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Short 9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans in Black Sea
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Short 9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans in Black Sea
Short 9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans in Black Sea
Short 9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans in Black Sea
Short 9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans in Black Sea
Short 9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans in Black Sea
Product Details
Lean and legs-for-days sexy, our favorite distressed black jeans are made of best-of-the-best denim and artfully ripped at the knees. The 9" 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.
  • Front rise: 9"; inseam: 26"; leg opening for size 25: 9 3/4".
  • Sit above hip, fitted through hip and thigh, with a skinny leg.
  • Premium 93% cotton/5% poly/2% elastane denim made with ISKO Reform™ technology.
  • Machine wash.
  • Import.
  • 5'4" and below? Try our short inseam; 5'9"-5'11"? Choose Tall; 6' and above? Get Taller.
  • Monogramming available for US customers: To have this item embroidered with up to eight letters for $10 (free for Madewell Insiders), please call 866 544 1937.
  • Madewell.com only.
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Short 9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans in Black Sea

Short 9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans in Black Sea is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 9.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So flattering Comfy and flattering. I'm 5'5" and like my jeans ankle length, and these verge on too short for me, so next time I'll probably go for the regular length, but these are still great.
Date published: 2017-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Favorite pair of jeans These have quickly become my new favorite pair of jeans. Love the wash and the material. I ordered the short length and while I would prefer they were even just half an inch shorter (I’m 5’2” for reference), they are still my go to jeans.
Date published: 2017-12-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from In Love I have been seeing black distressed jeans absolutely EVERYWHERE lately. When these arrived in stock at my local store I was instantly into them. They're black enough but have a slight vintage fade to them. I love the raw hem at the bottom, and the placing of the distressing in the knees. I am very short (5'1") and I wish I had known these came in short when I bought my regular length pair in store (thank goodness for free hemming). I do own a few pairs of high rise Madewell jeans that can become uncomfortable at the end of a long day. These are made with a thinner denim with much more stretch making them incredibly comfortable. They run small, I ended up sizing down to a 25 when I'm typically a 26 or even a 27 in jeans with little stretch. The 26's felt slightly big below my knees and the 25's felt slightly tight in my thighs -- I followed the SA's advice and went with the 25's. They ended up breaking in perfectly and still manage to keep their shape after many hours of wear.
Date published: 2017-11-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exactly what I was looking for These jeans were exactly what I was looking for - the right amount of distressing and the right wash. Also, incredibly comfortable. I can dress them up or down...I’m wearing them with everything. And even in black, perfect for the spring/summer weather!
Date published: 2018-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is my 3rd pair and I only love them more I worked at Madewell for 2.5 years and I keep coming back to buy more of these jeans, even at full price! This is my 3rd pair of Black Sea high risers and my first pair in the "short" length. I was amazed at what a difference the length made for me because these fit even better! For reference, I'm 5'1", 145 lbs, and my inseam is 26" and a 27 fits great with room to stretch (which I know from my past pairs these will). The only reason I docked a star on quality was because of the stretch of the material they typically only last me a year, but I still find them to be a great investment because they're so flattering.
Date published: 2018-05-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great fit, so flattering! Love these jeans so much! Would buy them in every color if I could. Flattering fit, hugs in all the right places, stretchy but not too tight. Dress up or dress down!
Date published: 2018-03-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice fit Love the fit ,they r really flattering ,the holes are getting bigger with each wear(but its the style i guess). the fabric streches so get a size down ,i m not sure how long they will last.so far so good
Date published: 2017-12-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from short Length the best love the short length I have been buying jeans in store and having to shorten. The short length offered online is perfect for me!
Date published: 2018-03-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Overall good fit The item of clothing I hate trying on the most are jeans, because I'm 5'1" and nothing ever fits! These jeans convinced me otherwise. They are slightly stretchy yet hold shape enough not to bulge out in places. They aren't pure black, but rather slightly faded (which is what I prefer). The only issues I have are that it hits a little too far below the ankle, and it bags strangely a few inches below my knee. I'm still debating if I should keep them because this is a relatively minor issue. Otherwise, these feel great!
Date published: 2017-12-07
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