You’ve probably heard the buzz that skinny jeans are on their way out the door—whether you blame the activewear craze or a simple change of pace, it can’t be denied. We still adore a pair of tight-as-hell skinnies, but the industry and consumer general consensus seems to be that there are more creative (and chic) ways to sport denim this fall. We’ve provided a few options, too.
But what will you be wearing if you don’t wear skinny jeans once the weather turns crisp? Style.com suggests mom jeans as an option, and predicts their return in a big way—but they’re “not your mother’s mom jeans.” Stars like Miley Cyrus and fashion icons like Daria Werbowy are on-board, along with Chloë Sevigny and the always-flawless Jenna Lyons. Mom jeans are being paired with oversize designer belts, blazers, crop tops, and a classic red heel. Click through for serious some mom jeans inspiration.
Photos via Style.com
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Tags: boyfriend jeans, celebrity denim, celebrity style, ChloÃ« Sevigny, fall denim guide, fall denim trend, Jenna Lyons, Miley Cyrus, mom jeans, what to wear
Silicon Valley, home to engineers, innovators, and geeks that are changing the world as we speak, prefer a certain kind of uniform for their days of working on your next favorite gadget. What is it, you ask? Jeans!
Unzipped reports, “There’s a scene in the first season of HBO’s new comedy, Silicon Valley, wherein a fictional tech CEO describes the stereotypical organization of coding teams. And while he goes into some detail about the usual suspects of a coding group, we couldn’t help but notice a different common attribute: denim.
Indeed, denim makes more than a cameo in the HBO show, gracing the legs of not only the startup team protagonists, but also the tech titan Peter Gregory (played by the late great Christopher Evan Welch), who invests in them. And while Silicon Valley might be the funniest outpost to correlate denim with the tech world, it certainly isn’t the first.” (See the full post at Unzipped)
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Go beyond your favorite cut-off shorts this summer with a pair of denim overalls! One of our favorite style blogs, A Pair & A Spare, shows us how she DIY’d a pair and she’s wearing them like a second skin. Here they’re paired with an epic silver tribal-style necklace and some simple strappy sandals. Would you take this look for a spin?
See the full looks below and more here.
Images via A Pair & A Spare.
Tags: cut off shorts, Denim Overalls, denim shorts, denim street style, summer style
Our favorite shoot from the latest CR Fashion Book is this one, featuring Sibui Nazarenko photographed by Billy Kidd. Can you guess why? The denim layering is dead-on for fall 2014, utilizing classic denim jackets (the kind everyone has in their closet) alongside cozy knits and cold-weather favorites. We might be summer-dreaming right now, but we’re already soaking up inspiration for fall.
Images via Fashion Gone Rogue
Tags: Billy Kidd, CR Fashion Book, denim editorial, denim jacket, fall denim trends, jean jacket, new york city, Sibui Nazarenko
Update your denim look this summer with a cuffing technique you may not have tried yet: the single fold cuff. Honestly WTF spotted this trend everywhere around the world, but it’s making waves in NYC as women become more adventurous and stray from the skinny jean trend. This cuff works best on wider leg pants, whether stovepipe style or boyfriend. Will you be trying it?
Check out Honestly WTF for more images and inspiration, and be sure to check out our video on how to cuff your jeans.
Tags: boyfriend jeans, denim trends, how to cuff denim, how to cuff jeans, single fold cuff, stovepipe jeans, summer denim, wide leg jeans
Though we’re definitely not ready to get excited about cool weather fashion yet, we’re loving this fresh denim-centric editorial from Cosmo Australia, shot by Kane Skennar. Fall denim is layered and styled to an edgy, rock-n-roll inspired concept. Acid wash, deep blues, and destroyed denim all play a roll. Check out the full editorial below.
Images via Fashion Gone Rogue
Tags: 90s style, Cosmopolitan Australia, Denim & Co., denim style, fall denim, grunge style, Kane Skennar, rock-n-roll inspired
The guys of Denim Therapy (and whoever shops with them) know that it’s really hard (if not impossible) to find a pair of slim fit jeans that are comfortable, attractive, and priced reasonably. Slimbs, a fresh new denim brand that we’re super excited about, is prepared to change that. The founders of Slimbs spent over two years conferencing with some of the denim industry’s experts to narrow down the formula for their American slim fit jean, which is currently being developed in three styles: Selvage, Studio Blue, and Downtown Dark.
“Guys should feel comfortable, mentally and physically, when transitioning to a trendier style,” explains their Kickstarter campaign page, “We are here to put to rest the social stigma that surrounds slim fit jeans by introducing a new idea of slim – the American slim fit.”
Slimbs is prepared to deliver on the things that matter most, made from top quality Japanese denim at an amazing price that mass market jeans can’t compete with. Our favorite part? They’re also offering free repairs on every pair of jeans… because holes in the crotch aren’t in style, in any country. We’re proud to say we’ll be handling the repairs for Slimbs, right here at Denim Therapy.
Check out their Kickstarter campaign page and donate to score one of the first pairs of jeans, and help get this awesome new brand off the ground!
Tags: american slim fit, denim for men, Denim Repair, Denim Therapy, Japanese denim, mens denim, selvedge jeans, slim fit denim, slim fit jeans, slimbs denim, slimbs jeans
Shredded denim is already awesome, but what if the denim was also as colorful as your favorite tie-dye tank top? If that turns you on, you’re in luck. It seems like, in addition to rainbow dip-dyed denim, dying destroyed denim fibers near the area of destruction is becoming a trend. We recommend going neutral with the top you pair this with: think black, white, or pastels. But hey, who says you can’t go totally nuts one night and pair these with a neon yellow bikini top?
Image above via Ragged Priest, 2012 Lookbook
Shop some of our favorite dip-dye denim pieces below.
Below, left to right: UNIF Hangover Cutoff Shorts & Wildfox Lara Mid Rise Cutoff Shorts
Below, left to right: Reverse Rainbow Dream Cutoff Shorts & Wildfox Marianne Mid Rise Skinny Jeans
—Michelle Christina Larsen
Tags: cut off shorts, destroyed denim, dip dye denim, pastel denim, shredded denim, tie dye denim
If you’re not already aching to jet off on a summer getaway, Siwy Denim’s newest lookbook will definitely ignite that desire. The spring 2014 shoot has an aviation theme, with models sporting Siwy styles inside, outside, and all over airplanes. The aviation theme is perfect, because the collection lends itself so well to packing for travel. Great denim basics, like acid wash ankle length skinnies, pair with statement pieces, like a sheer ombre top that would be killer for an international night out.
See the full lookbook below:
Shop Siwy’s newest styles for spring.
—Michelle Christina Larsen
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