Do you ever wonder what designers wear back stage at fashion shows? We scoured through the recent spring-summer 2012 fashion shows to see who should, might and could rock a pair of jeans, even under intense stress and poorly-ventilated conditions. One of the first names who came to mind were Rick Owens, Rad Hourani, Robert Geller, Frida Giannini (Gucci) and Sharon Wauchob (Edun); but sadly, they did not deliver. Mind you, most designers pop their heads out for only a few seconds before running back from whence they came. However, the photogs were able to capture these 15 designers who chose to take a bow in jeans. Who do you think rocked their look?
We were delighted to see Olivier Rousteing (Balmain), who looked more like a model himself wearing drop-crotch jeans; Kaiser Karl wearing wrinkled coated jeans; Olivier Theyskens (Theyskens’ Theory) sporting bleached denim shorts; and Sophia Kokosalaki—who wore saturated jeans—represented Diesel’s denim DNA even though her Diesel Black Gold collection offered nary a patch of denim to tide us over.
Images via Style.com.
—Kathy Ng Hassan
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Rachel Bilson steps out in NYC with coffee in hand and a set of new bangs wearing Paige Denim Skyline Ankle Peg in Beachwood. She started the day off with a fringed pink and orange scarf draping around her neck however throughout the day it somehow got left behind- possibly due to the hustle and bustle of the busy starlets shopping festivities. Her look remained in tact with the incredibly stylish brown trench coat, the cuffed jeans, and those adorable booties. She is set to appear in the directorial Karl Lagerfeld campaign for Magnum Ice Cream so hopefully we will be seeing a lot more of her denim street styles.
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Check it! Shopping news site TalkingShopping just did a piece on Denim Therapy, featuring our very own denimphile, Kathy Ng Hassan. Learn about some cool denim restoration stories, carried out by the Denim Therapy service. Read about Kathy’s very first pair of jeans, what denim combinations make her gag, and how she came close to dissing fashion god, Karl Lagerfeld. Click here to read the article.
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