Kim Kardashian defends ‘Mom jeans’

Kim Kardashian & Khloe Kardashian QuickTrim In-Store Appearance

When Kim Kardashian made an in-store appearance last week, she was criticized for wearing those dreaded of all denim duds – the Mom Jean. The Fashion Police did not call Kim’s choice into question as we sort of like the look on her, and wouldn’t call these Mom Jeans at all. And, Kim’s nice enough to point out that the term is kind of mean to all the fashionable mothers out there.

“For some reason, high-waisted jeans are always branded with this negative term and I think it’s kind of ridiculous,” Kim blogged. “I don’t think these are mom jeans at all. And even if they are, who’s to say any mom wouldn’t look fabulous in them!? Any woman who is proud of her curves should be able to flaunt them in high-waisted jeans!!! So you know what… I’m proud to rock the mom jeans!”

So, do you think these are Mom Jeans, and do you care if they are?
[Source: People.com]

11 Comments

  • May 13, 2010

    Roisin

    Now, I’d never wear those jeans myself, but that’s mainly because I just don’t wear jeans. I think Kim Kardashian looks fabulous and she has a point about ‘mom jeans’ being a needlessly pejorative term. Fair play to her, I think!
    .-= Roisin´s last blog ..What’s brought all this on? Killing that man? =-.

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  • May 13, 2010

    Noelia

    I don’t think those are mom jeans at all, but I only can say “olé” for her comments 😀

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  • May 13, 2010

    Riali

    I’ve also often thought that the term “mom jeans” is unnecessarily pejorative to moms, many of whom (including my own) have great style.

    However, in my mind, the frumpy “mom” jean is not characterized by the high waist, but by the blousy-ness through the hips and thighs tapering into narrow ankles. Sure, they’re high-waisted too, but it’s the leg that’s the problem, not the waist.

    Hence, whatever we’re calling those awful jeans, these are not them.

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  • May 13, 2010

    Rebecca

    They are not ‘mum’ jeans. Riali’s spot-on. Those are high-waisted skinny jeans, for goodness’s sake.

    And she looks damn good in them too. I’m a little prejudiced against the style but that’s because I’m used to seeing it in micro-shorts form, which is pretty hilarious on 14 year old girls.

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  • May 13, 2010

    bean

    They are definitely NOT mom jeans. High waisted jeans are not synonymous with mom jeans and can look great.
    PS. Kim looks amazingc as usual, the people who criticised her jeans are just jealous!

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  • May 13, 2010

    Karyn

    These are not mom jeans. Mom jeans have an extra big hip and are a medium blue denim and are designed to fit a curvy woman comfortably regardless of whether or not it looks good on her. They are usually not tight. Has anyone noticed how incredibly awesome women in those high-waisted slacks in movies from the 40’s look? I have a belly, so I can’t quite pull it off, but I think those should be in style. They are so feminine and subtly sexy.
    .-= Karyn´s last blog ..The Latest Dish =-.

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  • May 14, 2010

    Grace

    I don’t think these would count as the dreaded mum jeans, but I still don’t like them either. Kim has a wonderful body, but high waisted + double breasted buttons + hourglass figure = unflattering.

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  • May 14, 2010

    Opinionated

    Nope, she’s not wearing “mom-jeans.” Mom jeans have elastic across the back of the waistband, a loose fit through the thigh and behind, and taper to the ankle. [Which, imho, is not flattering on anybody, period. Skinny jeans that button up the front are also not flattering. ;D]

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  • May 17, 2010

    gus

    Agreed- Mom jeans are known for the looser leg- anti-fitted behind and tapered ankle length legs. these are stylish and happen to be high waisted.

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  • May 24, 2010

    Sarah

    I absolutely love Kim Kardashian in high waisted jeans she has such a good body for it, and since when did high waisted jeans become “mom” jeans, my mom would never wear them she likes looser fitting jeans.
    I love Girls with curves rocking high waisted jeans!!!
    website: http://www.withloveclothing.net

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  • May 28, 2010

    Pixie

    DEFINITELY not mum jeans. My life is a never ending search for nice high-waisted jeans. I HATE hipsters, I hate having to pull my pants up every time i sit down, stand up, walk up stairs…you get the point. No matter how many pairs of hipsters I try, or how expensive they are, my butt always tries to escape.

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