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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 4 out of 5 by from worth the journey I went in quite a trek with these jeans. Bought them in store in my normal size and they fit great but the first time I wore them, they split all the way down the thigh. Exchanged for another pair in the same size but didn't try them on - mistake! TRY THESE ON. Each pair fits differently. That pair was way too small and fit entirely differently. Third time is the charm - took them back and finally got the perfect pair and WOWZA. these jeans are unreal. big old TY to madewell for being so accommodating with all my crazy returns and exchanges, but totally worth it!
Date published: 2017-04-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Perfect IF you can find the right pair I have been looking for a slouchier, distressed, high waisted, lighter jean for awhile and love this pair. Most boyfriend jeans are too lowrise and baggy thru the thighs. This pair is great for the pear shaped lady IF you find the right pair. I tried on multiple sizes and multiple pairs in the same size and they all fit a bit different. I ordered online as well and the pair that came were a completely different color and way looser than the pair I ended up bringing home from the store. I sized down to a 26 and I normally wear a 27 or 28 in jeans.
Date published: 2017-03-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Jeans I really love these jeans, the quality and style are great! They do run large I had to size down to a 23. The only real downfall is the length, I'm 5'2 so they hit just below my ankle. I contacted Madewell about getting them hemmed but unfortunately they can't maintain the raw hem which is one of the reasons I bought them. I definitely recommend them for short girls either way, they still look great rolled. Madewell, please start selling petite sizes!!!
Date published: 2017-03-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fit is exactly how I wanted them to be Except as someone with a curvy body shape and thighs, the rips on the left side of these pants are in an awkward place. On the first wear they ripped open further than intended when I sat down. I ended up having to patch them so they didn't rip all the way up my leg. But I loved everything else about them enough to do this!
Date published: 2017-07-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fits the booty It is so hard to find pants that fit my waist and my butt without too much flare in the waist. These pants do the trick. There is just enough distressing in these jeans as well which makes them edgy and vintage looking without being too much. They do fit slightly larger but I think it's just since they don't have any stretch to them so the extra room is needed to sit down without them ripping. They do bunch slightly in the front once they have started to stretch out during the day but that is generally the case with all non stretch jeans. Overall they are the perfect color and fall perfectly on the leg. I am 5'2 so they are slightly longer on me than on the model but I prefer a slightly longer fit. I lost my first pair and quickly ordered another pair because they I like the style so much! For reference on sizing I am 5'2 and 135 llbs and generally wear a size Small/medium 4-6 in clothing and bought a size 27 in these jeans.
Date published: 2017-07-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Perfect summer jean These truly are as described , "the perfect summer jean". They are true to size and are flattering even on curvier figures.
Date published: 2017-04-26
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not for curvy figures For reference my measurements are 32-25-34 and these did nothing for me. Because there is no stretch they were not flattering on me at all. They hugged in funny places and oddly made my butt look flat (it is totally not) also i had to size up two sizes to even get them to button. Great quality as always from Madewell and these are great trendy jeans but more for ladies who are very thin with model type figures.
Date published: 2017-04-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from size up The thighs run small so if you work out at all, size up 1-2 sizes. Yes the waist will be big then but I ordered up one size only since it's 100% cotton, sat down, and the distressing at the knee ran all the way up the leg to the hole at the top of the leg. I will have to patch them to wear them for the first time. Guess I should stop doing those squats.
Date published: 2017-04-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not good I don't understand the fit. the length of the jeans is not right. When I tried it on the hem is too long. I have to cut it so it will be the same style as the model in the picture. I don't recommend this. Wrong buy.
Date published: 2017-06-28
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Loved this jean but.... I loved this jean! However, after I wore it for a couple of times the whole quad area ripped out where it was distressed. I bent down to pet my dog and BOOM! they were ripped. I want to re purchase these but not if it is worth it. Great jean otherwise!
Date published: 2017-07-14
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Wanted to love, but super awkward fit I LOVE the way these jeans look in the product images and in the Instagram photos of people wearing them. I was so excited to get them, but immediately disappointed when I put them on. The quality of the material is definitely nice: soft but not leggings soft, and still strong enough to be durable (i.e. not paper-thin). I'm 5'4" and 115 pounds, w/ somewhat thicker thighs and a butt, and these just did not flatter me at all. I ordered my normal size 26 and somehow, they *completely* flattened my butt AND made my thighs look thicker than they are. They also gapped slightly at the waist, which is annoying bc they are super high-waisted, so that would show if I tried to tuck stuff in. The main "no" is that the leg was much wider than what the images show--they almost looked boot-cut or wide-leg instead of straight. All in all, not how they look in the images and super awkward when on. Alas, my search for the perfect boyfriend(ish) jean continues. :(
Date published: 2017-05-31
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not as pictured The jeans themselves were fine but they are very different than the online picture. The color of the wash is different as well as the distressing on the jeans. Completely different. Sent them back. Really wished they would have matched the pic.
Date published: 2017-03-25
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