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Comedian Kristen Wiig Rocks Denim In V Magazine


We love former SNL staple and brilliant comedian Kristen Wiig, so we’re thrilled to see her in V Magazine‘s spring issue. Even better, she’s rocking stylish denim duds: a bleached out denim jacket, and medium wash mid rise cropped jeans. We already knew she had style, but now we’re totally crazed.

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Check out the full shoot and article at Kristen Wiig.org

—DT Staff

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Posted Jan 29 2014 in Celebrity Style Watch » Denim Fashion

How to Make Cut-Off Shorts… Denim Therapy Style


Here at Denim Therapy, we are all about DIY. That’s why, even though we offer a jeans-to-shorts service, we want to show you how to make your own jean shorts. Watch as Renee shows us the step-by-step process, from selecting the perfect denim to how to measure the length. But remember, if you’re not crafty, all you have to do is measure the jeans to your preferred length, fill out the online form, and send them to us at Denim Therapy.  We’ll turn your jeans into the perfect summer shorts. It’s a win-win!

 

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—Sarah Greene, Renee Sykes, Michelle Christina

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Posted Jul 20 2012 in Denim Therapy

Hole in Your Crotch? Denim Therapy Can Help!


Does this look familiar? It’s called a crotch blowout, and it happens to the best of us — especially in New York, where people walk an average of five miles a day without even realizing it. Crotch blowouts are sneaky little things that start as inconspicuously thin areas and turn into holes that render your favorite jeans unwearable. That’s where we come in! Denim Therapy is the crotch hole specialist and we can repair yours with a little DT wizardry,  making it look like it never happened! Check out our before and afters and see for yourself. Oh, oh! It’s magic!

 

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—Sarah Greene

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Posted Apr 06 2012 in Denim Therapy

Lipstick & Jeans: Our Favorite Shades To Wear With Blue


If art & design school taught is one useful thing, it’s that hues of orange and red look great with blue. And while you can translate that using jeans and a top, the ladies of DT are huge fans of throwing the pop color on our lips! We’ve whipped up combinations of our favorite lipsticks and our favorite jeans to show you how makeup and denim can work together in perfect harmony. Show us your own denim x lipstick combinations on our facebook wall!

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Lipstick # 1: Urban Decay lipstick in Confession ($22)

Wear it with: See by Chloe Pleated Denim Trousers ($179) – buy it at My Theresa.

 

Lipstick #2: Revlon Super Lustrous in Cherries in the Snow ($6.39 on sale)

Wear it with: Motel Durable Dream Skirt ($110) – buy it at Modcloth.

 

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Lipstick #3: Nars in Heatwave ($24)

Wear it with: J Brand 811 mid-rise twill cropped skinny jeans ($122.50 on sale) – buy it at Net-A-Porter.

 

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Lipstick #4: MAC Russian Red ($14.50)

Wear it with: Free People Vintage Miss Lee Denim Jacket ($98) – buy it at Free People.

 

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Lipstick #5: Tarte 24/7 lip sheer in Summer Fling ($16)

Wear it with: Genetic Denim The Jane High-Rise Slim Bell Jeans in Fang ($253.69) – buy it at Genetic Denim.

—Michelle Christina Larsen & Renee Sykes

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Posted Nov 28 2011 in Ask the Denim Stylist » Denim Therapy

Nine in the Morning Spring 2012 Lookbook


If you think your closet might need a little European boost this Spring, look no further than the gorgeous Italian designs of Nine in the Morning.  Giving us some of their most perfectly fitted, sexy denim yet, it’s easy to see that owners and brothers Umberto and Alessandro Vendramin came from a long line of luxury textilers. This season’s lookbook features looser-fitting, paint-splattered jeans for both men and women, as well as dark-wash, super tight women’s jeans that appear to be stretchy enough to do yoga in. Seriously, could these jeans fit any better?  We think not.


 

—Sarah Greene

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Posted Nov 18 2011 in Denim Fashion » Lookbooks

The Denim Therapy Girls Show Us Their Favorite Jeans


There aren’t a lot of people who can say they see and touch as many pairs of jeans as the girls in the Denim Therapy office in midtown Manhattan, so for them to be able to put on a pair and declare a fit, feel, or brand their “favorite” is a pretty big deal.  That’s why, when Renee and Sarah showed up to work, both sporting their current top choice for trousers, they knew they had to tell us about them. Right now, Renee is in love with her high-wasted, dark-wash Doctrine duds, while Sarah finds any excuse to wear her bright green, mid-rise, cigarette BGDs (and that includes Halloween trivia night, where her green legs completed her T-Rex costume).  Read on to find out why these jeans made the cut!

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What was your first thought when you tried them on?

Renee: Woah, that’s a high rise! 

Sarah: I wish they weren’t so long, but everything else is so perfect!


Where/when would you wear these?

Renee: These are definitely day to night jeans. The wash is solid and dark, they’re trendy, and versatile. I can wear them with a tucked in button down, a flowy shirt, or a cropped sweater.

Sarah: All of the time. I’ve had them for two weeks and the knees are already starting to fade. The color somehow seems to go with everything.


How’s the fit?

Renee: The high waist is super flattering! Which isn’t always the case (I admittedly can’t always fill out the butt in my jeans). But Doctrine added some extra tailoring above the pockets and at the waist to create a smooth shape. The fabric is also thick and has a good amount of stretch.

Sarah: The waist is possibly the best fitting waist I’ve ever had in any pant, ever.  The butt’s pretty great too.

—Sarah Greene & Renee Sykes

 

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Posted Nov 03 2011 in How to Wear It » Reviews: Product

Denim Trivia: How To Say “Jeans” In (Almost) Every Language


We love to travel, and we love denim. So it only makes sense that we’d brush up on ways to say “jeans” the world over, so that we may inquire with locals in various countries as per where to score some international denim. Going somewhere soon? Take a look at this list below for a rundown of languages and the translation of the J word.

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In Greek jeans are known as τζίν.
Editor’s note: One of our Greek friends suggests “τζινς or τζινζ” instead.

In Bulgarian jeans are known as дънки (Bulgarian transliteration of donkey, but perhaps from English “dungarees”).

In Chinese niuzaiku (SC: 牛仔裤, TC: 牛仔褲), literally, “cowboy pants” (trousers), indicating their association with the American West, cowboy culture, and outdoors work.

In Danish cowboybukser meaning “cowboy pants”.

In Dutch, jeans are often known as ‘spijkerbroek’ meaning “nail trousers”, referring to the copper studs on riveted jeans.

In Finnish, jeans are usually known as “farkut”, short for “farmarihousut” (“farmer’s trousers” in English.)

In Hungarian name for jeans is “farmer” (short for “farmernadrág”, meaning “farmer’s trousers”).

In Korean, jeans are known as “cheong baji” (청바지), meaning “blue trousers”.

In Norwegian “dongeribukse” or “olabukse”. “Dongeri” is adapted from English “dungaree,” and “bukse” is Norwegian for “pants”. The prefix Ola is used to describe the average Norwegian person. According to the Norwegian Language Council, the term “olabukse” was coined by Tor Wessel Kildal, when introducing jeans to Norwegian consumers, targeting young males (10-12 years).

In Puerto Rican Spanish as mahones.

In Serbian jeans are known as “фармерке” or “farmerke” (Serbian transliteration of farmer’s trousers).

In Spanish they are mostly known as jeans, but are also called vaqueros (“cowboys”) or tejanos (“Texans”).

In Arabic they are pronounced as English but in Arabic letters جينز

In Turkish as “kot”

In Polish as “dżins” pronounced like in English

In Slovak language as džínsy

In Russian as “джинсы”

In Slovene (or Slovenian) “jeans” are called normally: kavbojke (which comes from kavboj (Engl.: cowboy), so the “trousers worn by cowboys”), or also džins. ** Reader submission from Sara
Information from Jeans.

 

As a side note, where phonetic translations are missing, we will be filling in shortly! If you know a missing phonetic translation, let us know!

—Michelle Christina Larsen

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Posted Oct 14 2011 in Denim Therapy

Double Denim Eye Candy At Fashion Week Worldwide


Honestly… WTF, one of our favorite DIY & style blogs, rounded up some killer denim street style from fashion week world wide. You’ll find cuffed, destroyed, double-denim, two-tone, patch-work, sleeveless, light wash, drop-crotch, layered, tied… you get the idea.

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Images via Style, Grazia, Vogue; Round-up via Honestly…WTF.

—DT Staff

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Posted Oct 12 2011 in Denim Fashion » Street Style Watch

Street Style: Denim & Plaid = A Fall Fashion Match Made In Heaven


Judging by our open windows early this morning, fall has officially arrived in NYC. That means we’re ready to break down the basics of denim-pairings for our favorite season of them all. Two trends we adore? Working-class chic and ’90s grunge with a twist. And those two concepts are merged into one of classic autumn appeal when denim is paired with plaid, whether the wash is bright and the red is rich, or the colors are muted and deep. We’ve rounded up our favorite denim-and-plaid outfits for you to browse, so you can start picking your favorite color ways too.

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Images, from left to right: AlexandraTähtiRachel MarieBebePeterDanOliviaLexi

—Michelle Christina Larsen

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Posted Sep 19 2011 in Denim Fashion » Trend Alert

Street Style: Denim and the Fringe Bag.


Our obsession with boho chic trends has yet to suffice for us to slow down, which makes it hard for us to focus our attention on another emerging trends, (A love affair you say? Why yes, it certainly is!) So when we found this very cool post about fringe bags the urge to share it with you guys was almost insatiable. Point blank, the reason we love fringe bags: they’re cool, you can dress them up or down and as we approach fall they compliment denim very well. Not just “hippie chic” these bags can be worn in a multitude of ways and after all who doesn’t love versatility?
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Images via eat sleep denim.


Ashlee Mellowes

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Posted Aug 31 2011 in Denim Fashion » Street Style Watch
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