Posts tagged "jeans"

Caught In A Swirl Of Confusion Over The Tie-Dye Denim Trend?

Did you just audibly gasp in horror upon seeing these tie-dye jeans? Us too. Are people seriously buying these? We knew the '80s were back when acid wash denim started showing up on the butts of celebs, but this is taking things to a whole new level. Neiman Marcus has been promoting these…
By: Leonora Epstein / September 21, 2009

Quick Pic: Tacktastic See-Through Jeans

Whoever came up with the phrase "so wrong it's right" was totally inspired by these jeans. The half-denim, half-nylon hybrid by Siwy is available online for an outrageous $242. Because we know you're so interested in buying these. [The Cut]…
By: Zandile Blay / September 3, 2009

The Age-Old Question “Does My Butt Look Big In These?” Answered

Australian jeans company Jeanswest has started installing cameras or "butt cams" in their dressing rooms, so women can figure out for themselves if their behinds look big in the jeans they're considering buying. Personally, I've never seen anything wrong with having a big butt, but this technology could come in handy. Most women would…
By: Annika Harris / August 28, 2009

Are Distressed Jeans Ever Worth The Money?

Do you guys remember when Guess jeans cost, like, $40 and your mom was all, "Sorry kid, I'm not made of money, forget about it," and stuff? Around the same time, jeans of the hole-y on purpose, paint splattered and bleached variety started popping up? Newspapers like The Daily Mail, Houston Chronicle and…
By: Erin Flaherty / August 27, 2009

Jeans Too Tight? Having A Muffin Top Moment?

Have them expanded. (Like I was going to recommend some newfangled diet or exercise mumbo-jumbo!) A company called Denim Therapy has just launched a service where you send them the jeans that no longer fit and they, well, make 'em work for your body. Wondering how they give you more room? Check it…
By: Nina Carbone / August 19, 2009

Armored Jeans Protect Against Angry Fashionistas

Armor-like clothing and jewelry seem to be having a moment right now. Denim brand Acne is slated to offer a pair of armored jeans in its spring/summer 2010 lookbook. The polished plates on the knees, thighs, and calves will protect you if your heel catches and causes you to tumble to the…
By: Catherine Strawn / August 14, 2009

The Future Is Now: DIY Jeans That Actually Look Good

Your search for the perfect pair of jeans is over! Want to know who makes 'em? You! indiDenim, a "virtual denim" brand, gives you the power to design your own pair. We aren't talking about picking dark blue over light; we're talking details from start to finish. The "design" process is pretty intense…
By: Zandile Blay / August 11, 2009

A+ For New Paul & Joe Jeans

Here's my problem with luxury denim these days: I'm tired of the same old brands, but I'm also not likely to go and drop half a paycheck on couture Alexander McQueen jeans, nor buy into the latest celeb line either. Finally, here's a pair I can truly covet—Paul & Joe's new collaboration with Citize…
By: Leonora Epstein / August 4, 2009

Rag & Bone Eliminates Need For “Fat Jeans” And “Skinny Jeans”

I own 14 pairs of jeans and can pretty much sort those pairs into two piles: the fat jeans and the skinny ones. Of course, I never actually get rid of the latter because there's always the eternal hope that I will one day fit back into them. Rag & Bone has now come out…
By: Leonora Epstein / July 29, 2009

President Obama Responds To Mom Jean Haters

President Barack Obama was criticized by some (ourselves included) for wearing "mom jeans." Why would such a handsome and important man put on such unflattering pants? Meredith Vieira got to the bottom of this matter in a "Today" interview. Hear Obama's answer in the above clip.
By: Catherine Strawn / July 21, 2009

Acne’s Erotic New Male Gymnast Lookbook

Enjoy Acne's new lookbook, a glorious video in which hot men in progressively less clothing work the gymnastic rings for your viewing pleasure to sell clothes. You're welcome.
By: Lily Q / July 17, 2009

Crave: Bristols 6 Hem Tape For Denim (Win One!)

Don't have time to go to the tailor? Can't afford to buy one pair of jeans for flats and another for heels? Hem Tape to the rescue! It's very strong double-sided tape that will instantly hem long jeans. Now we can stop using duct tape and staples, and still wear those jeans meant for a…
By: Annika Harris / July 10, 2009

Jean Shorts Epidemic

Due to the fact that it is disgustingly hot and on the heels of the fourth of July, an epidemic of jean shorts has broken out. Now I realize there are some very cute jeans shorts women are sporting but that is not what I'm talking about. I'm talking about the kind of jean short…
By: Deborah Findling / July 6, 2009

Quick Pic: Whitney Port Loves Her Some Jeggings

Whitney Port is the bravest girl we know. She is the first person we've seen try the jean-legging combo. While she's thin enough that they don't look bad, we wonder if they're cutting off her circulation. [LA, 5/19/09]…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 20, 2009

Where Are All The Acid Wash Jeans?

The Frisky staff was talking about what '80s fashion trends we wish would make comebacks, since most styles from back in the day have returned. Jean jackets covered in sequins and pins, catsuits, and lamé all came up in the conversation. I said acid wash denim, and everyone jumped all over me. For most people,…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 26, 2009

Classic Levi’s Sell For $36,099 On eBay

A pair of old-school Levi's from the 1890s was found in an abandoned mine in California's Mojave Desert. The company historian for Levi Strauss & Co. thinks they're the 201 style, a "value" (read: cheaper) version of their 501s. The jeans sold on eBay for $36,099 last week, which is three times as much a…
By: Catherine Strawn / August 8, 2008

Sex And The City: The Reason Women Wear Dresses

Bobbie Thomas spoke on Today about getting the fashions in the…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 29, 2008

Levi Strauss, Thanks For Everything!

You might be wondering why we think an old guy with soup-catching facial hair is hot. Well, this isn't any just any old guy, it's Levi Strauss. On this day in 1873, Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis patented the process of riveting pants, and blue jeans came into our lives. If those two guys hadn't…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 20, 2008

Freedom Of Choice: Jeans That Have Nothing To Do With Roe V. Wade

We just got a press release in the mail for a new line of denim called "Freedom Of Choice", which we initially thought was named after the right afforded by Roe V. Wade. Not so! According to the designer, Nathan Menashe (of course, a man), Freedom of Choice jeans are for women who "need a…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 13, 2008
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