If you’re a regular reader of the Strategist, you know that we love a pair of high-waisted, cropped, vintage-looking jeans with a bit of stretch, but finding a style that fits all those criteria can be tricky. Which is why we did a double-take when we saw these Levi’s on sale at Shopbop, since they seem like the Goldilocksian ideal of our favorite jeans. They have an 11-inch rise with a button fly. The straight legs flare out just ever-so-slightly at the hem, which hits right above the ankle. The blue wash looks broken in but not sloppy. And though the style name — Ribcage — makes them sound intimidatingly rigid, they’re also made with stretch denim, which means they should be comfortable to wear all day, too. To sweeten the deal even more, these Levi’s are 20 percent off at check-out, part of Shopbop’s Event of the Season, with the code STOCKUP19.
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