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9 Aug

#TheList: Your Guide To Every Denim Style To Try This Season

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Do you know the difference between your wide legs and flares?

With fall quickly approaching, it's time to put away our favorite frocks and pull out our best denim. However, it's easy to get overwhelmed by all the many choices, there's skinny jeans, there's wide leg, and flared, boyfriend and bootcut. Here's your definitive guide to every denim style to try right now.

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The Classic Skinny

A slim cut jean, tapered through the leg.
Frame jeans, $185, net-a-porter.com.
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The Wide Leg

A generous cut leg that is wide through the knee to the ankle.
Citizens of Humanity jeans, $258, citzensofhumanity.com.
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25 Jul

Are You Ready To Wear Low-Rise Jeans Again?

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For seasons, flattering high-waisted jeans in their many incarnations – skinny, Mom, boyfriend, kickflare – have ruled our off-duty wardrobes. But in the latest fashion casualty of Noughties nostalgia, the ultra low-rise jean appears to be making an unwelcome comeback.
Cast your mind back to the early 2000s when Paris Hilton, Britney Spears and Rihanna's after-dark uniforms consisted of hip-hugging bootleg jeans teamed with extreme crop tops and pointed kitten heels.
If not, we're sure you can recall the moment Keira Knightley showed off her entire torso at a Pirates of the Caribbean movie premiere in a pair of low-slung, dark-hued jeans and the tiniest off-the-shoulder top we'd ever seen. It fast became one of the most iconic fashion moments of the decade.

Paris Hilton wearing low-rise jeans in 2002. Image: Getty
Paris Hilton wearing low-rise jeans in 2002. Image: Getty
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21 Jul

How To Spice Up Your Denim Shorts

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A guide to styling a timeless classic for a sporty or sexy look. Choose your favorite style from a variety of denim shorts transformed into contemporary and striking outfits.

Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg
Photo: Sandra Semburg

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30 Jun

G-Star Raw Wants You To Unlearn Denim As You Know It

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G-Star Raw's Aitor Throup looks like a skater dude and talks like an anthropology professor. The executive creative director throws out phrases like "the great unlearning" and he smells like a cigarette binge. He's won prestigious fellowships and directed music videos for Kasabian. Oh, did we mention he made the District 13 uniforms for The Hunger Games?

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SHOP: G-Star Raw fashion This steady streak of success might require some Type A discipline, but Throup is actually pretty funny—calling my interview questions "super personal, like third date questions!"—and walking us through his first-ever womenswear collection for G-Star Raw Research. "I'm obsessively interested in design principles like ergonomics, 3-D design frames, and holistic construction, and those ideas are as relevant for men as...
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14 Jun

These Pants That Don’t Have a Butt Are the Latest Viral Denim Phenomenon

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Have you ever wanted to wear a pair of pants — but got discouraged because the pants actually covered your crotch and butt? If so, have I got the pair of jeans for you.
The latest offering from Y Project, the brand that brought you the denim that transforms into hot pants, is a pair of jeans that you can't even classify as such. The Detachable Button Down "Pants," available at FWRD for the low, low price of $570, is basically a denim belt attached to matching, button-down leg warmers with some sort of denim bondage-inspired apparatus. Here they are from literally all angles:

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12 Jun

Everyone Is OBSESSED With This Pair of Jeans Right Now

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A good pair of denim is a staple in any closet. You can dress them up or down and wear them practically anywhere — everybody knows that. But you can also get good jeans from a lot of popular retailers, so when a lot of people become obsessed with a particular pair, it causes us to take notice. Especially if that pair racks up a wait list of 429 people, as Refinery29 pointed out.

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That's what's happening with this pair of jeans from Mother Denim. The style is called the Insider Crop Step Fray and the particular color is Speed Racer. The jeans actually are pretty cool, to be fair, but there are a few things about...
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8 Jun

Khloe Kardashian Thinks You Should Give Bermuda Jorts A Chance

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After making a reported 1 million dollars on its first day of sales back in October and adding new styles for its season two launch, Emma Grede and Khloe Kardashian's Good American denim collection is back for a third season, dropping new cuts and silhouettes throughout all of June.

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Shop Good American: The Pom Pom Good Boot Crop, $169; goodamerican.com; The Pom Pom Mini, $145; goodamerican.com; The Bermuda, $139; goodamerican.com

"We've taken the best attributes of our jeans and applied the same benefits to skirts and shorts— but this time we've added some trend," says Grede of how the collection differs from the first two. "We both love the fishnet vibe, but it's so uncomfortable putting tights under...
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7 Jun

4 Easy Ways to Sex Up Your Boring-Ass Denim

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Are you over your plain denim? Find out how to ~trendify~ it with fringe, uneven hems, and more using the easy steps below!

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DIY Miniskirt
How to make your old jeans into a miniskirt:

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1. Mark the length you want on the inseam. Then, use a ruler and chalk to create a line that you'll cut across. 2. Once you've cut off the excess length of each pant, cut along the inseam to open up each leg. 3. Cut two squares of extra fabric from the discarded leg pieces. These will be used to fill in the triangle gaps between the legs. 4. Sew (or glue) the squares on the underside of the skirt, filling in...
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30 May

Faustine Steinmetz on the Denim Moments That Made Her

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Faustine Steinmetz’s first denim icon was her grandmother, who would wear her Levi’s with a Burberry trench, a cashmere turtleneck and Chanel ballerinas. How chic. But it was also edgy, Steinmetz is keen to point out, in a Parisian arrondissement more accustomed to bouclé skirt suits and pearls. “What was incredible about her, and every woman I find attractive, is that she looked amazing – but didn’t look like she was trying to,” she says. Steinmetz’s own early forays with denim were, she admits, less successful; remembering the first pair of jeans she bought, a bootcut style, is met with a resounding “ewww!” But, it was denim that awoke a creative streak in the young designer. “As soon as I started...
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