The approach of fall always inspires back-to-school spirit in me, even though it’s been a while since I’ve been a student. This manifests in me wanting to start the “new year” with fresh wardrobe picks, including a new pair of jeans (or three). With that in mind, I’ve been eyeing all my plus-size go-to brands to see what denim styles they are bringing for autumn.
Madewell’s plus-size jeans have been a hit since it expanded its sizes to include 26W in 2018. The brand, which offers sizes up to 26W in quality fabrics that last for years, has been one of my favorite jeans brands since skinny jeans were still popular. du jour. So when Madewell’s fall 2023 denim collection dropped, I immediately started making a wishlist of my favorites. Here’s my review and fit feedback of my top picks for fall.
Madewell Plus Wide-Leg Vintage Jean, $128
This wide-leg design was probably the best of all the pairs that I tried. The jeans fit perfectly in my normal Madewell jeans size 20W. They were comfortable right away, but didn’t lose shape with time. I didn’t have any waist…