Thursday, January 27, 2011

Mom Jeans

While its literal, pastry counterpart is considered the superior portion of its whole, the "muffin top" has, in recent years, become a negative phenomenon akin to what may have been really flat hair in the 80's and a very tragic no-no. Sadly, childbirth, genetics and a weakness for processed carbs have left me with a bit of a situation in the abs department, and trust me, my situation, is nothing like the Situation's situation. So, the muff-top is the first thing I consider when trying on a new pair of jeans, and although we are starting to see the light at the end of the low-waisted jeans tunnel, it's still a challenge finding a pair with a substantial rise that doesn' t look a little bit like this:

So, you can imagine my delight when I stumbled upon this magnificent pair of just-high-enough, high-rise skinny jeans at Madewell:

High-Riser Jeans in Eclipse Wash, $98
And only 98 bucks? In the jeans world these days, that's practically free. I must own them. I even started whipping together some imaginary outfits with some TopShop blouses I've been obsessing over. Behold:

1 comment:

  1. Those jeans are great - and at a very appealing price!! Seven and AG also make a fab skinny that is slightly higher waisted (but pricier!) Thanks!