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Cute (and cheap!) plus-size jeans, starting at $10

May 14, 2014 at 12:28 PM ET

Gone are the days when wearing a size 18 meant you couldn’t find cute jeans. We found 13 flattering pairs of skinnies, crops and boot-cuts — and they top out at $54.

Cream of the crop

Jessica Simpson "forever" jean
nordstrom

Show off your cutest pairs of heels, booties or flats in these cropped skinny jeans from Jessica Simpson, available in two true-blue washes. (Jessica Simpson ‘Forever’ jean, $54, nordstrom.com

Nice pins

Forever 21 skinny jean
Forever 21

Nothing showcases summer separates like a sleek skinny jean. And at less than $10 (really!), we might buy this pair in blue and black. (Forever 21 skinny jeans, $9.80, forever21.com)

Smooth operator

Lane Bryant straight leg jean
Lane Bryant

When your goal is understated elegance, look no further than a dark straight-leg jean with absolutely minimal embellishments. This spot-on pair come in regular, tall and petite sizes, so everyone can enjoy the subtlety. (Lane Bryant straight leg jean, $49.95, lanebryant.com)

Color of the year

Levi's denim legging
Levi's

White. Silver. Black. Turquoise. Those are the colors we suggest you pair with these gorgeous Radiant Orchid skinnies. (Levi’s denim legging, on sale for $42.99, amazon.com

Full bloom

Levi’s denim legging
Levi’s

Printed jeans have to be one of our favorite trends of the decade. They’re fun, flirty and special, but just as low-maintenance as classic blues. Just add a white tee and you’re set, and toss in the laundry when you’re done. (Levi’s denim legging, on sale for $42.99, amazon.com)

Pristine condition

roz & ALI denim jegging
roz & ALI

Who says white jeans can’t be slimming? The key is to look for a long leg line — not too cropped with a higher waist, and a thick stretchy fabric. (roz & ALI denim jeggings, $32.50, dressbarn.com

Big in Japan

Levi’s skinny jean
Levi’s

Subtle shibori-inspired print enlivens these neutral skinny jeans. Pair ‘em with nude flats or pumps for miles-long legs. (Levi’s skinny jean, on sale for $28.87, amazon.com)

Ancient mariner

Levi’s denim legging
Levi’s

We love how these Levi’s are as wearable as your standard blue jeans, but a whole lot more fun. (Levi’s denim legging, on sale for $47.99, amazon.com)

Fade away

Forever 21 skinny jeans
Forever 21

There’s something so summery about faded blue jeans, but we’ll still be tucking this pair from into boots come fall and winter. (Forever 21 skinny jeans, $22.80, forever21.com)

Under cover

ASOS CURVE jeans
ASOS

A concealed front fly and button closure add interest to these sexy jeans from ASOS’s beloved CURVE line. They’re available in multiple lengths, all cut specially for sizes 20-26. (ASOS CURVE jeans, $47.64, asos.com)

High roller

roz & ALI denim capris
roz & ALI

Contrast stitching gives these sleek capris a bit of rugged edge, while embroidered back pockets ensure you look cute walking out of the room. (roz & ALI denim capris, $32.50, dressbarn.com

Ship shape

Levi’s boot cut jean
Levi’s

No matter how many styles we try, bootcut jeans will always be a favorite for their perfect proportions: a slightly flared leg balances our hips, while the mid-rise waist isn’t too high or too low. (Levi’s boot cut jean, $47.99, amazon.com)

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