n a world of "crazy fashion gimmicks," Wrangler's new Smooth Legs jeans ($149) are redefining crazy. Made of denim that contains retinol, caffeine, and algae, they're supposed to fight cellulite as you wear them. Wrangler cites a study in which 69 percent of wearers claimed that their thighs looked better after several weeks in the jeans, but that's not proof. A better bet might be the brand's new aloe vera and olive extract jeans, which are said to release moisturizers through about six washes. Making it easier to slide into skinny jeans — not a bad idea! Source: Glamour
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