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Madewell x Where I Was From™ High-Rise Jean Shorts
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Madewell x Where I Was From™ High-Rise Jean Shorts
Madewell x Where I Was From™ High-Rise Jean Shorts
Madewell x Where I Was From™ High-Rise Jean Shorts
Product Details
We teamed up with Claire Lampert and Stacy Daily of cult-favorite online shop Where I Was From on a limited-edition collection of modern closet essentials with a throwback vibe. The inspiration? Think traveling to a New Mexico lavender farm with a suitcase of vintage scores. Take these perfect high-rise cutoffs—crafted of old-school "broken" denim with its distinctive zigzag weave, they were garment-dyed in hues reminiscent of the Southwest before being finished with a playful heart patch.
  • Premium 100% cotton broken denim.
  • Artfully garment dyed; heart patch.
  • Matte silver hardware, tonal stitching.
  • True to size.
  • 3" inseam.
  • Machine wash.
  • Import.
  • Select stores.
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Madewell x Where I Was From™ High-Rise Jean Shorts

Madewell x Where I Was From™ High-Rise Jean Shorts is rated 3.5 out of 5 by 15.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from They are amazing and definitely run large I love these shorts dearly. They come in a super interesting and unique color family and are a flattering cut/style (as most Madewell jeans are). They definitely run large. I actually typically size up in shorts because I have a larger butt compared to the size of my waist, but just got my regular size because of the reviews and I still have a couple inches of room around the waist. With that said I still love these shorts, they are cut so that they have room in the thigh too which is really nice. I may end up tailoring the waist in a bit, but these are probably my favorite shorts I have right now regardless.
Date published: 2017-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fit perfectly! Loved how these adorable shorts fit! Very flattering! Highly recommend
Date published: 2017-03-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for "curvy" girls! I ordered my normal 27 in these, and yes they are big, but they are supposed to be slightly baggy. They look great on my "curvy" figure, but might not on someone who is tall and very thin. I am 5'2 with large hips and these sit very well on them. I plan on scooping up another color before they are gone!
Date published: 2017-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I loved them! I have the 10" high rise jeans in a 27, I'm usually a 28 in most brands. With these i tried a 28 and 29, and stuck with the 29 in all three colors. I'm 5"2 with an athletic build, smaller waist and fuller in the rear. I didn't seem to have the problem that the other reviewers had with fit. Shorts are something I hate buying and never can seem to find the right pair- they're always too short, they bunch up, and they gap at the waist. These were surprisingly perfect! I did size up to the 29 so I could have a relaxed fit, more like the model, but I did not have the weird flare out effect others mentioned. They flattered without the "mom jean" effect. For once, I actually can't wait for summer!
Date published: 2017-03-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Casual shorts with heart detail Great shorts for summer and love the burnt orange/brown color.. it has a touch of flair with the heart on the back.
Date published: 2017-08-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's supposed to be a baggy(ish) fit! Defs buy a size down. I ended up buying two pairs in pink - they are SOO GOOD! I'm usually a 28-29 in Madewell/Rivet&Thread jeans. I went with a 28 for these shorts. To be clear - they are not the same fit at all as the regular Madewell high-rise shorts. You can shrink them intentionally, but I love the baggy(ish) fit. Not too short and not too long in length and perfect high rise.
Date published: 2017-07-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from So cute but runs large! These are the cutest spring shorts ever but they run a size large. I'm usually between a 26 and 27 in madewell jeans depending on stretch, but I could easily see myself fitting just right in a 25 for these. The 26 had enough room to pull the waistband an inch off my waist without trying. Hopefully sizing down works..! These are too cute to pass up.
Date published: 2017-03-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Runs large but good quality I am 5'6'' and I usually wears a size of 8/10 for shorts like this, but when I receive the item, even though the design and everything is perfect, it runs way too large. So I suggest to buy two size down if you are unsure.
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 3 out of 5 by from big! like some other reviewers said, these fit very large. I'm always a 26 in denim from madewell and other companies and the 26s were huge. not even baggy... just all around too big on the waist. so these could work in a smaller size, but i went for another style instead. also the style and patch is very cute but the pinkish color was more beige and less exciting in person. i got the high waisted black shorts instead and they fit like a dream.
Date published: 2017-03-18
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Very Poor Fit I love the color of these and bought them on a whim; unfortunately, when I put them on I was disappointed. They fit quite strangely, and the sides stick out (you can somewhat see this in the pictures, although the wa y the model stands it's not exceedingly obvious). On a girl with hips, the sides flaring out makes for an awkward look. Will sadly be returning.
Date published: 2017-03-12
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