Posts tagged "denim"

Style Guide: Spring’s Hottest Denim Trends

Guys, I am in desperate need of new jeans. I don't mean that in the "I have 40 pairs of jeans but OMG I just need one more pair or my life won't be complete!!!" sort of way. I mean it in the "I have a couple pairs of jeans, but I primarily only wear…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 10, 2015

JNCOs Are Rising From Their Grave, Set To Make A Comeback In 2015

Ready your body for the return of JNCOs the preferred jean of dirtbags everywhere. According to The FADER, a Chinese investor has given them a bunch of cash that'll allow them to come back strong and powerful and wider-legged in 2015. For those of you unfamiliar, JNCOs are those wide-legged, high-waisted denim nightmares, sold at…

By: Megan Reynolds / February 20, 2015

One Denim Pencil Skirt, Three Ways To Wear It

Part three of my unofficial guide to wearing a denim pencil skirt is here! First, I gave you 10 denim pencil skirts to consider buying, then I compiled a big ol' gallery full of street style stars rockin' the skirt in a variety of ways, and now, full of inspiration, I'm putting it into practice…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 11, 2014

Street Style Spotlight: 24 Ways To Wear A Denim Pencil Skirt

I just had a denim skirt I bought at a sample sale tailored so that it's now a narrower pencil skirt length, and I'm jazzed about wearing it ASAP. Hmm, but what to wear it with ...? For some inspiration, I found some street style pics (you may recognize some of the poses) that show…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 9, 2014

Must Haves: 10 Cool Denim Pencil Skirts

I recently scored an awesome button-front denim skirt at a sample sale, but after trying it on, realized that the A-line cut wasn't quite as flattering as I'd hoped. So I took it to a tailor and had the bottom hem taken in and a slit cut up the back, transforming it into a curve-hugging…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 8, 2014

Fashion Math: White Blouses + Faded Denim + Leopard Print

Ever since I posted about how to steal Ashley Madekwe's outfit this weekend, I've been obsessing over all the ways to wear a crisp white shirt, faded denim and, for a dose of glam, leopard print shoes. Let's play some Fashion Math...

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 4, 2014

You Can Own A Pair Of Jeans Specially Shredded By Lions, Tigers Or Bears (Oh My!)

The Mineko Club, a volunteer group in Hitachi City, Japan, is selling jeans personally shredded by animals to raise money for wildlife conservation. Lions, tigers and bears at the Kamine Zoo were given toys covered in the denim to tear into, creating a "worn-in" look. The denim was then sewn to create the pants, Zoo Jeans,…

By: Claire Hannum / July 10, 2014

Style Stealer: Olivia Palermo Does The Canadian Tuxedo Justice

Olivia Palermo, professional pretty person who shops and attends parties for a living, has done it again! I mean, I guess it isn't hard when nailing a perfect outfit is basically your reason for existence. But still! I love a Canadian tuxedo -- aka denim on denim -- but it can go so badly. Olivia's rocking it well,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 23, 2014

Khloe Kardashian Brings Thigh Window Jeans To The Fashion Forefront

Theory: Khloe Kardashian is a messy eater and frequently drops food on her lap, so she bought these jeans with GAPING HOLES between her kneecaps and upper thighs, aka the spill zone, so they wouldn't stain. If you have the same problem, you can buy a similar pair from Urban Outfitters. This egregiously destroyed denim…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 13, 2014

Style Stealer: Zendaya Coleman Does The Canadian Tuxedo

I have never been a huge fan of denim on denim, but Zendaya Coleman is working it.  By keeping the blues uniform, she creates the illusion of a jumpsuit. The high rise fitted skimmers meet the jacket at the natural waist, elongating and flattering her legs. The slightly faded denim cuffed at the ankles and…

By: Sophie Leon / May 9, 2014

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

This Artist Found A Whole New Purpose For Old Jeans

When I was a preteen, I made a purse out of an old pair of jeans and thought I was just too cool. Artist Ian Berry took things a big step further, using denim as a medium to make beautiful "paintings." In a report by the BBC, Berry shows off his art. The designs look almost…

By: Claire Hannum / December 3, 2013

Hi/Lo: Denim Jacket Guide

Denim is perfect for transitioning from summer to fall. How do I know? I've got a denim jacket on right now -- mostly to stave off the ridiculously cold air conditioning in The Frisky's bizarrely tempered offices. This is really my first foray into denim jackets in a long while, mostly because I've been unable…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 15, 2013

Must Haves: Denim Skirts For Everyone!

A denim skirt is one of the most versatile pieces of clothing you'll ever own. Wear it with flip-flops and a T-shirt to the grocery store, or dress it up with heels and a pretty blouse for a night out. Dark denim pencil skirts totally work at casual offices, while a light wash denim mini…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 8, 2013

Celeb Style: Are You Jealous Of My Jorts?

Jorts. Jean shorts. They're a ubiquitous style in the summer time--and whether your wear them high-waisted like Alexa Chung, or frayed beyond belief, like Selena Gomez, they're a warm weather staple. The key to jort-wearing is keeping it super casual, so don't try and dress up your jorts with heels or some kind of overly…

By: Julie Gerstein / June 25, 2013

Who Wore It Best: Celebs Rock Denim!

Celebs: They're just like us! I mean, they own jeans, too. And sometimes, occasionally, they wear them in public and stuff. Over the past couple of days, Jennifer Garner, Hayden Panettiere, Sienna Miller, Jessica Biel and Alessandra Ambrosio have all been spotted out in their fave denim looks. While Hayden and Jessica stuck to a…

By: Julie Gerstein / June 9, 2013

Style 911: Help Me Find Jeans That Work With My Love Handles

"I'm a woman with love handles. I'm 5'11" and a size 10 but even when I was a size 6, my (definitely smaller) love handles were still be a problem. Could you recommend good jeans for someone with this issue? I have two styles of jeans from The Gap and it has to be a…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 16, 2013

Wrangler’s New Moisturizing Jeans Want To Make Your Butt Soft And Smooth

I love trying out new fashion trends but, let’s be honest. I have no idea what to think of this one. Wrangler is launching a new pair of jeans that “moisturize” your butt. The Denim Spa jeans come in three different moisturizing levels- Aloe Vera, Olive Extract, and Smooth Legs, and they claim to help prevent cellulite.

By: College Candy / January 18, 2013

Do Not Want: Jean Sandal Boots Of Nightmares

Julie and I agree that these weird, confusing, totally real denim sandal boots most likely came into existence as the result of someone making a pair of cutoff jean shorts (or "jorts," if you're an asshole) and trying to find a way to use the rest of the fabric. Here, I wrote a haiku to…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 9, 2012

Style 911: “I Need Good Grey Jeans!”

"Help! I'm looking for a pair of grey jeans to mix up my wardrobe. I want light grey ones, but not so light that I have to worry about spills on them. I'd also like them skinny not flared. Do you have suggestion of jeans that fit a size 10 or 12? I'm willing to…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 12, 2012
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