Hey all, Lana here, and it seems I’ve started a new trend in my posts lately…in my many years of lusting over the seemingly endless, vast array of denim styles out there, I never had a chance to check out the coated denim trend. Then just in the past month or two, I’ve reviewed three of them! This third one though, is the most exciting yet, I think. This is because not only am I’m revisiting a brand I haven’t tried in awhile, but this coated style is truly for the bold and the bold at heart! I’ve never been much into metallic finishes in general, but I never swore them off. With the colder weather upon us, I think these eye-popping denim styles are more fun…coated denim tends to be thicker, so it will keep its wearer a little warmer, and since people usually wear darker colors and more layers in the winter, a little “yowza” is so fun to add to an outfit! At least that works in my case…so maybe you’ll resonate with the idea too, with this Paige Verdugo Ultra Skinny in Copper Crackle review!
Perhaps you could label Paige as the epitome of a perfect fit…after all, its founder and creative director, Paige Adams-Geller had her beginnings as a top-notch fit model in Los Angeles before her namesake brand launched in 2004. Paige, however, was born just a year after, adorning racks and shelves in top retailers such as Intermix, Ron Herman, Bergdorf Goodman and Harvey Nichols. It didn’t take much time before Paige denim was seen on the behinds of fashion-savvy celebrities and denim fans everywhere, and it certainly hasn’t lost its place in the denim world. The brand continues to release knockout styles every season, like the smooth Galaxy coating that came out for this Fall. Supermodel Rosie Huntington-Whiteley was named the ambassador for Paige a little earlier this year, and was seen totally rocking the Indio in the Blue Galaxy coating! This line was such a success, that Paige just released a revamped version, this time the coating comes crackled, in the same colors that were available for the first run. I was so excited to get a chance to review these after I saw how huge these became, and I chose the copper, as I figured it was neutral enough that it would look incredible with just about any color.
In the past, Paige jeans usually fit a size small, so I’d size up. I have the Skyline already, at a size 28 (I used to be a 27), and it was a perfect fit, although now the waist is a bit larger since I fit better into a 26 now after falling for the world of fitness a bit harder. Initially, The Paige Verdugo in Copper Crackle was sent to me in a 26 as I heard the brand ran more true to size now. However, I had to send it back for a 27! I could barely get it over my thighs. There isn’t a lot of stretch at all due to the thick metallic coating—these jeans have a heavier 9.7oz fabric blend of 98% cotton and 2% elastane, so I would suggest sizing up. But don’t let this fool you, they are still quite soft! They’d better be, if you’re going to be out showcasing your killer curves (and moves) in these babies on the dance floor all night, right? They are snug, but not constricting, and they hugged every curve without needing a belt, with a modest 8.5″ midrise. The 30% inseam is perfect for tucking into boots or showing off a snazzy pair of heels, with a super skinny leg opening of 10 1/4″. Paige jeans have a trademark 9 bar pattern on the outer seam of the left back pocket, and I dig how it looks with this shiny copper style. The only other brand marking is the black leather tag on the right of the back waistband with the brand logo. These are so HOT! I’d say they are the most flashy pair I own, and I’m not so sure this can be topped! They are truly made for the nightlife, and I bet they’d look amazing under club lights. I haven’t had a chance to hit the town lately but I have worn them around the house for awhile, and it seems that their shape and fit isn’t gonna budge!
If you’re currently ogling these but doubting your ability to pull off this look, I’d say, hey, you’re reading this because you love fashion, and fashion is meant for breaking rules! Plus, with Paige, you can be sure you’re in good hands, as the brand has had tremendous success in the industry for many years now. The cool thing about this copper color is I feel they really can be flashed around or toned down a bit depending on what you wear up top! I wouldn’t say they are much of a casual look of course, but the crackle adds a bit of rustic appeal to them, and as I mentioned, copper is neutral enough to go with anything. Check out the Edgemont in this style too, which adds some pizazz to this wash with zippers! If you like to frequent the clubs at night, then by all means, these are for you! You’ll be the talk of the town. The Paige Verdugo Ultra Skinny in Copper Crackle is a super fun style that’s going to stick around for awhile, I think…after all, this is already round two!
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