Even though I live on the West Coast and don’t get to experience all that much snow, I’m all about a furry boot to tuck my jeans into this winter. I hope to make some trips to snowy places specifically for this reason. And, alas, you can’t tuck flared jeans into your boots—not comfortably anyway, You need a second-skin skinny jeans. So once again when I thought I’d never wear skinnies again, I’m finding an occasion. I guess that’s why people are calling them a new classic—at this point they will never go out of style. Here are a few styles that I wouldn’t mind adding to my collection.
- Rag & Bone/JEAN high rise skinny, $185
- Hudson Barbara high-waisted skinny jeans, $215
- AG The Farrah skinny crop jeans, $178
- Citizens of Humanity high-rise Rocket crop skinny jeans, $248
- Frame Le Skinny De Jeanne jeans, $225
- Goldsign virtual high-rise skinny jeans, $238
Ellery is known for playing with extreme proportions, and I love when Australian designer Kym Ellery brings those silhouettes to denim, which she did in the jeans above and the jacket below for her resort 2017 collection. They are both on-trend and would be lifers in my closet. I also need those shoes!
This duster from Tome’s 2017 resort collection is another sure lifer, and the story behind the collection is moving. I also love that designers Ramon Martin and Ryan Lobo are dedicated to sustainability.
With Off-White’s resort 2017 collection, we’re entering JNCO territory! It was only a matter of time, I suppose, before this silhouette once again didn’t look entirely crazy (or does it?). Also is this a new way to wear a trench, or trench/denim jacket hybrid? Either way, I’m on board.
Sometimes it seems like there’s nothing new under the sun when it comes to denim dresses. I thought that myself until I began perusing the resort 2017 collections. Maybe because with resort the emphasis is often on travel and relaxation, denim tends to figure prominently. Belgian designer Veronique Branquinho’s denim is my favorite of the season—it’s not difficult to see why below. That maxi dress in particular is extra special.
Stay tuned, I found lots more denim for you peppered throughout the resort shows!
Sincerely Jules launched her own clothing line in 2012, and I’m loving the denim she’s been adding to her collection lately. I’m especially smitten with the Brooklyn skinny jeans below, and the prices are totally doable. Plus, I love seeing a blogger take her blog to another level with retail and totally kill it.
Wanderer skinny jeans in black or white, $119
Riley black denim cutoff shorts (also in white), $89
Brooklyn skinny jeans in washed black, $119 and Detroit distressed bluejeans, $119
Forever denim camisole, $90; faithful denim camisole, $90; Ruby denim dress, $98
Twice each year in the spring and fall, Bangladesh hosts denim brands, designers, buyers, and other members of the denim trade at the Bangladesh Denim Expo. It may seem like an unlikely venue for a denim trade show, but over the past decade or so, Bangladesh has become a respected supplier of denim and jeans across the globe.
The expo, which launched in 2014, features acres of booths where denim brands display their latest designs and innovations. The show also features talks and seminars on health, safety, sustainability and trends.
This year’s trade show just wrapped up, and since I couldn’t be there, I’ve been pouring over all the photos I can find from the event. Amy Leaverton, author of Denim Dudes had a prominent social media presence at the show, and photographer Sadia Rafique was on hand to document the event.
Check out some of the Bangladesh Expo highlights below!
Photo via Facebook
Photo via Facebook
[Top photo via Facebook]
Lately it seems that more often than not, when a denim garment turns my head, it’s by Rachel Comey. The high-waisted, wide-leg jeans, the frayed dresses and tops, and the drawstring skirt are all calling my name. She can apparently do no wrong. See what I mean?
Bishop jeans, $345
Memba denim top, $345
Ellis dress, $495
Slim legion jeans, $345 Legion jeans, $345
Haffi denim skirt, $379 Ballston denim dress, $495
My denim fanaticism does not by any means end with jeans. I love a good denim top, dress, skirt, bag… give it to me in denim and I love it all the more. And I love seeing what brands come up with when they’re thinking outside the jean. Here are some of my favorite denim pieces so far this season. What are yours?
Equipment, Delaney dress, $268
I’m pretty sure I would wear this at least three days a week all summer.
Ellie Sasson, Bonnie dress, $425
Super obsessed with this dress. I would wear it over flared jeans for the ultimate denim-on-denim look!
Current/Elliot, The All Laced Up Dress $278
3×1, WJ blazer, $295
Blank Denim, Frayed chambray button down, $88
Marques Almeida, denim halter buckle top, $350
Citizens of Humanity, Donna skirt, $228
Sea, washed denim overcoat, $598
The weather is getting warmer, and we’re firmly in the midst of music festival season, and that means lots of cut-off denim shorts. The type that more resemble a bathing suit that shorts seem to be quite popular at the moment, but for various reasons I prefer cutoff shorts that at the very least cover one’s derriere—preferably they also cover a good portion of the leg. I swear I’m not a prude. I suppose it’s just that super short shorts look so… uncomfortable!
So just in case you’re like me, here are eight very cute, not-too-short denim shorts to choose from. Happy shopping!
Siwy Avery boy shorts, $240
M.i.h. Jeanne shorts, $190
House of Holland patch denim shorts, $171
Madeworn Rock Rolling Stones Shorts, $190
EDIT denim shorts, $225
Mother vagabond cutoff shorts, $165
SJVP denim embroidery shorts, $160
MM6 stonewashed shorts, $345
It’s been a good while since our list of men on album covers in denim, so it’s high time we feature their women counterparts. They were fewer and further between than the men, which was a little surprising. I figured plenty of female rockers would go for jeans in their album cover shots—but the truth is there are fewer female rockers. But there’s plenty to appreciate here, check out in all their glory below!
Serge Gainsbourg, Histoire de Melody Nelson
Abba, Ring Ring
New Order, Get Ready
The Knack, My Sharona
Tori Amos, Little Earthquakes
Christina Aquilera, Stripped
Lil Kim, Notorious
Dusty Springfield, A Girl Called Dusty
Madonna, Like a Prayer
Rhiana, Kanye and Paul McCartney, FourFiveSecons (single)
Barooga, Come Softly
Nico Fidenco, Blue Jeans soundtrack