Topshop are the high street masters when it comes to denim. There is nowhere better in the affordable stakes when it comes to the best jeans for women.
The proof? A pair of Topshop MOTO jeans is sold every 10 seconds and, at Topshop's Flagship store on Oxford Street, the brand shifts one pair every minute.
And, of course, it all makes sense. We all own at least two pairs of Topshop jeans (and I bet one of those pairs are black Topshop skinny jeans!). Once you’ve found your favourite style, like me, you'll keep going back to update them as new washes and colour-ways come out – and you’ve finally worn your old pair to death.
Here’s a guide to each of Topshop's classic jean styles so you can find the right style and fit for you.
Topshop MOTO Joni Jeans
Skin tight and ultra high-rise with a retro silhouette, the super-stretchy Joni jeans are made for the fashion brave and, with no front pockets, are the closest thing to a “jegging” without actually being a jegging. The high-elastane means they’re actually super comfy and really hold you in, making them the best jeans for women with large thighs.
Topshop MOTO Jamie Jeans
High rise and ankle grazing, these skinny jeans are said to fit pretty much all shapes. With multiple pockets and a great level of stretch, they look and feel great. Coming in a wide range of styles from raw edge to step hems, ripped jeans and even vinyl styles, I can assure you these are the ultimate Topshop skinny jeans.
Topshop MOTO Mom Jeans
This fashionable retro style features a high-rise waist, looser leg fit that tapers towards the hem. The more rigid denim doesn’t have much stretch at all, so ensure you pick a size that you feel comfortable in. You’ll find mom jeans in a vast range of styles from acid wash to ripped and even the best embroidered jeans. Embroidery is a newish thing for Topshop, but they've totally nailed it; their could-by-designer appliqués will have people double-taking and asking where you got them from.
Topshop MOTO Leigh Jeans
This skinny style is pretty similar to the Jamie but with a lower rise waist band. The perfect everyday staple style still has the ankle grazing hem which is super flattering and again has a great stretch for comfort. You’ll find these in all of your favourite classic washes from grey to indigo and white.
Topshop MOTO Hayden Jeans
Made for busy weekends and off-duty days, the low-sling Hayden jeans are your go-to for casual dressing. Cut in an oversized boyfriend fit, these are best worn with the hem rolled up.
Topshop MOTO Dree Jeans
Keep it current with the newest of the styles and my personal favourite, the Dree kick flare jeans. Made of low stretch denim, this stylish ankle-showing fit is the fash-pack's go-to style. High in the waist, they’re also super flattering and work for both day and night with either a heel or a flat.
Topshop Jeans Size Guide
Now for the nitty gritty. How the hell do you master high street sizing?
When buying jeans online it's SO tricky to know which size will be the right one – but at the same time, if you’re anything like me, you probably can’t bear the thought of shopping in-store after work, squeezing yourself into countless pairs while sweating profusely.
That said, the majority of us will admit we're guilty of ordering the same pair in three sizes, and it’s really not ideal for your bank account to be £120 down for a month before you finally return them.
So, how do they actually fit size-wise? I personally find they come up very slightly large, if not true to size. I am between a sizes in their jeans (between 8 and 10) which is super annoying, but I do find they tend to stretch quite a bit so I recommend you get the size that’s slightly snug and spend the week wearing them in.
Previously I’ve played it safe and opted for a 10 and within a few weeks they’ve stretched too much to fit correctly. A quick straw poll of the office tells me that larger sizes find the same; while a snug 12 and 14 in Jonis will give after a couple of wears to be the perfect, true-to-size fit, while others tend to be on the larger size once worn in.
So taking all this on board, keep reading to see our edit of the best Topshop jeans currently in-store...