Our Editors Ponder the Rising Popularity of "Dad Jeans"

"Faded jeans look like you're about to referee a softball game. Dark jeans look like you're smart and sleek. You decide which is better." - Lance Weiss, Research Team

Earlier this week, the New York Times made the claim that "dad jeans" are having a resurgence. Whoa, whoa, hold up—they're not the "dad jeans" that most of us know and loathe. Basically, the piece reported on the growing popularity of faded denim, the kind with a slightly fuller leg. They're not true "dad jeans," thank goodness. After reading the article, we felt compelled to poll the team on where they stand when it comes to faded versus dark denim. The results, above.


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