When’s the last time you found the perfect pair of jeans? Have you EVER found a pair that ticked all the boxes?! Fit, style, colour, long wearing, value for money?
We all wear jeans, I’ve yet to meet someone who doesn’t have at least one pair of jeans in their wardrobe. They go with everything, they can be dressed up or dressed down and they are tough and durable, making them truly the most versatile piece of clothing that you will ever own. However, finding the perfect pair can be like going on a quest for the Holy Grail, painstaking, frustrating and seemingly impossible.
I’ve always found it tricky to get a great pair of jeans because I tend to be very picky, I have high expectations and an odd shape. I have skinny legs and a big bum. It might not look like it in these pictures, but my backside is sizeable. I’m not complaining, I’d rather have that than no bum, but it means that the smaller sizes will fit everywhere else expect my arse. I also have OCD when it comes to comfort. I cannot relax unless I feel completely at ease in my outfit. I detest restricting clothes that dig into my tummy when I’m sitting down or restrict my knees from bending because the material is too tight. Getting the perfect pair of jeans is a tall order when you have so many bugbears.
Luckily, I realised a few years ago that the best option was to go for jeggings. They combine all the great qualities of jeans with the comfort of leggings. They have stretch, so they don’t restrict and they still look stylish.
When Matalan got in touch I was delighted to add another pair of supersoft jeggings to my closet. I live in jeans everyday, so I think there’s always room for one more pair. This pair in particular stuck out as they have a slightly distressed vintage style aesthetic. I took them for a test drive at the weekend to Crawfordsburn country park and I have to say that I’ve no complaints. The fit is good, it’s very affordably priced and it looks and feels like a quality pair of jeans/jeggings.
For this outfit I kept it simple opting for my usual uniform of jeans, shirt, ankle boots and oversized coat. It’s my style, it’s what I feel comfortable in and it’s what I’m sticking with.
I wore; Mango checked coat, Matalan supersoft jeggings, Truffle boots, Primark shirt, TK Maxx Tahari sunglasses and Nica handbag.
Dee wore; Lighthouse navigator coat.
Happy Friday! xo