They are plain nasty. I understand you are highlighting the functionality rather than much else but I would just buy a pair of all weather trousers rather than a pair of black jeans that were waterproof. The faux aging on the front and the abundance of stitching – whomever conceived these “details” needs a long & stern talking to.
Wrangler are a funny brand – they have all the heritage of Levi’s but since the 70’s ended, they are perennially the last in the queue. I fear that churning out jeans like this is not going to help fix this flagging & cheap image they have somehow cultivated.