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If you've been reading your Refinery29 over the past few weeks, you know we took to the road recently with Madewell on a mad-cap cross-country Jeans Journey that merged amazing vintage, new denim, and the coolest street style from NYC to Austin. Well, we couldn't wrap up our mission without sharing the cutest looks we snapped in both Los Angeles and Austin. All the girls we captured wore a mix of their go-to vintage pieces and Madewell's quirky-classic spring collection (note: We're unequivocally obsessed with their newest High-Riser skinny cut. Of course, a Street Style feature wouldn't be complete without a little reader participation, so tell us, oh wise ones: Who's rocking your favorite look, and which city scored the highest marks for best modern-vintage Street Style: Austin or L.A.?
Written by Jessica Pages
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