After years of public school education the association between September and that back-to-school anticipation has been burnt onto our synapses. This antsy feeling often results in a strong compulsion to get prepared for the changes autumn brings, in other words, binge-shopping. The women on the Denim Therapy team always turn first to ASOS to satisfy this urge. The UK online retailer started in 2000 and launched ASOS Marketplace in 2010. This new expansion to their site serves as a platform for independent boutiques to sell their goods. We try to support our fellow small businesses whenever we can and ASOS Marketplace is a pretty good place to start if you like the styles the online giant sells. Check out our favorite denim pieces for fall sold on the Marketplace below.
First there was Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake in matching denim at the 2001 American Music Awards. The denim gown on Spears and denim tuxedo on Timberlake are forever ingrained on the impressionable minds of young millennials across the country. Then Katy Perry donned denim in an attempt to tug at the heart strings of her “90’s kids” fans with her date, Riff Raff, at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards. In Perry’s famously kitschy fashion her gown was an obvious homage to the original worn by Spears.
Then Pharell Williams and his wife Helen Lasichanh wore matching double denim outfits last night at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards and the whole fashion world was entranced once again. This time, however, it appeared the couple updated the double denim look in an honest act of self expression. Pharell was decked out in a white tee, denim jacket and jeans in a matching shade. Lasichanh wore a denim button up shirt trendily buttoned all the way to the top underneath a distressed pair of overalls. Pharell is known for being true to his sense of self and once you remember that he has joined G-Star to create his own line of denim products made from recycled plastics, G-Star RAW for the the Oceans, the denim outfit seems perfectly appropriate.
Photo courtesy of Vogue.com
—Emily B. McIntosh
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Some like their denim crisp and new, others like it with well-worn vintage vibes. It’s safe to say Free People is a brand that masters the latter of these aesthetics, and their indigo shop is a denim-lovers dream. From ’70s inspired wide leg jeans and jean overalls to indigo dyed scarves and canvas shoes, you’ll find a piece of magic to add to your wardrobe this season. There’s even a matching top and bottom that brings the denim on denim look to a chic new level. Shop our favorite Free People denim picks below.
1. Oversized Classic Buttondown 2. Denim Set
3. High Rise Chambray Gaucho 4. XO Denim Buttondown
5. Indigo Split Neck Bib 6. Shapeless Chambray One Piece
7. CP Shades Indigo Pocket Tunic 8. Denim Super Flare
Shop the whole irresistible indigo collection… and let us know what you go. @denimtherapy #denimtherapy
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The freshest wardrobes for fall always have a bit of versatility, some solid basics, and outerwear options. From shearling lined denim jackets to casual-meets-dressy shoes and awesome headphones, you can browse and shop the best of fall’s offerings for men’s fall essentials below.
1. Maison Margiela Faux Shearling-Trimmed Denim Jacket 2. Corgi Striped Wool-Blend Socks 3. Frame Denim L’Homme Slim-Cut Stretch-Denim Jeans
4. McQ Alexander McQueen Patchwork Cotton-Chambray Shirt 5. Tod’s Suede Desert Boots 6. NN.07 Three Slim-Fit Raw Denim Jeans
7. Filling Pieces Suede and Lizard-Effect Leather Sneakers 8. Visvim Hobbs Denim Jacket 9. Bowers & Wilkins P5W Leather-Covered Wireless Headphones
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Supermodel Rosie Huntington-Whiteley posed for Paige Denim’s newest lookbook, and Shopbop gave an exclusive behind the scenes look at the shoot. Rosie had a blast singing along to her favorite 80s songs, which was appropriate considering the collection’s inspiration, which is largely based on that decade’s style sense. She had a hand in everything from photography to set design and styling during the collaboration. Gorgeous and talented? Check and check. See the full feature.
Image via Shopbop.
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Denim is a year-round staple, but at no time are we more appreciative for it than during a cold New York winter. Whether you’re looking for a denim and leather combo jacket to wear over your favorite sweater, or a stylishly distressed denim workshirt to add to your rotation of staples, we’ve got your covered. Check out some of our favorite denim jackets and shirts below.
1. R13 Layered leather-trimmed twill blazer and denim vest 2. Preen Line Winona embroidered denim jacket 3. House of Holland Distressed denim shirt
4. Frame Denim Le Military stretch-denim jacket 5. Steve J & Yoni P Cropped distressed denim jacket 6. Ashish Sequined distressed denim jacket
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Denim and plaid are two of our favorite cold weather fashion statements—or any time, really! We love when an editorial captures the beauty of these two textures in one spread, like this December shoot from Glamour France. Shot by Hilary Walsh, it features model Giedre Dukauskaite in cozy layers, crisp chambrays, and gorgeous plaids. See plenty more here and here.
We almost wish it was the beginning of fall again.
—Michelle Christina Larsen
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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?
Images via Viva Luxury. More images and inspiration there!
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New York Fashion Week is almost over, and aside from peeping the runways (which are crawling with gorgeous ensembles this season), we’ve had our eye on what people attending the shows are wearing. Street style is one of our favorite sources of inspiration as we prep our wardrobes for upcoming seasons. Here are some of our favorite looks from the past 7 days, courtesy of the NY Mag’s many fashion week galleries.
All images via NY Mag.
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MiH Jeans recently launched an exclusive shibori tye dye collaboration with LA based shibori specialist Niki Livingston on their website. Shibori dye, one of the most beautiful fabric treatments we’ve ever laid eyes on (and a favorite of the festival-going crowd) is an ancient Japanese dye technique used to give cloth a three dimensional form by folding, stitching, and twisting the material before it is sumberged. The result, as you can see, is gorgeous.
“The MiH design team and Niki worked closely together to develop shibori-dyed pieces that reflect MiH’s British heritage and Niki’s laid-back, Californian attitude. After experimenting firstly with denim, we then chose tees, shirts and scarves to become the canvases for our indigo art. Scarf prints were influenced by water and shadows whilst tees and shirts were tied to create spots and stripes with ease and spontaneity.”
Shop the limited edition collection at MiH Jeans.
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