By: Elizabeth Tuckmiller on March 15, 2017

Editor’s Note: While there are lots of plus size jeans to choose from, our research shows that most buyers will be most happy with one of these Alfred Dunner, Democracy or NYDJ jeans. Some MBJ label plus size jeans are worth considering too, and Papaya makes a decent budget choice.

Best Plus Size Jeans

Alfred Dunner Women’s Plus-Size Denim Proportioned Medium Pant

These are just what I expected from an Alfred Dinner product-perfect fit and comfort. I always love Alfred Dunner products because they are always true to size. They are comfortable and fit great. These Alfred Dunner vintage ladies’s moderate denim pant
Light-weight denim are composed of quality stretch cotton/spandex mix with facet wallet. These jeans are available in sizes 16 18 20 22 24. Eligible for FREE returns and PRIME shipping. Price: $34.95

Best Plus Size Jeans

Democracy Women’s Plus-Size “Ab” solution Itty Bitty Boot Jeans

These jeans are great because they have enough stretch to be comfortable but are not skin tight. They don’t look like mom jeans despite the comfort. They look more like trousers. Perfect to wear to work with heels and a nice top. I never had a gap problem in the back of my jeans, but if you do these should help. The waist band is amazing with an extra wide elastic on the inside that does squeeze, but prevents the need for a belt. If you have wide calves though you may not like these jeans since it is snug to bottom of calf. Usually boot cut are loose from the knee down. I especially like the lighter weight of this material since I am always too warm even in the winter. Length of inseam is 32″. Wore the whole day with great comfort and no bagging of the hips, butt or waist. If you buy the dark blue know the color from come off on your hands so you might want to wash before wearing. These jeans are available in sizes 14 18 20 22. Eligible for FREE returns. Price: $78.00

Best Plus Size Jeans

NYDJ Women’s Plus Size Isabella Trouser Jeans in Future Fit Denim

Beautiful plus size ladies will love the NYDJ Isabella Trouser Jeans. NYDJ jeans rule the plus size category in general,thanks to their future fit, compatible denim look with style that provides uniform compression to calmly hug and contour each and every curve for a wonderfully, faultless, fitting. A beautiful yet intricate small coin wallet within the entrance, a patch wallet, zip fly, and button closure makes this plus size jeans a must have item for this season. NYDJ unique carry tuck era slims from inside of to make you feel and look superb. These jeans are available in sizes 14 16 18 20 22. Eligible for FREE returns. Price: $144.00


In order to find the perfect fit jeans for your body type, it is vital that we take a closer look into anatomy of the jeans.

Model Garbriella Lascano

  1. INSEAM – This is the distance from the crotch to the bottom of the leg at the inside.
  2. OUTSEAM – This measurement is the measurement from the bottom of the leg to the waistband.
  3. LEG OPENING – This is the base measurement from one side of the leg to the other.  This measurement can give an idea of tapering, the literal opening, or the style differentiator of style.
  4. FRONT RISE – How low do you want your jeans to sit? This is a measurement from the top of the waistband, to the crossing seams at the crotch.
  5. BACK RISE – Want to know how covered your bum will be? This is the measurement from the top of the waistband at the back, straight down to the crossing seams at the crotch.