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High Waist Jeans – Which style and what size?

High Waist Jeans – Which style and what size?

Published: 23rd June 2017

Jeans, we all love them and some of us basically live in them. But which high waist jeans are the ones for you? Grab your tape measure and arm yourself with the right information for online shopping! Sizes mean a whole let less than actual measurements and will help you get the right fit first time.

Lady K Loves specialises in high waist jeans with a vintage look. Featuring a high waist which sits on your natural waist line. Lady K Loves cut jeans for a range of womens bodies. Which means there’s bound to be a style which works for you. We love thick denim, but we’re not afraid of a little stretch to the denim. It can help you get a great fit. While making sure your jeans move and flex with you. We also work with ethical fabric producers and fair suppliers. So you can feel great inside and out.

Ready to find your perfect jeans?

You’ll need your,

  • Waist – around your natural waist line normally 2″ higher than your navel
  • Hips – measure 6″ down from your natural waistline
  • Rise – the distance from your natural waist to the top of your inseam
  • Inseam – the inside leg to where you’d like your jeans to sit

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So which to go for?

Hug Me Baby

Vintage style high waist jeans, high waist tight jeans, jeans for big hips | Hug Me Baby Jeans from Lady K Loves | Vintage style high waist jeans

You’ve probably heard a lot about our Hug Me Baby jeans, these are cut for girls with a big difference in their waist and hips, in this case 12″+. Their waist is a whole dress size smaller than their hips, for instance a UK  12 waist and UK 14 hips. Part of the reason these jeans get so much love is becuase, if that is your body shape, it’s really hard to get things to fit. If you are in between sizes, these may feel a bit tight by the end of the day at the waist, or the hips might feel a bit baggy. If your waist is one size in the chart below, but your hips would fit the size below, go for our Classic jeans. Check out the size chart below for full details

Hug Me Baby have a 12″ rise to the waist band

Waist 24 – 25 26 – 27 28 – 29 30 – 31 32 – 33 34 – 35
Hips 36 – 39 38 – 41 40 – 43 42 – 45 44 – 47 48 – 51

Classic Jeans

Classic 50s high waist jeans | Vintage style pin up rockabilly jeans from Lady K Loves

Our Classics, were the first jeans we designed. Based on a traditional jean design as we know it in the modern world. With a central front zip andback pockets. These are finished off with our signature sweetheart yoke, helping give a visual lift to your backside. The idea was to produce a slim to tight leg with a high waist. When we first brought these out, you couldn’t find that anywhere! Classics are the basis for the HMB’s however they’re cut for a more ‘standard’ curvy body (as if there’s such a thing as a standard body!). These look great with a difference of 10″ between waist and hips. If you can wear a normal dress size, these are for you.  Most girls will be this style.

Classic have  12″ rise to the waist band

Waist 25 – 27 27 – 28 29 – 30 31 – 32 33 – 34 35 – 36
Hips  34 – 36 36 – 38 38 – 40 40 – 42 42 – 44 44 – 46

Polly Jeans

High waist vintage style jeans for petite women 50s style jeans for petite bodies.

Need a petite fit? Say hello to our Polly, named after Polly Pocket, they are just perfect for those with a petite figure, a short torso or if you want your jeans just below your natural waistline.  They have a 27″ inseam from crotch to hem and a great tight fit. We love them turned up to mid calf with a pair of loafers or lace up ballet pumps. They have our signature sweetheart yoke, and front zip, with dark gold pocket stitching.

Polly have a 10″ rise to the waist band

Waist 22 24 26 28 30
Hips 32 – 36 34 – 38 36 – 40 38 -42 40 – 44



Le Wild Jeans

Vintage style jeans with a side zip. Rockabily western pin up high waist jeans

Fancy a wider leg? We love our Le Wild jeans, they are great for boots, or we’ve loved wearing them turned up to mid calf with a pair of loafers or lace up ballet pumps. They have our signature sweetheart yoke, but feature a side zip. They’re cut a little slimmer on the hips. This is great if you who don’t have a big difference between your hips and waist.

Le Wild have a 13″ rise to the waist band

Waist 25 – 26 27 – 28 29 – 30 31 – 32 33 – 34 35 – 36
Hips 35 – 36 37 – 38 39 – 40 41 -42 43 – 44 45 – 46



We’re always on hand to help you find the right pair. If you’re not sure send us a message with your measurements and we’ll find the best match for you! Behind the scenes we’re working on new styles and new fits. Therefore if we don’t have the denim style for you, there might be one in developement.

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