In case you are wondering, no, you are not looking at two identical pictures. This is me, being extremely particular. Remember when I mentioned that I have a small wish list for 2019 purchases? A pair of black jeans is number one on that list. A little over two years ago I bought two pairs of black straight washed jeans from Topshop. They’re getting thinner by the wear and I dread the day that one of them will finally rip. Let’s hope not at the behind haha.
Anyway, so for a couple of years now I have been switching between Topshop jeans and Levi’s jeans. The Topshop ones are super comfortable and durable enough for the price. But nothing beats those Levi’s wedgie jeans that I bought a few years ago. In my opinion, the less stretchy material, the better. I know that usually means they will stretch with wear so you need to size down a little but that’s okay.
So now here we are. I did my research (basically going through pages and pages of black jeans) and was happy to be able to narrow it down to two options. I have had really good experiences with Levi’s in the past and I prefer to stick with brands that work for me. However, I can’t decide. The jeans on the left are the Wedgie Fit straight jeans. Slightly high waisted with a straight leg. Unless you are a little wider around the hips, then they will fit more tapered. The jeans on the right, the Ribcage straight ankle jeans. Very high waisted (hence the name) and a wider straight leg.
The Wedgie jeans are a length 26 (yes, I’m short) and hit just above the ankle. The Ribcage ones are a bit longer but will still look very nice with sneakers and loafers in the summer. The Ribcage jeans are maybe a bit more of a chic fit? If that makes any sense. They almost resemble a pair of trousers which is neither a pro or con. Honestly, the more I look at them and try them on, the more difficult it gets. It’s not very often that I find several perfect options to choose from. They both fit extremely well, 1% stretch, very comfortable. It’s just a matter of design really.
I would love to hear your opinions!