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9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans in Berkeley Black: Button-Through Edition
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9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans in Berkeley Black: Button-Through Edition
9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans in Berkeley Black: Button-Through Edition
9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans in Berkeley Black: Button-Through Edition
9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans in Berkeley Black: Button-Through Edition
Product Details
Lean and legs-for-days sexy, these perfectly faded black jeans have cool chewed hems. The 9" button-through rise has a supersleek effect, thanks to a tricky detail—Magic Pockets in front that offer an extra layer of holds-you-in sorcery for the slimmest, smoothest look yet.
  • Front rise: 9"; inseam: 28 1/2"; leg opening for size 25: 9 3/4".
  • Sit above hip, fitted through hip and thigh, with a skinny leg.
  • Premium 92% cotton/6% poly/2% elastane denim made using ISKO Reform™ technology (now specially reinforced to prevent tears).
  • Machine wash.
  • Import.
  • 5'9"-5'11"? Choose Tall; 6' and above? Get Taller.
  • 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.
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9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans in Berkeley Black: Button-Through Edition

9" High-Rise Skinny Jeans in Berkeley Black: Button-Through Edition is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 138.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Flattering & Comfortable I am not a big fan of high rise jeans; I generally found/believe that they don't fit my body well. Though petite, I'm pretty bottom heavy with thicker thighs and curvy hips. I was reluctant to try this out, but so happy that I did. The pockets and high-rise nature of the jeans with the buttons hold you in while giving you room. These jeans looks great with slightly cropped tops to show off the button detail. I have found that Madewell jeans tend to be a bit more snug than other Jeans I wear (Levi's), making me size up sometimes. I found that this pair has more give that you could potentially size down from your normal Madewell sizing. I will definitely go back for another pair.
Date published: 2018-04-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So so good These, I'm pretty sure, are my new favorite jeans ever. They're the perfect rise, so figure-flattering, and clingy but so comfortable. And I love the chewed hems! The button fly also adds something special, and looks great with a simple tee for the easiest casual weekend look. In terms of sizing, I'm 5'8"/117lbs, typically a 26 in skinnies or pants labeled "true to size", and a 25 in boyfriend/less fitted jeans (similar to the Perfect Summer Jean) or wide leg pants (like the Emmett). I saw some reviews AFTER I had placed my order for my typical size 26 advising buyers to size down since these have a good amount of stretch, so I panicked for a bit. That was quickly dispelled once I tried them on and wore them around for an entire day. Yes, they have a bit of stretch that makes them super comfy, but (for me at least) not enough to warrant going a whole size down. I think 25's would've been way too constricting for my taste. Anyway, super duper recommend!
Date published: 2018-04-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The most comfortable jeans I have ever worn. These jeans are a little stretchy-er than their blue counterparts, but if you want a skinny jean that feels like you're wearing leggings but still "holds you in in all the right places" than these are the jeans for you. I will definitely be buying another pair. Since I received them I have worn them almost everyday. They are comfortable enough to sleep in, but still hold their shape and are so cute/flattering.
Date published: 2017-12-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Flattering and Different Looks great with a body suit and blazer or crop tops. Love the buttons and frayed ends.
Date published: 2017-11-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from pleasantly surprised I tried the black Cali demi-boot jeans, and they were all wrong on me--the cropped flare made me look stumpy and my hips bigger. An associate recommended this pair and I loved them! The button fly is a little sexy and rock n' roll; the black is super flattering, and the frayed hem is fun. Lately I'm a 28/29 and the 28 was just fine, as they are pretty stretchy.
Date published: 2017-11-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Jeans Perfection! These black button front Madewell jeans are truly perfection. They’re soft, stretchy, and comfortable. I needed to size down. Usually wear a 29, but size 28 fit much better in this pair. I love everything about these jeans. They’re nicely snug and hold everything in without feeling overly constricted, more like my body feels supported. Love the raw hem and black wash. Def one of my favorite pair of jeans!
Date published: 2017-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect fit A sales associate recommended these to me and I'm glad she did! As someone who has gone through many pair of Madewell black jeans I'd say these might be my favorite so far. The material is perfect, 92% cotton with the rest just the right amount of polyester and elastane that give it just the right amount of stretch. I like that while it gives, it doesn't look shiny or jeggy. These can easily transition from a work to bar setting. The fringe at the bottom gives these a really nice structure that somehow elongates the legs. At 5'5/135lb (w/muscular legs), I got the 29. The 28 fit but was afraid it might shrink in the wash so went with 29. I think they could be flattering on all shapes and sizes. I love these, get them!
Date published: 2017-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Comfy and flattering These are very flattering and comfy on. I went to the store looking to get the black coated pair, and walked away with these instead. After having my son, I prefer a slightly higher arise. Compared to the same style with the button front in blue denim, I sized down to a 29. I'm 5'8", typically size 30 in other Madewell and J.Crew jeans. Athletic straight up and down. The inseam hits at my anklebone, and would be versatile with flats, heels and low boots.
Date published: 2017-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love! I love Madewell jeans and these may be my new fave! The stretch and weight are perfect and they are super comfortable but also very flattering. The length hits right below my ankles (I'm 5'3). High waisted which I love for tucking in tops, and the button front is a cute detail. The color is slightly worn black and I like that there's no whiskering or distressing. If you're between sizes definitely size down as they run large. I went with my smaller size and they still feel very comfortable and not snug in the least.
Date published: 2017-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great for this petite! I'm only 5 ft and was able to make these jeans work! I found the raw hem much more distressed than shown online and I would've trimmed it a bit but since I needed to cut off 2 inches I did my own hem distressing and it looks great! Off course it'll distress more as time goes by with more washings. Took my usual 24 and it fits well in waist and legs. Makes my bum look good and 9" is not too high in my opinion (I am a bit long waisted for my height).
Date published: 2017-10-29
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