Actual vintage denim can get pretty expensive, so when we saw this vintage-looking but actually brand-new and deeply discounted pair of Levi’s, we had to say something. Our deals writer Leah Muncy spotted them first. They are part of the brand’s warehouse sales event, during which closeout styles are up to 75 percent off. These high-waisted Levi’s are 45 percent off, making them just $38. This style features a straight leg that’s relaxed through the hips and thighs, and it comes in a perfect light wash. Muncy described them as “very cool ’90s-inspired jeans,” and I couldn’t agree more. As part of the thick-thigh community, though, I’d typically be hesitant to try a pair like this because they remind me of vintage denim, which is often rigid. I need a little stretch. But after reading the reviews, this does seem like a solid option for all body types. They are non-stretch, but one reviewer described them as soft and comfortable, thanks to thinner fabric. Another reviewer with an hourglass figure said the style is a great option if you have trouble getting jeans to fit both your waist and hips. “These are great jeans for ladies with thighs and a butt who have issues with the waist fitting properly,” they wrote. “There is the littlest bit of gap in the back, but nothing major. I’ve got 41-inch hips and a 29-inch waist, and the size 28 fits great.” This quote sold me, and I’ve already added these to my cart. They are currently still available in sizes 24 to 32; the sale ends February 8. Know that these are all final-sale items, so make your decisions wisely.
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