Jan 10, 2011 10:00 AM
Lindsay writes: I'm a 22 year old grad student and I am in desperate need of nice dark jeans..not necessarily skinny or super ultra low rise, but just a good pair that dress up or down... I haven't updated my jeans in quite a while..and I find that all of the stores I used to buy jeans from aren't what they used to be. I'm 5'7 and athletic and wear about a 10-12. Thanks!
Hey Lindsay, Robin here. I know what a terror it can be trying to find jeans, so hopefully these will steer you in the right direction. A boot cut jean tends to be universally flattering and wasy to dress up or down, so I've included a few in this selection, as well as staff favorites (#1 and 4). You're on the right track looking for a flattering dark wash, which will always be stylish. Good luck!
1. American Eagle Straight Jean ($35 on sale)
2. Gap Perfect Boot Jean ($70)
3. Levis Slight Curve Skinny Boot ($70)
4. Gap Long and Lean ($70)
5. Lucky Brand April Sweet N Low Jean ($80 on sale)
6. Paige Premium Denim Skyline 14 Straight Leg Stretch Jeans ($198)
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