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Rivet & Thread Button-Front Boyjean
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Rivet & Thread Button-Front Boyjean
Rivet & Thread Button-Front Boyjean
Rivet & Thread Button-Front Boyjean
Rivet & Thread Button-Front Boyjean
Product Details
Limited edition and small batch, Rivet & Thread designs are future keepsakes crafted from top-of-the-line fabrics. Take these boyfriend jeans, for example: Made of premium Japanese denim, their high rise and button front were inspired by handed-down-from-dad jeans. Artfully hand-finished for a worn-in look.  
  • 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 100% cotton denim from Japan's Mitsui mill.
  • Tinted finish for an authentically aged look; hand distressing.
  • Exposed button fly.
  • Copper hardware, contrast stitching.
  • Sits slightly above hip, fitted through hip and thigh, with a flare leg.
  • Front rise: 11 1/2"; inseam: 29"; leg opening for size 25: 14".
  • Machine wash.
  • Import.
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Rivet & Thread Button-Front Boyjean

Rivet & Thread Button-Front Boyjean is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 13.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not true to size I ordered my usual size in jeans, but be warned that the high waist will negate your size. What I mean is most of my jeans are fitted by hip measurement, and if your waist is not narrow....these will fit your butt and not your waist. I have a bit of a gut, I won't lie. I was hoping these jeans would hide and hold it in and that was not the case! Time for a diet.... Beautifully made and detailed. Made for a slender and taller gal than 5'4"
Date published: 2016-04-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Button Boy Jean True to size. I'm 5'3", 110?lbs probably and size 25 fits. The rise is just a little bit too high for me. Not visually, but in a comfort capacity I'm having a hard time with the juxtaposition of these jeans. The flow of fitted top into unfitted bottom isn't working for me. I think they are too roomy in the lower portion for my frame. The tag says "Sits above hips Relaxed slim leg" but I don't find the leg to be slim at all.
Date published: 2016-03-17
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Great cut, not so great dye job These pants were great except for the "whiskers" dyed into the area around the hips is very unflattering and, I think, dated. Had they been dyed solid I would have kept them and bought another pair.
Date published: 2016-04-12
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not flattering 5'7 - 127 lbs - 26 waist - 39 hips - Usual 26 at Madewell I've been eyeing these jeans for awhile and got so excited when I saw them on sale. But geez, they just did not work for me at all. The crease lines made me look a lot bigger than I actually am. I was also pretty disappointed with how rough/scratchy they were (disclaimer - they weren't washed yet and I do have pretty sensitive skin, but I usually find Madewell jeans really soft and comfy even when trying them on.) These jeans may look good on someone with a more boyish figure - they'll definitely give you the illusion of curves. But if you already have a curvy butt, these may not be for you.
Date published: 2016-06-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Runs large! Just got these in the mail. They do run large for typical Madewell sizing. I am 5'8'' 125 lbs and normally wear a 27 in Madewell, sometimes a 26 if the fit is looser. I am swimming in these, but love the loose fit, high rise, and button detail so much I will be exchanging for a 26. They otherwise look exactly as depicted in the picture in terms of color and fade lines.
Date published: 2016-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great boyjeans I absolutely love these jeans! I find them very flattering and they are very comfortable (I should know, I wore them on a 11 hour flight). They're great rolled up and while they may be a little baggy around the waist for me (26 waist- 38 hips- size 27) they are still one of my favorite jeans.
Date published: 2017-04-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love, love, love! The exposed button fly is super sexy and makes up for the wash that I don't like. It goes up pretty high, like an inch above my belly button, which is perfect to show off with a crop top or slightly tucked in sweater. I did size down to a 28 (I've never worn Madewell jeans but I'm a 29 in Levi's high-rise skinny jeans). They fit comfortably but I can pull them about 2 inches away from the center of my back. I'd consider going a size lower if you want a super-tight fit, but these feel like I could eat a big meal and not have to undo the top button of my pants. I like the mid-weight of the denim, I think it will be nice come fall and winter. Also, I thought it was cute touch that the jeans were shipped folded with a 1" cuff.
Date published: 2016-09-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from my new favorite high rise boy jean until now i avoided high rise because I have small waist but long and square shape hip,but these jeans look flattering on with slightly tailored cut from waist to hip. The buttons are very unique and looks cute with cropped tops and tops tucked in. It feels little stiff but it will soften as you wear. my usual size is 26 but got these in 25. I am 5'1" so I may shorten it but it looks better rolled up.
Date published: 2016-08-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gorgeous Boyjeans These are my new favorite boy jeans, I'm pleased with them as I'm pleased with all of my other Madewell apparel. The color is great and true to the picture. They also fit true to size. The exposed button fly gives it a great look in my opinion. I'm 5'3" and the length is fine, I cuff once maybe 2-3 inches and it hits me a few inches above the ankle, where I like my boy jeans to fall. The only thing is that the waist comes up pretty high, so if your body isn't tapered so much in the waist you might want to size up as the hips of the jeans will fit but the top button won't. Also due to the ultra high waist, they aren't the most comfortable to sit down in, but I'm keeping them anyway because it's pretty minor. Currently loving it with my brown Madewell sandals, a white looser-fitting tank, and a beige wool hat.
Date published: 2016-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from favorite jeans I love them. I'm 5'3, 120 lbs, muscular upper legs and insignificant butt. I usually wear a 26 in madewell. Got them in 26 and could possibly size down to 25, but giving myself some comfort margin since I ride my bike a lot and like to feel comfortable sitting cross legged on the floor. Flattering cut hugs the waist without accentuating abdominal pouch and gives a nice lift to the derriere. There's a bit of distress on the fabric that I do not like, but it's subtle enough to ignore. Yeah! I love these jeans!
Date published: 2016-03-04
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