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The Perfect Summer Jean: Destructed Edition
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The Perfect Summer Jean: Destructed Edition
The Perfect Summer Jean: Destructed Edition
The Perfect Summer Jean: Destructed Edition
The Perfect Summer Jean: Destructed Edition
Product Details
With its waist-accentuating high rise and tapered legs, our vintage-inspired summer style is here to stay in an artfully destructed version with cool chewed hems (call 'em "mom jeans"...if your mom was a '90s supermodel). FYI, this 100% cotton pair will feel tight at first but break in perfectly after a couple of wears.  
  • We recommend getting these in your usual size—they'll feel tight at first but stretch out juuuuuuust enough after a couple of wears.
  • Front rise: 11"; inseam: 28"; leg opening for size 25: 12 3/4".
  • Sits above hip, fitted through hip and thigh, with a slim leg.
  • Premium 100% cotton denim from Italy's renowned Candiani mill.
  • Machine wash.
  • Import.
  • 5'4" and below? Try our short inseam; 5'9"-5'11"? Choose Tall.
  • 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
Free shipping exclusively for Madewell Insiders
*For complete details, see our Shipping Policy.

The Perfect Summer Jean: Destructed Edition

The Perfect Summer Jean: Destructed Edition is rated 3.2 out of 5 by 22.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fabulous Mom Jeans! I have wanted to try the Mom jeans.. and these are so much like my jeans from high school, I love them! I wear a 28, and these are true to size! I ordered the 28Tall and they go to my ankle, and have such a great style about them. It makes me want to wear them all of the time! I am super obsessed with these.
Date published: 2018-04-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE I own the lighter color and loved those so I knew I had purchase these. They exceeded expectations and honestly fit better than the lighter color. The length is a little odd on my because I am 5'3" BUT I roll them and they look super cute that way too. BUY THESE
Date published: 2018-04-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My butt looks great! Like all of the perfect summer jeans, this one looks vintage and fits like a glove. My butt looks awesome - thanks Madewell :) (I wear a 23 even though I'm usually a 24 in normal Madewell jeans)
Date published: 2018-04-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Size Choose a size up on these jeans. They run a size small.
Date published: 2018-04-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect summer jean I am not one to write reviews, but these jeans are worth it. I absolutely love the style. These are perfect for the summer paired with a cute pair of sandals. I am 5'8" and 125 lbs and got a 26 in regular and they fit perfect. Highly recommend!
Date published: 2018-05-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Comfortable, flattering, but too long! I got these jeans after falling in love with the perfect summer jean this year, and my major takeaway is that I wish they came in short lengths! I'm 5'0, so I ordered my typical jean size, which fit well everywhere but length. The bottoms of the pants go all the way to the top of my feet, and I'm not sure if the ragged distressed ends can be tailored traditionally so I've just been cuffing them (which only looks okay). Othwerwise, the fit is very comfortable, but although they're the same style as my perfect summer jeans they fit much looser. The knee/calf area is more wide legged my original pair, which are a little more slim. I do love the comfort of the jeans but I definitely love my original pair of perfect summer jeans more!
Date published: 2018-05-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not As Shown The leg of the jeans were wider than expected with that being said, I really liked them!
Date published: 2018-05-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Truly the perfect summer jean! I ordered these in my regular madewell 27 and ordered a size in 28, to be safe. I kept the 28 because the 27 felt like really tight skinny denim through waist, butt, and thighs but then loose throughout the rest of my leg. They fit, but they were uncomfortable and didn't look right. The 28 fits me like a boyfriend/mom jean, which is more the look I was going for. The bottoms of the jeans seem looser (not as tapered as I thought they'd be) and longer than what appears on the model, but I still love them!!! For reference, I am 5'8 and got the regular length and they were not short on me (but, I typically always get the Tall length in madewell jeans).
Date published: 2018-05-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Pretty Standard I love the 100% cotton aspect. I have the summer jeans and they are becoming loose so I ordered the 24 and 25 and I find that the 24s fit me better. 5'5'' and 108 lbs. They are a little too destructed for my taste. My friends all liked them though! Great for the beach and summer.
Date published: 2018-04-21
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Runs incredibly small I usually wear a 29 in madewell jeans with a little room to spare. I couldn’t even get these in a 29 past my hips.
Date published: 2018-04-25
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