6 Stages of Shopping for the Perfect Pair of Jeans (PHOTOS)

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You can go ahead and quote me on this -- there's nothing I find quite as satisfying as a good pair of jeans that hug my body in all the right places. As a work-at-home mom, jeans are pretty much the basis of my wardrobe (other than the occasional yoga pant day). Needless to say, I find myself gravitating toward the denim section of any store I happen to be shopping in.

But let's be honest, finding the right pair can be kind of a pain in the ass -- sometimes literally.


And oftentimes we have to try on at least 10 or 15 pairs before finally locating the ones that make us look in the mirror and say, "Damn -- I look good."

Yes, my friends -- shopping for jeans is a major production. Check out the photos below to see six general phases a woman moves through on her quest for denim bliss.

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