Too tall for your jeans and tired of trying to find a pair that look and feel amazing? Karlie Kloss feels your pain, and she’s begun a collaboration with FRAME Denim to solve the problem by creating a line of jeans for tall women. Read on to find out more.
“For every longstanding Kate Moss for Topshop partnership (where dresses have sold out within two hours online), or Elle Macpherson Intimates label (which has garnered a clutch of entrepreneurial awards), there’s been a blink-and-you-miss-it Abbey Lee Kershawcapsule for ManiaMania or Jessica Stam collection for Rag & Bone.
Models successfully moonlighting as designers may not be anything new, but Karlie Kloss insists she wasn’t jumping on any bandwagon with her FRAME Denim Forever Karlie jeans collaboration with friends Jens Grede and Erik Torstensson.
Rather her first move into design, for which she’s co-created two excessively long jeans styles—flared and skinny in light and dark washes, each with 40-inch inseams—was born out of necessity, not ambition. “I’m freakishly tall, so finding pants that fit is something I’ve struggled with my whole life,” bemoans the gazelle-like six-foot-one beauty. “My secret to pulling off too-short jeans has always been to pair them with boots . . . and I really rocked the flood-pant trend for as long as I could!” Keep Reading…
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White-jeans-wearing-season has almost officially arrived, but what about putting a twist on this classic style? Hudson Jeans is releasing a line of white cut-off shorts and white skinny jeans dip-dyed in hues of cyan, magenta, and other tempting pastels. If you were looking for a way to add some interest to your spring look, this is it.
These jeans are available now at the Hudson Jeans e-shop.
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Via PopSugar: Today, we’re sitting down with the jean experts at Denim Therapy to learn the best practices for taking care of your jeans! From the washing dos and dont’s to how to hem your jeans (the right way!) and fix holes, we’re highlighting the most important things you need to follow to preserve your favorite pair of jeans!
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With spring comes the chance to amp up your look, and we’re all about new beginnings. Pair two of our favorite style points this season to make a major statement: Neons and denim (any wash, seriously) are a match made in heaven. We’ll let these fresh picks do the talking.
Below: 1. Current/Elliott The Boyfriend cropped straight-leg jeans 2. J.Crew Neon Cashmere Cardigan 3. Absail Jewel Drop Earrings
Below: 1. Burberry Brit Mid-rise skinny jeans 2. Kenzo Neon Chunky Knit Sweater 3. Topshop Neon Jewel Aliceband
Below: 1. MiH Jeans Vienna low-rise skinny jeans 2. Mason by Michelle Mason Neon fine-knit cashmere and silk top 3. Blue Transparent Sunglasses
—Michelle Christina Larsen
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1. Know your body type and be willing to experiment to find what works for you. Curvy women look amazing in tapered jeans and straight leg as opposed to an extreme skinny. Taller gals can (and should) pull off flare-leg jeans with ease.
2. Shop for jeans with a bit of stretch to achieve a snug fit without feeling uncomfortable. The best jeans can be worn in the office, out around town, and on the even plane!
3. As a general rule, avoid super low rise jeans. Be sure they have at least an 8″ rise from crotch to waist band. Even if you’re thin, low rise aren’t flattering and they don’t provide enough coverage of your backside when you sit down.
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If you’re into boyfriend/drop-crotch jeans but don’t want to go outside looking like a Gwen Stefani fan from the early ’90s, there’s a way to pull off the look in a sophisticated fashion.
Redbook says, “Boyfriend jeans (baggy and cuffed) are the trendiest right now but can be sophisticated, too — just avoid the torn, ultra-distressed, low-rise styles that scream “teen.” They’re also versatile: Dress them up with a tailored shirt and heels or down with flats and a favorite tee.”
1. MiH Jeans Phoebe Slouch Leg Jeans 2. Joe’s Jeans Easy Ankle Jeans 3. Madewell The Boy Jeans
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Do you have a pair of unsalvageable jeans lying around? Before you throw them away, check out Denim Therapy‘s jeans repair service first. Then, if those beloved old jeans are truly a lost cause, consider repurposing your jeans via this snazzy DIY craft: make your own denim bookmarks. Think of it as a page corner cozy. Or not. It’s your call. This tutorial shows you how to make heart-shaped denim bookmarks—a cool last-minute Valentine’s Day gift—to display your enduring love for your former jeans.
Check out the how-to at The Cheese Thief.
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On our radar today? The Marcy Stop and their ongoing denim-styling prowess. We love how they styled this pair of grey light-wash jeans with maroon ankle boots. The jeans are turned up in a dramatic cuff to accentuate the ankle area and prelude the bold red shoes. We’re loving the jacket and accessories too. Score a similar style with a pair of light-wash grey jeans by Victoria Beckham.
See the full post at The Marcy Stop. Check out this video on how to cuff your jeans for more styling ideas.
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Got an awkward-yet-beloved college sweater clogging up your dresser drawer? Just can’t seem to figure out a way to work it into your wardobe, but don’t want to toss it due to sentimental value? Refinery29 says you can still rock your alma mater if you pair it when some printed jeans (and a few other quirky accessories). We’re loving this idea.
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—Michelle Christina Larsen
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