Good mom jeans are described by these characteristics: high waist, at about navel height Ankle-length legs that you can cuff or roll up Slim to straight legs (skinny mom jeans are OK, but they’re just not mom jeans) Even colored denim, preferably in pale or medium blue Sit comfortably around the hips Not torn or ripped, not on the knees, not anywhere.
You may have noticed that over the past couple of years, the Mom Jeans or the vintage fit denim trend has gained popularity. We’ve seen so many fashion bloggers, celebrities and members of the public opting for the 501’s vintage Levi and looking for a 90’s, but the trend has now come into its own and is starting out like insane. If you didn’t want to go for vintage or have used jeans before, don’t worry, many denim brands have created their own take on the trend so you can buy old but new.
Why Mom Jeans?
Fashion Month is coming up and I can definitely see so many pictures of Mom Jeans wearing denim road style, particularly in London, as it seems to be home to the more grungy/vintage market scene. With that in mind, I’ve included some Mom Jeans fashion tips from bloggers as well if you want to get ahead of the game, so you can get a great idea of how to style this fantastic trend of jeans. Personally, I’ve just purchased the Citizens of Humanity Liya in two distinct washes and I’m planning to wear them with leather jackets and heels or baggy sweaters tucked in just in front. You can see how vintage Mom Jeans can be styled.
I believe it’s a beautiful break from the skinny ripped jeans that’s so prevalent these days. I also prefer them to the 2000s and early 2010s low-waist jeans. Mom’s easy jeans. Unlike skinny jeans, they are not produced to be skin-tightened and simply demonstrate the shape of the body through a thin layer of fabric, they seem to be less sexual. And that, in turn, gives a subtle sophistication to the wearer. Mom jeans tell you that I don’t do inexpensive tricks, but I’m definitely styling