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Happy Thanksgiving from Denim Therapy!


To all of our customers, blog readers, supporters and denim lovers alike… Happy Thanksgiving from everyone here at Denim Therapy. We wish you and your families a wonderful holiday. And remember… if a button pops while you’re stuffing yourself at the table today, we’ll take care of it. Gobble gobble!

—DT Staff

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Posted Nov 27 2014 in Denim Therapy

Pair Your Denim Shirt With A Sleek Blazer


Did you ever think you could wear a double denim outfit and look chic enough to step into the office? We know one style blogger who has perfected the art of taking unexpected textiles and translating them into extremely luxe looks. Her blog, aptly named Viva Luxury, is chocked full of ways to do exactly that.

We especially love this look, where she paired her tailored black blazer with a denim button-down shirt and some printed skinny jeans. Think you can pull this off and pair your denim shirt with a sleek blazer?

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double denim street style

Images via Viva Luxury. More images and inspiration there!

—DT Staff

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Posted Nov 12 2014 in Denim Therapy » Denim Tips

Want Patchwork Jeans? Denim Therapy Can Do It For You


Patchwork jeans are back on the map in terms of trends for fall… and they show no signs of going away. Now, thanks to our expert denim repair services (which also happen to be super stylin’), you can turn a hole in your jeans into a pair of Pinterest-worthy pair. See the before or after below.

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Try our new patch service of denim and leather patches and keep up with this popular fall trend!

—DT Staff

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Posted Nov 12 2014 in Ask the Denim Therapist » Denim Therapy

There’s A Hole In The Butt Of Your Jeans…


It’s not quite slip-on-the-ice season yet, but there are still many ways to discover a tear that could prevent you from donning your favorite denim. Maybe you’re jumping around in a pile of leaves and sit on the rake… or you just sat as per usual on the subway, but you’ve worn your favorite jeans a thousand times and they can’t take it anymore. And then, it happens. A hole.

…but don’t worry. We can handle it. Even if you have a hole in the butt of your jeans, Denim Therapy’s expert repair techniques can fix you up in no time. Just see this before and after, below.

before and after denim therapy

before and after denim therapy

Learn more about Denim Therapy’s expert repair services and send us your jeans for alteration, hole fixing, or hardware replacement. We do it all, so your favorite jeans never have to expire.

—DT Staff

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Posted Nov 05 2014 in Ask the Denim Therapist » Denim Therapy

18 Jean Styling Tips You Need Now


Need a few tips on how to style your jeans this fall? How about 18? The Fashion Spot has a crash course on styling your jeans, demonstrated by some of our favorite style icons (think Miranda Kerr and Taylor Swift). Some tips are tried-and-true (and you may already know ‘em), but there are bound to be a few fresh ideas in the mix! An alternative to cuffing? What to wear with bell bottoms? Check out all of the tips, here: 18 Jean Styling Tips You Need Now

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Images via The Fashion Spot

—DT Staff

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Posted Oct 28 2014 in Denim Therapy » Denim Tips

Before & After Ripped Pocket Repair


We’ve all been there… a favorite pair of jeans we wear almost every day for years, until one day we realize there’s a problem. The pockets, which we’ve been shoving our cellphones and hands and money into seemingly forever, have torn away a hole in the base fabric, right below the rivet. Eek. But a ripped pocket is no match for our expert denim repair technicians. Check out this before and after to see what we mean, and let us help you out if you’re having a similar problem.

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Learn more about Denim Therapy’s expert repair services and send us your jeans for alteration, hole fixing, or hardware replacement. We do it all, so your favorite jeans never have to expire.

—DT Staff

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Posted Oct 17 2014 in Ask the Denim Therapist » Denim Therapy

In Case You Were Wondering: The Evolution Of Pants


To celebrate the 80th anniversary of the first pair of women’s jeans last month, Levi Strauss &Co. has created a snapshot of the evolution of pants. The images attached take us through the many years and styles of a women’s changing wardrobe and the look that, for so long, was such a scandal. For a closer look into the women’s pants throughout history (many, of course, being Levi’s), check out Unzipped.

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Lady Levi’s®, Lot 701, was first introduced in 1934. This image appeared in the first catalog. They were called “Dude Ranch Duds,” the company’s new separate line of western wear.

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During World War II, many people visited dude ranches, as European travel was no longer possible. LS&CO. expanded its offerings of western clothing and always highlighted Lady Levi’s®. This is a catalog from the mid-‐ 1940s.

 

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After World War II, the company started selling Lady Levi’s® jeans beyond the western states, where they soon became the uniform for the suburban mom. By the early 1950s, there was a change in attitude toward denim, which was now being seen as a fabric for leisure as well as labor. Trade magazines of the period make this very clear; in 1956 a writer for American Fabrics said that denim is in an “entirely new clothing category: it used to be work clothes, but now it’s work ‘n play clothes.”

 

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By the mid-1950s, LS&Co. was making men’s and women’s clothing under the Casuals label. In 1955, the women’s Casuals line was so extensive it was given its own catalog, which was filled with the skirts, blouses, and “pedal pushers,” popular in films and in suburban backyards. The clothes were heavily advertised in magazines such as Glamour, Mademoiselle, and Seventeen.

 

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In the 1960s, teenagers started to appear in advertisements reflecting the power of the Baby Boomer youth culture. In 1964, LS&CO. offered skinny stretch jeans for juniors, and these images appeared on in-‐‐store advertising cards that year.

 

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Lady Levi’s® jeans were made for both mom and daughter in the 1960s and looked stylish on everyone. This advertising in store item is from about 1963.

6 - The '60s

The 1970s was all about personal expression and individuality. Fashion was one way people expressed themselves. Jeans in this era had a more groovy shape – and the open-leg flare style was an instant hit.

 

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In the 1980s, the Levi’s® brand introduces the famous 501® jeans for women in 1981. The brand introduces stonewashing to women’s jeans just two years later in 1983.

9 - The White Revolution

In the 1990s, the Levi’s® brand offers a series of premium denim and continues to make a wide range of jeans – including the 501®, 550®, 512® Slim fits in an array of colors including the ever so popular white denim.

 

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Today, 80 years after the birth of the jean for women, Levi’s continues to innovate to provide denim lifestyle solutions for women. In 2013, Levi’s introduced Levi’s Revel, a form-fitting jean with liquid shaping technology that shapes, lifts, and defines, with premium four-way stretch memory.

 

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Images and captions via Levi Strauss & Co. Archives

—DT Staff

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Posted Oct 16 2014 in Denim Therapy

Before & After: A Hole In Your Back Pocket


Wallets do a number on jean pockets. When you wear the same pair of jeans for years and put your wallet in your pocket repeatedly, it adds a pretty cool wallet-shaped scar, but eventually a hole can form in your denim. And believe us, you’ve got to take care of it before you start losing spare change. Check out one of our recent denim repair jobs below.

Before:

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After:

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Learn more about Denim Therapy’s expert repair services and send us your jeans for alteration, hole fixing, or hardware replacement. We do it all, so your favorite jeans never have to expire.

—DT Staff

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Posted Oct 10 2014 in Ask the Denim Therapist » Denim Therapy

How To Wear Denim Like A French Girl


It seems the entire world is on a quest to dress like Parisian style icons, chasing that effortless tomboy approach to feminine style made viral by modern stars like Clémence Poésy and Léa Seydoux. If you’re also looking to add a bit of French girl flare to your look, we’d recommend a browse through the fall 2014 collection of  Laurence Doligé—a sportswear designer who has successfully combined effortless chambray with patchwork denim, peplum coats, and luxe slouchy knitwear into one offering of serious class. See the collection here, and check out our tips on dressing with je ne sais quoi below.

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1. Mix dressy with casual. If you’re wearing a silk blouse, pair it with boyfriend jeans. A pair of tailored slacks go perfect with a crisp white tee. Roll up those sleeves and add some pearls!

2. Wear black and white. Sounds basic, and, well, it is. Try a white pair of jeans with a black knit sweater, tucked into the front. Add some gold cuff bracelets and a pair of easy flats. Done.

3. A simple frock does the job like nothing else. Whether it’s a button down cotton summer dress in a solid off-white hue or a pinstriped chambray cocktail number, less is more when you’re pulling off French-inspired style.

4. Find the perfect tailored jacket. No cutting corners on this one. There are few outfits that won’t be transformed into instant chic with the addition of a killer jacket. Pair it with skinnies and flats, belt it around the waist, and find the perfect clutch to carry.

5. Think beyond the skinny jean. French femmes know how to rock a pair of ultra wide leg pants. Pair wide leg jeans with a crop top and a long knit cardigan. A brimmed hat and some silver jewelry and you’re ready to hit the streets.

How do you pull off the French girl look? Let us know on facebook!

—Michelle Christina Larsen

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Posted Sep 29 2014 in Denim Therapy » Denim Tips

How To Make Double Denim Look Expensive


Once upon a time, the phrase double denim called to mind images of “Canadian tuxedos” and horrific family photos from the 90s featuring multiple generations wearing jean shirts and jeans. But then, a couple years ago, double denim became a thing. The chicest models-off-duty and fashion editors began sporting the look to fashion week, and then style bloggers ran wild with it. Fall is a denim-heavy season to be sure, so to gear up for it, we’re breaking down ways to make your double denim look expensive and stylish, with the help of this great outfit from Viva Luxury.

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Images via Viva Luxury.

Tips:

1. Mix washes. Pairing two medium wash denim pieces together? Bad. Mixing a medium-to-light wash chambray button down with acid wash jeans? Perfection.

2. Tote a chic bag. Head-to-toe denim with a fabric bag over your shoulder definitely looks casual-cool, but not “expensive”. Do yourself a favor and grab your vintage chanel clutch or other cute purse to keep the look high end.

3. Wear fresh kicks. Nothing says “I am effortlessly stylish and I make more money than you!” than a pair of fresh, clean kicks to punctuate your outfit. Bonus points for metallics.

Love this look? See more photos here.

—Michelle Christina Larsen

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Posted Sep 22 2014 in Denim Therapy » Denim Tips
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