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Hallelujah! Fall is finally here and I don’t know about ya’ll, but I’m embracing all the fall trends with open arms! My last denim review featured coated denim (a big fall trend) in a burgundy/oxblood colored wash (another fall trend). My review today features a fall trend that’s an undeniable favorite among celebs and fashion bloggers alike – camo print!

The Joe’s Jeans Straight Ankle Trouser in Dayna was an instant fave for me. For one, I’m a big fan of Joe’s Jeans– love their high quality denim and it always has a flattering fit for me. Secondly, hello, their camo print – what’s not to love? The camo trend started a couple years ago, but last winter it was everywhere! This fall and winter is no different. Jackets, trousers, shirts, hats – you name it, you can find it in camo print. What I love the most about these trousers is that Joe’s Jeans has managed to take the chic and classic fit of a trouser and give it some edge. It’s the best of both worlds!

These trousers are 9.5% lightweight rigid twill, which is comprised of 63% cotton and 37% nylon. This trouser does not have much stretch to it, but it was very comfortable to wear. One very important factor that I must note is sizing!! I typically wear a size 27 or 28 in denim, depending on the style and/or brand. However, these trousers run quite big, which was odd to me because I’ve never had this issue with other Joe’s Jeans styles. I had to go to a size 25 in this style! I was pretty shocked – I haven’t worn a size 25 since college. The 25’s fit perfectly. Not too tight or too loose and felt just as great while sitting as they did while standing.

These trousers are mid-rise with a chic slim fit that resembles a straight leg jean, but with a cropped ankle. It has a 36″ outseam and a 28″ inseam. I love that these trousers hit at the ankle (I know, I say this in all my ankle denim reviews, but I just love it). I wore them uncuffed, so you could see the true length (please keep in mind I’m 5’10), but I plan on cuffing the ankles the next time I wear them. The front rise is 9″, back rise is 13″, and the leg opening is 12″.

The “Dayna” is a camouflage print, consisting of different shades of olive green and khaki with a crackle-like finish. The crackling gives the wash a worn-in vintage appeal, which I loved. The front pockets are slanted slash-hand pockets with additional slanted zipper pockets beneath. The back pockets are seamed welt pockets. It has a leather logo patch at the back pocket that blends in with the camo print. The waistband has belt loops (which I loved because a lot of trousers lack belt loops), zipper fly and button closure. There is tonal stitching throughout the trouser, stitching at the knees, and brass logo hardware.

I recommend that you dry clean these trousers when needed, in order to maintain the nice wash. However, if you’d rather wash them yourself then I’d recommend washing them inside out, by themselves, in cold water on gentle cycle (or hand wash).

I chose to style these trousers with a classic white silk shirt and a fun statement necklace, to really show off the camo print. It also helped to show off the chic yet edgy style of the trousers. I’m looking forward to styling these trousers with a denim or chambray shirt, and even a chunky sweater in a burgundy or navy hue.

I absolutely love these Joe’s Jeans Straight Ankle Trousers in Dayna! The fit (once I found the right size) was perfection. They were comfortable and the overall look was flattering. I love the slanted pockets, the zippers, and the cool crackled camo wash. I also felt that the trousers looked great on my bum – what female doesn’t crave that? I think these trousers are trendy, but still classic and chic. I think that they are a true staple for any gal’s wardrobe and can be styled a number of ways. Come on ya’ll, Camo is not going anywhere anytime soon, so you might as well jump on the bandwagon! 😉

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8 COMMENTS

  1. Hello Jennifer,
    I work at Joe’s Jeans and wear a standard size 26, there is no way I could fit in any other size but a 26 but I do have thighs and a butt.
    They are a tad roomier than a skinny jean but not a roomy enough to go down 2 sizes.
    Thank you,
    Georgina

    • Hi Georgina,
      Thanks so much for your feedback. I was really surprised that I had to go down two sizes. As stated in my review, I typically wear a size 27 or 28. I, too, have thighs and a butt. My waist is 27 and my hips are 38. The 25’s fit perfectly for me. Joe’s sent me a size 28, 27, 26 and 25 to try. The 25’s fit the best for me. I try to be as honest as possible in my reviews, but still respectful of the brand. Joe’s Jeans is one of my fave brands. Sometimes certain styles require a different size, and this style required me to gown down two sizes.

      Thanks for checking out my review!
      -Jennifer

  2. Hello Jennifer,
    I work at Joe's Jeans and wear a standard size 26, there is no way I could fit in any other size but a 26 but I do have thighs and a butt.
    They are a tad roomier than a skinny jean but not a roomy enough to go down 2 sizes.
    Thank you,
    Georgina

  3. Hi Georgina,
    Thanks so much for your feedback. I was really surprised that I had to go down two sizes. As stated in my review, I typically wear a size 27 or 28. I, too, have thighs and a butt. My waist is 27 and my hips are 38. The 25's fit perfectly for me. Joe's sent me a size 28, 27, 26 and 25 to try. The 25's fit the best for me. I try to be as honest as possible in my reviews, but still respectful of the brand. Joe's Jeans is one of my fave brands. Sometimes certain styles require a different size, and this style required me to gown down two sizes.

    Thanks for checking out my review!
    -Jennifer

  4. Well, to sum this up: these jeans are meant to fit baggy and not tight. Jen preferred them rather fitted and they look awesome on her this way. But I think the idea was that they should fit more like trousers than skinny jeans.

    • I wanted the fit to mimic how it looks on the model on the joes jeans website. That’s how I always determine how the fit should be. If you look on their website they are fitted and not loose.

      xo
      Jen

  5. Well, to sum this up: these jeans are meant to fit baggy and not tight. Jen preferred them rather fitted and they look awesome on her this way. But I think the idea was that they should fit more like trousers than skinny jeans.

  6. I wanted the fit to mimic how it looks on the model on the joes jeans website. That's how I always determine how the fit should be. If you look on their website they are fitted and not loose.

    xo
    Jen

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