Shopbop"> clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Collabs: Madewell x Shopbop Wants to Be Your Ex-Boyfriend

New, 1 comment
Images via <a href="http://www.shopbop.com/ci/brand_landing/brandlanding_madew.html">Shopbop</a>
Images via Shopbop

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

Madewell, J.Crew's hip big sister, has teamed up with e-commerce site Shopbop on a limited-edition line of denim. It's just seven items—two pairs of jeans, a miniskirt, shorts, a romper, a beat-up jacket and a vest—and it's no Lanvin x Acne, but everything's reasonably cute. Nicest touch: The ex-boyfriend jeans, which are infinitely better than boyfriend jeans because if he's your ex, you never have to return them.

Items range from $125 to $200, which does seem a bit high for denim that's had the tar kicked out of it. (Blogger Bunnyshop, on the $200 ex jeans: "Maybe it's sewn with gold thread?") And we'd be remiss if we didn't point out that Current/Elliott, the denim maestros who started the baggy beat-up jeans trend, sell their boyfrienders for only about $25 more. That said, the whole collection looks supremely soft and comfortable, and it's hard to argue with soft denim.
· Madewell for Shopbop [Official Site]
· Collabs: Lanvin's Lovely Line for Acne [Racked]
· They Are Vexing Us [Bunnyshop]

Madewell

115 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10003 212-228-5172 Visit Website