bought a large to see the difference.

In reality, both sizes are not “supposed” to fit me, but I've come to the conclusion that trial and error works better than using a measuring tape. Soft Surroundings' size chart shows:

  • Misses Medium: Waist 29-30 inches, Hip 39-40 inches
  • Misses Large: Waist 32-33 inches, Hip 42-43 inches

So Soft Surroundings' leggings are designed for women with waists that are 10 inches smaller than their hips. Ha! If I had a body like that, I wouldn’t be writing this article... I’d be a movie star.

My waist is about 40 inches and my hips are about 41 inches. No company I know of designs anything for a body like mine, so I order sizes by instinct rather than numbers.

When talk about leggings fitting me, I don’t mean they are tight in the legs like jeggings or skinny jeans are supposed to be. Jeggings that “fit” me are loose in the legs and look more like regular jeans… but, jeggings are the only "jeans" I can wear.

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Here I am in New Metro Leggings

Results: Did the Metro Leggings That Should Not Fit Me Fit?

The medium and the large leggings were both tight in the waist… surprise, surprise. However, I do not want to buy a sewing machine and learn to sew. I also don’t want to buy the largest leggings on the planet and have them taken in… because I’ve never had a good experience with that.

So, I spent a lot of time trying on the Metro leggings. I’d try on the smaller size, look in the full-length mirror, walk around, sit at the computer, and think to myself, “I don’t know if I can wear these because the waist is so tight.” Later, I’d try on the larger size, look in the full-length mirror, walk around, sit at the computer, and think to myself, “I don’t know if I WOULD wear these because they're baggy.”

I went back and forth. I waited a day and tried them on again. I waited a week and tried them on again. And, after a while, I realized there wasn’t much difference between the size of the waistbands.

Conclusion: Soft Surroundings Metro Leggings

  • Pull-On Waist is big enough for older women.
  • Only major difference between medium and large is the width of the legs. (Your experience may differ.)
  • I returned the larger leggings.
  • I plan to order a lighter denim when it’s available.

The only trick to wearing leggings and jeggings is that you HAVE to cover the waistband. You do NOT want to tuck your shirt in, but if you’re an apple shape, you’ll almost never want to tuck anything in because it will draw attention to the largest part of your body.

Time for a Laugh Before We Move On

I want you to know that I’m for real and you can trust my advice, so I’ll let you see me at my worst.

why you should never tuck in your top when you're apple shaped

Apple Shaped Tina Boomerina in New Leggings - Very Embarrassed - Oh the Horror

And, I want you to know that if I can wear something (a style, a brand, an entire outfit) without falling down laughing or crying, you’re going to be able to wear it, too. Actually, you’re going to look amazing in anything I can wear because almost no one has a body as bad as mine.

Naw… I shouldn’t say my body is bad. It works. I can get from point A to point B. I shouldn’t complain.

I will, however, explain… for those of you who are young and skinny and laughing right now:

I used to have a killer body when I was young. I looked better in a bikini than in street clothes. Yes, my tummy always stuck out a bit, but it wasn’t so obvious when I weighed 100 pounds. … Well, come to think of it, my stomach did stick out when I was skinny. There was a lovely rumor going around junior high school that I was pregnant when I was about 12. I almost died when I heard what people were saying. It was absurd, because I was (of course) a virgin and I had not even started my period yet. Anyone with a brain could tell I had not reached puberty because I was flat as a pancake.

The only reason I tell you this is to explain that I was an apple shape with a big tummy throughout my life.

Also, I don't want to be spammed by all of you health freaks who want to tell me that my big tummy is due to lack of exercise and a bad diet. And, I won't lie. My stomach wouldn't be quite as bad if I lost weight, but I've also been through several surgeries to correct minor problems in my abdomen, so part of my problem is due to a minor congenital defect. (Nothing serious. It just means I'll never have the perfect female shape. And, no amount of diet or exercise will give me an hourglass body.)

And, here's a tip for you younger chicks: Your tummy will get bigger when you get older. It's due to hormonal changes. So, no matter what you do, you're not going to look as good as you do now. Don't laugh at your grandma because she is your future.

Yes! I feel much better after getting that out of the way. Now we can move on to the rest of my research.

tips for apple shaped women

Always Cover Your Tummy

Miraclebody Stretch Jeans for Apple Shaped Women

Well, it is a miracle, indeed. I am sitting at my desk typing while wearing a pair of Darla Skinny Jeans in Woodbridge Wash (size 12)… and I’m not screaming or crying.

Actually, I ordered Miraclebody jeans in three different sizes (10, 12, 14) and two different styles (Darla and Thelma). And, I was able to get into all of them… that’s how much stretch they had. So you should try different sizes and then balance style versus comfort.

Miraclebody Darla (and other styles) are for women who want a pair of stretchy jeans with a zipper fly, a snappy metal button, a belt-loop waistband, and front and back pockets. In other words, these hyper-stretch jeans look like real jeans. I’m not saying you SHOULD tuck in your top, but you COULD tuck it in if you wanted to.

The Miraclebody Thelma Leggings are pull-on jeggings similar to the Metro Leggings from Soft Surroundings, but the Miraclebody leggings seem to be made of a thicker denim fabric.

Conclusion: Miraclebody Brand Jeans Will Fit Apple Bodies

  • Miraclebody comes in regular and plus sizes.
  • The jeans and leggings do not come in hard-to-find sizes, like petite plus, but this brand has more colors.

I ended up sending back all the Miraclebody Jeans because I never tuck in my tops, for obvious reasons. If you have the right type of apple shape, you could wear a T-shirt tucked into some Darla-like zippered jeans and cover everything with a loose, unbuttoned shirt worn as a jacket.

The Waistband Will Stretch

I’ve waited a few months to write this article because I wanted to verify the fit. And, my pull-on denim leggings have stretched enough in the waist to become quite comfortable. I don’t know for sure about the zippered jeans, but I suspect they would stretch out as well.

I haven't put them in the wash yet, because I want them to stretch a bit more. And, I definitely will not put them in the dryer unless it's on "no heat".

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Long Loose Tunic Top for Apple Women

Best Leggings for Apple Shapes

Pat, I almost forgot to tell you. I’ve never had a problem finding leggings that fit. I like Trouve (Nordstrom), Eileen Fisher (Neiman Marcus) and some of the cheapie leggings at Target, but I can wear almost any brand as long as it's not sheer. If you’re worried about your underwear and bumps showing through, you might be wearing a top that's too short. Try a longer top (a hip-length tunic top).

What Jeans Will Fit Your Big Tummy?

It’s impossible to tell you the cut, size, and brand that’s best for you. It really is trial and error. (That’s why stores put return labels in your packages. They know how hard it is to find jeans that fit.) I liked both brands, so I recommend trying either one. And, I’m an independent writer. No one pays me to tell you which brand is best; although I’m sure there are other jeggings brands out there that will fit women like us. (Tell me if you like another brand and I'll add it to the list.)

If I had the money and the time, I would try every skinny jean with stretch, every jegging brand I could find, and every type of leggings on earth, but that would take forever. All I can say is that Metro Leggings and Miraclebody Jeans are stretchy enough to fit my apple shape.

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Main Photo: Jeans

More Articles for Apple Shaped Women:

Best Brands for Apple Shapes: Women Over 40 50 60

Wedding Dresses for Your Body Type: Apple Shapes Plus Size Tummies

The Year of the Tunic: Fashion for Women Over 50

Swimsuit Shapes for Apple Bodies: 13 Tips for Big Tummies

Photo Credits: Prshots.com, Tina Boomerina.

  • Main Photo: Cape - House of Fraser.
  • Wear Long Top Over Jeans: Top - Long Tall Sally.
  • Metro Leggings: I've Worn This Pair of Metro Leggings for 8 Years: Soft Surroundings and Tina Boomerina. (My leggings are all stretched out from years of use, but I still wear them. I like to get my money's worth.)
  • Apple Shaped Tina Boomerina in New Leggings - Very Embarrassed - Oh the Horror: Yes, this is the real me without my impressive array of camouflage. My tummy has been big my whole life. Shhhh... don't tell.
  • Always Cover Your Tummy: M&Co plus size outfit.
  • Long Loose Tunic Top for Apple Women: Studio Eight.

What do you think of this article? Did I give you a good laugh? Leave a comment at the bottom of the page. (It won't show up until I have time to approve it.)

Tina Boomerina (AKA Christina Gregoire) is a Baby Boomer born at the end of 1952. Her mission is to make the internet a kinder and gentler place for Baby Boomer women around the world. Tina's specialty is fashion for women over 50.

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28 Comments

  1. kay kerns

    Hi Tina! As a fellow apple I appreciate all the work it took to research this article. I can usually find adequate leggings and jeggings at Walmart although I have to try things on because their sizes are not consistent....I also have that problem with jeans, if they fit around my tummy they are often too big in the thigh or crotch. Good article, very informative!

  2. Alegra

    I've just "become" an apple in the last 3 years. Very frustrating to learn how to dress all over again! But so be it. I've discovered your blog at this very minute while holding a Soft Surroundings Catalog in my other hand. Funny. I'm going to try Metro. FYI, you and your readers may want to try Lysee leggings/slim leg pants. I love them. My favorite is the Ponte center seam high-waisted. These are a heavier weight version for cold weather. Also, Jag Jean's - - even the corduroy ones are surprisingly suited to my 31" waist and 39“hip.. Thank you so much for this blog entry!

  3. Eileen

    Your article would have been a lot more helpful if it had listed the other jeans that did not work for you, and why. For example, I have long,skinny legs, no hips or butt, but my so-called waist is now LARGER than my hips, so nothing that I used to wear fits me now. So it would help to learn which ones have more stretch, which ones have bigger/thinner legs, which ones have waistbands that fit up near your armpits, etc.. I end up ordering everything online, which is a real pain when you have to send them all back and pay for postage!!!

    • Tina-Boomerina

      Eileen,

      I guess I'm not the only one with this fit problem. Alas, I haven't tried on a regular pair of jeans in years. I used to wear boys' jeans sometimes when I was younger. I haven't worn plain old jeans since my kids were in elementary school.

      Maybe there's a way to start a forum about this. I've had forum tech problems in the past, so I'm not really in the mood to pay someone to build another forum. If I see anything like that, I'll post a link here.

      Right now, I'm so far behind... I have a ton of comments to answer... and my life is out of control (on my to-do list) that I don't know what to tell you. I feel so sad when I try on "real" jeans. They never fit. Someday, I'll go to a real store and try on some jeans for a laugh. Actually, I may try on maternity jeans or men's jeans, also.

      T

  4. Aless

    Hi Tina-Although I am in Australia and the stores aren't relevant to me,I reallly appreciate your 'putting yourself out there' for those of us who are facing reality(i.e. age and a shifting body!!).
    Over the last couple of years I have bought at least 5 pairs of black leggings that seem to fit my large legs well (I don't fit the stereotype that Apples have great legs....) but I am yet to get up the courage to actually wear them with a long tunic top.They sit maturing in my wardrobe!!
    I just LOVE your articles....So much inspiration!

  5. Tina-Boomerina

    Aless,

    Thanks for the support.

    I think you have enough leggings now. You should try wearing some of them. (Wear leggings that are not sheer/see through.) Thick opaque leggings are just like yoga pants or ski pants. There's nothing to be afraid of.

    And, I don't know what you mean that your legs are not great. I don't have great legs... they are too skinny and bony... yuck. I wish I had heavier legs.

    Aless, I expect you to put an outfit together and wear it out the house this week or next week. Why would you want to wear something like jeans? Jeans and trousers are uncomfortable!

  6. Jane on Whidbey

    I just turned 65, and have decided not to wear jeans anymore except for this one pair that make me instantly 10 pounds skinnier. Damn, I look good in them, with a long top. I've been wearing v-neck t-shirts with a long jacket or vest for a long time, and I'm just getting excited about lagenlook. In the meantime, I've bought my first leggings, and I can't believe how comfy they are. Right now, I'm wearing them under shorts, while we transition to cooler weather. As soon as I get finished moving into my new tiny house on wheels, I'll be sewing myself some new tops and pants and maybe a skirt or two. New life in the old girl. Our measurements are similar, so I'm enjoying your blog. Thanks for the laughs!

  7. Tina-Boomerina

    Jane on Whidbey,

    Jeans are evil. I used to wear jeans everywhere during the 70 and 80s, but I can't wear them anymore.

    Actually, jeans are NOT evil... they're just hard to fit. You must have looked high and low for the right jeans. I know we're all different shapes, but would you please tell us what jeans make you look skinnier. Are they NYDJ? Janie Jeans? (just made that up) Something with a name?

    All older women are constantly on the hunt for a good pair of jeans. I am so jealous/envious. I KNOW those Janie Jeans won't fit me but they may be good for some other woman.

    OMG, I want a house on wheels. The only thing that worries me about Bend, Oregon is the temperature during winter. I've heard it has gone down to minus 20 here. Eeek. I've never been anyplace that cold. Bend doesn't get much snow, but it is high desert. I am seriously longing for a house on wheels. Let us know how it works out for you... please.

    I have a few friends who blog from their houses on wheels. You should, too.

    Tina ps I'm sorry to heave about your measurements. I'm sure those numbers look better on you than they do on me.

  8. Tina-Boomerina

    pps Leggings + shorts. Cute.

  9. Tina-Boomerina

    typo - that should say HEAR about your measurements, not heave about your measurements. I'm typing as fast as my fat little fingers will go because I have 36 comments that I have to approve.
    t

  10. Pat G

    I, too, have an apple shape--and I'm about 30 pounds overweight. In the last three or four months, I discovered Chico's Platinum Crop Jeans, which I absolutely love. I have four different pair now. The waist bands are a bit below the waist, but I always wear loose longish tops, so it doesn't show. I feel great physically and psychologically in these pants. I am living in them. And I get compliments on them.

    More recently, I discovered Chico's So Slimming Peyton pants. After reading many rave reviews, I bought two pair. They also fit very well and make me feel good about myself. I've bought a third pair in another color. I haven't really worn the Peytons yet because I live in Los Angeles, and it's sitill hot. But I love the way I look and feel in them. Yay! I feel well equipped with crops and ankle-length pants now. Very grateful to have found them.

    • Tina-Boomerina

      Pat, I've never found much at Chico's that looked good on me. I'm the wrong shape for their cuts... or something, however I'm willing to give those jeans a try. Thanks for letting us know. Even if they don't fit me, they might fit some of my readers.

      Tina

  11. Amanda

    Hello all you lovely Boomerinas. Tina, thank you so much for showing us your tummy, I'm sure yours is not the worst! It also made me feel better that I am not the only one that can't tuck in my shirt anymore.
    For those of you that have a really serious problem with this eg tummy bigger than hips = Constantly hitching up your waistband.; I have IBS and when I eat the wrong things I blow up like a balloon and have been asked when the baby is due in the past (honestly). I have tried braces under my shirt to hold my trousers up and ordered maternity jeans from catalogues as I have the disproportionately skinny legs. Also anything tight around my abdomen is very uncomfortable. Having eliminated the worst offenders from my diet I still have problems, but am usually OK with leggings and jeggings provided they are generous enough for my large bottom.
    Hope this might help somebody. I'm always on the look out for tunics that are long enough to cover tum and bum!
    Amanda

    • Tina-Boomerina

      Amanda,

      Thank you so much for not laughing at my tummy. I think I must have what you have. You might be my cousin.

      Someday, I will try maternity jeans... but so far I've been able to get by with stretchy jeggings.

      Your comment is great. I don't feel like such a freak. Well, I'm a bit of a freak... in a good way.... because when I was a hippie, we didn't call ourselves hippies, we called ourselves freaks. It was a bit of a joke.

      I love your comment. Thanks.

      Tina

      • Amanda Hughes

        HI Tina
        I never expected a response! Yes I do live in Switzerland, but grew up in Uk. Also went to convent school, so maybe that's our problem. No need to reply to this one! I also get depression and it's usually worse in the winter. I try to get up high mountains to get some sunshine!
        Regards
        Amanda

  12. Irene

    Thank you! I've grown tired of looking at sites talking about apple shape and travel clothes for older women and the person writing the article is skinny as a rail :-)
    I turn 50 next year but i keep getting told that I look like I'm in my 30s. Which I do but unfortunately, I've gone from a size 4 or 6 to an 8 in the last 3 years or so. Pushing size 10 in some clothes. I have a size 30 waist and about a 34 hip. My bust line has grown from a 36B to a 38 B in the last 10 years. I'm seriously depressed when I look in the mirror. My sexy clothes don't fit anymore. I need to start exercising again, I realize that. But in the meantime I am searching for clothes to take to Spain in the Spring. I really appreciate your honesty and helpful ideas. I'm going to try leggings and tunics this weekend when I go shopping.

    • Tina-Boomerina

      Irene,

      Thanks. Honesty is rare these days. I'm not afraid to humiliate myself with pictures of my fat self because I'm old and I don't always give a freak... even though I should.

      I was so skinny for most of my life that I just don't have a problem with self-image when it comes to weight... problems with self esteem in other ways, but not concerning weight. Also, I know that my meds are making me fat... so it's partly my fault but somewhat out of my control. Thank God I don't live in California. People would probably spit on me for being 170.

      I don't know much about Spain. I've been to Barcelona several times, but that's Catalonia... long story.

      I will tell you that wearing leggings or jeggings (denim leggings) is a great way to travel. The right leggings feel like pajamas. And, leggings with a long top are great for transcontinental flights.

      Tell us what people are wearing in Spain if you notice anything interesting. Have a great trip.

      Tina

  13. katy-jean at keeknits

    Hi I just turned 59 and feeling like I am so, so old in years they went to fast and my mind is still in my 30s 40s. I don't have any confidence anymore that I turned 59 and everything I see on the racks in the store I question myself if I am too old to wear this or that, afraid of ridicule of others giggling at that old lady still trying to dress like she's in her teens! After reading a couple of your articles and seeing your pictures you have renewed my faith that its okay for me to wear leggings and I don't have to wear old lady pants that my grammie use to wear even though God bless her heart she was stylish and beautiful women! So thank you for putting yourself out there... Now for me I have just found that old navy in the curvy slim jeans work great!

  14. Karla

    I just discovered your blog today. I can tell I am going to love it. I so appreciate your honesty with sharing about your body shape. I have been struggling with dealing with a somewhat protruding belly and it has gotten me down. Your good attitude and zest for life has encouraged me today. Thank you!

  15. Bobbie

    Thank-you Tina for having the blog for apples. My friend today told me designers should put little apple/pear symbols on their tags. Ha. Thank you for baring your tummy/buns. I am huge and hate it! I was athletic in my younger days but always had a rectangle body. No hourglass here. Bikinis never looked good on me even as a teen. Now I am an even bigger rectangle that has become a circle--apple. I am almost the same size top to bottom 42-42-45. Someday we have to talk about bras!

    I have been on the jeans search lately too. I discovered leggings and tunics if I can find ones that I like. I would like some leggings that have a bootcut or something that I could wear with my Dansko clogs. Sometimes I get tired of the ankle fit of leggings.

    Another dimension of this apple body is the menopausal body. I noticed some of your followers are 50-60 ish. Designers constantly use polyester, rayon, unbreathable fabrics. I call them "plastic" clothes. I have hot flashes and if it's humid as well as hot, forget it! Yeah losing weight, exercising is the answer to all our woes......that's another blog. I want to build a cotton, natural fiber wardrobe. J Jill has cotton blend fabrics that wear like a dream. Some more than others. Their Pure Jill and Wearever styles are really great. They do have button up pants too, but many are wide wasteband pull up, great fabrics, and wash and wear like a dream. One of my pet peeves is the UGLY, cheap polyester fabrics and styles for plus size women. Young women's plus sizes are a little more trendy, but still gobs of plastic clothes.

    If you have suggestions for great styles in good cottons, maybe bamboo if it breathes, I'd love to hear about them. I also notice so many tops are labeled "low hip" but I want true tunic lengths. Are the new linens nice or are they still a wrinkly mess? The last linen jacket I had was hot too. That's the other part about being a Menopausal Apple, is that the "third piece" that helps give dimension to our shape is too hot! Darn.

    FYI: I was on vacation in the Dominican this summer--I don't have a history of going on vacations--I thought those articles about all-inclusive beach resorts with all those beautiful people were real Ha--There were hundreds of apples in bikinis and speedos! The fashion world needs to wake up. We are also miserable and frustrated trying to fit into and look decent in what is available. Let's start a revolution!!

  16. Ali Browning

    been an apple since my 20s, in my teens I was a plank with boobs, I never have had hips, a butt of thighs that curve outwards and made the mistake of thinking trying to put weight on might give me much wanted lower body curves, nope i ended up with the dreaded apple body, now in middle age and post hysterectomy I am even more apple, leggings only suit me if i wear a dress with them and boots otherwise I look like Gru ( Minions films) as for jeggings and skinny jeans I havn't bothered with this trend as they make me look silly, I stick with flares) when I was thin in the 80s I had some drain pipe jeans as we called them then and they hung where a bottom should be.

  17. Ali Browning

    the reason I hate wearing leggings or jeggings is that my legs are VERY slim compared to my top half, i have knobbly knees as well and when I wear leggins with a dress or long tunic I look like Henry 8th!!! Got huge shoulders, broad back,big rib cage all the fun that goes with being an apple before you even get to the belly!! I always end up in flares as I hate the skinniness of my legs and the tiny ankles, I end up hoiking them up all time as I have no hips to hold them, its like dressing a barrel. Lovly shape, NOT. I also get annoyed by having thin ankles but thick wrists!

  18. Ali Browning

    I am the same measurements, 40 waist and 42 hip.

  19. Sheralyn Williams

    Hi Tina, I can't tell you how happy I am to have found your post! I realize this is an old post, but obviously our apple shape continues on! I want to share info about my new jeggings I found just this week. The brand is Rekucci and I ordered them from Amazon and they are great (and no, I'm not a paid reviewer). They are soft, comfortable and look like "real" jeans. I'm 65, 5'6 and (ahem) over 200 lbs and they fit and feel better than anything I've tried. They come in several different washes also. I highly recommend giving them a try; if you have to send them back Amazon has an easy return policy. Thanks for being so open and sharing your pictures - honey, your apple looks tiny compared to mine!

    • Tina-Boomerina

      Sheralyn,

      Thanks... but you're seeing me on a "good" day when I'm sucking in my tummy as much as possible without passing out.

      I have to buy some new legging-jeans soon, so thanks for letting us know what works for you. I'm happy to try a different brand next time, and I live out in the boonies in Oregon, so everything I wear is from Amazon or some other online site. Even when I lived in Seattle, I bought almost everything online. It's so much easier.

      Tina