Summer is more than half way over, and that means it’s time to start thinking about your fall wardrobe. It’s still warm as heck out there though (unless you’re in Australia), so finding men’s jeans that won’t smother you is key to staying stylish and feeling good through the final weeks of the season. Check out some of our favorite finds below, and let us know what you’re wearing on Instagram with the hashtag #denimtherapy.
Summer time and the living’s easy… as long as you’re wearing the right pair of jeans! The best jeans for men to wear from June to August are the versatile and living on the light wash end of the spectrum. You can make them work at the office, at summer weddings, and even to the beach. Check out some of our favorite picks below.
1. Nudie Jeans Grim Tim Slim-Fit Organic Dry Denim Jeans 2. Isaia Slim-Fit Selvedge Stretch-Denim Jeans 3. Polo Ralph Lauren Slim-Fit Denim Jeans
4. Burberry Brit Slim-Fit Washed-Denim Jeans 5. Nudie Jeans Tight Long John Slim-Fit Denim Jeans 6. Nudie Jeans Steady Eddie Slim-Fit Washed Organic Denim Jeans
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Beach season has finally arrived, and we’re not wasting any time packing up our boho bags full of sun and sand essentials. But once the SPF and your portable iPod speakers are packed and ready to go, what about an awesome beach-ready outfit? Like many New Yorkers, we take the A train down to the Rockaways for our sea side fun, so it’s crucial to wear more than just a bikini! Here are 3 summer denim looks to wear to the beach (without looking like an exhibitionist on the train).
Below: 1. J Brand Low Rise Cutoff Shorts 2. Serefina Beaded Layer Tassel Necklace 3. The Row Thomaston Jersey Tank 4. Topshop Tropical Print Hat 5. Vix Embellished Triangle Bikini Top 6. Vix Embellished Bikini Briefs
Below: 1. Vix Carioca Satin-Jersey Kaftan 2. Stella McCartney Thick Square Sunglasses 3. Eres Les Essentiels Show Bandeau Bikini Top 4. Isabel Marant Iza Embroidered Denim Shorts 5. TKEES Lily Patent-Leather Flip-flops
Below: 1. Petals & Peacocks Beach Please Crop Sweatshirt 2. Rag & bone Mila Cut-Off Denim Shorts 3. Vix Ibi Embellished Printed Triangle Bikini Top 4. Vix Ibi Embellished Printed Bikini Briefs
—Michelle Christina Larsen
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When it comes to summer denim essentials, we immediately think of our favorite cut-off shorts. But even we have to admit, as tempting as it is to wear those babies daily, it’s better to mix up your style and throw some variation into the mix. One stop at Nasty Gal proved us right. There are endless ways to stay cool and look hot in denim this summer, and we took the liberty of picking a few out for ya.
1. Cactus Life Denim Vest 2. Courtshop Drew Overall Shorts
3. Lazy Oaf Watermelon Denim Shorts 4. MinkPink Instinct Blues Skirt
5. Maurie and Eve Oh Boy! Jean in White 6. Jeffrey Campbell Oahu Platform
Which denim essentials are you going after this summer?
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Update your denim look this summer with a cuffing technique you may not have tried yet: the single fold cuff. Honestly WTF spotted this trend everywhere around the world, but it’s making waves in NYC as women become more adventurous and stray from the skinny jean trend. This cuff works best on wider leg pants, whether stovepipe style or boyfriend. Will you be trying it?
Check out Honestly WTF for more images and inspiration, and be sure to check out our video on how to cuff your jeans.
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Now that the stubborn New York spring weather is hitting somewhere between 60 and 80 on the regular, the guys of DT have pretty much had it with their full length jeans. From work to brunch to a weekend at the beach, you need men’s denim shorts (and excellent shorts cut in a few other materials) to keep you on the move. Here are our top picks for men’s shorts.
Below: 1. A.P.C. Army Shorts 2. Baldwin Denim Venice Short in Rinsed Chambray 3. Jean Shop Twill Cut Offs
Below: 4. The Real McCoy’s Utility Shorts 5. J.Crew Chambray Sideline Short 6. Rag & Bone Thomson Swim Short
—Raffael Flores-Contreras & Michelle Christina Larsen
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If you’re not already aching to jet off on a summer getaway, Siwy Denim’s newest lookbook will definitely ignite that desire. The spring 2014 shoot has an aviation theme, with models sporting Siwy styles inside, outside, and all over airplanes. The aviation theme is perfect, because the collection lends itself so well to packing for travel. Great denim basics, like acid wash ankle length skinnies, pair with statement pieces, like a sheer ombre top that would be killer for an international night out.
See the full lookbook below:
Shop Siwy’s newest styles for spring.
—Michelle Christina Larsen
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Here in New York, all we can think about is that first sweet day when we’ll be able to toss the skinny jeans aside and reach for our favorite cut-off shorts. It isn’t quite time yet, but while we anxiously await the 80-something degree weather, we’re doing plenty of scouring online for some stylish new pairs. Check out 9 pair so denim cut-off shorts we love below.
1. H&M Cuffed Denim Shorts 2. J Brand 1046 neon low-rise cut-off denim shorts 3. Étoile Isabel Marant Norina printed cut-off shorts
4. Ditsty Floral Denim Shorts 5. Genetic Denim Crush Stevie Denim Shorts 6. Frame Denim Le Cutoff Denim Shorts in Green Park
7. Ksubi Alberceque distressed denim shorts 8. Paige Jimmy Jimmy paint-splatter distressed jean shorts 9. MINKPINK Acid Wash Denim Shorts
—Michelle Christina Larsen
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DL1961 Premium Denim recently released its Spring/Summer 2014 marketing campaign, meaning anyone who wasn’t already staring out their NYC office window at the falling snow, dreaming of summer, will now proceed to do exactly that. The new campaign features a serene and ethereal beach photo session, exploring a range of expressive poses. Shot by Boo George, the release pays homage to the lazy New York summer. Some shots remind us of romantic summer films, and honestly, we can’t stop playing this one over and over in our heads.
DL1961’s latest offerings are designed using technologically-advanced, lightweight denim fabrics with immaculate cut and sew detailing, so in addition to longing for beach weather, we’re craving a pair of these jeans too. See the full campaign below.
“As a brand that calls New York home, we love to capture the lifestyle and essence of those who wear DL1961 in their everyday lives – including summertime when denim is more uncommon,” states Sarah Ahmed, DL1961’s Creative Director. “For Spring/Summer the collection embodies the effortless spirit and simplicity of summer through our innovative technologies that keep you cool and comfortable.”
How hard are you loving this? Tweet us at @denimtherapy and we’ll exchange longing sighs.
—Michelle Christina Larsen
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It’s never too early to start thinking about spring flowers and warm sunshine, right? Some of us are already dreaming ahead to cut-off shorts weather. Get a head start on securing your spring denim essentials with this guide from Fashion Gone Rogue.
“Denim Days – No matter the season, denim is the ultimate essential. A good pair of jeans is an absolute must but it’s time to mix it up with some other pieces. A denim jacket, shirt or even dress is just the way to bring a unique twist to your everyday wardrobe. Check out five cool denim looks below. (See full post)
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