If you have been around here, you’ve for sure seen me share about Madewell jeans. If you take good care of quality denim, I promise it makes spending $130 on jeans worth it. But… what about ALL THE DIFFERENT fits and styles they have? I GOT YOU, BOO!
First of all, they have a new fit called The Perfect Vintage Jean… and it’s exactly that. PERFECT. It’s not skinny, but not a boyfriend jean – it’s just a tailored jean that fits in all the right places. I give this new fit an A+!
Sizing: I am 5’2 and 110 pounds, so generally speaking, I go for a 25 petite – this fits like a 0/1. However, some of these, depending on the fit and where the waistline hits, I needed a 24. I was actually a little shocked by how far off the waist was in a couple fits (like, we are talking over an inch of extra denim I could pull). I noted which ones I prefer for each in case you’re in between sizes, too!
Cali Demi Boot: The Demi-slim version (below on the right) are what I brought home! I love this lighter wash for spring and summer – perfect for a white tee and sneakers. These fit just a hair cropped off the ankle. I purchased a 25 regular, although after wearing them all day yesterday, I think I needed a 24 or at least a 25 P. I will likely purchase again in the future in a 24.
The Perfect Vintage Jean: I tried a 24 and a 25 in these, and the waist fit the same for the most part, but it came down to the space in the hips! The 24 fit like a skinny jean but more space from the calves down while the 25 fit a bit looser all throughout the legs – but generally pretty closely fit to my shape in all options.
The High-Rise Slim Boy Jean: These were actually arguably my FAVORITE pair I tried on, but they didn’t have any 24 or petite options for me to try on in-store and so I didn’t feel confident in what size to purchase. The 25 shown in these pics were too big in the waist. I believe I would do a 24 (not petite to keep some bag to them!). But, I think these are SO CUTE.
11″ High-Rise Skinny: These are the jeans that made me LOVE Madewell denim. And… now, 5 years and two babies later… they are THE best mom pooch jean hehe. They make me feel like I have a 6 pack because it just sucks you right in. Whether you purchase in petite for length or keep long to be able to roll… they fit petite gals SO well. This line in particular, shown below, is the Rivet & Thread special collaboration and the raw denim is amazing. They’re expensive but currently on sale. They fit REAL tight, so I would actually have bought a 25 in these for a little breathing room. But pictured are the 24.
The Classic Straight: I would say these fit quite closely to the Boy Jean, but just a hair more tailored through the hips. I am pictured in a 25, but needed a 24. I would have probably purchased these, too, in-store if they had my size!