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Holiday Wishlist: Denim Therapy Staff Picks For Amazing Jeans

If you could have any jeans in the world this holiday season, which would you choose? That’s the question we asked the whole Denim Therapy team this year, and they took a break from blogging/repairing denim to share their ideal denim wishlist! Then, we asked them to pick the pair they’d buy for their significant other! From classic cuts to novelty embellishment, we ran the gamut of must-have’s in men’s and women’s denim.


See our picks below, and get some ideas on what you can shop for this season for the denim-lovers in your life!

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Francine’s pick for herself: Bleulab Reversible Denim Detour Reversible Skinny in snake ($259) – buy it at Revolve Clothing.

Francine’s pick for her significant other: Naked & Famous Slim Guy in Cashmere Denim ($230) – buy it at Far Fetch.



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Michelle Christina’s pick for herself: Siwy Denim Hannahin Marine ($284) – buy it at Siwy Denim.

Michelle Christina’s pick for her significant other: ASOS Skinny Fit Jeans In Cord ($64.69) – buy it at ASOS.


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Renee’s pick for herself: APC Unisex Petit Standard ($175) – buy it at Need Supply Co.

Renee’s pick for her significant other: Self Edge x Imperial = SEXI14 Indigo ($360) – buy it at Self Edge.



Above, from left to right:

Jackie’s pick for herself: Rag & Bone Legging in Goetz Print () – buy it at Rag & Bone.

Jackie’s pick for her significant other: 7 For All Mankind relaxed fit in Gardiner Distressed ($209) – buy it at 7 For All Mankind.



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Sarah’s pick for herself: Elizabeth and James “Collins” Slouchy Jeans ($112) – buy it at Shopbop.

Sarah’s pick for her significant other: Levi’s 501 1966 “Shrink to Fit” Straight Jeans ($270) – buy it at Mr. Porter.


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Kathy’s pick for herself: Mother Denim The Looker Metallic Mid Rise Skinny Jeans ($225) – buy it at Net-a-Porter.

Kathy’s pick for her significant other: Nudie Jeans Co. Sharp Bengt Dry Orange Selvage ($275) – buy it at Nudie Jeans Co.


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Brie’s pick for herself: Tripp NYC The Patch Jean ($70) – buy it at Karma Loop.

Brie’s pick for her significant other: Edun Straight Leg Pants ($136) – buy it at Ssense.


Hopefully Santa sees this… *wink wink*

—DT Staff

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Posted Dec 12 2011 in Ask the Denim Stylist » Denim Therapy

Denim Finds: The Zen of Denim Jackets

Denim jackets, calm, cool and collectively hip, will add a fun edge to any outfit.  Here are a few different styles that caught my eye. How gorgeous is the Mr. Freedom denim peacoat?  Nautical never looked sexier.

J. Crew Vintage Denim Jacket

J. Crew Cropped Vintage Denim Jacket, $118.00

The kind of jacket every woman should have in her closet. A fresh take on the classic in a cropped silhouette.

J. Crew

J Crew Men's Denim Peacoat

Mr. Freedom Denim Peacoat, $589.95

From Mister Freedom, a designer known for his vintage-inspired designs and devotion to authenticity, comes this reproduced denim peacoat, modeled after a merchant Navy sailor’s jacket dating back to 1910.

Mr. Freedom @ J. Crew

Iron Heart SEXIH07111BK Overdye Jacket

Self Edge x Iron Heart Type III Modified Jacket = SEXIH07IIIBK, $490.00

Details, details, details…this jacket has been overdyed black with a fugitive pigment dye which is an unstable and un-permanent dye that fades to later show the indigo denim underneath. Essentially this is a denim that begins black and fades to indigo in high friction areas, or what the Japanese call the “atari” fade.

Iron Heart @ Self Edge

Liquorish Batwing Denim Jacket

Liquorish Stone Wash Denim Tie Waist Jacket, $33.99

80’s reprise with stonewashed denim, long batwing sleeves, and twin buckle fastening.

Liquorish @ ASOS

–Nikki Cho Russo

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Posted Jan 12 2010 in Denim Fashion

Self Edge, When a Man Wants a Rugged Jean


Sugar Cane Denim

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Jeans used to be simple-hardworking pants meant to be beat up and worn in on motorcycles while eating apple pie and playing baseball.

But things have gotten a little weird-we’re talking hidden cargo pockets, spandex zippers and turquoise kneepads weird.

Arriving from San Francisco to fight the good fight is Self Edge, a store hell-bent on bringing you the best, most durable old-school denim in the world, opening Friday on the LES.

If you’ve ever seen Brando dockside in On the Waterfront or Newman cowboying up in Hud, you know that the same no-frills jeans those guys used to live in are pretty hard to come by. But Self Edge only stocks the kind of jeans that just look like jeans (and also happen to wear in like an old baseball mitt).
The shop is a tiny sliver of wood and wrought iron stacked high with obscure, cultish Japanese denim brands (Sugar Cane, Mister Freedom, Real Japan Blues) that create old-school blue jeans on vintage American shuttle looms so they wear in better than the usual pants you do your best to destroy in your weekly dance fight.
Besides denim, they’re carrying a few shirts, sweaters and boots from up-and-coming label 3sixteen that are pretty much all you’ll need to go with your new jeans.

After all, you wouldn’t want to be only half-rugged.

Self Edge, opens Friday in NYC’s LES

Self Edge New York
157 Orchard Street @ Rivington
New York, NY 10002


–Nikki Cho Russo




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Posted Jul 23 2009 in Uncategorized
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