...and some advice needed after a frustrating weekend shopping for 'skinnies' for my muscular legs. The fullest part (upper thigh) measures 22 inches, and my calf measures 14.5 inches. I can't seem to get 'skinnies' that I can get past my calves! All my jeans (5 pair) with the exception of the boot cuts, have 16 inch leg openings to just above the knee, then taper out to 22 inches just before the crotch. I believe these are called 'straight' legs?

3 of the jeans have inseams that are too short, so I roll them up and pretend they are 'boyfriend' jeans...but are they really?

Angie, or anyone else out there with an understanding of pant fits, can you explain the subtleties of pants widths when it comes to skinnies, straights, and boyfriends? and is a knit pant a legging? Or can it be a skinny? Is there a skinny out there for me, or should I be content with what I have (whatever they are!)

Pic #1 how my jeans fit (4 pair are the same make/model)
Pic #2 faking a 'boyfriend' by rolling a short inseam!

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