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?
Once artistic director at Nina Ricci, the enigmatic Olivier Theyskens has teamed up with Theory in what he calls a “personal project”. Theyskens’ Theory is about to hit the market, and you can find it first on Net-A-Porter. Seeing as the collection is coming from a man who, at the tender age of seven, proclaimed to his parents that he’d chosen Haute Couture for his career path, you can expect marvelous things. Sign up with Net-A-Porter to get updates on the line, including some ultra-chic wide leg jeans.
—Michelle Christina Larsen
Tags: Net-A-Porter, nina ricci, oliver theyskens, theory, Theysken's Theory, wide leg jeans
Noticing a trend here? Instead of couture gowns, we are seeing a lot of celebrities like Diane Kruger, gracing the covers of magazines in denim fashion. For Glamour Magazine‘s March 2011 issue, readers are treated to a buffet of denim looks from J Brand, Diesel, Balmain and other brands. We are loving the all-American and retro-centric Rockabilly chic looks, done tastefully in American flag themes and made complete by a carefully coiffed 1940s hairstyle with hard edged streetwear looks.
A former model herself, Diane certainly hasn’t lost her touch vamping and posturing for Glamour. She is also interviewed saying, “I truly, genuinely like clothes. Making them is an art form, and wearing them is a form of self-expression.” Read Diane’s full interview in Glamour Magazine, where she talks about her own style sensibility, boyfriend Joshua Jackson (TV’s “The Fringe”) and her latest movie,”Unknown” with Liam Neeson. Check out some of our favorite looks from Diane’s Glamour photo shoot!
Diane’s cover photo (left). Featured: Diesel shorts.
Featured: Theyksen’s Theory Posy denim jeans (left) and Balmain painted stretch jeans.
Featured: Diesel cropped jeans (left) and Balmain studded leather jacket and shirt.
—Kathy Ng Hassan
Tags: Balmain, celebrity style, Diane Kruger, Diesel, J Brand, retro style, Rockabilly, Theysken's Theory