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Tyte - The makers of Tyte jeans just patented two cool new styles, launching at Macy's next month. The legwarmer jean comes with a set of detachable legwarmers that can be scrunched up or switched with other colors and patterns. The athletic jean features a knit racing-stripe panel running along each leg. At $30 a pair, you'll probably want to snap up both styles.
Olsenboye - Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen's new line for JCPenney offers some of the most fashion-forward jeans in the under-$40 price range. Try the new denim-knit style or the boyfriend jean -- both have a London vibe and retail for only $30 each.
Converse - Converse One Star, an exclusive line at Target, offers a great pair of skinny jeans in a range of dark washes that look great on a full-figured frames. Best of all, they are only $35 a pair.
Old Navy - The Rock Star Super-Skinny jean has just the right amount of stretch to offer comfort and style. Since the retailer offers them in short, regular, and long, you won't even have to pay a visit to the tailor. Wear them with sandals now and easily transition them into fall with boots. At only $35, they can't be beat.
Forever 21 - From a frayed five-pocket boot cut to an extreme skinny, this fast-fashion retailer offers some of the trendiest jeans money can buy -- and ranging from $13 to $30, there's not one pair that will break the bank.
Charlotte Russe - The trendy store has completely overhauled its denim collection to include a wider range of fits and styles. Check out the new curvy or the extreme skinny. Either way, you'll spend no more than $35.
GLO - Gloria Vanderbilt has a younger (and more fashion-forward) little sister in GLO jeans, available exclusively at Kmart. Check out the brand's $20 acid-wash jeggings.
Grane - If you're looking for a great basic jean that goes with anything, check out Grane's Selma style -- it's a boot cut that works great on curvy bodies. Find them for $25 at Macy's, Belk, and Bon-Ton.
L.E.I. - Walmart's exclusive L.E.I. brand offers denims with all the bells and whistles for only $18. Check out the new motorcycle jean with a slightly destructed finish or the skinny jean with studded back pockets.