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The Perfect Summer Jean
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The Perfect Summer Jean
The Perfect Summer Jean
The Perfect Summer Jean
Product Details
Risk-Free Jeans: Free shipping and returns on all jeans, all the time. What makes a wear-every-day summer jean? For us, it's the kind of '90s-supermodel-inspired high rise that perfectly accentuates the waist.  
  • Sits slightly above hips.
  • Fitted through hip and thigh, with a slim leg.
  • Front rise: 10 3/4".
  • Inseam: 28".
  • Leg opening for size 25: 13 1/4".
  • 100% cotton.
  • Machine wash.
  • Import.
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The Perfect Summer Jean

The Perfect Summer Jean is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 20.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from no muffin top guaranteed! I love these crop jeans! I am so happy to see jeans with a higher rise that are stylish and don't stretch completely out of shape while wearing them.
Date published: 2015-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect year-round jeans I LOVE the fit of these jeans. I ordered them partially because of the sale and partially as a feminine alternative to the boyfriend jean (a difficult cut for those of us who enjoy our curves). I'm usually an 8-10, so I got the 30 and they fit beautifully. The description says they run loose in the thighs, but I think from the way they fit the model in the picture it's pretty obvious that they would fit tighter on many women. The rise is super high, considering that Madewell's high risers are only 9 inches high in the waist and these are 10 3/4! The pockets loose surprisingly flattering-- I kinda resent the idea of a mom jean and the labeling of these as one (they're way to hot for that). Definitely recommend these
Date published: 2014-10-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The only boyfriend jeans I can wear! I love the generous sizing, the quality and the wash of these. I love that they are high-waisted, and I love that they AREN'T stretchy. They don't fall down and they are just all around cool. And I don't look dumpy in them. :)
Date published: 2014-08-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worthwhile purchase I love that these casual jeans have a higher waist. I feel that the waist definition helps accentuate my curves yet they are still casual and comfortable. I bought them at the sale price. Def worth it.
Date published: 2014-08-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So, so perfect I'd been looking for mom jeans for the longest time - these fit the bill exactly, in the most flattering way. The waistband doesn't gap at all, and the denim is quality and comfortable. Love these, will wear them well into fall.
Date published: 2014-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from i've worn these 5 days straight since receiving them love these jeans! i had to order 2 pairs in different sizes because i wasn't sure how these would fit. as much as i love madewell jeans the sizing differs greatly between styles and i never know whats what. in boyfriend jeans i'm a 24, in skinny jeans i'm a 27, and with the summer jean i'm a 26. regardless, i'm happy i bought them and have been wearing them non-stop!
Date published: 2014-08-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A mom who loves these 'mom' jeans I am 5'9 and 140 and purchased the 28. I love these jeans! They are cotton, which means I can wear them even on a 80 degree day and not be over heating. The fit is very 'hip' and I have had many compliments when wearing them from girls in their early 20's as well as my friends who are not in the early 20's:) I have 4 kids to chase around town in my 'mom' mini van and wearing these make me feel thin and fashion forward!
Date published: 2014-06-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Flattering mom jeans are possible after all These jeans are so great. Usually Madewells other high-waisted denim only comes up to an inch or two below my belly button, which doesn't fully hide my (heh) muffin top the way I'd like it too. These jeans are truly high-waisted; they cover my belly button and hit at my true waist which make them really flattering! For reference, I'm 5'4'', 117 lbs, and have thin legs and hips but a pretty substantial belly. I'm normally a size 26 in Madewell skinny jeans and a 25 in their boyjeans, and a 26 in these was a perfect fit for me - the slightest bit loose in the thighs, looser in the calves, comfortable at the waist (no belt needed but not too tight). The back pockets also look surprisingly good, which I find is more uncommon for boyjean fits. I had to roll the cuffs three times for it to hit right above my ankle, where I like them. Overall these jeans are great!
Date published: 2014-06-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from go to jeans for the summer and beyond I loved these jeans the moment I tried them on. Love the soft, 100% cotton fabric. I am not a fan of stretch denim and would love to see more all cotton styles in the future. I think the cut is darn near perfect, but the actual waistband could be a little smaller as there does tend to be a gap in the back. They still stay up just fine though, as the butt and hips fit well. Madewell--- How about making this same cut in a year round style with full length legs! I would by em out! I have large muscular thighs and wear a 28-29 and the 29 fits perfectly, with a bit extra in the waist, but perfect in the thighs.
Date published: 2014-06-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great fit! These are amazing jeans. Great high-waist and tight in the butt but loose and slightly slouchy on the bottom. They fit true to size and have a great light wash. These jeans are very flattering and definitely very 90's in the best way.
Date published: 2014-05-15
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