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9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans: Torn-Knee Edition
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9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans: Torn-Knee Edition
Product Details
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. These jeans are hand distressed for a well-loved look, including torn-out knees, a rip-and-repair detail and frayed let-down hems.  
  • Sit slightly 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".
  • Premium Candiani denim.
  • 92% cotton/6% poly/2% elastane.
  • Machine wash.
  • Import.
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9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans: Torn-Knee Edition

9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans: Torn-Knee Edition is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 32.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from man I love these jeans I am 143 5'3" and I got the size 29 they fit so perfect. SO PERFECT. I have a big butt, thighs and smaller waist and they don't stretch out!!!!!! I really think these could fit so many body types tho. I really recommend getting your true fit size in these because they just fit so nice and don't stretch even after four days of wear (runs a little smaller than their other styles, I would wear a 28 in the other jeans). The wonderful sales lady had on a tight pair and they didn't look as good distressed because they were so skin tight. They do have a lot of stretch/spandex built in tho, so if that's your jam then go for it! :)
Date published: 2015-09-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from stretchy denim I just love the way these jeans look on the model. It really was the main reason why I splurged on them. I am currently wearing the jeans as I am writing this review. It is high rise and the tears in jeans are pretty much like as seen in photo. I was bummed that these jeans had stretch, but they are comfy so that makes up for it. Also, i'm 5'7 and the tears are right on the knee for me.
Date published: 2015-11-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Incredible jeans Highlights my assets in all the right places. No jeans has ever fitted me this well before. I would wear this pair every single day if I can. I'm in love!
Date published: 2015-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Favorite Distressed Denim for Fall/Winter The wash is perfect for the cooler months, and I love the distressing. Very comfortable with the right amount of stretch. Runs true to size!
Date published: 2015-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AWESOME JEANS! I <3 these jeans. They are simply the best. Comfortable, soft, sexy. I want 2 more pairs if they are still available!
Date published: 2015-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Why didn't I buy sooner? These are hands down the most flattering jeans I have ever bought. Which is a good thing except now I have a pile of jeans that I want nothing to do with. I have since bought three more pairs in different washes. How could a skinny be so comfortable yet make my butt look so good and legs so long? I'm 5'4'' 115 so I need all the help I can get. The 25 is perfect. The mad scientists at Madewell have something really special going on. Rock on, Madewell.
Date published: 2015-11-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sooooo Flattering! I usually never write reviews but I am completely in love with these jeans and had to share my love for them! I am not a fan of skinny jeans or anything too tight but tried this on and they are so flattering I had to get them. These are definitely my dream jeans! The jean quality is so amazing and they are so comfortable. I was a little bit skeptical at first because of the "high rise" but it is just perfection. Madewell jeans are worth every penny and these specific one I would buy over and over again... that's why I grabbed 2 to start with.
Date published: 2015-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from What have you done to me, Madewell? I've been a MW fan for awhile but never ordered jeans from them. Mainly bc I don't live near a MW & can't really try anything on without ordering & returning - which is a pain. I was wanting some new skinny jeans & since these were on sale I decided to jump. I'm so glad I did. These are not only adorable, they fit like a dream. I'm a 28 in most other brands & was advised to order true to size for these. I could have likely taken a 29 but the 28 fits & if the denim gives a pinch, they'll be perfect. The torn knees make me a little nervous just bc the tear is so big - all the way to the seams - but I figure it can't get any worse. I just make sure I pull them above my knees when they are bent. The rise is perfect, the fit is perfect, the length is perfect (just above the ankle bone), the bum is perfect. It's bad news. I'm gonna need more MW denim. I'm officially a convert.
Date published: 2015-10-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love them I am a Madewell denim convert -- and the high riser skinny skinny style is my favorite, but I've only been able to get one pair (I always wait for the sales, and those usually don't make it to the sale). So, nearly a year after getting that first made-me-a-convert pair and after a couple attempts of ordering other washes online that I didn't love when they arrived, I got these, and I'm so pleased! They look great and feel great and are worth every penny I spent (which is a bit more than I've been spending on jeans, but I know I'll get lots of wear out of these). I always take a 29 in Madewell jeans and these were no different.
Date published: 2015-10-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My first madewell jeans I took a risk ordering these online when I've never owned Madewell denim in the past, but I'm glad I did! I went with the 27 which fits my 5'5", 125 lb frame well. My only complaint is that they're a bit long on me so the holes in the knees are slightly lower than I'd like, but other than that they're perfect. I just returned from a 9 day trip and wore these the majority of the time- including on the flight to and from my destination. They kept their shape and even felt good after 9 days of eating out and "softening" a bit ;)
Date published: 2015-10-06
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