"Types of Skinny Jeans
So, what’s the difference between Skinny Jeans and Cigarette Jeans? Very little and it depends on who you ask. The biggest difference is leg opening: The leg opening on Skinny Jeans gets smaller as you near the ankle. The leg opening on Cigarette Jeans stays the same from the knee all the way down to the ankle. Thus, Cigarette Jeans tend to bunch up a little if they’re longer. Skinny Jeans do as well, but in an awkward way so you want to wear the right length.
Straight Leg Jeans are the classic jean that has never gone away. Usually, there is no stretch to a Straight Leg Jean and, slightly different from the Cigarette Jean, the leg opening stays the same from the thigh down. Less form fitting than the Skinny Jean or the Cigarette Jean.
The ultimate definition of the Skinny Jean is three-fold: Form-fitting, Stretchy and Ankle-Hugging. Remember the slits and ankle zippers of the 80’s? Not only were those cute little details, they also helped create a more snug fit to the ankle while still allowing you to get your foot through the opening.
So, in order of all over snugness, from Most to Least: Skinny Jeans, Cigarette Jeans, Straight-Leg Jeans. Before we even get to a discussion of body types, you can see where this is going. If you have larger thighs, Straight-Legs might be your best bet. If calves are your issue, you might try Cigarette Jeans."