Tag Archives: denim

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

Style 911: Leather Jacket
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Style 911: Maxi Dresses
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Style 911: Boots!
Julie helps a reader find her dream boots. Read More »

“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 really super fabulous body image day for me to wear them out of the house. Basically I’m left with my H&M skinny jeans with normal rise. They’re a size bigger than I normally wear but, unlike The Gap, they still cling well to my thighs despite being a little looser in the waist where I need the help. Going up to a 12 at The Gap is too big, too baggy and completely unflattering.

Any help would be amazing! I’m willing to pay $100 or even a bit more for something that is flattering and fits well.” — Jil

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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. The moisturizers supposedly contain “the hydrating properties of natural oils and butters” with such exotic ingredients as monoi de Tahiti? Never heard of that one until now…

This raises so many questions in my mind, and I feel have no answer for them right now. My first question is, how exactly does this “contraption” work? Does the cloth like continuously spray the aloe vera? Also, wouldn’t it feel kinda weird/ be difficult to get your jeans on over your underwear? Read more…

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 better explain the thought process:

Just made some sweet jorts!
Now I have extra fabric…
I’ll make jandal joots!

Seriously though, why do these exist?! [Buzzfeed]

Jeggings: Awesome Or Terrible?
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Do Not Want: Crazy Sneakers
Python print, studs, neon, embroidery, oh my! Read More »
Jawbone Sunglasses
Umm, no thanks. Read More »

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 spend up to $150 but would prefer less.” — Kendra

Ah yes,the old jean hunt. Grey jeans are a nice basic that go great with pretty much anything you’d wear regular blue denim with. After the jump, we have four great options for you!

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Awesomely Affordable: 10 Work-Ready Trouser Jeans For $100 Or Less

Whether you work in the kind of office where jeans are the standard uniform or the type where the sweet relief of Casual Friday only comes once a month, you will not regret buying a pair of dark denim trouser jeans this fall. Flattering, professional, with the tailored look of trousers and the glorious comfort of denim, you’ll be reaching for these babies again and again. Pair with a colorful silk blouse and suede pumps for a foolproof work outfit. Click through to check out 10 pairs of dark wash trouser jeans in every size for less than 100 bucks!

Must Haves: Fierce, Fabulous Plus-Size Denim

Denim is totally having a moment. I mean, yes, you could say that denim has been having one long moment since the day it was first invented, but I’m hard-pressed to think of a time there was such an exciting variety of denim pieces available in so many cuts, colors, styles, and sizes. From pencil skirts to chambray shirts to colored jeans, here are 12 fabulous denim pieces for my plus-size ladies, perfect for work or play. Click through to check ‘em out!

Man-strosity! Justin Bieber Breaks Out His Canadian Tuxedo

Justin's Pap Brawl
The singer lost his cool on a paparazzo outside an L.A. mall. Read More »
Justin's First Kiss
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Even pop stars can have awkward first kisses. Read More »
Selena's Justin Tat
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Selena Gomez has a (fake!) tattoo of Justin's name. Read More »
Bieber & Mariah Flirt
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Justin Bieber flirted with Mariah Carey in a new Christmas video. Read More »

There are only very few ways that you can get away with wearing denim on denim. Lauryn Hill in the video for “Everything Is Everything” comes to mind… Keep reading »

Weekend Project: DIY Dip-Dyed Denim

DIY: Edgy Friendship Bracelets
Who knew chain and yarn could be so badass? Read More »
DIY: Glitter Flats
Learn how to make your own sparkly shoes! Read More »

We love the look of ombre anything, and these denim cutoffs are no exception. Want to customize a pair of your own this weekend? It’s super easy–all you need is RIT dye and a bucket (or a sink, or an empty potato salad container, or whatever). We think a lighter colored denim would look amazing with a cobalt blue dye, but hey, there’s only one way to find out! [Honestly WTF]

Shopping Guide: 11 Denim And Chambray Dresses, Skirts & Tops

Can a gal ever have too much chambray and denim? I think not, especially since the fabrics are used for much more than jackets, jeans, and shorts! Behold these 11 spring-appropriate denim and chambray dresses, skirts, and blouses!

Shopping Guide: Skinny Jeans In Every Color Of The Rainbow

This spring, I’m all about skinny colored jeans. I’ve already grabbed myself pairs in lemon yellow and coral-red. Right now, I’m rocking them with round-toe pumps and tucked into boots, but come spring and summer, they’ll go perfectly with flat sandals and blouse-y tops. Here are a bunch of traffic-stopping pairs of bright denim in every color of the rainbow!

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