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If you're going to dive into the world of premium denim, expect to pay a whole lot for it, because well-crafted, super durable, figure-flattering jeans don't come cheap. That said, getting a reasonable degree of quality and fit shouldn't have to cost you a fortune. We're talking about jeans that'll last you a few years without ripping, busting, and fraying (with some proper garment care from you, of course). To prove our point, we've rounded up a whole drawerful of pairs under $100 that may just become your favorite pair (designer denim — watch out!).
When you think of pleats, flashbacks of your grandma's closet or your school librarian probably flood your brain. The paneled look has never really been associated with the "cool" set. That is, until the runway bigwigs like Proenza Schouler and Suno re-imagined the pleated skirt for summer with flashy colors and read
Designer collabs are like celebrity couples — some seemingly perfect matches fall through (any other Notebook fans still smarting over Rachel and Ryan's breakup?), while other unlikely pairs ('sup, Beckhams) make lasting vows and headlines. But, we'd bet our Isabel Marant for H&M booties this next sartorial union will be read