The Jeans Directory

In need of fresh denim direction? Wave goodbye to that overwhelming jeans shop and let Dr Denim, aka Ross Forsythe, guide you in your quest for decent denim. Famed for his Manchester House of Fraser ‘denim surgeries’, Dr Denim and his team are always on hand to find flattering jeans for every shape, size and budget. Here are Dr Denim’s figure-fixing must-buys from the latest Maison de Nimes collection.


Girlfriend




Best for: square bodies. Go up a size so they sit on your hips. Look to dip-dyes, embroidery and contrast hems for autumn panache.


Maison de Nimes Lille Girlfriend Jeans £45


Jeggings




Best for: curvy figures. A super-stretchy layering tool for pear shapes. Team with loose tops for extra fashion kudos.


Maison de Nimes Monaco Jeggings £35
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Skinny




Best for: long legs. A versatile cut that looks great dressed up or down. The tapered ankle lends a slimming aesthetic.


Maison de Nimes Le Marais Skinny Jeans £45
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Straight




Best for: rectangular shapes. A fail-safe jean that won’t cling to lumps and bumps. Pair with white leather pumps and a blouse.


Maison de Nimes Seine Straight Classic Jeans £45
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Kick Flare



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Best for: lean legs. Bootcuts or flares will balance out proportions and make legs look even longer. Opt for darker washes.


MAISON DE NIMES LYON CROP KICK-FLARE JEANS £45


Cropped




Best for: petite frames. The shorter hemline will elongate legs. Keep it fun with a poplin shirt and chunky platform heels.


Maison de Nimes Cannes Wide-leg Crop Jeans £45