DIY Denim Shorts 2 Ways

Salute your shorts! Summer is in full swing and I’m sharing two insanely easy ways to elevate denim shorts with my friends at Zappos. First up is a pair of denim Bermuda shorts – the polished…

Currently Crushing On: Denim (Yes, Really)

When Zappos asked me if I would share of my favorite new denim looks, I immediately thought “Denim?! What’s that?” It had been nearly 8 weeks since I had slipped on a pair of jeans.…

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DIY Patchwork (+Upcycled) Denim

By now, you should know that the fashion industry is the second largest polluter on the planet. I’ve talked about it in great lengths here and have tried to support as many sustainable or environmentally…

Ganni Denim

Some of my favorite floral printed dresses and knit sweaters are from Copenhagen-based brand Ganni. In this world of insanely overpriced mid-luxury fashion labels, I have always appreciated Ganni’s reasonable price points despite the high…

Bliss and Mischief Collector Fit Denim

Hillary Justin knows her denim. She’s been sourcing vintage Levi’s, embroidering them with her signature Western motifs and garnering a serious fan base since 2014. But in the recent year, with the rise in popularity…

DIY Denim Embroidery

For months, I’ve been anxious to try my hand at denim embroidery but could never figure out how without freehanding under a sewing machine, unsuccessfully tracing or using my horrible penmanship as an adequate enough pattern. I was stumped.…

DIY Embroidered Patch Denim Jacket

An exceptional seed was planted when Alessandro Michele took the helm at Gucci just about a year and a half ago. The seed sprouted into a menagerie of unparalleled beauty and vibrant romance and honestly, we’ve fallen so deep…

DIY Uneven Denim Hem

Many of you asked about the jeans I wore in last week’s DIY so I thought I’d share the far too easy steps to achieve the same look. They were inspired by a pair of Vetements,…

DIY Frayed Denim

Worn, torn, fringed, patched, frayed . . . denim is, hands down, my favorite medium to destroy, mend, dye, embellish, and reconstruct. And what better way to scout inspiration than out on the streets. Better yet, the streets…

DIY Sashiko Denim Repair (Boro)

Boro is the age old Japanese art of mending textiles and is literally translated as rags or scraps of cloth. As far back as the 17th century, peasants, merchants and artisans would patch up clothing…

Genetic Denim

With good denim, you don’t need much else. We’re loving Genetic Denim‘s retro summer vibes. P.S. Most all of their summer collection is on sale now!

Closed Denim

Denim loyalty is a real thing. When you find a denim label you love and loves you back in the form of a perfect fit, why look elsewhere? So I suppose I can blame my…

Koral Denim Spring 2015

If you’ve been looking for more vindication to live in jeans all year long, Koral Denim is the right rationale. 100% made in LA and founded by Peter Koral (formerly of 7 For All Mankind) Koral has been working hard to develop…

DIY Pearl Embellished Denim

The moment I saw Tu Es Mon Tresor’s pearl embellished boyfriend jeans, I knew they were a do-it-yourself must. Three dimensional polka dots?! And precious pearls paired with rugged denim?! Opposites definitely attract in this match made…

Jacquie Aiche x Mother Denim

All it took was a night in Paris for the creative light bulb to go off in the heads of jewelry designer Jacquie Aiche and Mother Denim co-founder and designer Lela Tillem-Becker. The longtime friends decided to join forces on what…