Is Ultra Low Rise Denim More Comfortable Than Low Rise Denim?


“I have often said that I wish I had invented blue jeans,” Yves Saint-Laurent would say,“the most spectacular, the most practical, the most relaxed and nonchalant. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity — all I hope for in my clothes.”

Needless to say, there are really no denim cuts that aren’t convenient to wear or a pair that isn’t stylish. There just happens to be the right pair that goes for the right body and a right cut that complements what is in fashion currently. What we can all agree in is that denims are never out of style.

Ultra Low Rise Vs. Low Rise Denim

With talks of summer and the beach already buzzing around town, soon enough, everybody will be sporting their bikinis. This coming spring and summer, it seems that your bikini will be seeing a new regular companion — this time, it will be your jeans.

Which one should you get? Ultra low rise or low rise? To be frank about it, that depends on how much booty you are willing to show off. Here are some pointers to keep in mind:

1. About Rise

About Rise

Alright, first of all, why don’t we talk about rise? Rise is the distance between the crotch and the waistline of your denim. The reason why jeans are made with varying rises, including high rise, is because people don’t have the same body proportions — some are top heavy while others are slim, some have a long torso while others have long legs.

2. What to Expect From a Low Rise

With a low rise, the most comfortable waist-level you get is when it hugs your hips, so-to-speak. It will look great on well maintained bodies. Otherwise, muffin tops will show more and lay hanging on the sides of your denims like a tucked shirt.

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3. What to Expect From an Ultra Low Rise

What to Expect From an Ultra Low Rise

With an ultra low rise, you get about 1 to 2 inches less rise that a normal low rise. From your behind, that means, about one-third of your butt cheeks will be showing. From the front, that means, a third of that triangle between your legs will be showing.

4. How Ultra Low Rise and Low Rise Ought to Be Worn

In either case, both are best worn with a cropped top or a bikini top. Otherwise, when your waist is hidden from sight, you will appear short because your denim’s waist line will make it appear that you have a long torso and short legs. For ultra low rise, you are almost expected to show off your thongs.

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5. The verdict

The verdict

In the end, it’s not about which pair is more comfortable but, which kind of denim will best fit your body. Sometimes, low rise is just not made for you.


When it comes to denims, getting the perfect pair is the most important part. That’s because denims are made to be worn for your comfort and style.

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