It’s been a long time coming but I’m excited to show you the final product of my Den.m Bar custom made jeans. To refresh your memory, I went to Den.m Bar in Downtown LA, to customize a pair of my very own jeans every step of the way…from button to pocket fabric. After a few fittings and some alterations, I have the final product.
The fabric is great, a thick and sturdy raw denim from Japan which has a weight of 13.5 oz, so that I can dress it up or dress it down. The orange stitching I chose was done flawlessly with straight double stitching and every detail in tact. The little Den.m Bar patch is small yet strong and I appreciate that it’s not distracting from the jeans.
Now this is where the customization comes in handy: I chose a super skinny cropped jean because I’m petite in size which means “short” jeans are regular on me and the rise is one of the only rises that actually fit me. I love the inseam of my new jeans as they hit at the sweet spot of the ankle, lengthening my body. The only complaint I have is that the thighs/crotch areas are still a little loose, but it’s nothing that can’t be fix and nothing that they haven’t offered to fix.
My favorite part of my new jeans? The hounds tooth pocket. It’s like a little secret only I know, but is a fun surprise if anyone ever spots them. Overall the jeans are really well made and a great quality pair of denim. I’d like to personally thank Den.m Bar for being so accommodating, professional, sweet and most importantly for the opportunity! I love my new custom jeans and plan on wearing them often.
You’ve seen Denimocracy’s Spring lookbook and their Spring line in action, but what about behind all of that? I have for you an exclusive interview with Denimocracy’s designer Janine Shaw. I sat down with her to ask her a few questions about the line and even a few questions about her personal life. Ladies and gentleman…meet Janine!
Yes, it is still cold and yes, I’m sure you can’t wait to not have to wear a big jacket anymore. I don’t know about you guys, but as winter carries on I find myself repetitively wearing the same outfit: a warm jacket, flats and jeans. I start loosing creativity when it’s cold because I’m just concerned about being warm. Below are a few categories of jacket/coat options to pair with your jeans to keep you warm without loosing the stylish part. Of course, you might have to layer with some of them but feel free to slip a hoodie on under them or pair one of the bigger jackets listed below, over them. Have fun, mix and match and most importantly, have fun with your denim!
Blazers are more of a lightweight coat and definitely made for more of a Spring or Fall season, but I say bring those babies into the winter! Put a warm sweater under, a scarf on top and some gloves with a great pair of flares. A form fitting jacket like a blazer goes great with a bolder bottom like a flare. If you’re still cold (which in a lot of places is still possible) pair a pea coat (listed below) over this little outfit you’ve created and you’re guaranteed a warm, cozy time out.