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Earlier this summer Topshop tried to convince us that plastic jeanswere all the rage - Twitter hilariously weren't having any of it - but it turns out Topshop are now over plastic see through jeans, and it's all about the suspender jeans.
If we had to name a pair of frenemies in the fashion world, it would definitely be jeans and ankle boots. When worn together in harmony, they are the best of friends—but one false move and you’re looking at a fashion disaster of epic proportions.
In all seriousness, ankle boots and jeans are an adorable combo—but they are also notoriously tricky to pair together. We’ve rounded up some handy tips to make sure you know exactly how to wear booties with jeans.
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.
The Classic Skinny
A slim cut jean, tapered through the leg.
Frame jeans, $185, net-a-porter.com.
The Wide Leg
A generous cut leg that is wide through the knee to the ankle.
Citizens of Humanity jeans, $258, citzensofhumanity.com.
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.
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?