Before talking about jeans, I am, of course, a noted fan of skirts and dresses. But one cannot live on ladylike pieces alone! (Not that I'm not trying, but still.)
That being said, the few pairs of jeans I do own are all of the "skinny" variety. That works for me most of the time, but sometimes, I want something that feels a bit more relaxed than your run-of-the-mill skinny jean — namely, for me, when I'm trying to wear something over a pair of Dr. Martens.
I had a gift card for jeans, generously sent from Madewell, sitting in a desk drawer for months and decided that it was time to break out of my skinny jean rut. I was instantly drawn to this pair thanks to a high rise waist and perfectly lived-in finish, but what sealed the deal is the way the cropped baby flare sits perfectly over a pair of boots. They've already proven an MVP of my winter wardrobe, and I'm excited to wear them in warmer weather with pointed-toe flats and tees.
Madewell Cali Demi-Boot Jean, $135, available here.
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