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Cruiser Straight Jeans
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Cruiser Straight Jeans
Product Details
A true cool-girl fit, our new straight-leg jeans have the look of a just-right vintage find (i.e., they look particularly great from behind). Made of best-of-the-best denim, this pair is perfectly cropped to flash ankle boots or sneakers (we love it cuffed a single turn).  
  • Monogramming now available for US customers: To have this item embroidered with up to nine letters (initials, a pet's nickname, your hometown) for $10, please call 866 544 1937—FYI, we love red or navy thread with denim.
  • Premium 100% cotton denim from Italy's Candiani mill.
  • Vintage-inspired dimensional wash with hand distressing.
  • Copper hardware, contrast stitching.
  • Sit above hip, fitted through hip and thigh, with a straight leg.
  • Front rise: 10"; inseam: 27"; leg opening for size 25: 13 1/2".
  • Machine wash.
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Cruiser Straight Jeans

Cruiser Straight Jeans is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 56.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from You need this pair. I looooooove these jeans! You know how you need to balance proportion with your jeans? Like tight jeans and a loose top, or vice versa? These are so chameleon! They hug the body without exploiting it, so go ahead and wear a tight top. Or a loose one--I promise you won't look dumpy. ;) The length is perfection; I am about 5'8". I am a pretty solid 30, can sometimes do a 29, and I got a 30 in these. There are some "picks" in the fabric, like abrasions, that aren't my favorite, but I don't mind them too much. The fading and whiskering are well done and slim the leg. These jeans are so flattering, and for me, everything about them was executed well. Dress up, dress down, wink at that beautiful girl in the mirror and head out the door. :)
Date published: 2016-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Almost perfect Please offer these in more washes and longer lengths. These jeans are nearly perfect- wish I could buy the Talls in my size, please restock before fall!
Date published: 2016-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Current Favorite Jeans The Cruiser Straight was the first pair of Madewell jeans I had ever bought. Now I'm up to seven pair! I have these in both the 26 and the 27. The 26 is a little shorter and tighter, and the 27 fits me more loosely, like a boyfriend jean. I have to wear a belt to keep the high-waisted look though. They are very comfortable, and just like the description states, I feel like the "ultimate cool girl" when I wear these. #But really, I'm just a mom of toddlers who needs a little help from great jeans!# Madewell customer service is top notch, as always. If you're reading these, please make this fit in a light denim, like the Fitzgerald wash!
Date published: 2016-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love the fit These are cool girl jeans. I love these jeans so much I got two pairs.
Date published: 2016-06-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Interesting cut. Love them. These jeans aren't quite as straight leg as I expected. They remind me more of vintage 501 jeans. They feel very high quality and they are super comfortable. They are definitely a different cut than I usually wear, but I like that about them.
Date published: 2016-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Smitten I mean...just smitten. These jeans perfectly hit every point on my current dream-denim checklist. Mom fit? Check. High waist? Check. Funky cropped ankle shape that makes you feel like you're finally pulling off Japanese street style? Check. I don't even know if that last one makes sense to anyone else, but it does in my head. I suggest going for the smaller pair if you're on the fence between two sizes. Like truly good old-fashioned denim, these stretch out in all the right places. Please sell these in more washes! I will buy them all. And a small critique, if I may: what is the point of all the tiny holes? Who needs that? We want to wear these to work, y'all! My hope is that my more button-down colleagues just don't even notice.
Date published: 2016-05-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great jeans, nice fit around waist and hips I first ordered these in sizes 26 and 27 based on Madewell's fit guide. But when they arrived even the 26 was too big, so I sent it back in exchange for 25. The 25 was a perfect fit. I am about 117 lbs, 5' 3". At my height, the jeans are just regular length, reaching all the way down to my ankle. Not cropped at all! Haha. But folding up the cuff a couple of times solves this problem and looks pretty cute. I love the way they fit around my hips and waist. Because of the slightly higher waist, it looks great with a t-shirt tucked in. Can't wait to start living in these.
Date published: 2016-05-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The jeans I've been waiting for Nothing better than 100% cotton denim. These are a nice cut, and I like them rolled up because they are a bit long on me. I ordered a size up from the size I normally get in the high riser skinny jeans and they fit great. I was worried about the fit, as the sales rep in the store said she actually just took her normal size, but I am glad I sized up because these don't have any stretch. The wash is nice, and I am excited about these!
Date published: 2016-04-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Another Home Run All the other reviewers were right when they said they are not the most comfortable jeans when you put them on BECAUSE THEY ARE REAL JEANS!. They fit TTS - I am 5'6" and 135lbs and my regular size 26 fit perfect. Not too tight and not baggy. They do feel like they need to be worn for a couple hours before they look just right. They come up just above my ankle and because they are not tight at my ankle they do not make my ankles look fat like other jeans at this length. They are definitely a high rise jean as they come up to my belly button which accentuates my waist and who doesn't love that? I missed the whole "by hand distressing" part in the description but they don't have holes just little marks here and there which is quite but I can still dress them up. I know I am going to wear these a bunch this summer!
Date published: 2016-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great addition to any closet! Different cut then your standard boyfriend jean, the cruiser straight crop are perfect even for those women on the shorter side. Fits true to size and I couldn't be more happy that they are 100% cotton. LOVE them just as much as my Chimala styles.
Date published: 2016-02-16
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