Style it: GAP 1969 Original Fit Jeans

May 1, 2013


I thought I'd fall in love with the GAP boyfriend jeans...was pretty sure I would actually. After seeing them on ITCWC, Halle Berry, & Atlantic Pacific...I was absolutely certain I couldn't go wrong with a pair. 

Errhmmm. Nope. Not so. 

I tried them on and instantly knew it was a big fat no. I felt like I could stuff two watermelons down each pant leg and no one would know the difference. I even went down a size!...and they still looked off. So that was the end of my boyfriend jean fantasies. Ha.

Now, the Original fit...perfect. There's just enough of a relaxed look to them (w/o being too baggy), the style proves to be versatile and the length is spot on- even for this tall girl. 

So...if the boyfriend jeans don't end up being your cup of tea, I suggest you try Original fit. I think you'll be pleased! :) 

SHOP IT: 
1. Wallis blazer / ZARA high heel sandal
2. UO tunic, similar / Bandalino wedges, similar
3. Marshall's top, similar / Lily Dawson Designs necklace / RL satchel / JCP ballet flats, similar


13 comments:

  1. I'm going to try the original fit. I tried the boyfriend jeans on and didn't like them either. I love Gap jeans and I wear their maternity 1969s, great fit!!!

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  2. these look awesome on you!

    www.modernsuburbanites.blogspot.com

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  3. lol it definitely happens that way sometimes. There has been plenty of times when customers want to try the sexy boyfriend jeans and they just do not work out. I always suggest to try Our original fit jeans. It's another go to boy jean that works for some people. I love that wash of the original fit but they do not look good on me. They are HUGE!!! I wish they did :-(

    With love,
    Toya

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  4. ooooo favorite is the black top on the right. So cute w the distressed jeans.

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  5. These are great jeans! Love the way you styled them!

    xo,
    Katie
    hellolittlebean.com

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  6. i was just telling steve i need new jeans! i will have to try these out! happy may, camille! xoxo

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  7. belinda chapaisMay 1, 2013 at 3:51 PM

    look great as always! and I LOVE my new Henri Lou bracelet!!! Thank you!

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  8. I'm SO with you on Gap's boyfriend jean. It's just...off! A few years back Gap made this amazing jean, the "Easy Straight" & I'm obsessed. Of course they no longer make it. But now I'm tempted to try the Original fit.

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  9. Love your looks! Especially the easy feel of the tunic :) And for some reason I thought I was already following your blog..apparently I just visit alot. But you now have another "official" bloglovin' follower ;) Keep up the fun!

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  10. this is a fit I have yet to try, but you make it seem worth it! I really love all the three looks you styled, I can't even decide which one is my favorite...

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  11. I am loving your blog!! You are incredibly gorgeous in the flesh and on this blog! Can't wait until I put Charlie down for bed so I can do some more reading! Loved meeting you and Kallah today! Hope to see you soon!

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