Photos by Raffael Flores-Contreras.
What’s a Fourth of July barbecue without denim shorts, sparklers and good eatin’? We don’t even want to go there, really, so we’ve got plan D on the burners: score some denim for under $100, under $50 and even under $20 this week! This week, lots of online shopping sites will be capitalizing on Independence Day shopping fever, but we’ve selected a sampling of what to look out for in your neighborhood, too.
House of Cassette Men’s Slim Caddy (left, $56.99) and WGACA vintage denim cutoff shorts ($78).
80’s Purple – Save 25 to 75% off now for men and women online. Look for mark downs on jeans from House of Cassette, Cheap Monday, Diesel, Ever, Orisue, Post’age, WeSC and more.
Guess Factory Onsite Store – Yep, if you’re dying to nab some cheap jeans and anything Guess? for less, then this is the place. Note: hours for July 3 is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on July 4.
Address: 1901 East 15th Street – Gate 3, Los Angeles, CA 90021. (213) 765-3230
Number A – While there are a few selections at Number A online for jeans under $100, you might want to stop by the boutique in Little Tokyo to check out their ever-present sale rack and look for Kill City, Blink, Nevermind, KREW, and Cheap Monday jeans.
Address: 374 E. 2nd St. (Little Tokyo), Los Angeles, California. (213) 626-6155
Madison – Save 30% off on select denim online, including Current/Elliott, Genetic Denim, Goldsign and more.
WGACA – What Goes Around Comes Around recently opened up their new Los Angeles outpost on La Brea, but if you’d rather shop in your underwear, there’s a 40% off sale on the WGACA Collection, which includes vintage denim shorts, vintage Boyfriend jeans and more.
—Kathy Ng Hassan
Tags: Blink, Cheap Monday, Current/Elliott, Diesel, Ever, Genetic Denim, Goldsign, Guess, House of Cassette, Kill City, KREW, Nevermind, Obey, Orisue, Post'age, Wesc, WGACA, What Goes Around Comes Around
In the warm, luxe interior of the Soho Grand Hotel, we caught What Goes Around Comes Around‘s Fall 2011 runway show on the first official day of NYFW. The rustic-nordic-meets-bohemian cues were a perfect fit with all out glamorous ’70s retro style. Denim trends included a loose vintage stove pipe fit, thick cuffs, and (our favorite), hem slits with vertical button closure. The ladies paired their cuffs jeans with sky high red platform shoes. Boys styled white jeans with military jackets, loose gray washes with camel colored leather accessories, and a whole lot of fur.
Stay tuned for more from the tents!
—Michelle Christina Larsen
Tags: '70s, denim trends fall 2011, mens denim trends, military jacket, New York Fashion Week, nyfw, retro, VinTage, WGACA, What Goes Around Comes Around