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The Perfect Summer Jean in Malden Wash
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The Perfect Summer Jean in Malden Wash
The Perfect Summer Jean in Malden Wash
The Perfect Summer Jean in Malden Wash
The Perfect Summer Jean in Malden Wash
Product Details
Our wear-every-day summer jeans are back with the same '90s-supermodel-inspired high rise that perfectly accentuates the waist. Finished with hand-placed tears, this pair is a year-rounder.
  • We recommend getting these in your usual size—they'll feel tight at first but stretch out juuuuuuust enough after a couple of wears.
  • Premium 100% cotton denim from the renowned Orta mill.
  • An old-school light indigo wash with destruction.
  • Copper hardware, contrast stitching.
  • Sit above hip, fitted through hip and thigh, with a slim leg.
  • Front rise: 11"; inseam: 27"; leg opening for size 25: 12 3/4".
  • Machine wash.
  • Import.
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The Perfect Summer Jean in Malden Wash

The Perfect Summer Jean in Malden Wash is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 22.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from OMG YES I had tried on the Perfect Summer Jean earlier this month and felt too soccer mom-ish. Madewell Berkeley just opened dangerously close to my home and I got a gift card, so I went in today and tried on a bunch of styles I hadn't yet - not really intending to make a purchase. BUT THESE JEANS ARE PERFECT! The distressing gives them an edgier feel. I'm 5'4" and a huge devotee to the 9" skinny in 26 and also have a couple Flea Market Flares in the same size. Tried these on in my usual size and BINGO couldn't leave without them. Definitely recommend for anyone wanting to ride out the recent 90's throwback trend or anyone just wanting a more casual jean for summer.
Date published: 2017-04-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE I agree with the other reviewer that the picture doesn't do these justice. They're such a cute summer staple jean. They keep everything packed in and the fit down the leg is so dreamy and has that vintage feel. You'll definitely need to size down. I'm typically a 25 in Madewell denim and sized down to a 23, at 5'4" 114lbs. They felt a little tight at first but after wearing for a day, they loosened up a bit and I think they look killer, especially cuffed with a cute tank. These will be so perfect for summer!
Date published: 2017-04-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Yes Yes Yes Bought these in the Fitzgerald wash last year and lived in them all summer. Excited to have another pair in a different wash. I'm 5'6, 140lbs, and the 28 fit just right. Also important to note that these jeans are the perfect cut for pear shaped ladies, make your butt look great and little to no gapping at the waist!
Date published: 2017-03-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from perfect high rise! let me preface this review by saying that i am not the biggest fan of extremely high rise jeans- i'm slightly busty and 5'4" so i don't think a high rise does much for me. i've been really wanting to love the perfect summer/vintage/fall jean since last summer, especially with all the rave reviews. the fitzgerald wash looked too mom like on me. then i really liked the chet wash, but the waist seemed to run tight (i'm a size 26 in madewell jeans). then there was this! perfect distressing mixed with the fitzgerald type wash! i don't think the picture does much justice. i love them! the waist seemed to be a hair bigger/comfier than the chet. the raw hem is fine, i don't have a strong opinion either way since i cuff them. since these are 100% cotton they hold it's shape throughout the day. it has that mom-like feel, with a boyfriend twist and an edgier, sexier feel thanks to the distressing. i didn't think i could feel sexy in mom-jeans; this pair helped me make that leap to cool mom jeans!
Date published: 2017-03-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Favorite pants... ever I ordered a backup pair because i love them so much. They are the best pants that I have owned in years.
Date published: 2017-07-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love them! I sized down 1 size on these jeans and I'm glad I did. They stretch out after the first wear. Once you get the sizing right, they look awesome! I am considering purchasing another pair to have as a backup because I love them so much. Definitely worth buying!
Date published: 2017-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The name fits! These truly are the perfect summer jean - they hit a little above the belly button and aren't too tight on the thighs but also aren't too baggy. They look cute with just about everything - I love pairing them with a tied up white button down for a casual look. I am 5'6, 125lb and typically wear a 27 (sometimes a 26) and the 26 fits perfectly. I might have even been able to go down to a 25, but these wouldn't look right too tight. The only complaint I have is that the tear in the left leg hits right at the knee, making it easy to make a bigger hole if you bend your knee too far. Otherwise these are great!
Date published: 2017-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Effortless Style Love these jeans. They are the perfect faded shade of blue. I'm on the shorter side so I was able to wear them cuffed or uncuffed.
Date published: 2017-07-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect fit I am 5'4" around 110 lbs. These jeans fit perfectly in a way I am not used to. They are VERY high waisted, but look amazing on. The high waist does great thing for the posterior. I do wish my pair weren't quite so destressed, but they are the perfect pair of off duty summer jeans.
Date published: 2017-06-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Runs one size large It's a nice light weight denim for those hot summer days. I think the distressing is a bit too much for me, otherwise very cute. I do find I to be a bit large. I usually wear 26 in Madewell jeans but 25 was the right fit for these.
Date published: 2017-05-22
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