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Women's & Juniors'

Rises

Rises

High/Natural Rise

This classic rise sits at your natural waistline. Your natural waistline is typically at your belly button or just above it.

Midrise

This modern rise sits below your natural waistline and belly button, but above your hip.

Low Rise - Misses'/Women's

This trendy rise sits on the hip and below the belly button.

Low Rise/Superlow Rise - Juniors'

This trendy rise sits below the belly button and slightly lower on the hip than the misses' low rise.

Lengths

Skimmer

Skimmer

Skimmer pants have an in-between length that hits at or right below the knee. Skimmers are a hybrid of long shorts and capris.

Capris

Capris

Capris are short pants that fall about midcalf or just below the calf. Typically capris are shorter than cropped pants.

Crop

Crop

Cropped pants fall at various lengths from midcalf to right above the ankle. Typically, cropped pants are longer than capris.

Ankle pants

Ankle

This style is straight and narrow through the seat, thigh and knee. Not to be confused with a short pair of straight-leg pants, this style is designed to hit at the ankle.

Styles


Click on a style below to learn more about it on the right.

*Leg openings may vary by brand and product type.

Finishes

Blasted

Blasted

Short for "sandblasted." This term refers to fabric that has been washed with sand or another abrasive material to produce soft, faded results. For dramatic contrast, look for styles that have been superblasted in certain areas!

Crosshatch

Crosshatch

This must-have finish features a crisscross weave. It looks great in any denim hue - from light sandblast to dark indigo. Try stretch crosshatch, too.

Slub

Slub

Trust us, this style looks better than it sounds! It refers to denim woven with uneven yarns, giving jeans a totally cool, textured effect.

Frayed

Frayed

The cut-off look isn't just for denim shorts. Frayed edges are showing up everywhere, including waist lines and leg openings

Oven-baked

Oven-baked

These jeans are actually baked in an oven. The process gives them a semi-permanent, creased or wrinkled effect in certain areas. You get a vintage look without wearing out the denim.

Distressed

Distressed

The coolest thing to happen to denim since bell bottoms. These jeans are highly faded and sometimes finished with holes, rips, tears and fraying hems. The perfect detail to satisfy your inner rock star.

Washes

Dirty Washed

Dirty Washed

Like stone-washed jeans, they have been prewashed to make them softer and give them a worn-in look. The difference – they've been tinged in beige, brown or khaki to make them appear "dirty."

Tinted

Tinted

Denim that looks like it was dipped into diluted dye shades of any color in the rainbow. Red, brown, gray or turquoise - take your pick.

Whisker Wash

Whisker Wash

This wash features bleached-out marks that resemble whiskers (typically right below the front pockets). A big trend!