The Truth About Zara Jeans: What to Buy and What to Skip

Allyson Payer
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Zara jeans have long been a bit of a mystery to me. They certainly look cool on the models and come at an attractive price, but I guess I just have my favorite denim brands and stick with them. But that doesn't mean I'm not curious. Since you can't read reviews of items on Zara's website (unfortunately), much of what we all purchase can be attributed to good old-fashioned word of mouth, Instagram (s/o to The Devils Wear Zara), and gut reaction. When it comes to denim, though, I prefer a little more intel, so I prompted our Facebook Insiders group (join here!) to tell me what they think of Zara jeans, firsthand. In short, it seems that I wasn't the only one who wanted to know more.

While the feedback was mixed, there was a clear consensus: They run small but are prone to stretching out, so stick to the 100% cotton styles and consider sizing up. Even better, I'd take advantage of the free returns and order a couple of sizes so I can return the one that doesn't fit. Another tip: Fabric specifications are listed under Composition and Care on the item page. Ready to feed your Zara-jean curiosity?

Read firsthand reviews of Zara jeans below, and shop the best 100% cotton denim that the brand has to offer.

Zara Mom Fit Jeans ($40)

Zara Z1975 Ripped Mom Fit Jeans ($40)

Zara Mom Fit Jeans ($40)

Zara Ripped Mom Fit Jeans ($40)

Zara Z1975 Hi-Rise Wide Leg Jeans ($50)

Zara Z1975 Hi-Rise Wide Leg Jeans ($50)

Zara Zw Premium Ankle Straight Jeans ($50)

Zara HI-RISE Sculpt Jeans ($40)

Zara Split Skinny Hi-Rise Jeans ($40)

Zara Z1975 Baggy Paperbag Jeans ($40)

Zara Z1975 Hi-Rise Slim Jeans ($40)

Zara Hi-Rise Straight Leg Jeans ($40)

Zara Hi-Rise Straight Leg Jeans ($40)

Zara Super Elastic Ripped Hi-Rise Jeggings ($36)

Zara Hi-Rise Culotte Jeans ($36)

Zara Z1975 Relaxed Fit Jeans ($50)

Zara Z1975 Straight Leg Full Length Hi-Rise Jeans ($50)

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This story was previously published and has since been updated.

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