Recently, YMI jeans approached me to do a review on a pair of their jeans. I love jeans and they're perfect for my job, so I quickly agreed. After perusing their website, I finally decided on the Belted Skinnies. When I they arrived, I was excited to test them out! Overall, I was impressed. The fit was good; they had a bit of stretch so they hugged curves nicely, but not so much that they continually fall off. Also a big consideration for me was the length. I'm on the tall side (5'8") and too-short pants are a pet peeve of mine, so the places I get my pants are a bit limited. However, these came in a 33" inseam, which was prefect! The colour was great and goes with everything and they even came with a belt! Added value! The only thing I didn't love was that the stitching on the back waist was a little itchy, but it only bothered me for the first few minutes I was wearing them. Overall, I like these jeans a lot and would buy them (especially because they have such a reasonable price of $38).
The folks at YMI asked me to answer a few questions that will be posted on their blog and I thought I'd like the share the answers with you as well!
It’s obvious from your blog that you absolutely love high fashion, but what do you love about denim?
I love denim because it's easy, practical and chic. Jeans look great with pretty much everything and will stand up to whatever situations you find yourself in! Plus I work in a laboratory, so I need my legs covered, meaning lots of jeans for me!
What musician or band is dominating your playlist right now?
Queen and the White Stripes are my all time favourite bands, but lately I've been really into Vampire Weekend.
What fashion item can you not live without?
I cannot live without cute flats! I love anything with adorable patterns, especially the Eleanor Keds.
What is your favorite fashion trend of the summer?
I'm really love high waisted shorts, especially cuffed demin pairs!
We love Etsy and feature designers every Wednesday on our blog. Which Etsy shops are you addicted to?
I love ChinaCherie and Neskita has the cutest stuff for kids. Also, my friend Lina's shop Savage Grace Designs.
What do you like about YMI Jeans? How do the style, fit and wash compare to other brands you like.
I really like my YMI jeans! They fit great, are long enough in the leg and are super stylish!
If you had all the money in the world, what item of clothing would you buy?
A John Galliano gown. Then an Alexander McQueen Spring 2011 dress (if I have the the money in the world, I'm getting two things!)
What item of clothing did you see online, not buy and then regret your decision later?
Everything from Anthropologie! I keep wanting to go to the actually store instead, but it's a three hour drive. Maybe in a couple weeks! Or else I will have to order off the website.
If you had to describe your personal style in 3 words, what would they be?
Classic, Colourful and Fun.
Don't worry, I'm not the only one getting spoiled by YMI! They are also offering you, my awesome readers, a chance to get your own pair of Belted Skinnies on the cheap! Just enter YMIFASHIONPIE and you will get 40% of your own pair of belted skinnies! But be quick, the code is only good for 48 hours!
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