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The Perfect Summer Jean: Destructed Edition
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The Perfect Summer Jean: Destructed Edition
The Perfect Summer Jean: Destructed Edition
The Perfect Summer Jean: Destructed Edition
The Perfect Summer Jean: Destructed Edition
Product Details
With its waist-accentuating high rise and tapered legs, our vintage-inspired summer style is here to stay in an artfully destructed version with cool chewed hems (call 'em "mom jeans"...if your mom was a '90s supermodel). FYI, this 100% cotton pair will feel tight at first but break in perfectly after a couple of wears.  
  • We recommend getting these in your usual size—they'll feel tight at first but stretch out juuuuuuust enough after a couple of wears.
  • Front rise: 11"; inseam: 28"; leg opening for size 25: 12 3/4".
  • Sits above hip, fitted through hip and thigh, with a slim leg.
  • Premium 100% cotton denim from Italy's renowned Candiani mill.
  • Machine wash.
  • Import.
  • 5'4" and below? Try our short inseam; 5'9"-5'11"? Choose Tall.
  • Monogramming available for US customers: To have this item embroidered with up to eight letters for $10 (free for Madewell Insiders), please call 866 544 1937
Free shipping exclusively for Madewell Insiders
*For complete details, see our Shipping Policy.

The Perfect Summer Jean: Destructed Edition

The Perfect Summer Jean: Destructed Edition is rated 3.4 out of 5 by 28.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Your booty will thank you! I would like to start off by saying that i am addicted to Madewell jeans and own too many pairs of their jeans. These are SO flattering, edgy and make your booty look great! I always struggle with finding high waisted jeans that fit my waist and dont accentuate my curvy hips too much (they dont need to be accentuated more than they naturally already are). These jeans do just that! they hug my waist, make me look slim, and give me just the perfect amount of curves in all the right places. Sizing is true to size. A little tight at first since it is cotton, but they stretch out the perfect amount after the first couple of wears. I got a size 26 and i am 5'6 and 125lbs, for reference.
Date published: 2018-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Unexpected fave I bought these partly because I really liked them, but mostly they were on sale. They looked great on me in the store so I bought them and wore them the next day. I love them!! The chopped off bottoms are actually a lot more stylish than I thought, not tacky at all. The 100% denim is wonderful, and truly my favorite so that makes it that much better. I'm 5'11, 137 pounds and normally wear a 27 taller. However, the 26 fit pretty snug and I knew they'd began to form to my shape so I went with the 26 regular. It still fits a SMIDGE loose in the waist, but if I go any lower, I won't be able to pull them up past my calves haha. It's not even truly noticeable. Hits right above my ankles. Great buy! These are my 4th pair of Madewell jeans. I HIGHLY recommend the 98-100% denim. They fit your shape better after a few wears and don't feel as flimsy as the 88% (trial and error). Hope this helps!
Date published: 2018-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fabulous Mom Jeans! I have wanted to try the Mom jeans.. and these are so much like my jeans from high school, I love them! I wear a 28, and these are true to size! I ordered the 28Tall and they go to my ankle, and have such a great style about them. It makes me want to wear them all of the time! I am super obsessed with these.
Date published: 2018-04-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE I own the lighter color and loved those so I knew I had purchase these. They exceeded expectations and honestly fit better than the lighter color. The length is a little odd on my because I am 5'3" BUT I roll them and they look super cute that way too. BUY THESE
Date published: 2018-04-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My butt looks great! Like all of the perfect summer jeans, this one looks vintage and fits like a glove. My butt looks awesome - thanks Madewell :) (I wear a 23 even though I'm usually a 24 in normal Madewell jeans)
Date published: 2018-04-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect summer jean I am not one to write reviews, but these jeans are worth it. I absolutely love the style. These are perfect for the summer paired with a cute pair of sandals. I am 5'8" and 125 lbs and got a 26 in regular and they fit perfect. Highly recommend!
Date published: 2018-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Size Choose a size up on these jeans. They run a size small.
Date published: 2018-04-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super cute size up Tried these on today and purchased a size up from my normal. They are high waisted and looser leg. They hit me at the ankle and look great with sandals and a muscle tank.
Date published: 2018-06-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not As Shown The leg of the jeans were wider than expected with that being said, I really liked them!
Date published: 2018-05-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Comfortable, flattering, but too long! I got these jeans after falling in love with the perfect summer jean this year, and my major takeaway is that I wish they came in short lengths! I'm 5'0, so I ordered my typical jean size, which fit well everywhere but length. The bottoms of the pants go all the way to the top of my feet, and I'm not sure if the ragged distressed ends can be tailored traditionally so I've just been cuffing them (which only looks okay). Othwerwise, the fit is very comfortable, but although they're the same style as my perfect summer jeans they fit much looser. The knee/calf area is more wide legged my original pair, which are a little more slim. I do love the comfort of the jeans but I definitely love my original pair of perfect summer jeans more!
Date published: 2018-05-03
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