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10" High-Rise Skinny Jeans: Step-Hem Edition
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10" High-Rise Skinny Jeans: Step-Hem Edition
10" High-Rise Skinny Jeans: Step-Hem Edition
10" High-Rise Skinny Jeans: Step-Hem Edition
Product Details
Our favorite lean and sexy style crafted with the very latest in stretch denim technology. The sky-high 10" rise has a supersleek effect, thanks to a tricky detail—Magic Pockets in front that offer an extra layer of holds-you-in sorcery for the slimmest, smoothest look yet. Go ahead and tuck in your shirt—you've got nothing to hide in these jeans.
  • Monogramming available for US customers: To have this item embroidered with up to nine letters for $10 (free for Madewell Insiders), please call 866 544 1937.
  • Premium 92% cotton/6% poly/2% elastane denim from the renowned ISKO mill.
  • A washed-out black with a well-loved vibe; hand-cut step hems.
  • Black button, tonal stitching.
  • Fitted through hip and thigh with a skinny leg.
  • Front rise: 10"; inseam: 28 1/2"; leg opening for size 25: 9 3/4".
  • Machine wash.
  • Import.
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10" High-Rise Skinny Jeans: Step-Hem Edition

10" High-Rise Skinny Jeans: Step-Hem Edition is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 42.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE These jeans are amazing. I am typically between a 29 and 28, but more towards the 29 especially if I want to wear something tight on top I go for the 29 so there is give at the waste. Bought these in a 28 and they fit perfectly. The other reviews about the twist in the right leg is accurate, but really doesn't bother me. They are stretchy, comfortable, suck in my stomach, make my butt look perky and fantastic and overall I love them. I don't anticipate them ripping anytime soon, I have worn them almost every day (change into them after work for going out) and they don't bag at all. I am 5'7 and bought the regular originally, but just bought the tall for my second pair as I would like to be able to wear with booties, currently, they hit ankle bone which is perfect for spring and tennis shoes, but not great with my booties.
Date published: 2018-02-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ready for trip to Ireland Looking for a comfortable pair of black jeans for travel, these are it
Date published: 2018-01-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect black jeans First let me say that I am a very recent convert to skinny jeans, as I hated their ancestor, the low-rider skinny. I'm a runner and yoga enthusiast with an athletic build, and the thin denim here skims over my muscular legs while the 10" rise makes the legs keep on going. Very. Flattering. Also: Very Comfortable. I was stunned the first time I tried on Madewell 10" high-rise: they are basically like wearing leggings with powerful, slimming pockets. I prefer this washed-out black color to the ultra-black Carbondale 10". (I exchanged the Carbondale for these.) The Carbondale gives more of a tight black twill pants vibe with a vague, weird sparkle. No thank you. These just look like perfect old jeans and go great with my closet full of vintage. I am ambivalent about the step hem -- I would have been happy to have a regular old hem -- but it isn't such a big deal that it would be a deterrent. These are keepers. I'm 5'5", 127 pounds, my usual Madwell size 27 is perfect here as elsewhere.
Date published: 2017-11-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SIZE DOWN I love these jeans!! I wear them all the time, the step-hem is so cute and trendy! I am usually a 27 but I sized down to a 25.
Date published: 2017-10-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Incredibly soft! Love the high waist and cut of these pants only wish I would have sized down to a 28 when I purchased them online. They are incredibly soft but stretch with wear. Also, they seem to shrink minimally when washed. I tend to wear a 28 or 29 at Madewell depending on the intensity of the skinny. Highly recommend adding these jeans to your closet!
Date published: 2017-09-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love! I love these jeans - they are comfortable and a great fit. I highly recommend them but prepare to size down as they do run larger.
Date published: 2017-09-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SO comfortable! Love these jeans, they are super stretchy and comfortable. The high rise is flattering and the step hem is adorable. Highly recommend!
Date published: 2017-08-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great black jeans! I have not actually worn the jeans yet, but they are VERY comfortable... I love the high rise, stretch fabric, and solid black color. I agree with other reviews, the length is quite long.... I will have to get them shortened.
Date published: 2017-08-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome day off jeans I'm 5'5'' and 165 lbs and the 32 regular fit great. I think the 31 would have been but it's nice that the 32 are fitted without being skin tight. The frayed edge and wash are cool but not over the top. These jeans are really soft, stretchy (but don't stretch out), and comfortable. And on sale they were a steal!
Date published: 2018-03-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from First pair of Madewell jeans I have been buying from Madewell for years (purses, shirts and everything in between) but I have always been skeptical to purchase jeans due to my "curvy" shape. I'm 5'3 and 180 lbs- ordered a size 32. I recently took the leap and I could not be more excited! So flattering! So comfortable that I could sleep in them! Thank you for catering to girls of all shapes and sizes
Date published: 2018-02-23
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