Despite the ubiquity of jean shorts, finding the perfect pair can take a Herculean effort. With so many variables to consider – texture, fit, comfort, length, color, price, potential camel toe – it seems borderline impossible to find a style that checks all the boxes. And when you factor in a sizable butt and small waist (the two-ingredient recipe for the dreaded gape), it veers into hopeless territory. As someone who’s endeavored to go on this uberspecific jorts treasure hunt for years, I’m thrilled beyond belief to report that my search is finally over. Behold: Madewell’s Curvy Perfect Jean Short.
A riff on the brand’s vintage-inspired Perfect Jean Short, this brand-new fit is specifically designed for those with an hourglass silhouette (read: small in the center, big on the bottom). It has a narrow waist with a contoured band, a long rise, and room at the hip and thigh area, … Read the rest