It’s been a few months since I started hunting for some super light wash vintage jeans. Some call them mom jeans, others call them supermodel jeans. Split the difference? Supermom jeans, maybe? :)
I tried and failed with multiple pairs. Multiple pairs.
Then one day, I stumbled upon this pair. I thought, Maybe this time!
But I was skeptical. When I got them in the mail, I tried them on and prepared myself for a disappointment.
But they were … working.
Like really, really working!
Loose in the leg, but flattering on the butt. Super high rise, but not pinchy at the waist. Also! Made in the USA.
I’d found ’em.
For a while I shied away from the supermom jeans — even though I loved them and felt like they were me. I was nervous that they were too trendy.
But the more I thought about it, the more I realized:
Trendy, classic. It’s all invented anyway. So why not define it for myself?
Why not lose the universal interpretation of trendy and classic? Why not define those words in light of my own lifestyle instead?
Why not wear what works for me — rather than subscribing to the familiar rules and lists of essentials “every woman should own”?
What’s classic to me might be trendy to you — what’s trendy to me might be classic to you. There’s room for both.
To me, these jeans are classic even though they are popular right now. What are some classic pieces in your book?
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