Welcome back to Tried & Tested! This week we are reviewing J Brand’s Minx with Leather Skinny at Trilogy.
Modeled by the lovely Jade a petite body shape, size 25 /UK8. Jade is the PR Manger for Trilogy Stores and fellow denim lover. Jade’s unique rise measurement is 11.5 inches, her preferred rise measurement is 8 to 9 inches.
With the edge of leather and the ease of a jean, the mid-rise pieced zip Minx gives way to downtown denim style.
The Fit: Minx is the super cool leather and denim panelled jean from J brand. The skinny jean is made from super soft denim with a subtle stretch and leather thigh high panels. The leather is super soft and of the finest quality with zips up the back to the knee. The over all look of these jeans is super cool and the fit and shape are amazingly flattering as well as sexy. Trilogy Say’s Team with some over-sized, simple knitwear or jersey tee. Available in sizes 23 to 32.
Jade is wearing a size 25 in this style.
The Rise: The front rise measures 8 inches and the back rise 13 inches
The Behind: The pockets are kept simple and central in where they are placed. Jade has a petite pert bottom which looks fab in these skinny’s.The leather starts just below the thigh area and continues down to the hem. The focus is on just below the back of the knee where a zip sexily goes down the back of the calf to the ankle.
The Leg Opening: The leg opening is 9.5 inches, with the zip fastened.
Leg Length: The inseam is 28 inches, which is a good length for all heights, especially the petite lady.
The Fabric: 10-Ounce Lightweight Stretch Denim, 92% Cotton, 7% Polyester, 1% Spandex, Contrast Fabric: 100% Lambskin Leather. Dry Clean Only!
Function: Definitely a statement jean that can be worn anytime. The Minx combines the luxury of wearing leather and the easiness of wearing jeans. Fitting perfectly in this season’s leather trend. It’s a sexy jean that elongates the leg with the leather detail (similar to chap’s) and zips continuing down the back of the leg.
Which Body Shape? J Brand knows if they want the style to be a bestseller they need to cover most of the body shapes. This includes keeping the rise at a wearable height. The rise measurement increases as the size gets larger so if your an hourglass or pear be sure to try a couple of sizes. The best way to check is by these simple steps to find out your unique rise measurement. I’m pleased to say the Minx is good for the Apple body shape and perfect for Long & Leggy ladies. For the Petite, sizes start at 23 and leg length is perfect at 28 inches! Unfortunately the fuller figure (over Uk14) misses out on this style.
The Minx comes in three colours, klash, vicious & pistol
The Round Up Of The J Brand Minx Skinny With Leather
Since visiting Trilogy and taking pictures of Jade in the Minx in the Klash (indigo), the colour now available on pre-order at Trilogy isVicious (black). So now you know the Minx comes in three colours klash, vicious & pistol. Time to show my cards, throwing my hands up in the air and confessing…. I love it!! I fell in love with the Minx as soon as I saw it on Jade. It’s a refreshing new style with that J Brand magic of giving your legs the illusion they go on forever, mixed with sexy zips & leather. But wait… we can’t ignore the small fact of the price at £560.00. It’s a steep price so let me remind you, the legs from the thigh down are made from the softest lambskin leather. A pair of J Brand 801 in real leather will set you back £875 – easier to swallow now?
Tried & Tested Score: 9/10
I’m reserving the extra point until I’m able to try the Minx on myself as an incentive to loose my baby weight and buy a pair ( haven’t had the baby yet).