We love Just Black denim, especially because they are made in the USA! These are a classic pair of black denim with no distressing. The ankles have a slight fray. These do run about a size small, so make sure to size up. Shaefer is wearing a size 28 and is generally a size 26/27. There is a minimal amount of stretch. Shaefer is 5'5" and these hit right about ankle length for her.