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Which Is Worse: Dad Jeans or Mom Jeans?

Fergie 2013/07/25 23:00:00
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Last May, we told you that hipsters brought back "mom jeans," so it was only a matter of time before "dad jeans" made a comeback as well. According to The New York Times, skinny jeans are on the way out, and their decline is making way for more loose-fitted, light-wash and higher-waisted denim.

President Obama was recently mocked by fashion blogs after being photographed in said "dad jeans," but maybe his fashion critics will soon be biting their tongues (or pens). Could it be that the POTUS is in fact a denim trendsetter?

Well, we still think "dad jeans" are horrible. But are they worse than "mom jeans"? You tell us.

NYTIMES.COM reports:
Popular with dads all over the country, lighter-blue denims with a fuller cut get renewed interest from the skinny-jeans crowd.
popular dads country lighter-blue denims fuller cut renewed skinny-jeans crowd

Read More: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/25/fashion/dad-jean...

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  • John Paul Allen 2013/08/06 20:32:39
    Dad jeans
    John Paul Allen
    What about Grandpa jeans?
  • TrannyBob-As in 'Transmissi... 2013/08/03 16:06:31
    Mom jeans
    TrannyBob-As in 'Transmissions'!
    Definitely ...
  • Tamasexy 2013/08/01 12:38:31
    Mom jeans
    Tamasexy
    eish
  • Tamasexy Tamasexy 2013/08/01 12:40:33
    Tamasexy
    comment reserved
  • J Knip 2013/07/31 17:43:45
    Mom jeans
    J Knip
    They just don't fit me right, and it's hard to pull them over work boots.
  • Uh...yea.... ♥♥♥♥ 2013/07/31 01:30:06
    Dad jeans
    Uh...yea.... ♥♥♥♥
    My dad can't dress to save his life. My mother does not wear mom jeans!
  • Faye 2013/07/30 21:36:08
    Mom jeans
    Faye
    Yuck!
  • MisterOriginal 2013/07/30 08:39:28
    Mom jeans
    MisterOriginal
    Big difference.
  • Giavonna 2013/07/29 20:23:34
    Mom jeans
    Giavonna
  • HÃ¥kan ... Giavonna 2013/07/30 23:51:34
    Håkan Storsäter
    I don't think it's the jeans that are the problem as much as the shirt. It'd look smoother having the shirts above the jeans, imho.
  • Giavonna HÃ¥kan ... 2013/07/31 02:34:18
    Giavonna
    This is a Saturday Night Live skit :)
  • Brandon... Giavonna 2013/08/06 03:37:34
    BrandonArizona
    +1
    oh my god my eyes
  • Deona 2013/07/28 18:42:04
    Mom jeans
    Deona
    or when mom wears dad's jeans... gah >.>
  • Farbiger 2013/07/28 18:28:26
  • Lady Nemirstības 2013/07/28 16:47:15
    Mom jeans
    Lady Nemirstības
    They're both tacky.
  • The Gipper~PWCM~JLA 2013/07/28 16:26:25
    Mom jeans
    The Gipper~PWCM~JLA
    Have no idea how in the hell guys can even sit down in tight jeans without crushing their junk!
  • Rachel 2013/07/28 14:50:35
    Mom jeans
    Rachel
    Some dads ROCK jeans, and those mommy jeans are just a disgrace to the jean race!
  • The True Sa'Diyah 2013/07/28 11:30:26
    Mom jeans
    The True Sa'Diyah
    Dad jeans really aren't that bad.
  • Marianne723 2013/07/28 08:37:30
    Mom jeans
    Marianne723
    +1
    What do you call these jeans?

    JEANS
  • KyoriYuki Mariann... 2013/07/28 14:55:21
    KyoriYuki
    +2
    Not Even Trying jeans?
  • Farbiger Mariann... 2013/07/28 18:26:22
  • Patagon... Mariann... 2013/07/29 13:37:30
    Patagoniakid
    +2
    As seen at Wal-Mart?
  • Houlegate 2013/07/28 05:18:56
    Mom jeans
    Houlegate
    +1
    I wear size 34X34 Relaxed Bootcut Lee Dungarees. They are all the same and I have 7 pairs I wear daily with one of my grey Tshirts. Thats my uniform.

    Shirt
    jeans

    Sometimes I wear this jacket when its cold
    Jacket

    Im a simple guy.
  • KyoriYuki Houlegate 2013/07/28 14:56:21
    KyoriYuki
    I wear band t-shirts and pajama pants. I, too, am a simple girl XD
  • L1 2013/07/28 02:51:35
    Dad jeans
    L1
    +2
    What's called "Mom jeans" are actually natural waist, and was used a lot before many designers wanted to bring back the really low hip slung jeans of the 1970s which look good only if you are either really young or absolutely no rolls of fat aka muffin top... brokke shields and calvins

    Those were "mom jeans".......
  • The Tru... L1 2013/07/28 11:34:47
    The True Sa'Diyah
    +3
    The only thing I can focus on is why is she posing like that.
  • Tamasexy The Tru... 2013/08/01 12:36:37 (edited)
    Tamasexy
    to show us her jeans well well.
  • NickieSF 2013/07/28 01:53:43
    Mom jeans
    NickieSF
    +1
    "Dad jeans" are just normal jeans...
  • shenendoah 2013/07/27 22:28:22
    Mom jeans
    shenendoah
    +1
    Actually I like them both better than those skinny jeans. uh uh uh ugly. Nothing could make obama look good and nothing looks better than a good looking man in wranglers. good looking men in their wranglers handsome men in wranglers
  • Oli 2013/07/27 21:37:07
    Dad jeans
    Oli
    +5
    Dad jeans? Mum jeans? What?!? how about a positive question, like what are our favourite type of jeans?! why so negative all the time!!
    super Skinny jeans
  • aajjeee 2013/07/27 16:31:28
    Mom jeans
    aajjeee
    I dont even know whats the diference. is there even more than one kind of jeans? anyway thats what ive been wearing for 10 years and no matter what hapens ill keep em
  • S* 2013/07/27 13:33:24
    Mom jeans
    S*
    +2
    I never left the loose fit jeans. Were they out? Darn it.
  • Dave 007 2013/07/27 11:50:16
    Mom jeans
    Dave 007
    Women are suppose to dress like sluts. Men dress relaxed and show no goods.
  • Boxing_... Dave 007 2013/07/27 13:11:36
  • Ace 2013/07/27 10:59:03
    Dad jeans
    Ace
    +2
    Why is SH full of attention on the cuts of jeans? Must one be better than the rest?

    The cut of a pair of jeans depends entirely on what a person would like to wear. And, different people look different in all sorts of cuts.
  • S* Ace 2013/07/27 13:34:13
    S*
    +1
    And they politicize it too.
  • Ace S* 2013/07/30 12:07:59 (edited)
    Ace
    +1
    Yes, just mention of the POTUS automatically draws some people's attention to the repetitive jeans poll who might otherwise ignore it because he is so mesmerizing, bewitching, and completely and powerfully charming beyond reason that he steals their ability to choose to ignore him. So, I've gathered.

    But wait... is that a white button-down shirt he's wearing?... and what about those black sandals??.... hmmm??... :)
  • Witkh13 2013/07/27 08:48:06
    Mom jeans
    Witkh13
    Everyone knows how much in love the #New #York #Times is with POTUS #Barry #Soetoro but this is redonkulous. Regardless of how much the writer seems to hate skinny jeans, they {and skirts} look far better on women than regular jeans. "Dad Jeans" fail to be anything new, there have always been loose fitting denim pants. Of course, "Mom Jeans" fail to be anything new for the same reason.
  • Cage SC 2013/07/27 05:17:40
    Dad jeans
    Cage SC
    +2
    As a Biker, I can't stand loose jeans beating my legs to death in the wind. The tighter, the better.
  • Patagon... Cage SC 2013/09/15 04:34:45
    Patagoniakid
    Agree! Ever notice all cowboys wear stretch jeans! I've been wearing tight jeans since the 60's and when mens aren't available I buy womens and no one notices. No big deal. Can't stand baggy jeans or loose fitting jeans.

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