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Une femme recommends…

NYDJ white denim, now on sale at Nordstroms, $68.90.

These are the jeans I’ll be living in this summer. They’re cool, they’re flattering and can go casual/classic with a simple navy tee, or dressy/bohemian with a floaty silk tunic.
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20 Comments

  1. July 22, 2009 / 1:28 pm

    It’s so good to see jeans with a normal rise instead of the type that hit 3 or 4 inches below the waist – MAJOR muffin top!

  2. July 22, 2009 / 2:21 pm

    Those are great. I’m long-torsoed so this rise is perfect. I have troubles with Nordstrom/Macy’s jeans sometimes however, the sizing is odd.

  3. July 22, 2009 / 4:05 pm

    Those look great! Do you buy several pairs to get around that white-gets-dirty-fast problem? I love my summer whites but always wish I had duplicates.

  4. July 22, 2009 / 5:27 pm

    Is this what Deja Pseu wore on Saturday? Miss J admired them very much.

  5. July 22, 2009 / 5:37 pm

    Rita – yes, that was why I started wearing this brand a couple of years ago. I simply cannot wear low-rise jeans; they fit me horribly.

    LPC – With this brand (NYDJ), I always suggest trying them on, or if you’re buying online, ordering 2 or 3 sizes and returning what doesn’t fit. Depending on the style, they can be cut very differently.

  6. July 22, 2009 / 5:39 pm

    mater – so far only one pair, though I may cross my no-spending line this month for a second.

    Sal – thanks! This is the only brand of jeans I’ll buy anymore. They fit me like a dream.

    Miss Janey – yes, these are they. Even in the heat like we’ve been having, they are very comfortable.

  7. Katriona
    July 22, 2009 / 7:46 pm

    They are really nice.. I say this wistfully, since white jeans are simply not in my stars, not without liposuction. My caboose won’t stand for it-(-I have tried and had the photos to prove it, before they were accidentally destroyed when I clumsily dropped them in my shredder.and hit the on switch). In the next life…

  8. Sal
    July 22, 2009 / 5:02 pm

    Mmmm, those look utterly perfect.

  9. La Belette Rouge
    July 22, 2009 / 9:52 pm

    Great price and nice wide-ish leg. One pair of white jeans are never enough( one is always dirty) and at that price you can do two without feeling blue.

  10. Arabella
    July 22, 2009 / 9:55 pm

    I know what you mean: these made my bum look great. But they had to go back because of crotch ‘fanning’. Curses!

  11. Sher
    July 23, 2009 / 1:30 am

    You’re allowed to break the rules when you finally find the perfect pair of jeans 😉

    I’m even considering them.

  12. metscan
    July 23, 2009 / 5:58 am

    I´d really love to have a pair of white jeans, mine would have to be slim though. But— the dogs! I would not be able to keep them clean. Two big dogs hanging around me really close 🙂

  13. July 24, 2009 / 3:32 am

    Katriona – you’d be surprised…these really are really flattering even to those of us who carry some padding in the derriere.

    LBR – you people are ENABLERS, I tell you! Yes, I did break down and bought a second pair.

    Arabella – next time, try the next size up. I hate the “whisker effect” too. I’ve found that going up a size eliminates that problem.

  14. July 24, 2009 / 3:33 am

    Sher – these are definitely worthy of a second pair…

    Imogen – thanks! This is the only brand of jeans I buy anymore, as they fit me like a dream.

    WendyB – thanks! The only thing that would make them better would be sequins.

  15. July 24, 2009 / 3:35 am

    metscan – yes, my dogs are a hazard to white as well. The one who sheds the most fortunately has white hair, but they both have dirty paws…

    Karen – yes, these make your butt look great!

  16. karen
    July 24, 2009 / 1:39 am

    And it looks like the higher pockets give the wearer a little booty lift! Bonus!

  17. July 27, 2009 / 1:36 pm

    Love the jeans but even more love that you wrote “these are they”. Deeply appreciate your use of grammar.

  18. July 29, 2009 / 2:59 pm

    Ha! Either you aren’t a cyclist, or you have an old-school Dutch bicycle with a full chainguard!

    Katriona, no white jeans for me either. Not much white anything, actually. The only trousers I own are black, or dark-blue denim jeans, and only worn in the wintertime.

    These are a very flattering cut, and I have no trouble visualising them on someone not as long-legged as the model in the pic.

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