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9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans in Black Sea
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9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans in Black Sea
9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans in Black Sea
9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans in Black Sea
9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans in Black Sea
9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans in Black Sea
Product Details
Your favorite black jeans are back (we got your memo, in other words). Lean and sexy with a 9" rise (right in '70s rock-muse territory), this one's legs-for-days look and supersleek effect come from using some of the best denim in the world.
  • 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/5% poly/2% elastane denim made with ISKO Reform™ technology.
  • Rich black wash with cool cutoff hems and artful hand-placed tears at the knees.
  • Matte silver hardware, tonal stitching.
  • Sit above hip, fitted through hip and thigh, with a slim leg.
  • Front rise: 9"; inseam: 28 1/2"; leg opening for size 25: 9 3/4".
  • Machine wash.
  • Import.
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9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans in Black Sea

9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans in Black Sea is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 108.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Everything about them is perfrct I have a love/hate relationship with the 9" rise. When it's done well, it's an awesome slimming wonder, but when it's wrong it is either muffin top tourniquet torture, or makes me look blocky. These fall into the former category of perfection. They are stretchy, but not shapeless, the rips are in the right place, the length is spot on (I'm 5'7" and these hit right at the ankle with no pooling), and the waist is heavenly. Always do this, Madewell. Whatever sorcery you're using for these, keep it up.
Date published: 2017-03-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love these jeans, but listen to associates on sizing This was my third pair of 9" high-rise jeans, but my first pair in my true size (27). I'm 5'8"/135, and usually I buy my jeans a size up to give a more relaxed feel, so I got a 28 for my first two pairs of 9" high-rises (one white, one a light denim wash). I really wish I had listened to the sales associate who said to buy a size down. The 28s are now so loose in the waist that I have to wear a belt to keep them up. The 27s made my legs look like muscle sausages when I tried them on in the store, but instantly gave once I wore them and now have a more relaxed fit. Next time I might even try the 26s. Self-inflicted size complications aside, I love these jeans. Seriously though, legs for days. They're awesome.
Date published: 2016-10-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from believe the hype i hate to say it but i am skinny fat. that means i have cellulite and i am in terrible shape right now. the dreamy part about these jeans is that they create a total lie that my body is not the mess that it currently is. haha. they fit wonderfully, are very great on curves (i'm a 26 but with a high hip to waist ratio)- the length is good, the wash is perfect. I think i am going to marry these jeans and have baby jean babies. seriously though- i am online right now to see if this style comes in any other washes. i love them so much I might need to buy a back up pair.
Date published: 2016-09-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The perfect jeans! I am a thick size 2 but not quite a size 4. So I ordered a 26 and these jeans are perfect because of the stretch in them. They are so comfortable just like Madewell claims. I am definitely going to buy more in different colors. I like to wear them with a relaxed tee and Birkenstocks. I also don't have long legs and I'm 5'4 and the length is perfect
Date published: 2016-08-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from They are back!! these are AMAZINGGGGGG. I purchased my first pair over a year ago and nearly cried when they started to tear from too much wear. So excited they re-released them and just purchased my 2nd pair, contemplating getting a back-up as well. GET THEM.
Date published: 2016-07-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Madewell Jeans never fail These jeans are nothing short of amazing. The perfect stretch without over stretching throughout a days wear. Definitely worth the price. The stretch absolutely caters to a woman with (me!) or without hips.
Date published: 2015-07-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exactly what I was looking for! I am so picky about my jeans and Madewell gets it right everytime! These ones are cute and comfortable. The perfect stretch, rise and the length is so great on me. I am 5'4' and usually wear a size 30 and these fit perfectly. They are a worn out black color and I was worried that I wouldn't like the ripped bottom hem but it looks great!
Date published: 2015-04-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Glad they are back but I was a bit disappointed when I found out that my favorite madewell jeans had been discontinued. Then I saw that they had bought them back. Only issue is that I wish they were the same color as the previous model. They were black and these looked like a washed out black. Nice but the original ones looked more versatile.
Date published: 2016-09-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Cute but not for my body type These jeans are really cute and I was hopeful about the fit as I have other high rise skinnies from Madewell that fit. Unfortunately the legs were just a bit too tight and the waist too big (so I couldn't try the next size up). Please Madewell, make some skinny jeans that fit those of us with thighs!!!
Date published: 2016-08-12
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Love them -- but maybe not Made Well? I absolutely loved these jeans--the fit, the style, the comfort. I wore them once or twice a week (and I only wash my jeans about twice a month to preserve the color). However, after only a few months, these jeans tore significantly at the inner thigh. I'm quite frustrated, especially since there's no noticeable wear at this part of my jeans and they're only a few months old. I usually rave about Madewell jeans because I haven't found another brand to fit my height and curves as well as Madewell, but after just a few months with this pair I'm concerned the Madewell quality may not meet the cost.
Date published: 2017-03-23
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