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It's shorts season? After a LOT of research, I'm sharing the best jean shorts for thick thighs!
You asked, and I did a LOT of research. Let's be honest…….finding shorts that fit us ladies with a pear shaped body? Can be a bit of a challenge…..and finding the best jean shorts for thick thighs or pear shaped bodies? EVEN TOUGHER. I can't tell you how many pairs of jean shorts I've tried and discarded in the last few years. Fitted shorts or Bermuda shorts tend to draw attention to wider thighs and be not my favorite on our bodies (or not my personal favorite). And most denim shorts that fit wider hips are HUGE in the waist. I've written a similar blog post about my favorite shorts for a pear shaped body for the last few years……and wanted to FINALLY write a secondary post focusing on the best jean shorts for thick thighs (hey, we all know they save lives, right?!?)
I tried a LOT of brands, styles, and price points. A LOT. And after all that? There are a few pairs of jean shorts that stood out to me.
The Best Jean Shorts for Thick Thighs
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After trying and testing a TON of pairs of jean shorts……these are my absolute favorites. It's interesting how certain brands tend to be my favorite for shorts year after year and clothing type after clothing type(and they tend to be the SAME brands that I love for jeans during cooler months). Current favorites for jean shorts? Aerie , Madewell and Universal Standard. If you're a pear shaped lady or have thicker thighs, these brands tend to be fit our body type really well!
Madewell Denim Demsey Shorts (size 31): THESE ARE THE BEST! These Madewell jean shorts seriously made my summer. They're thick enough to hold their shape, have some stretch, are high waisted enough to wear with a tank top or fitted top, and have a decent inseam (3 1/2 inches). These are a bit of an investment, but for what may be the BEST jean shorts for thick thighs on the market right now? Worth every penny.
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Aerie Adventure Denim Short (size large): Listen, these are a STEAL. These jean shorts fit SO well, come in a great size range, and are a great length. The downside? They sell out. A LOT. So my suggestion, if your size is not in stock? Favorite them on the Aerie site and you'll get an alert when they come back in. Then RUN and buy as soon as possible!
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