I am doing 2 reviews this week and the first one is on the J Brand 910 Skinny Jeans in Hightide wash. I got these from Gilt Groupe a little while ago and I love them! I’ve always been a fan of how pretty the wash is since I saw them on Kristin Cavallari a while back. I haven’t yet reviewed a classic J Brand fit so I thought it was about time I did.
The 910 skinny cut from J Brand is my favourite cut they do. I prefer it to the 912 as the 912 is not skinny enough for me and the inseam is much too long. With the 910 fit the inseam is perfect, I think it runs at around 30 so it would be great for the ankle peg look if you are taller or if you are not too tall like myself then they look just like skinny jeans. The rise is also perfect, I would say it is around 7 inches and they are extremely skinny all over. The one thing I love most about J Brand is how fitted they are in the legs. I normally find it difficult to get a good fitting pair of jeans in the waist and in the legs at the same time as my legs are quite small, but these fit wonderfully all over.
The back pocket placement is also another favourite of mine when it comes to J Brand jeans. They really take care in positioning the pockets in exactly the right place to uplift your bum and make it look really nice. They are not too spaced apart which gives the illusion of a wide butt and they are not too close together either, the position is just how it should be and that’s always something I look for in a jean. I’m never a fan of them if they don’t fit right in the rear area, haha. I also love the fact that J Brand’s pockets are completely plain, it makes the jeans more focused on the fit and wash rather than the pockets so they are suitable for anybody really.
The wash is absolutely the best thing about these jeans though! It’s an amazing deep blue with whiskering in the lap area which is in a great position to look authentic and there are crinkles down the thighs and honeycombing on the backs of the knees. Normally I can be really annoyed with these kind of details because a lot of the time they can look cheaply done and not in the right position for me as my legs are normally not long enough and the honeycombs fit somewhere on my calves, but with these Hightide’s, they fit perfectly on the backs of my knees which makes them look authentic. The wash did feel a bit scratchy at first which I thought was strange since it doesn’t have polyester in it but I think it was just because they were so new, now I have worn them a lot they feel just fine.
I would definitely recommend the 910 fit over any of the skinny jeans J Brand has to offer. If you are like myself and love super skinny jeans but have smaller legs then these will be perfect for you! The 910 cut comes in many washes as well! Buy these jeans at J Brand for $198.
Salsa Fits My Life is giving away 3 pairs of their jeans to 3 lucky DenimBlog readers! Salsa Fits My Life is an international lifestyle brand for men and women established in Portugal in 1994 and present in more than 30 countries around the world including the USA. They do both men’s and women’s jeans so this contest is open to everyone. They have gorgeous washes and fits!
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I did a little collaboration bracelet with the denim jewellery brand K.B LuSH. I’ve always loved their pieces since I first saw the brand and they gave me the opportunity to design one. I love dragonflies, so I made this brass dragonfly the main focal point of the bracelet and it features ribbons, pearl beads, buttons and zippers as well on a vintage piece of denim. Each bracelet is hand made and unique.
K.B LuSH started the bracelet based off of my design and then I finished it. I named the bracelet ‘Dragonfly Meadows’ and it’s available to buy worldwide from their online store for $45. It’s only available in limited edition quantities though as it’s a special limited edition bracelet. I had a really fun time designing and making the bracelet. I have always loved designing and making clothes/accessories since I can remember. I hope you like it! Click here to buy this bracelet from K.B LuSH.