It’s Official: These Are the Best Butt-Lifting Jeans on the Market

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If you’re like us, jeans are a wardrobe staple wholeheartedly worth investing in—thanks to their versatility, endless styling options, effortless appeal and (for the most part) comfort. The right pair of butt-lifting jeans has the unparalleled power to instantly transform your look and flatter your figure, simultaneously highlighting your curves, contouring your assets, and smoothing out the derriere. Sure, regular squats and weekly stair-master sessions are one method of achieving peak sculpted rear-end status, but that’s time- and effort-intensive. And let’s be real—we all know the right pair of butt-enhancing jeans possess unmatched transformational powers that keep your butt looking its best without requiring you to do, well, anything.

We love a good pair of slouchy boyfriend trousers that loosely hang off the hips. And we appreciated the ever one-trend relaxed cargo pant that epitomizes stylish, tomboy charm. But some days, we just want our butts to look as much like the peach emoji as possible—regardless of whether we’ve been adhering to our spin class schedule, or caving into PMS spells, or indulging in pizza and wine whenever possible. And in those moments, there is no greater feeling than slipping into that go-to pair of hot AF, butt-lifting jeans that never seems to fail us.

Of course, like bodies, all booties are beautiful—whether you’ve been blessed with the conventionally appreciated Kardashian bubble butt or not. But they’re also all different, so the style of denim most likely to flatter your behind will naturally depend on your backside’s own, unique shape. Two style details to consider when finding the butt-lifting jeans of your dreams: the position of the back pockets and the design of the yoke (that’s the V-shaped party that connects the waist to the legs in the back). Elongated pockets tend to flatten the booty, while smaller pockets placed higher (especially those angled inward) tend to offer a perkier effect. As for the design, the deeper the V, the more shapely your bum will look.

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Women’s Sculpting Slim Fit Skinny Jean

Made with innovative fibers that hug every curve, these super comfy sculpting jeans from Lee Jeans are the absolute G.O.A.T. for your booty. Plus, they come in petite, medium, and long lengths so you can get the perfect fit.

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Rollas Original Straight Jean

This five-pocket style may have a relaxed, straight-leg fit, but it gently hugs and lifts your backside. If you love the mom jean look but aren’t a huge fan of its corresponding saggy-bum illusions, this pair of jeans is the answer.

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High and Skinny Jean

Reformation has a knack for creating designs that flatter the female form, and their vintage-inspired denim is absolutely no exception.

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Mother High-Waisted Looker Ankle Fray Jeans

The Looker features a flattering high (but not too high) rise and angular back pockets to showcase your best asset.

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The Japanese Denim Cheeky Jean

Designed with the behind in mind (hence the clever name), these affordable straight legs hug your curves without leaving you feeling constricted.

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Madewell High-Waist Slim Straight-Leg Jeans

These ultra-high-rise skinnies (over 13 inches) give your booty an instant lift and makes your legs look miles long. It’s no wonder this pair is one of the brand’s enduring top sellers.

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Liverpool Jeans The Abby Hi-Rise Ankle Skinny Jean

These classic skinny jeans feature a booty-lifting high-waisted fit and are designed with super comfortable fabric and a set-in waistband with belt loops.

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Agolde Riley High-Rise Straight Jeans

Featuring a high rise, patched back pockets and slightly stretchy denim, these jeans hug the curves in just the right spots without leading to flattened affect—a risk created by some rigid denim styles.

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Re/done x Levi’s High-Rise Ankle Crop

Re/done re-sews vintage Levi’s for a modern, figure-flattering silhouette you almost definitely couldn’t find at the flea market.

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All Worthy Hunter McGrady Skinny Ankle Denim

Hunter McGrady’s All Worthy line at QVC is a treasure trove of inclusive finds—and her skinny ankle jeans with a button fly are no exception. The fitted silhouette hugs all your curves while emphasizing your, ahem, assets.

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Levi’s Wedgie Icon Jeans

The beloved wedgie jeans are designed to resemble the coveted vintage 501’s (which are perfect in theory, but not as flattering in fit). These get capture the authentic thrift store look you love, but actually hug your bum and hips.

Buy: Levi's Wedgie Icon Skinny Jeans $29+


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These high-rise babies lift and sculpt like a dream—sans zippers or hardware so you can slip ’em on and off in a flash.

A version of this story was originally published on Feb 24, 2019 and updated November 2021.