Current/Elliott Showroom Visit

During my trip to New York, I took a tour of some denim showrooms, one of which is Current/Elliot. It’s a brand that I have been very interested in, as they have such a relaxed cool style, that’s fashionable without being cheesy or sloppy. The designers, Emily Current and Meritt Elliott have a background as vintage lovers and became stylists in LA. They hit the denim map with their boyfriend jeans and are the new rising must-have brand for the style conscious.

It was great to see all the new collections close up and in person. Luckily, I can fit the sample size (not something I’m used to) so I was able to try on the fits of their jeans. The denim all was lush, not too thin or stretchy, yet comfortable. I felt relaxed in all everything I tried on. It was also a great opportunity to try on a pair of the high waisted skinny jeans spotted on Erin in LA, I actually fell more in love with their high-waisted jegging which was more flattering and had a tighter fit around the calves.

I didn’t want to bore you with shots of skinny jeans (they tend to all look alike on film!) So I pulled some of my favorites from the racks. The sales lady told me that corduroy would be hot this fall, and they do have a great boyfriend cut trouser cord. But I was already spending too much time there, so I’ll have to come back to that when it comes out!
Above, The Perfect Studded Shirt. Below… I don’t know why but I felt drawn to this denim shirt…

Business in front, party in the back, here is the Mullet short. I love the lengthy fray.

Have you heard of the Current/Elliott and Marni collaboration? It’s about to come out in stores soon, I love how this collaboration had concrete roles, all in Current/Elliott denim, some jeans were the C/E design with a Marni screen print, and some were Marni designs in the C/E denim. Quite genius really.

Here’s what they look like on…
All in all seeing these in the flesh and trying things on really made me want more what I already wanted. I love the relaxed nature of the jeans and the the stylish edge. It’s a great combination.

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13 Comments

  1. June 25, 2010 / 11:19 am

    The first jacket is a great transitional weather piece – so cute!

  2. June 25, 2010 / 12:46 pm

    jennine i have a serious relationship with current/elliott. it’s my most fave denim ever in all the freaking land. jeans, shorts, jackets, vests – it’s a hoarder’s dream come true over here!! i bet that was a super fun visit you had – yahooooo!!

    i scored a studded vest from them recently – it brought a tear to my little eye. did you happen to see the vest? if not – take a look at the end of this post. i might’ve actually slept in the vest the other night. maybe. that’s how much i love it. totally bad ass.

    http://thisfreebird.blogspot.com/2010/06/attention-shoppers-we-have-obscenity-in.html

  3. June 25, 2010 / 3:26 pm

    the dungarees in the last two pictures are wonderful, and they look so great on you.

  4. June 25, 2010 / 4:08 pm

    god i love current elliot! they are pioneers to me in the denim world. so jealous you got to go to the showroom! that chanel-esque jacket is amazing. well, all their stuff is amazing. and i too was thrilled to hear about the marni partnership. very very cool. awesome post!!

    xoxo,
    tara

    http://www.thewondergirl.com

  5. June 26, 2010 / 7:39 pm

    That top cardigan is very dressy for denim. I love it!

  6. June 27, 2010 / 12:29 am

    i have to admit – despite all the ugly connotations: i really like the mullet shirt!

  7. June 28, 2010 / 6:57 pm

    All the pieces are gorgeousness!

  8. June 29, 2010 / 4:55 pm

    I saw the C/E + Marni collabo in this month’s Nylon and thought wowzers. I hadn’t seen the screenprinted dot/pearl/swirl on the jeans and I love love love it.

    {lily spruce}

  9. June 30, 2010 / 2:35 pm

    I like the last pair!

  10. Robin Dietrich
    October 4, 2011 / 6:30 am

    I have a new shop in the Hafen City, Hamburg Germany. I would love to have your collection in my shop. Can you please send the person(s) name I should be in contact with. Best Regards and many thanks. Robin Dietrich, Love My Closet

  11. Robin Dietrich
    October 25, 2011 / 4:21 pm

    Please let me know who I should speak with about caring your collection in the Hafen City Germany. Many thanks

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