Posts tagged "boyfriend jeans"

Street Style Spotlight: 25 Ways To Wear Boyfriend Jeans

Boyfriend jeans, wrote a song about it. Like to hear it? Here it go. Free your leeeeeeggggggs / and the waist will follow / loose and tattered / you done been swallowed / free your leeeeeeegggggggs / and the knees will follow / holes are shredded / no need to wallow. That's as far as I…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 21, 2014

One Pair Of Boyfriend Jeans, Three Ways To Wear Them

I'm by no means suggesting that we abandon the skinny jean entirely, but wouldn't it be nice to give baggy boyfriend jeans a try? I spent the entire weekend wearing mine and it felt like a vacation. BF jeans have been growing in popularity over the last year or two, but I've still noticed a…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 15, 2014

Are Boyfriend Jeans Another Example Of Heterosexism Running Rampant?

Over at Broadsheet, Kate Harding is irritated by boyfriend jeans. Not because she thinks they're unflattering or too expensive, but because of their "heterosexist" name. "Boyfriend" anything, really -- shirts, sweaters, jackets -- because the idea is that this oversized fashion item is like something straight out of your (male) boo's closet. She writes:Never mind…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 5, 2010

Style 911: What Shoes To Wear With Boyfriend Jeans?

"I recently bought a pair of boyfriend jeans that I love, but I have no idea what shoes to wear with them. Booties? Stilettos? Keep in mind that I live in Wisconsin, so flip flops, sandals or anything similar will not be a possibility in the freezing winter months!" -- Meghan Hey Meghan, boyfriend jeans

By: Erin Flaherty / October 6, 2009

Do Heels And Boyfriend Jeans Ever Look Fantastic?

It was "Grapes of Wrath" meets "Simply Ballroom" at Ralph Lauren, where Depression-era coveralls and distressed boyfriend jeans were paired with shiny, strappy heels. (Although the closing act -- a metallic overalls-inspired dress -- took the theme waaaay too far.) Not sure how we feel about the whole dainty shoes and baggy jeans look --…

By: Erin Flaherty / September 18, 2009