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You don't have to be supermodel tall to wear these jeans

You don't have to be supermodel tall to wear these jeans

Denim shopping, like searching for the right swimsuit, can be daunting. Once the fit is nailed in the waist, backside and thighs, there's the issue of the inseam — which is often too long for women measuring in at less than supermodel stature.

And the answer isn't just hemming up jeans; that can destroy the shape of the flares and wider-leg styles that are popular now. So several premium denim brands are addressing the height of the average American woman (5 feet 5) with new styles with shorter inseams that require little to no tailoring, thus keeping the intended shape of the leg intact.

Pants with shorter inseams are different from what some brands label...

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