We love when new designers direct their energy and fresh perspective into experimental, interesting garments. German-born Saskia Schijen does not disappoint! Though she only graduated from the Royal College of Art this year, her high-concept–but not unwearable–creations have landed her a spot on our denim designer watch list. While maintaining a clean and simple aesthetic, Schijen plays with proportion, shying away from ubiquitous skinny fit jeans and creating oversize denim pants that look as if they’ve been deconstructed, reconstructed, and then haphazardly belted to perfection. Though combining white, indigo, and baby blue washes could easily get muddled under less skilled hands, the different dyes are blocked out to a bold and graphic effect. Unexpected, perhaps, but all the more welcome.
Images via We Are Selecters
Tags: denim designers, dyed denim, new fashion designers, Oversized Jeans, saskia schijen, white denim
In the latest British Vogue, spring sees a heavy dose of minimalism, and denim is at the forefront of its proclaimed off-duty essentials. This fun editorial makes us want to jump into its pages with one of our favorite models, Sasha Pivovarova for a raucous good time in spring denim must-haves. We love, love, love that denim is highlight of this minimal look. From the jean work shirts (which are a debated “essential” on our facebook page) to the oversized jeans and even the boxy double denim ensemble that caps off the set!
View the full editorial on supermodels.nl.
Tags: Boxy Double Denim, British Vogue, Denim shirts, Editorials, March 2011, Minimialism, Oversized Jeans, Sasha Pivovarova