Jeans Archive

How Victoria Beckham and Khloe Kardashian helped kill the skinny jean

The nail in the coffin of what could be the end of the skinny jean was Victoria Beckham’s bow at her New York Fashion Week show. The former poster girl for skin-pinching skinnies wore a baggy pair of loose linen trousers with sandals that seemed to signal the end of the closely cropped silhouette. Although Beckham wasn’t wearing jeans, the message was clear: as soon …

This New Documentary Shares Some of the Secrets Behind the World’s Best Denim

“Jeans are a huge part of our culture and it doesn’t matter what kind of lifestyle you live, I think they’re just part of a great uniform of life,” says Jason Denham, the subject of a new mouthwatering documentary on the details within some of the world’s best denim jeans. While it’s true that jeans have been around for centuries and re-inventing the tried-and-true fashion icon …

Bella Hadid Wore Lace-Up Jeans, and Guess Which Supermodel's Got Them Too?

Fashion Week isn’t just a time for models to debut next season’s clothes on the runway. When on the streets, they’re revealing this season’s must haves. We were already on board with Bella Hadid’s side-laced denim after the Ralph Lauren show, but the following day, Kendall Jenner stepped out in similar pants. Though hers were leather and featured crisscross ties at the front, both jeans …

Here come the cropstepper: the new raw-denim look

The idea of a trouser with a mixed hemline suggests lots of things: commitment issues; a hemline index sitting on the fence between economic ruin and prosperity (how very 2016); and also a liberated way to switch up an old formula. “Crop stepped” or “stemmed hem” are high-waisted jeans with an area cut out from the front. They look customised and in their first iteration, …

The 1 Outfit That Pops Up Every Fashion Week Without Fail

While there are It items that have their moment at Fashion Week — the Chloé Jane bag, sparkly Miu Miu heels, and slogan clutches included — one look never dies: jeans and a tee. The combination is simple, but the well-dressed women who attend the shows offer unique updates every season. Read on to see some of our favorite takes on plain old denim during …

Kate Middleton Saves Your Biggest Go-To Staple For Special Occasions Only

If you’re feminine and modest like Kate Middleton, styling a skirt or collared dress is no problem. But when it comes to jeans, your outfits tend to be a bit more simple. That’s NBD; it can just be difficult to decide how to switch things up or reach for a new top instead of the same old blazer. Believe it or not, Kate manages to …

The end of stretch denim

There’s a certain bohemian timelessness to the London home of Jess Morris and Tim Watkins. In the garden, silk bunting flickers through the trees and wine is uncorked at midday. Leopard print, velvet. Frank Zappa stares down at you on the loo. But despite their glam 70s sensibility, the label – first silk scarves, now denim – that the couple launched from their living room …

Are ripped designer jeans the new Ugg boot?

I accidentally tore the knee of my jeans the other day. Looking around, I see a lot of people who appear to have done the same. What’s going on? And, given I have a whole wardrobe of chinos and trousers, might they benefit from the same treatment? Stephen, by email Excellent question, Stephen. I myself have wondered this, given that an unripped pair of jeans …