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DEMOCRACY CLOTHING

DENIM FIT GUIDE

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Whether you’re looking for a style that is easy and relaxed, or a figure hugging fit- the most important factor is how you feel. We’ve thought of every detail to make sure these jeans look good on you, and you feel good in them.

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What the F?

The Anatomy of Democracy® Denim Constructed with “Ab”solution® Fit Technology

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01 Function

Function refers to the upper block of the jean – the area from your waist to your hips. This determines your size. Examples: Mid Rise, High Rise, Skyrise, etc.

EXPLORE FUNCTION
02 Features

Features refer to the details that are part of the construction of the jean that add distinct personality and character to each style. Examples: Belt Loops, Pockets, Hem Details, Darts, Back Yoke, etc.

EXPLORE FEATURES
03 Fashion

Fashion refers to the leg shape. Examples: Skinny, Boot Cut, Straight Leg, Fray Hem, Flare, etc.

EXPLORE FASHION
04 Finish

Finish refers to the components that contribute to the look and feel of a style. Examples: Wash, Thread Color, Hardware, Destruction, etc.

EXPLORE FINISHES
WHAT THE F?
Function
Fit Function refers to the upper section of the jeans-the area from your waist to your hips. This establishes your size in Democracy. Available in Midrise , Highrise, and Skyrise depending on your preference.
Choose a Function:
Mid Rise
High Rise
Skyrise
Function: Mid Rise

9”- 9 ½” Rise

Sits just above your high hip

10” – 10 ½” Rise

Sits at your natural waist

11" Rise

Sits at or above your natural waist

How to measure your rise?

FRONT RISE - MEASURE FROM TOP EDGE OF WAIST BAND

1. LAY THE PANTS FLAT ON A HARD SURFACE.

2. PLACE THE MEASURING TAPE ON ITS SIDE EDGE IN ORDER TO ALLOW THE TAPE TO CURVE ALONG THE RISE SEAM.

3. MEASURE ALONG THE FRONT SEAM FROM THE CROTCH POINT TO TOP EDGE OF FRONT WAIST BAND.

WHAT THE F?
Fashion
Fashion refers to the leg shape of each style which is determined from the mid-thigh to hem. Examples: Skinny, Bootcut, Straight Leg, Flare, Etc.
Choose a Fashion:
Capri
Slim Straight
Ankle
Vintage Skinny
Girlfriend
Jeggings
Kick Flare/Out There Flare
Straight
Bootcut/Itty Bitty More
Fashion: Capri

Fitted at the thigh and transitions into an easy, relaxed fit through the legs to the knee-skimming leg opening.

Hugs your curves through the hips and has a relaxed, slim straight-leg shape.

A figure-flattering skinny that hugs your shape and finishes at the ankle.

Snug fit, relaxed at the hem, eased-up evolution from the jegging.

Fitted through the thigh, with a relaxed fit from the knee to the leg opening. All our Girlfriends have a rolled cuff hem.

Legging-like skinny with a figure-hugging fit. Great to tuck into boots.

Skims your shape, finishes with a subtle flare at the hem. Think Itty Bitty Boot, but cropped.

Full length jean with a sleek classic leg shape.

Fitted to the calf with a "legs-for-days" baby bootcut leg opening.

WHAT THE F?
Features
Features refer to the details that are part of the construction of the jean that add distinct personality and character to each style.
Choose a Feature:
Belt Loops
Back Pockets
Coin Pockets
Darts
Back Yoke
Hem Details
Features: Belt Loops

More than just function, our belt loops are purposely created to add distinct personality and character to each style.

Uniquely shaped and strategically placed back pockets to give you the most flattering perky rear view

Coin Pockets are the smaller pockets located in the front of the jeans and all have different shapes - angled, slashed, or scooped.

Darts work with the yoke to flatter and smooth your shape.

All our yokes are designed to contour your shape and boost your assets

Add distinct personality and character to each style.

Double Belt Loop
Split V-Belt Loop
X Back Belt Loop
Triangle Belt Loop
Twist Belt Loop
Double Straight Belt Loop
Split V-Belt Loop
Twist Belt Loop
Pieced Straight Belt Loop
Double Straight Belt Loop
Angled Busted Seam
Classic Back Pocket
Cascading D
Fleur de lis
Rounded Exterior Back Pocket
Air Cord Filled Embroidery
Cascading D
Busted Seam Back Pocket
Rounded Spade Pocket
Angled Square Patch Pocket
Curved Angled Busted Seam Coin Pocket
Curved Angled Coin Pocket
Classic Angled Coin Pocket
Parallel Coin Pocket
Angled Coin Pocket
Rounded Coin Pocket
Tucked Coin Pocket
Pieced Busted Seam Coin Pocket
Angled Coin Pocket
Elongated Tucked Coin Pocket
Bootie Benefit Darts
"Ab"solution Sweetheart Darts
Deep V-Intersecting Yoke
Arched Back Yoke
"Ab"solution Sweetheart Yoke
Pieced Arched Yoke
Arched Back Yoke
Curved Back Yoke
Twisted Seam Side Slit
Twisted Seam with Slits
Reverse Micro Fray
Double Split Fray with Side Slit
Raw Hem Pulled Strings
Cuffed Raw Hem with Destruction
Chewed Fray
Chewed Fray Hem
Released Hem Pulled String Side Slit
Roll Cuff
WHAT THE F?
Finish
Finish refers to the components that contribute to the look and feel of a style.
Choose a Finish:
Wash
Character
Thread Color
Hardware
Finish: Wash

From dark indigo to powder blue, our washes come in a range of color and depth.

Characteristics found in washes are destruction, grinding ,whiskers, chevrons, knee bursts and sanding.

These details create artisanal definition and subtle variations to each cast of wash and contribute to an authentic looking result

Thread colors showcases the style lines and characteristics of our features to provide greater distinction between the casts of washes.

Jewelry for your denim, our buttons and rivets come in a range of finishes and colors in order to enhance each style.

Sanding
Grinding
Whisker
Destruction
Knee Burst
Chevron
Dark Thread on a wash range
Warm Thread on a wash Range
Light Cool Thread on a wash range
Gold Hardware
Copper Hardware
Gunmetal Hardware
Dome Hardware
Novelty Hardware

Denim Size Chart

Missy
Petite
Plus
Missy
Size Waist Hips
(7” from waist)
0 25.5” 35.5”
2 26.5” 36.5”
4 27.5” 37.5”
6 28.5” 38.5”
8 29.5” 39.5”
10 30.5” 40.5”
12 32” 42”
14 33.5” 43.5”
16 35” 45”
18 37” 47”
Petite
Size Waist Hips
(7” from waist)
0P 25.5” 35.5”
2P 26.5” 36.5”
4P 27.5” 37.5”
6P 28.5” 38.5”
8P 29.5” 39.5”
10P 30.5” 40.5”
12P 32” 42”
14P 33.5” 43.5”
16P 35” 45”
18P 37” 47”
Plus
Size Waist Hips
(7” from waist)
14W 35" 43.5"
16W 37" 47.5"
18W 39" 49.5"
20W 41" 51.5"
22W 44" 54.5"
24W 47" 57.5"

Democracy® is more than your go-to jean shop, we're a denim-based casual lifestyle brand that celebrates women of all shapes and sizes! We're empowering women with size-inclusive, body-positive, and fashion-forward options to feel confident in. At Democracy, we know women's jeans inside and out (literally), and we also know that it can be frustrating when you order your dream pair of jeans, just to realize they don't fit when they arrive at your door.

That's why we created our Denim Fit Guide, to give you the info you need when shopping for your dream pair of Democracy Jeans.

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