So, here's the thing. I haven't been able to fit into designer jeans in a pretty long time. It's a slippery slope when you start to wear leggings all the time, isn't it? At least it was for me ... because, the longer I wore the leggings, the bigger my waistline got, and the less I wanted to even try to fit into pants that buttoned and zipped. Fast forward to the past couple months, when I've made strides to change things, and voila! My love of the J Brand 901 Low-Rise Legging in Coated Rose Gold was born.
I have to admit, I brought them into the dressing room on a whim. I really didn't think they'd even slide over my hips, let alone button and zip without showing any muffin top. (And I'm not too proud to admit I tried them on in a size 32.) Well, lo and behold, they slid right up over my curves and fastened easily, sitting flat against my (not so flat) stomach and making my legs look longer and skinnier than I thought possible.
I like that they're skinny but not tight, and that they look good scrunched or cuffed -- which, with my 28-inch inseam, is not only ideal but essential. I also love the pale rose/lavender/mauve hue and the coated stretch denim -- the color looks good with absolutely everything and the fabric is so unique.
When I tell you it's been difficult to imagine a day without wearing my new 901s, I'm not lying. I've paired them with just about everything in my closet in the last week and I'm nowhere near finished!
The J Brand 901 Low-Rise Legging in Coated Rose Gold retails for $202 at jbrandjeans.com.