When you first start seeing someone, it can be super-hard to decide what to wear on your dates. Clothes make a big impression, and even if you’ve been dating your boo for a while, you can still get stuck in the trap of wearing the same outfit over and over again. Never fear! We’ve come up with four denim looks perfect for any date occasion, from a glam night on the town to a casual Sunday brunch. Check out our outfits below, each of which center on a different denim piece. Denim dress, denim shirt, denim jacket, and jeans? Yep, they’re all there.
1. KAUFMANFRANCO vest 2. Free People Denim Dress 3. Topshop Cuff 4. Steve Madden Denah
1. Topshop Denim Shirt 2. Anna Sui shorts 3. Rebecca Minkoff Bag 4. Luichiny Heels
1. Paige Denim Jacket 2. Felicity & Coco Dress 3. Cynthia Vincent Platforms 4. Super Aviator Sunglasses
1. Topshop Top 2. MiH Jeans 3. Givenchy Clutch 4. Ancient Greek Sandals 4. ASOS Necklace 5. Thakoon Cardigan
Tags: denim dresses, denim jacket, Denim shirts, jeans to wear on a date, outfits to wear on a date, styling tips, summer fashion
Tatted up model Lewis Grant adds a new dimension to the urban cowboy in Takeshy Kurosawa‘s Spring-Summer 2012 campaign entitled, “White Trash & Used Denim.” This playful campaign puts a fun spin on Kurosawa’s Western style shirts, distressed jeans and other vintage washed denim offerings. The entire collection seems to be a bit of a throwback, from tapered jeans-like silhouettes to cuffed denim bermuda shorts.
Images via The Fashionisto online.
—Kathy Ng Hassan
Tags: Denim shirts, Lewis Grant, Takeshy Kurosawa, Western shirts, western style
Think you’ve had enough of all the crazy denim trends this year? We think clothing brand CLOSED will provide some relief with their range of wearable denim from top to bottom. Maintaining a bit of color in its range of jeans, cotton pants and separates, you’ll feel like you could invest in a couple of solid items that will stretch out your wear longer than the seasons. Closed is also one of the few denim brands currently offering denim capris—a perfect cut for ladies who want to show off their new favorite booties. We’re also digging the sartorial touches in the men’s collection. Check out the gallery below for all the Fall-Winter 2012 looks.
—Kathy Ng Hassan
Tags: ankle jeans, capri jeans, Closed, CLOSED Denim, CLOSED Fall-Winter 2012, Closed Jeans, colored jeans, denim jackets, Denim shirts, Distressed Jeans, gray jeans, skinny jeans, slim jeans, trouser jeans, whiskered jeans
We found a few Japanese fashion labels that seem to share their own idea of what spring and summer should be about. And boy, are the perspectives different! First, Christian Dada suggests writing poetry and spending late nights out with your punk attitude in check, and don’t mind the occasional snags caused by your spiked denim jacket. On a lighter note, Labrat reminds us of California summers out by Venice Beach where Hipsters and Hippies both hang in their vintage jeans and cut-offs; and finally, Revionnet wants us to think of simpler times while sporting “little girl dresses” or relaxed denim shirts made completely in denim. We sense Alexa Chung may have played a role as a muse in the girly feel of this collection.
Images via We Are Selecters (Christian Dada,Revionnet), and Labrat online.
—Kathy Ng Hassan
Tags: bling jeans, Christian Dada, cutoffs, denim dresses, denim jackets, Denim shirts, Japanese denim, japanese fashion, LABRAT, punk rock jeans, Revionnet, spiked denim, spiked jeans, vintage jeans
You might have seen CLOSED‘s new website and behind-the-scenes video in yesterday’s Denim Dose, but we couldn’t resist posting these mouthwatering images from the denim line’s print campaign as well. Snapped in the Mojave Desert by Max Farago, these photos feature creatives like singer/songwriter Ry Cumming and French-born DJ Rachel Pouillat instead of models. Their chill spirit is reflected in the collection’s refreshing acid-hued skinnies juxtaposed with dusty chambray tunics and denim trousers, with plenty of options for both men and women. Set against Twentynine Palms’s gorgeous poolside cerulean blues and desert brush, their message becomes pretty clear: why not soak up SoCal in style?
Images via Denim Blog
Tags: CLOSED Denim, Closed Jeans, colored denim, Denim Menswear, Denim shirts, neon jeans, Spring Summer 2011
The denim workshirt may be the epitome of rugged style, but with the right accessories and polished pieces, you can look party-ready. All that you need are a few fancier additions to your outfit to up the drama. Tuck your shirt into a fitted pencil skirt or a tulle confection as the first step, but the real work comes with the accessories. Everyone loves a little bit of sparkle, so bring some holiday cheer with a chunky, statement necklace or sequin heels.
1. Trouvé Faded Denim Shirt ($88) — get it at Nordstrom
2. ModCloth Stylish Selection Skirt ($69.99) — get it at ModCloth
3. Nine West Cress ($99) –get it at Zappos
4. ASOS Pyramid Lock Envelope Clutch ($36.36) — get it at ASOS
Tags: Chambray Shirt, Denim shirts, denim workshirt, holiday party outfits, party outfits
Want to check out American Apparel jeans? Starting on Cyber Monday, American Apparel will be offering 20% off sitewide, so here’s your chance to dip your toe into American Apparel’s denim, or go head-to-toe denim. You’ll not only find jeans and jeans jackets, but denim shirts in various shades (from a light wash indigo to even a gray “Lieutenant” wash), denim sneakers, denim backpacks, totebags and even a denim scarf!
Sale ends Wednesday, November 30. Go to American Apparel online for more details.
—Kathy Ng Hassan
Tags: American Apparel, denim backpack, denim jackets, denim scarf, Denim shirts, denim shorts, denim totebag
Models always look perfectly casual and gorgeous in their beauty shots, but New York Models’ New Faces Division’s give us another reason to be jealous–the denim! All seven models are decked out (or wrapped up) in denim vests, shirts, jackets, and jeans. Paired with artfully-mussed hair and minimal makeup, this combination creates a clean, fresh look that is simply striking.
Images via Fashion Gone Rogue
Tags: denim jacket, Denim shirts, denim vests, model beauty shots, new york models new faces division
This winter, Notify Jeans wants to keep you covered in denim the French way. Designer Maurice Ohayon, who made his way through Ungaro, Vanessa Bruno, Stella McCartney (with whom he created a capsule collection of jeans) and K Karl Lagerfeld (where he was Artistic Director), founded Notify, incorporating his love of art, design and desire to mix classic sartorial handcrafts with modern innovation. Made in Italy, Ohayon does not sacrifice much in terms of creating luxurious jeans. For Fall-Winter 2011, coated purple jeans, elegant trouser fit silhouettes and the trademark Notify front pocket panel top-stitching promises not to disappoint its legions of fans in Europe and abroad.
Images via Denimology.
—Kathy Ng Hassan
Tags: colored jeans, Denim shirts, high-waisted jeans, Notify FW2011 Lookbook, Notify Jeans, trouser jeans