March 27, 2015

The Cotton Crop and The Boyfriend Jean: A Match Made in Heaven


There is no better match for spring than a white cotton tee and a pair of jeans. But who says you have to be basic with the basics. Substitute your tee or tank with a cotton crop and bring your look to a whole new level.

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March 26, 2015

Shop This & Other Stories Zipped Denim Coat...errr Dress


Dresses are one of the most versatile and easy pieces in one's wardrobe, but a denim dress is even more so. This zippered jean dress by & Other Stories transforms from an easy breezy spring staple into an edgy denim overcoat with just a plunge of a zipper....a long plunge. 


See also: Denim on the Runway: Skirts and Dresses are Going to Be a LOT Less Generic #LFW #Fall2015

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March 24, 2015

Denim Sneakers by Opening Ceremony

Denim on your feet can be a tricky situation. It's either a hit or a miss, never both, and usually the latter. These platform sneaks by Opening Ceremony are definitely a hit with their dark indigo finish and stark white platform sole. The slip-on feature is perfect for those of us not ready to go back to laces and the logo tread will make you want to kick your heels up at every opportunity. 


March 20, 2015

Shapewear Jeans: 7 Brands That Bring Out Your Best Assets

  Shapewear, Jeans, Khloe Kardashian, Waist Training, Jeans, Denim


Have you noticed how obsessed we are with curves nowadays. Between waist trainers, butt lifters, pushup bras and of course, Spanx, it seems we're constantly seeking ways to enhance our figures without going under the knife. Seriously, women haven't been this sucked in and tucked in since the days of the corset!

Jeans have always been known for their body sculpting abilities. That timeless five-pocket construction has given me many a lift and tuck over the years. So what do you get when you combine the body sculpting construction of jeans with the tuck and suck technology of shapewear? 

Brands like NYDJ, Marc Allison and DL1961 are just a few who have set out to answer that very question. Each of them incorporate their own version of shapewear technology into the construction of their jeans and a few boast specific claims regarding certain areas of the body.

I tested out a bunch of brands over the course of many months. Even getting my cousin Devina who was visiting from the UK to try a few pairs.. I went out in them, ran errands in them, worked in them, basically, treated them as if they were just another pair of jeans on rotation in my closet.  

Over time I noticed that I began favoring some brands while others were slowly forgotten. Devina, on the other hand, favored brands that I didn't. Neither one of us obtained the bodacious bottom and coke can waist of Khloe Kardashian (as if), but overall we were pleased with the results.

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March 19, 2015

Patchwork Jeans by *Gasp* Esprit That You'll Love!

Don't sleep on Esprit! They've been around for ages, but are often overshadowed by fast fashion stores like H&M and Zara. These patchwork jeans by the brand, howeve are a good indication that that soon may change. The three different shades of indigo plus the subtle bit of abrasion at the knee make these the perfect statement-makers for Spring.



March 04, 2015

These Jeans Have Us Seeing Spots!

I think it's time to inject a little bit of fun into our jeans, don't you? Seriously, when is the last time you put together an outfit just for the pure fun of it. I'm not talking sartorial fun. I'm talking, rainbows, butterflies and unicorns fun. Current/Elliott's polka dot creation is far from the colorful characters and patterns we wore in our childhoods, but it's just-short-of whimsy style is just the thing we need to help take ourselves just a little less seriously.

February 19, 2015

Blind Style: She Outshines Them All!

This woman is an inspiration to women (and men) everywhere with a resume that few of us could attain. Surprisingly, her wardrobe is as carefully curated as her craft. Stocked with some of the most enviable pieces you can imagine, she puts together ensembles that are high fashion yet classy and elegant. This doesn't mean that our lady doesn't know how to relax in a pair of jeans. 

Our learned friend was recently spotted looking (not so) laid back in a pair of Citizens of Humanity faded black skinnies in a rare night on the town with her A-list hubby who's equally A-list friends were recently all outshone by this stunning humanitarian.

Can you guess who it is? This one is definitely a gimme.

The answer after the jump.


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February 16, 2015

There's a Party in the Back...Or the Front of this Denim Dress by Need Supply

Need supply, denim dress. spring 2015,
image via Need Supply Lucid Dreams Dress - $107.99


This denim dress from Need Supply is perfect for warm weather with it's sky blue wash and no frills design. It's perfect for use as a blank canvas to mix and match your favorite accessories. But don't let the simple silhouette fool you. It's a big ol' party in the back and the best part about it is, you can reverse it and bring the party to the front. 

See what I mean after the jump...


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February 04, 2015

Blind Style: Don't Call it A Comeback!

Which iconic supermodel was spotted leaving the 41st birthday of her marginally famous spouse looking decadent in a pair of jeans? This former Brit It-girl, is best known as the poster child of a controversial trend popular in the 90's. Unfortunately, art began to imitate life and our girl's dark past eventually caught up to her. Now she's back on top and recently fronted a Burberry campaign with her equally wild successor. Not letting her comeback go to waste, she's been spotted out and about lately in her signature no fuss, no muss but decidedly edgy style that usually consists of body conscious jeans or tights. In this case she wore Citizens of Humanity's Avedon skinnies and a decadent fur vest, topped of with her signature tousled blonde locks. 

Can you guess who it is? The answer after the jump (Don't cheat! This one's easy).


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February 02, 2015

Remember that 3.1 Phillip Lim Skinny Cargo Patch Jean...?


...that came out around Fall 2013? The style was way ahead of it's time with all-over embroidered patches, strategically placed pockets and a unique ankle detail. Well, I've got some big news. Gilt is carrying a more modest version by 3.1 Phillip Lim on sale for almost half the price!

Mark my words, summer patches are going to be a thing and if you want to be seen like you knew it all along, you need to jump on this deal now, and I mean right now. After today you'll probably never find them again because they are sold out EVERYWHERE. Making the deal even sweeter is that this version is sparse compared to the more popular version, so if you get more comfortable with the look, you can add more patches. 


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