Is The Baby Boot Cut Coming Back?
Out of all areas of fashion, denim is perhaps the least predictable. Back in 2003, would you even dream of wearing non-flared jeans? (Back then, asking for a straight leg cut might as well have been asking to go shopping in your mom’s closet.) And just when you thought that baggy could never, ever be “da bomb” again, boyfriend jeans came back in full force last year. And acid wash as glorified by American Apparel? Apparently, that wasn’t a joke.
With some new spring arrivals, we’re now wondering if the “baby boot cut” with heels combo is about to make it back into the mainstream …
From the looks of the spring collection from Hudson Jeans, the style may be on the track to resurrection. Hudson designer Ben Taverniti explains where the cut’s inspiration comes from: “British Pop and Rock n’ Roll culture in the 60’s. The silhouette is a re-interpretation of a style worn by musicians, mods, and others from the street scene at the time.”
We weren’t around in the swingin’ ’60s, and are guessing you weren’t either. (If you were, may we just say, damn, you look good!) This brings us closer to the mid- to late-’90s—icons like Lisa Turtle, Fran Drescher, and Jessie Spano come to mind. We won’t be surprised, however, if someone like Rachel Bilson figures out how to modernize the baby boot cut to make it all the rage again. Well, at least for a season or two.
What do you think of this jeans style? [Nitrolicious]