I bought my first pair of Madewell Roadtripper Jeans 2017 and as soon as I put them on my body I knew they were going to be a favorite. And they swiftly became the jeans I was most likely to wear all fall and winter long. Sure, I’d wear them in warmer months from time to time, but they honestly were worn at least 3-4 times a week during colder months.
Do you know where the name came from? They actually wore them on a road trip to test them out and that description alone was a big selling point for me because who in their RIGHT MIND would choose to wear jeans on a road trip?!
They are the only jeans I could get back into postpartum, though the very top was a bit tight around my midsection. Since I loved them so much, and had been considering a pair in the longer length for times I wanted a full length jean that didn’t hit at my ankle, I went ahead and added another pair to my wardrobe in a size up. I figured they could get me through until I had shed some baby weight, and if I needed to have them taken in near the waist by my seamstress, I could.
The rise is high but not TOO high, and they have a great amount of stretch without bagging out during the day. The wash can be dressed up or down, and they still look great even after having them for over a year.
I feel like they are a good price point, right at $75.00, that falls between cheaper denim (think Old Navy or LOFT) and high end denim (like AG or Paige). Plus you can bring in an old pair of jeans to madewell to recycle and they’ll give you $20 towards your purchase of full price denim*, knocking that price down to $55.00.
For a pair of jeans that I’m certain you will wear over and over again? That’s a pretty good deal.
*please click that link and read fine print