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10" High-Rise Skinny Jeans in Captain Wash
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10" High-Rise Skinny Jeans in Captain Wash
Product Details
Our favorite lean and sexy style with an extra-high 10" rise. This one's legs-for-days look and supersleek effect come from using best-of-the-best denim.  
  • 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 93% cotton/6% poly/1% elastane denim from Italy's Candiani mill.
  • Soft yarn-dyed black with a worn-in-and-loved-up look.
  • Black oxide button, thread bar tacks, tonal stitching with double-needle details.
  • Sit above hip, fitted through hip and thigh, with a slim leg.
  • Front rise: 10"; inseam: 28 1/2"; leg opening for size 25: 10".
  • Machine wash.
  • Import.
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10" High-Rise Skinny Jeans in Captain Wash

10" High-Rise Skinny Jeans in Captain Wash is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 59.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Basically IRL Photoshop For My Legs As a short pear, generally jeans are a pain for me. If I do find a magical pair that fits, they usually stretch out too much from my moving around and are a full size bigger at the end of the day. And forget high-waisted: I have what I loving refer to as a FUPA, and any high-waisted jeans with a zipper tend to accentuate it because the denim stretches out and the zipper bows out. So flattering. I don't know what magic Madewell puts in this denim, but it's stretchy enough to fit around my thighs and be snug in the waist/knees, and the 10-inch rise adds a visual length to my short legs that I've never had. The zipper doesn't bow out at all, even after multiple wears, and the denim actually hold everything up and in like a pair of Spanx. And the wash is so versatile and easy!! Please never stop making these. I need eighty pairs.
Date published: 2016-10-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An all time favorite I was really excited to see a 10 rise as I love the look and comfort of a higher rise. I typically wear a size 26-27 in madewell, and usually 27-28 in designer brands. Since the size 27 was sold out at the time I ordered the size 26 thinking they might be too small. I'm 5'4 and 130lbs and I would say I'm lean but have muscular thighs and wider hips. As I pulled the size 26 out of the box the waist of the jeans looked very narrow and I thought for sure I was going to have to put in a lot of effort squeezing into them if (if I could even get them passed my hips). I was wrong, the denim is a heavier weight but has a nice stretch to it. I was able to get the pants on easily. While the fit was snug, I didn't feel constricted. I also love the length. I prefer my pants to hit my ankle and these were perfect. I'm eyeing the other 10" high risers in a different wash and I'm hoping fit and feel of the denim is the same. Definitely a holy grail item for me.
Date published: 2016-10-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best jeans I've ever owned Ladies.... Unleash the power that is the 10" high-riser in Captain wash. I have been after these jeans for months now, and after finding them on special at my local store the other day I took the plunge. I usually wear a 28 in Madewell, but the 28's in these were oddly baggy in the knees and calves but fit everywhere else. The girl helping me told me they stretch a lot, and although the 27 felt tight at first, I'm SO glad I got them. They morph perfectly to my body, stretch out comfortably without getting baggy, and have that perfect touch of vintage cool. I have never felt sexier in a pair of jeans before... Pair these with a crop top and some boots, and you'll feel better than you've ever felt.
Date published: 2016-09-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love them After buying cheap jeans that fit well for a while for years and years, I decided to try Madewell, and got these online from another country- risky! They are amazing, fit really well, they're comfortable, and my only wish is that they came in more colors, or a darker wash. They're very flattering and make my short legs look way longer.
Date published: 2016-07-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from favorite jeans! i've had several madewell jeans, but mostly i find myself preferring other designer denim brands - until i tried the 10" high rise in the captain wash! now they are the only jeans in my closet that i want to wear, so i had to buy 2 pairs to ensure one was always clean! the fit is very high-waisted but because the fabric is so soft, they are still very comfortable. and i love that the extra high-waist hugs everything in. the fit also gives you a sexy curvy look with great booty! i cut mine off at the bottom for a raw hem look and the perfect crop. The wash is a perfect faded black and the tracking detail on the outside leg gives them a vintage look. the fit was TTS for me. madewell - please make these in a vintage or rinse denim (complete with 10" rise and tracking detail)!!!!
Date published: 2016-07-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from THE. BEST. JEANS. Taller = life. I'm 5'9" and the taller size of these jeans is PERFECT for me. The go up just high enough that everything stays in place and are also really comfy immediately upon putting them on for the first time. I wish the 10" high rise came in other washes I would buy them all.
Date published: 2016-06-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from wonderful I've been stalking these jeans for a long time and finally got them with a discount. Glad i did not size down as some reviewers advised - I'm 29 in Madewell and J Crew denim and the fit is just right. I love the weight of these jeans and the amount of stretch, I feel like they keep everything 'under control' but at the same time are very comfortable. The length (I'm 5'7") is as pictured and the silky feel of the denim, the pocket placement and the rise are perfection. I'm not yet sure if I like the slight 'acid-wash' effect on the seams but, overall, I am very happy with the purchase and highly recommend them!
Date published: 2016-06-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dream jeans I would wear these every day if I could get away with it. They are supremely comfortable, and look great with pretty much everything.
Date published: 2016-06-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Oh yes, they are mine I love MW's high risers most of all but some washes just don't look as good as the others from the back. I've been interested in trying out the 10" and this particular wash for a while so when I saw it in store today I grabbed a pair, and I'm so glad I did! I was actually in to return a pair of high risers that didn't look so great, so when I tried these on it was like LAAAAAA, angels singing. I took them, not even caring about the price.
Date published: 2016-05-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love! I was hesitant at first because I had never bought the 10" high rise (just the 9") but these are super sexy—kind of an updated, modern 80s jordache vibe, in the best way possible. Because I am obsessed with them I've worn them now several days in a row, and despite days of wear they have not lost their shape or become baggy. For sizing info: I'm 5'4", 120lbs and wear a 26, they fit perfectly.
Date published: 2016-05-16
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