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Guides, overviews, and info that help you treat your denim (and clothes) right

How To Fade Jeans [May 2020]

We may earn compensation through affiliate links in this story. If you have ever ordered jeans online, you know that the wash can sometimes look…well…different. Sometimes jeans are too dark. Sometimes too lights. And sometimes they are the wrong color altogether. Below, we laid out a comprehensive guide to lightening your jeans — including some …

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How To Wear A Denim Skirt

When deciding whether a denim skirt is appropriate for work, look at your guidelines. Can you wear denim jeans to work? If your workplace doesn’t allow denim jeans, then it is not okay to wear a denim skirt. When choosing the denim skirt for work, follow the rules you would follow for jeans in the …

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The Cargo Comeback

With the ‘90s aesthetic still going strong, designers like Demna Gvasalia at Balenciaga and Phillip Lim have released their own takes on a 90s classic, the cargo jean. The king of polarizing styles, Gvasalia has taken cargos to the extreme. His version — designed for Balenciaga — has multi-pockets and zips at the leg, converting …

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Jeans Size Chart

I have been asked to write up a jeans size chart on numerous occasions, but it’s been one that I have found quite difficult to do, simply due to the inconsistency of sizing in different jeans based on the materials, cuts, details and stretch factor. Some brands I can actually own jeans in 2 or …

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It’s a Denim Halloween

Channeling a pop culture icon can be as easy as pulling out your favorite pair of jeans…or it can be a solid excuse to buy an awesome new pair that you can wear after. Whether you choose to go double denim like Debbie Harry or channel Steven Tyler with a bedazzled pair AO.LA, there is …

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What’s With the Wrap

Finding fresh ways to reinvent jeans is tough, as straying from the “standard” style can feel conceptual and unwearable. With the notable exceptions of brands like R13 and Y-Project who make more forward styles that still feel approachable, this is still a very tough nut to crack for most denim companies and designers. One conceptual …

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