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Fidelity Denim Fall 2012: Slick and Sick Jeans For Women and Men

For those of you who have been following Canadian-based Fidelity Denim over the years, you know they’ve been called the butt bra of jeans and have a celebrity following.  Fidelity, now distributed stateside, has a mens jeans collection as of 2009.   As much as we’re coveting the Spring-Summer 2012 jeans collection (stay tuned for our denim review!), we can’t help but fall in love with the styling in their fall lookbook.  You’ll see the requisite skinny jeans, along with a slick burgundy coated jean, flared jeans and even some velvety fine-wale corduroy jeans in skinny silhouettes.  Rich, saturated hues along with faded fall shades are at your disposal.  Check out the gallery to peruse all the Fall styles.

Fidelity Denim Fall-Winter 2012 Lookbook

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—Kathy Ng Hassan

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Posted May 18 2012 in Denim Fashion » Denim Menswear » Lookbooks

What To Wear To A Job Interview

Job interviews. They are probably the most stressful situation for any job-seeker. Every little element is important, including how you dress. Maybe you’ve been told it’s a cardinal sin to show up in jeans and a tee–and, well, maybe that last bit is true–but you can totally rock denim in a job interview. Just select the right pieces, like a well-fitting trouser jean, chambray blazer, or denim pencil skirt, and pair it with professional-looking staples. We’ve come up with four creative looks incorporating denim that you can wear on the job…er, the job you’re gonna get!

1. Robert Rodriguez Colored Denim Pencil Skirt

2. Paul by Paul Smith Watercolour Print Shirt

3. Linea Pelle Reversible Skinny Belt

4. Steve Madden Beasst Dark Purple Suede

1. By Malene Birger Bartolomea floral-print silk-chiffon blouse

2. KUT from the Kloth ‘Victoria’ Trouser Jeans

3. Ivanka Trump Gurdia Pump

4. Diana Warner Branch Pendant Necklace

1. TEXTILE Elizabeth and James Wide Leg Stretch Jeans

2. 3.1 Phillip Lim Draped Sleeveless Blouse

3. ASOS Premium Gold Boyfriend Watch

4. Luichiny Love Struck – Nude

1. Calvin Klein One Button Blazer

2. Gap Striped Shift Dress

3. KORS Michael Kors Gossford Luggage Tumbled Leather

4. Motif 56 Double Sofie (Yellow)

—Brie Hiramine

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Posted Apr 06 2012 in Denim Fashion

CLOSED Fall 2012 Offers Classic Denim in Wearable Hues

Think you’ve had enough of all the crazy denim trends this year?  We think clothing brand CLOSED will provide some relief with their range of wearable denim from top to bottom.  Maintaining a bit of color in its range of jeans, cotton pants and separates, you’ll feel like you could invest in a couple of solid items that will stretch out your wear longer than the seasons.  Closed is also one of the few denim brands currently offering denim capris—a perfect cut for ladies who want to show off their new favorite booties.  We’re also digging the sartorial touches in the men’s collection.  Check out the gallery below for all the Fall-Winter 2012 looks.


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—Kathy Ng Hassan


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Posted Feb 27 2012 in Denim Fashion » Lookbooks

Notify Fall 2011: Sartorial French Jeans, Italian Made

This winter, Notify Jeans wants to keep you covered in denim the French way.  Designer Maurice Ohayon, who made his way through Ungaro, Vanessa Bruno, Stella McCartney (with whom he created a capsule collection of jeans) and K Karl Lagerfeld (where he was Artistic Director), founded Notify, incorporating his love of art, design and desire to mix classic sartorial handcrafts with modern innovation. Made in Italy, Ohayon does not sacrifice much in terms of creating luxurious jeans. For Fall-Winter 2011, coated purple jeans, elegant trouser fit silhouettes and the trademark Notify front pocket panel top-stitching promises not to disappoint its legions of fans in Europe and abroad.

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Images via Denimology.

—Kathy Ng Hassan

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Posted Nov 15 2011 in Denim Fashion » Lookbooks

An Exclusive Q&A with Sold Design Lab Denim

Going once, going twice… Sold!—to the denim lovers of the world! SOLD Design Lab established its mark on the premium denim world in Fall of 2010. Eventhough it may be somewhat of a new brand to the market it’s roots are deeply embedded within the denim industry. With the expertise of it’s founders (Mel Geliebter and his son Mike Geliebter, plus son-in-law, Daryl Rosenberg; It’s all in the family) they have achieved their  goal of creating great fitting jeans using innovative technology (they have developed a virtual stretch denim), amazing fabrics and classic core mixed with forward styling all at an easy price point. Read on… and Stay tuned for Denim Therapy’s upcoming denim giveaway with SDL!

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Denim Therapy: Lets start from the beginning.  How did you know you wanted to be a designer?

Sold Design Lab: When I was 12 my Dad bought me a sewing machine, and I would make uniforms for all the kids that played sports in my school, I started the first cheer leading team and made and designed the outfits.

DT: What inspired you to get this brand off the ground?

SDL: I wanted to offer a premium jean with the greatest fit to the consumer at a better price than my competitors, and show the public what amazing technology we created in virtual stretch, the revolutionary pull on jean.

DT: Are there other denim brands you consider your immediate competition?

SDL: I believe Citizens of Humanity has the technology in their denim that equals Sold design Lab’s denim, but we deliver our jeans at a better price.

DT: How do you differentiate yourself from the hundreds of popular denim brands afloat right now?

SDL: Sold design Lab jeans are equal in quality of the popular denim premium brands, but at a better price to the consumer with I fell a even better fit.

DT: Do you have any pre-designing rituals?

SDL: Fabric, Fabric, Fabric, Research, Research, Research, Fit, Fit, Fit rituals yes.

DT: Describe the person who represents your ideal target customer—the customer you have in mind when you’re planning a collection.

SDL: Sold design Lab clothes a determine strong woman with a confidence that is unmeasurable, she is Sold on her opinion, Sold on her Man, Sold on the way she runs her life, and Sold on Sold in her Sold design lab jeans she is very sexy.

DT: Can you give us hint about what’s next?

SDL: Sexy jeans with the utmost technology in its fabrics to sculpt and mold her body to create the steam line silhouette that she loves.

DT: What would be your dream collaboration?

SDL: Sold design lab and Claude Montana. I would love to sculpt denim with his inspiration.

DT: Any plans of that in the future?

SDL: One never knows what is in the future.

DT: What are the most popular washes/fits in the line? What are your favorites, and how would you style them?

SDL: I love dark washed in virtual stretch, in our High Heel Bell shape, it makes every woman look long and lean.

DT: Do you have any favorite/least favorite denim trends right now?

SDL: I Love trouser looks with wide hem details, slim from the top down to A line at the bottom.

DT: Street style and style blogs are huge in the industry right now as a source of inspiration, influencing the high end labels rather than vice versa. How much does street style influence your designing?

SDL: Not at all, I think they try too hard.

DT: How many pairs of denim do YOU own?

SDL: Too many to count, but they are all my own brands that I have designed.

DT: Favorite celeb wearing your brand?

SDL: Megan Fox, she wears it with style.

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—Jackie Racer

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Posted Jun 20 2011 in Denim News » Interviews
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