I have always been a person that has a hard time finding jeans that fit me "right". I am 5'3" and while that is not very short, it is not average or tall either. I used to purchase petite or short length jeans, only to find that after a few washings they were too short. The average lengths we always too long from the start. Other areas that I have a hard time fitting properly are the waist and legs/thighs. Once I get a size to fit comfortably with length and legs/thighs, the waist is too big. This is where the Levi Strauss Signature series jeans have been great. They are stylish, and fit my build perfectly. They are not too short, they have generous room through the seat and thighs, but still fit nice at the mid-rise level. The comfort level has surpassed any other jeans I have tried. Before these, the regular Levi brand were my favorite, but these fit more with the modern styles. The price is also great. I can get them at Walmart for not much more than the "cheap" brands. They have held up well and are a great value. I could probably find a great fit in other brands if I was willing to spend $50 or more but I won't spend that much on jeans.