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The Shrunken Stretch Jean Jacket
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The Shrunken Stretch Jean Jacket
The Shrunken Stretch Jean Jacket
The Shrunken Stretch Jean Jacket
The Shrunken Stretch Jean Jacket
Product Details
We got your memo—we remade our classic jean jacket with a touch of stretch for a comfy feel and a modern fit. Shrunken and just a touch cropped, this style is made to layer perfectly over a dress (what can we say, we like our denim with everything).
  • 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 98% cotton/2% elastane denim from Italy's renowned Candiani mill.
  • A faded indigo wash with authentic wear patterns.
  • Matte silver hardware, contrast stitching.
  • True to size.
  • Machine wash.
  • Import.
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The Shrunken Stretch Jean Jacket

The Shrunken Stretch Jean Jacket is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 13.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from the jacket I was looking for I was debating between ordering this jacket or "the jean jacket in printer wash." So happy I went with this one. Usually jean jackets look bulky and feel stiff/uncomfortable. This one is an exception. It has a slight stretch to it, so I can easily lift my arms above my head and layer over a light sweater. It is soft and has that broken-in feeling right out of the box. And I LOVE that it is slightly cropped and hits above the butt. As someone with a curvy booty, this is a must for me. I also feel like this jacket strikes that perfect balance between fitted and boxy. Doesn't quite fit into either category, but also doesn't look like your mom's jean jacket. This fits TTS on me - I am 5'7 165lbs and took my usual medium. I still have plenty of room for layering, and the arms are not tight, which can sometimes be an issue for me.
Date published: 2018-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Go at least one size up I'm 5'2" 98 lb so pretty petite. My Madewell size is always xxs and even then most dresses are too big on me. This jacket however is perfect for petite women! I tried on my usual xxs and was surprised to see the shoulders were way too tight. XS fit me perfectly and I can button it all the way up if need be, though it'd be a tight fit. For reference I believe I am 14" in shoulder width (measured across from one seam to the other) for blouses, 15" for jackets. The fit of this jacket while boxy, does fit close to the body, especially the arms. I would not be able to wear a bulky sweater underneath the xs. I love the wash and the little details of the jacket though. There's a cute zigzag pattern down the placket on the side with button holes, which makes it slightly different from the usual denim jacket.
Date published: 2018-04-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Boxy fit; So so comfortable Super comfortable! I originally avoided wearing a jean jacket because it felt like I was going to hulk out of it most of the time, but this coat changed my mind. Definitely would recommend. It's a bit more boxy fitting rather than slender in case you're looking for a specific style.
Date published: 2018-02-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stretch denim jacket This jacket is fantastic, I love the wash and length. I ordered a medium, I usually wear a small/medium in madwell I wanted to be able to layer, which I can but there isn't bulk either if I just wear a tee. Great jacket!
Date published: 2017-09-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this jacket!! I have had jean jackets in the past that make me feel so claustrophobic and never end wearing them. This jacket is like wearing a t-shirt. It is so yummy. I ordered it back in February. It was on back order for 2 months and I almost gave up several times. I finally got it in April and so glad I hung in there. Best jacket ever.
Date published: 2018-04-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect It's so soft, fits like a dream, flattering and a versatile shade of denim. For reference I'm 5'2, 125lbs. with narrow shoulders - the XS fits perfectly.
Date published: 2018-07-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Jean Jacket of My Dreams The slight stretch of this jacket makes it super comfortable. The length is perfect for me, perfect to wear with dresses and skirts! Love the wash, its so classic. I have D cup and the bust size worried me so I ordered a large and it fits perfectly, a little wide on the arms and what not but not overly crazy. I may have gotten away with a medium honestly and it would have fit other places better and maybe been a tough snug on the ladies... but the larger size makes it comfy... hmmm maybe I will get both, that's how much I like this jacket.
Date published: 2018-06-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Investment piece!! The denim quality is great, the fit is slimming and flattering, and looks great with dresses. I found that a lot of times jean jackets are boxy and not flattering, but the one is cropped just right to feel a little sexy and tailored. The classic style and Madewell quality make it worth the price. True to size! I'm 5'7", 130 lbs and the S fit comfortably, not tight in the shoulders and could be buttoned up (tightly) if needed.
Date published: 2018-05-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must have piece Just the style and fit I was looking for. This was perfect for milder cold days and spring weather.
Date published: 2018-04-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! Great style, color and fit! I’m would highly recommend.
Date published: 2018-04-26
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