I've noticed that they are becoming popular among the trendy crowds. Basically dressing like it's the 90s in general seems to be the thing.
Most Helpful Guy
It's a corruption of the true mom jeans:
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Most Helpful Girl
I wish I could've been my age now in the 90s or even 80s so I could dress through all the trends0THIS IS NOT RELEVANT ANYMORE