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9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans: Distressed Edition
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9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans: Distressed Edition
9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans: Distressed Edition
9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans: Distressed Edition
9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans: Distressed Edition
Product Details
Lean and sexy, this one's legs-for-days look comes from using best-of-the-best denim (in this case, straight from Japan). Plus, the 9" rise has a supersleek effect, thanks to a tricky detail—Magic Pockets in front that offer an extra layer of holds-you-in sorcery for the slimmest, smoothest look yet (and, a touch of added stretch ensures you're still totally comfortable). Go ahead and tuck in your shirt—you've got nothing to hide in these jeans.
  • 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 98% cotton/2% elastane denim from Japan's legendary Kaihara mill.
  • Fitted through hip and thigh with a skinny 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: Distressed Edition

9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans: Distressed Edition is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 12.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Must have! These jeans look amazing on. They hold you in without being uncomfortable. I have been purchasing madewell jeans for 3 years now and the quality is excellent. These are definitely my favorite pair of distressed jeans. The color is beautiful. Perfect for a fall weekend. For reference, I am 5'4" and 137 lbs and a 27 fit perfect. I am normally a 27-28 in Madwell denim.
Date published: 2017-10-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the wash & distressing! I saw these online and loved them, so when I was at Madewell over the weekend I tried them on & had to have them. The wash is a perfect darker blue and the distressing is amazing! I personally love the back pocket, it's not actually a hole it's distressing to look like a hole with denim layered behind it. I also love that their are no rips in the knee & they are nice and thick like most of my other Madewell jeans. I got the size 24 (5' 110lbs) and they fit great! Overall 10/10 would definitely recommend.
Date published: 2017-09-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love my jeans The are great, excellent fit , I love them. Very good purchase. Regards! Lai
Date published: 2017-10-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Flattering and comfortable! these jeans are so incredibly flattering! The elastic, "slimming pocket," is actually amazing and makes me look AND feel pulled in and comfortable. I am 5'7" and 145 lbs, the 26 (which is my normal madewell jean size) fits like a glove, and held its shape all day.
Date published: 2017-10-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Fall Jean Love this pair of jeans! Great skinny jean for fall. Looks wonderful in high boots or with a bootie! The fiber content of this particular pair is my favorite, just a little bit of stretch but still feels like denim. Great distresssing without actual holes in the material. Wish they had more washes so I could get them all!
Date published: 2017-10-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great fit These jeans are stiff yet stretchy and really flattering. Great color too!
Date published: 2017-10-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A good pair of jeans with some flaws When I first tried these on, the cut was spot-on compared to my other Madewell skinnies, and very flattering. I love it when jeans fit consistently across a brand. However, these really stretch out throughout the day, to the point where I am constantly pulling them up and the butt material sags a little bit. I'm not sure if sizing down would help, because they are very tight to begin with and after washing. I am 5'4, 107 lbs. and normally wear a 25. The denim material is thick and obviously high quality, and I like that the distressed details are not overwhelming. I dislike it when pre-cut holes are so large that they turn into giant rips after a few washes. These will not do that. There is a very strange, large "hole" in the middle of the back pocket (it's lined), which means these can't really be dressed up.
Date published: 2017-10-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love the wash, the pockets not so much Love the fit and finish and quality of the denim here, but I didn't like the distressing on the back pocket- it looks like a hole and detracts from the rear view imo. Great jeans just depends on individual style.
Date published: 2017-10-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Cute if distressing is what you are looking for I bought these in my normal Madewell size 27 (130 lb, 5”5) but am undecided if I’m going to keep them. They fit great in length and are a nice thick denim. However, There is a large hole in one back pocket which I agree should be shown in the photo. But that actually bothers me less than the back of the knee striping?! I’m not sure why the stripes are so prominent but I feel like from the rear view I resemble half a zebra!
Date published: 2017-09-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Distressed Jeans Tried these on in store today. Fit TTS for Madewell jeans. What stopped me from getting them was that one of the back pockets has a large hole in them. Its part of the distressing but I just didn't care for it. This should be shown in the website photos but it isn't. Glad I saw this in store first before ordering online.
Date published: 2017-09-22
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