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MiH Jeans Introduces Ultra-Flattering Bodycon Collection


MiH Jeans is launching their third run of Bodycon Jeans on October 1st, featuring new washes and styles. The special fabric blend used in this collection ensures a flattering fit, and the brand new styles are definitely something to look forward to: The Bodycon Marrakesh, a narrow kick-flare jean, the Bodycon 5-Pocket Jean and the figure-flattering Bodycon Zipper Skirt. See them below. These jeans are almost guaranteed to sell out if the previous runs are any indication, so mark your calendars, ladies…

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Check out MiH Jeansfor more.

—DT Staff

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Posted Sep 23 2014 in Denim News

Denim Review: American Eagle Sky High Jegging


Question: What’s cooler than a pair of light wash, flawlessly distressed jeans that fit like a glove and go with everything in your fall wardrobe? Answer? Nothing. MC recently received a pair of American Eagle Outfitters Sky High Jeggings from the AE vintage collection, and… well, she hasn’t taken them off ever since. These jeans are AE’s newest fit (and their highest rise, which we love), designed to look like a pair of well-worn vintage jeans, with all the comfort of a denim legging.

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What was your first thought when you tried them on?

“Obsessed.”

Where/when would you wear these?

For me, these are the ultimate fall jeans. The sitting-in-coffee-shops, lattes-and-laptops, cozy-on-a-cool day jeans. I’ll be wearing them with my favorite oversize sweaters as often as with my tailored fall jackets. There’s enough distressed action happening above the knee for them to look awesome with knee-high boots, too.

And by the way, they come in 6 washes, so go ahead and try not to find a pair you can’t live without.

How’s the fit?

The high rise is exactly where I want it, and the ankles taper in perfectly. One pet peeve of mine is having too much fabric at the hem (which a bit of Denim Therapy’s hemming and tailoring can take care of), but I love when I try on a pair of jeans and this issue is pre-solved for me.

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denim review american eagle

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Need the perfect jeans for fall? Check out American Eagle Outfitters Sky High Jeggings.

—DT Staff

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Posted Sep 22 2014 in Denim Fashion » Reviews: Product

Denim Review: Love Premium Denim’s Kylie Jean


Despite our in-the-moment excitement over novelty washes and fun styles, we’re all about versatility and longevity in our denim selection. So when LOVE Premium Denim approached us with the notion that they supply “the only jean you’ll ever need”, we were intrigued. Further, they donate a portion of proceeds to the CURE Foundation for breast cancer awareness. Styles are named after breast cancer survivors. How’s that for some love?

Our blog editor, Michelle Christina, reviewed her LOVE Premium Denim Lower Rise Kylie jeans below. Check out her thoughts, and be sure to visit their site for more info on the brand.

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What was your first thought when you tried them on?

They slid on like butter! The fabric is extremely soft. I thought, “I have been dreading the moment where the weather in NYC is cool enough for jeans… but these soften the blow.”

Where/when would you wear these?

I see these being a daytime errand, weekend relaxation, quick fix to an outfit dilemma kind of jean. They’re super comfortable so I will probably fall asleep in them during late night Netflix sessions this fall, but they’re also cute enough to wear with a luxe knit top and some statement jewelry for a dinner date.

How’s the fit?

I’m all about medium-to-high rise, so these are perfect for me. They’re a flattering jean overall. The cotton-lycra blend mean some control action, which most women are interested in. I’ll probably tailor the hems so they’re more flattering around my ankles (I’m 5’7″). After a full day of wear, there wasn’t any noticeable stretching or sagging in the fabric. Overall? I love them.

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Want to try a pair? Click through for your own LOVE Premium Denim Lower Rise Kylie jeans.

—DT Staff

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Posted Sep 15 2014 in Denim Fashion » Reviews: Product

MC Reviews Zip Ankle Mid-Rise D-ID Jeans


MC recently reviewed a pair of zip ankle mid-rise jeans by D-ID, or Denim Identity. The jeans are medium wash premium denim with a medium rise and double button detail. Denim afficionado Jimmy Taverniti says the collection is inspired by ”the timeless freedom of the American West and the iconic poetry of the cinema.” So how do they stack up? Read on to find out.

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What was your first thought when you tried them on?

I loved the zip ankle! I want my jeans to be really fitted at the ankle so I can wear them inside boots, but also because it creates a more flattering silhouette for me.

Where/when would you wear these?

I’ve been wearing them non-stop. These are solid every day jeans that are easy to style with a tank and blazer or one of my many oversize sweaters.

How’s the fit?

See above! Add to the awesome zip detail, a high rise waist, and I’ve got a brand new go-to pair of jeans. They have the right amount of stretch, without stretching out as you wear them during the day.

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You can grab a similar pair here. In the market for some new denim? See MC’s review of mint green jeans here, too.

—Michelle Christina Larsen

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Posted Mar 10 2014 in Denim Fashion » Reviews: Product

Wear These Jeans To Stay Warm (But Look Cool)


With the polar vortex causing record low temperatures across the states, we’re all trying to find ways to keep a little warmer this winter. But who wants to sacrifice looking good? New Yorkers definitely don’t. That’s why we’ve rounded up a few pairs of warm (yet cool) jeans for you to pull on while this icy madness continues. Pair them with oversize sweaters, parkas, and …don’t forget your wool gloves.

1. Rag & Bone/JEAN The Legging Jeans 2. 7 For All Mankind The High Waisted Skinny Jeans 3. MOTHER The Cruiser Bell Jeans

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Stay warm, denim lovers!

—DT Staff

 

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Posted Jan 08 2014 in Denim Buys

Cold Weather Must-Have’s: Jeans & Knits


The only thing worse than being cold, is being cold in an ill-fitting pair of jeans. Luckily, it’s a quick fix, and you can easily nail two birds with one stone. Refresh your stock of on-trend denim and grab some cozy knits to get the job done this winter! Below are some of our favorites.

Below: Pepe Jeans New Brooke Slim Jeans & Esprit Knit Beanie

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Below: French Connection Pagliaro Knit Mittens & Dr Denim Solitaire High Waist Jeggings 

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Below: Selected Annie High Waisted Jeans in Washed Black & Mango Metallic Cable Knit Sweater

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What cozy knits and stylish jeans are you stocking up on for winter?

—Michelle Christina Larsen 

 

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Posted Nov 21 2013 in Denim Buys

Shop Skinny Jeans & Sunnies: Cheap Monday’s Newest Haul


Cheap Monday has their own mini-mall of punk-inspired effortless fashion at Nasty Gal, just in time to stock up on back to campus essentials. Think classic denim jackets (appropriately labeled “vital”), graphic tanks, cozy hoodies, skinny jeans and black shades. Yep… we’re pretty sure that covers it.

1. Second Skin Jeans in Black 2. Vital Denim Jacket 3. Dark City Shades

 

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What fall essentials are you searching for this season?

See more Cheap Monday at Nasty Gal.

—Michelle Christina Larsen

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Posted Sep 05 2013 in Denim Buys

3 Pairs Of Perfect High Rise Jeans To Kick Off Fall


It’s still muggy in NYC, but fall weather is right around the corner. Transitioning into the chillier months is a snap if you have the right jeans! High-rise skinny jeans are a favorite pick of our staff, thanks to their snug fit and versatility. Madewell delivers on this option, so you don’t have to go far to find a pair you love. See our three favorite pairs below!

1. High riser skinny skinny ankle jeans in deep blue wash 2. Skinny skinny high riser jeans in black frost wash 3. High riser skinny skinny ankle jeans in onyx wash

 

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Which pair do you love? Let us know on twitter! @DenimTherapy

—Michelle Christina Larsen

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Posted Sep 03 2013 in Denim Buys

Get The Look: Effortless Ombre Jeans


Ombre jeans are the perfect answer to your spring style dilemma: how do I update my look? Without going the way of intense patterns or neon hues, you can give your denim collection an update by adding a pair of ombre gradient jeans, like this pair of high-rise jeans pictured on street style blogger Katrina Bay of Pumps & Kicks below. Paired with a simple short sleeved top and a brimmed hat, it’s an instant casual-cool look you can wear from day to night effortlessly.

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Image via Pumps & Kicks.

Shop our favorite ombre & gradient jeans below:

1. Nasty Gal Cloud Daze Skinny Jeans 2. Free People Ombre Cropped Skinny Jeans 3. Oasis Skinny Jean In Ombre Effect

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4. Cheap Monday Narrow Jeans 5. Nasty Gal Fade Out Skinny Jeans 6. alice + olivia Ombre Dip Dye Skinny Jeans

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Love this trend? Let us know on facebook or twitter!

—Michelle Christina Larsen

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Posted May 09 2013 in Denim Fashion » Trend Alert

MC Reviews Williamsburg Garment Company’s High-Waisted Skinny Jeans


Ladies and gents, MC has a new favorite pair of jeans.  The latest offerings from Williamsburg Garment Company—remember when Renee reviewed their skinny jeans as a day-to-night staple?—include a medium-wash stretch denim high-waisted skinny for women. These jeans get the high score for holding flawless shape a full day of flea market prowling and a full night of dancing. They also possess the eternally sought-after slimming effect and cool details for denim-geeks to gawk at.

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What was your first thought when you tried them on?

It was “Yesssss. Come to mama.” I also noticed the well proportioned back pockets (pocket size can really wreak havoc on a gal’s attempts to appear slimmer) and the cool side pocket stitching detail when I looked in the mirror. I love subtle design points that set a pair of jeans apart.

Where/when would you wear these?

I wore them to the flea market and strolling around Brooklyn, to brunch, to an insane all night dance party… no stretch or sag in the fabric. They looked and felt great. I’d wear these anywhere. I expect to get a lot of miles out of them this spring.

How’s the fit?

Love the high-rise, love the tight fit around the hips/behind, and knees. They have enough stretch for comfort but they still feel like denim, which is rare with women’s jeans. Too often it’s a free-for-all spandex blend jegging party. It’s hard to find the right balance. Aside from the feel of the fit, I was told they look great but friends and strangers while wearing them, so that probably counts for something.

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Check out Williamsburg Garment Company online for more information and stockists. Be sure to check out our Q&A with WGC designer Maurice Malone if you haven’t already as well, for the method and mission behind the brand.

Photos by Raffael Flores-Contreras.

—DT Staff

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Posted Apr 29 2013 in Denim Fashion » Reviews: Product
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