Mumsnet edit: Topshop jeans
The perfect pair of jeans is the holy grail of shopping, so we asked the savviest shoppers we know (MNers, obviously) to tell us which Topshop jeans are their favourites and why. You can read the full thread here or take a look at the handy round-up below
When we asked about your favourite Topshop denim, it was apparent very quickly that there's a lot of love for Jamie jeans on Mumsnet. With a flattering high-rise fit, and plenty of stretch for a properly skinny leg, this style is a great base for your day to day uniform. It can also be transformed for the evening with a few glam accessories. Available in several shades, ripped and unripped, and with all sorts of embellishments, there's a Jamie out there for everyone.
“Jamies! #Boom. #Everytime. #Everyfabric. #Everycolour. #Everyseason. #Everyday. Thank you TopShopJeansGods: we love you most sincerely.”Shop now
For die-hard skinny jeans fans, it has to be Topshop's Joni jeans. They sit higher on the waist than the Jamie style and are spray-on skinny. In fact, they feel like a sturdy jegging, making them a great choice if comfort is your priority. Perfect for tucking into ankle boots or layering under longer tops.
“I literally live in these Joni jeans and absolutely love them. They really do go with anything from a hooded top and trainers to a blazer and skyscraper heels.”Shop now
You probably know the old adage that says, if you wore the trend the first time around, you should avoid it like the plague the second time around. We think an exception should be made in the case of Mom (or Mum) jeans; they're comfy, retro without being kitsch, and you can wear them almost anywhere. Topshop have a wide range of washes to choose from and Mumsnetters are particularly loving the bleach washes for spring.
“They look so effortless and cool, and would be great as a casual pair with comfy jumper and converse, or glammed up with a cami and a great pair of bright heels.”Shop now
Not everyone likes high-waisted jeans and, if you're after a pair of skinnies with a mid-rise, the Leigh jeans are for you. A simple black pair will see you right in the face of the dreaded smart-casual dress code, but why not try a ripped or raw hem pair for an edgier look?
“Leigh Jeans are my go to. If I need to replace them I can just pop online, or into a store, and get what I need without having to worry about shape or fit, if the sizing is different, or if they're well made. I'm loyal to Leigh and always will be!”Shop now
Straight Leg, £40
Straight doesn't have to mean boring. If you've been wearing skinnies for years, why not give your staple outfits a refresh with a different cut of denim? These straight leg jeans are made using authentic low-stretch denim (they may take a little getting used to after years of stretch), but the modern look they'll bring to your go-to ensemble is more than worth it.
“I'm feeling the love for slightly looser jeans now, and am wearing skinnies less and less. These ones are fab – I'd wear them turned up to flash some ankle.”Shop now
These relaxed fit boyfriend jeans are your new off-duty go-to. There are so many ways you can rock them: channel '90s grunge and pair them with a band tee and Converse, or mix it up and style a ripped pair with a pretty blouse and metallic mules. We adore the contrast between the casual cut and the smart dark indigo wash.
“Hayden jeans are the dogs bobbins. I love them either with a vest in summer or a Breton top if it's cooler. They also look fab with Birkenstocks.”Shop now
Flared Jamie, £40
Jamie fans, why not experiment with a retro twist? Above the knee, these jeans are your trusty Jamies, but below the knee they fan out. They're perfect for adding '70s glamour to your everyday look, but really come into their own when you add a heel. Style them with a silky shirt for an evening out.
“I'm bored after a winter in skinnies and boots; these with trainers will be something a bit different for spring.”Shop now
A low-rise and a slim – but not skinny – fit make Baxter a cool yet understated choice. Style with a blazer and boots for a fashion-forward work look or chuck them on with a slogan sweatshirt and trainers for the weekend. Baxter are also a great option if you prefer natural fibres next to your skin, as they're 99% cotton.
“Baxters and I have a long term (but not monogamous) relationship spanning many years!”Shop now
Not quite boyfriend fit, not quite skinny jean, the Orson gives you the best of both worlds. The ideal compromise to persuade a skinny jean addict to dip a toe in the pool of alternative denim. Alternatively, if you have studiously avoided skinny jeans, these might just change your mind.
“I like a high rise and straight but not skinny leg. These are perfect.”Shop now
Wide leg jeans are making a comeback this spring and about time. They're cool and breezy for the summer, gorgeously retro, and have amazing waist-slimming, leg-lengthening powers. Pair them with a classic Breton tee and trainers at home or sandals on holiday. If Katharine Hepburn had worn jeans, she'd have loved these babies.
“These are so stylish – dressed up or down – fabulous!”Shop now