Let’s Talk Denim, Shall We?

November 8, 2006 • Magazine

Wed, 2006-11-08 05:00

Jeans have been getting a lot of air-play and all it seems to have done is leave everyone confused. There’s boot-cut, skinny leg, low-rise, dark rinse, stretch, plus-size, zipper or buttons…you get the idea.

“For so many years, boot-cut jeans were it,” says Lucky fashion director Hope Greenberg. “It was the one thing that almost every woman went to. Boot cut is universally flattering, but the trend had to go somewhere else.” Designers Nicolas Ghesquiere, Karl Lagerfeld and Stella McCartney have included skinny jeans in their collections for the past two seasons, but the look is just beginning to intrigue mainstream America. Let’s try to break this down.

Denim Rules

Jeans can work on all women, no matter what age, size, etc. — but not all styles work for all women. Wear a style because it’s flattering, not just because it’s trendy. If you don’t have the legs for skinny cut jeans, stick with boot cut styles.

To read more and find the best denim brands for your shape go to: Let’s Talk Denim

Let's Talk Denim, Shall We?
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