If you’ve been following Oh Speaking of Which for awhile, you’ve probably seen this pair of Kings of Indigo jeans featured as part of my outfits in not one but two OOTD posts I’ve recently posted (this and this). So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that I’ve practically been living in them since I got them last month.
You might wonder, however, why it took me a whole month to finally review them on here. First of all, I wasn’t planning to review them and didn’t get the idea to do so until two weeks ago. Second of all, even then, I wanted to see how they would withstand a few more weeks of being worn on a frequent basis before formulating my opinions.
But now that I’ve had the chance to wear them on different occasions, I’m finally ready to share my honest review with you! This review is divided into four different sections: aesthetics, comfort and sizing, quality, price point, plus sustainability. But if you’d like to know what I think about any particular thing that’s not mentioned here, feel free to let me know.
Aesthetics, Comfort and Sizing
Aesthetics is obviously a matter of taste, but personally, I love the look of these jeans. The Anne model is cropped, medium-rise and has a nice medium wash. They have that baggy and relaxed fit that’s really trendy at the moment. The denim fabric’s also breathable and relatively soft. Honestly, I’d go as far as saying that they’re the most comfortable jeans I’ve ever owned.
You know that frustration that we’ve all had with jeans that fit just right in some places but don’t in others? It definitely doesn’t apply to this pair. Although the fit makes them tricky to style sometimes, they’re generally pretty flattering, particularly when styled with basic t-shirts, simple blouses or cropped tops.
That said, I’ve got a slight issue with the sizing of this particular model. It seems to run a bit big, so I’d advise choosing the smaller size if you’re in between sizes. I opted for 27 since it’s my usual size for boyfriend jeans, and they turned out to be a bit loose on the waist. I don’t mind it since it’s an excuse to wear a pretty belt, but it entirely depends on the wearer. They’re also just a bit too long for me, which I honestly expected since I’m only 156 cm tall, so I tend to wear them cuffed.
At first glance, I expected the quality of these jeans to be good and I was proven right. They’re sturdy and very different from the stuff they sell at fast fashion stores. They don’t stretch easily and feels luxurious. Judging from the quality of both the fabric and the seams, they’re probably going to last for at least a few years.
Kings of Indigo’s jeans are definitely on the higher end of the scale when it comes to price, which is natural considering that they’re high quality and sustainably-produced. Jeans are between €100 and €200, though some can go as low as €60 during sales. Blouses and tees are between €40 and €130, depending on style.
I was fortunate enough to be gifted this pair by my boyfriend for a special occasion. Honestly, if it weren’t the case, I would’ve chosen a more affordable option like thrifted jeans. But that’s because I simply wouldn’t be able to afford them unless I save up for a very long time. That said, if you’re in need of a pair of jeans and are able to afford high-end sustainable options, definitely go for KOI.
KOI’s jeans are made of either recycled material or organic cotton and are produced in accordance to fair practices. They provide repair and recycle options for their customers and encourage them to take care of their denims by washing them minimally and self-repairing minor imperfections. Their jeans are produced by using the latest eco-conscious techniques. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Rank a Brand deems them one of the most sustainable denim brands on the market, with a B-label score.
More about their sustainability aspect can be found on this page.
Overall, Kings of Indigo’s Anne Cropped Jeans exceeded my expectations and have quickly become my go-to jeans for everyday wear. They’re fashionable, comfortable and sustainable, not to mention that they’re not lacking in quality. They’re a worthy investment if you can afford them and can easily become a wardrobe staple.
Do you have your own pair of Kings of Indigo jeans? What’s your verdict? Don’t forget to leave a comment and let me know what you think!