It was “Yesssss. Come to mama.” I also noticed the well proportioned back pockets (pocket size can really wreak havoc on a gal’s attempts to appear slimmer) and the cool side pocket stitching detail when I looked in the mirror. I love subtle design points that set a pair of jeans apart.
I wore them to the flea market and strolling around Brooklyn, to brunch, to an insane all night dance party… no stretch or sag in the fabric. They looked and felt great. I’d wear these anywhere. I expect to get a lot of miles out of them this spring.
Love the high-rise, love the tight fit around the hips/behind, and knees. They have enough stretch for comfort but they still feel like denim, which is rare with women’s jeans. Too often it’s a free-for-all spandex blend jegging party. It’s hard to find the right balance. Aside from the feel of the fit, I was told they look great but friends and strangers while wearing them, so that probably counts for something.
Check out Williamsburg Garment Company online for more information and stockists. Be sure to check out our Q&A with WGC designer Maurice Malone if you haven’t already as well, for the method and mission behind the brand.
Photos by Raffael Flores-Contreras.
MC reviews her Joe’s Jeans 55 Colors Skinnies in Lily Pad—a pair of subdued pastel jeans that she suspects will stay in her wardrobe for years to come. Why? Scroll and find out!
What was your first thought when you tried them on?
I’m pretty mesmerized by the color, so I was hoping as I tried them on that the light hue of the jeans wouldn’t make me look heavier (I know this is a concern for a lot of denim shoppers), but I don’t think they do! I think they look awesome. So I was reeeeally glad about that.
Where/when would you wear these?
You might think these are spring-only because of their color, but imagine pairing these with a chunky sweater and cute boots in the winter! The denim is thick enough to be a cool weather fabric, and I think they’re more versatile since they’re desaturated. I’d say these are all-year-round jeans. Right now I am obsessed with the way they look worn with 80%20 shoes (shown here).
How’s the fit?
Super skinny, they feel pretty tight (I think it’s safe to say they run about 1/4—1/2 small in size). But they are mid-rise and there’s no discomfort around the waist band. After wearing them a couple times (sans-wash) they fit like a glove. Highly recommended!
Grab a pair of Joe’s Jeans 55 Colors Skinnies in Lily Pad for yourself!
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New Year, New Jeans! That’s what we thought while we were browsing our closets this morning, wondering what we should wear on the first official work day of 2012. Our blog editor MC chose a pair of d.brand acid wash skinny jeans—her favorite pair of the moment. Below, she reveals a more detailed explanation of why she wants to wear them all week.
What was your first thought when you tried them on? My first thought was, these look awesome with everything in my closet, and I am probably going to wear them all week.
Where/when would you wear these? I wore them to the d.brand x DT party we had before Xmas, and got so many compliments on pairing them with this navy sheer lace top. Today I’m going to wear them to run errands and they’re comfortable enough to hang out doing work in. They’re definitely not pajamas though—they’re stiffer than a spandex-blend jean.
How’s the fit? I wouldn’t mind a slightly higher waist, but nothing is hanging out, so we’re good to go. I think they make my legs look thinner despite the light wash.
Check out d.brand on facebook for the latest on where to buy. Photos by Raffael Flores-Contreras.
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Hey fellas, if you want to see how a pair of jeans makes a young Aerospace Design Engineer look—and we say, lookin’ good!—then read a personal denim review by “Wesley,” online at The Denim Guy. Wesley talks about Doctrine Denim‘s notable clean lines and slight stretch where it counts, among other things. “If you have a little junk in the trunk, there’s no hiding it with this pair of denim with the hidden back pockets.”
To read the full article and see more pictures, go to The Denim Guy.
—Kathy Ng Hassan
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