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Cali Demi-Boot Jeans: Chewed-Hem Edition
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Cali Demi-Boot Jeans: Chewed-Hem Edition
Cali Demi-Boot Jeans: Chewed-Hem Edition
Cali Demi-Boot Jeans: Chewed-Hem Edition
Cali Demi-Boot Jeans: Chewed-Hem Edition
Product Details
Lean and modern, this fresh fit kicks out just a bit at the hem for a mini-flare look that works with flats and heels alike. With our extra-high 9 1/2" rise, these jeans are made from some of the world's best holds-you-in, lifts-you-up denim. (So not the bootcuts you wore in junior high, in other words.)
  • 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 93% cotton/6% poly/1% elastane denim from the renowned ISKO™ mill.
  • A medium indigo wash with artful hand distressing; destroyed "chewed" hems are finished by hand for a vintage vibe.
  • Antique silver hardware, contrast stitching, button-through fly.
  • Sit above hip, fitted through hip and thigh, with a cropped flare leg.
  • Front rise: 9 1/2"; inseam: 26"; leg opening for size 25: 15 3/4".
  • Machine wash.
  • Import.
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Cali Demi-Boot Jeans: Chewed-Hem Edition

Cali Demi-Boot Jeans: Chewed-Hem Edition is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 10.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great jeans! Love these jeans! They are absolutely worth the price. Super soft and not too much stretch. I did wind up sizing down on these for a little bit of a better fit. Loved them so much, bought the white pair too! You won't be disappointed.
Date published: 2017-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Obsessed. I tried these jeans on in the store and immediately fell in love!! They are so flattering, so stylish, and so amazing. I sized down from a 28 to a 27 and am very happy I did so. These will FOR SURE be a spring and summer staple. Madewell - please make more denim colors in the cali denim!!!
Date published: 2017-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Looooooooooove I love these. I'm not the hugest fan of super-stretchy denim, but these keep their shape beautifully over multiple wears, and just look fantastically cute. I'm 5'2", and the rise is basically perfect for a high-but-not-too-high rise, and I didn't have to take a scissor to the bottoms to "re-hem" them! These are more forgiving than the other Cali Demi-Boot jeans I have, but not enough that I would go down a size. I'm squarely size 25 in all my Madewell jeans at this point, and I like the 25 in these. However, if you're truly between sizes (or switch between two), I'd size down. It's a thinner "summer weight" denim, as others have said, so it'll be nice for humid city summers, but doesn't seem flimsy/weak.
Date published: 2017-01-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Size matters I went into the store to buy these and the sales associate said I should get a size 26 if I wear a size 27. She informed me the size 27 jeans I was wearing were actually too big - I thought they fit perfect. I took her advice and ordered a size 26 and am so happy I did. At first, I was hesitant because I do not like a tight fitting waist but after wearing the jeans I realized although they are a little tighter than I'm use to in the waist, they fit perfectly in my legs, butt, and do not give me a muffin top! Great jeans; cool new style, buy them!
Date published: 2017-01-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fun and fabulous I went down one size to get the perfect fit. The button front and frayed hems make these jeans special. They look great with flats and heels, which is hard to find. Yes, you can wear them with sneakers, but I think they look better on me if I wear a pointy toe shoe. If you have heels you love, these will highlight them nicely. They are super soft and lightweight with a lot of stretch. They are light in color, lightweight and cropped, which may prevent me from wearing them on cold days, but I will bust these out the minute it hits no sock weather. They are the perfect rise and no where close to mom jeans. I'm 5'3 and they hit me at the perfect spot above my ankle to show just the right amount of skin. The photo doesn't do them justice. Try them.
Date published: 2017-01-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better than the picture I'm so glad I tried these on in the store, because I would have ordered my skinny jeans size, and that size fit okay, but when I went one size down, they looked so much better. They are fitted and look good that way. I'm 5'4 and the length hit an inch or so longer, which I like better. The button fly is great and they aren't too high waisted...just right. They do have a little stretch (but not too much) and they shape the rear view nicely. The wash is for spring/summer and they are not a heavy denim. I can see these with sneakers or sandals. I will take them to the beach on vacation. Perfect!
Date published: 2017-01-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from New Staple! These jeans are SO comfortable and really versatile in terms of what to wear with them. I've dressed up with a structured button up & loafers and dressed down with slide on tennis shoes and a hoodie. LOVE the exposed buttons and the length. I'm 5'5" with shorter legs so a lot of times jeans are too long on me... these were just right! Very flattering too! Thanks Madewell :)
Date published: 2017-01-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fits like other Cali demi boots I like the demi boot style so much I have them in almost every color Madewell has put out. The slight kick at the hem is very flattering and looks good with sneakers or tall ankle boots. Because the wash of this particular jean is so light and the edges significantly frayed (like other customers, I trimmed some of the loose frays), I stick with a casual look with sneakers. I am 117 lbs. 5'5", and as with other Cali jeans, I could go with a 25 or 26.
Date published: 2017-03-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cute and comfy I sized down one size on these after reading the online reviews. However the size I received was too small for me. I had to return it and get my regular size, which fit perfectly, although they are longer than the smaller size. I love the color and the fit. They are very "stretchy"--the fabric is like elastic almost when you pull on it but they do fit really well.
Date published: 2017-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for spring I was not expecting to love these jeans as much as I do! They are so, so cute. I listened to the other reviewers and sized down to a 26 (usually a 27 in the 9" high risers) and they are perfect. A tiny bit snug but I think they're going to be just right with wear. Pretty sure I'll be wearing these all spring /summer with a tank top and sandals. Love!!
Date published: 2017-03-09
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