Citizens of Humanity
Kim Kardsahian was spotted out with sister Kourtney in Soho, New York. It looks like they were checking up on their new Dash boutique location. Kim was wearing a pair of Citizens of Humanity Slick Skinny Leggings in Dark Ivy. She was also spotted wearing the jeans before in Paris.
This is actually one of my favorite looks from Kim. I think she just looks so simply put together. But I do think it is a bit matchy with the scarf being in the same tone as the jeans, but I do like that it brings out the green of them. Click here to purchase these jeans at RevolveClothing for $165.
This weeks review is on a pair of Citizens of Humanity Avedon skinny jeans in Black Wax Twill. I have always been fond of the waxed denim look and I wanted to give it a try with a brand that I know and like the fit of. I tried the Avedon jeggings many months ago in a dark blue wash and I was hooked on the fit! They fit amazingly and these are no exception.
The jeans have the perfect Avedon skinny jean fit that you are used to if you love Citizens of Humanity, they are skinny all the way down but not as skinny as an ankle peg jean and they have a bit of a longer inseam so it gives that stacking look that I am fond of on my jeans. The rise is the perfect height as well and the pockets are positioned in exactly the right place to give your butt that perfect shape that everyone loves in a jean. I was originally apprehensive about trying Citizens of Humanity jeans, mainly because I wasn’t too fond of the older washes and the back pocket logo is one I am also not too keen on, but have grown to like. I do prefer their signature pocket design to be the same colour as the wash of the jean so it’s not too in your face, so these are perfect for that.
I want to talk about the wash most importantly because I was very eager to try this waxed denim trend and I was hoping for a pair that were very shiny and give off that faux leather look, these unfortunately are not it. They don’t shine very much at all, they have more of a subtle waxed look about them rather than that shiny look that I originally wanted. Although they don’t meet my needs of being like faux leather, the wash however is a very nice black, it’s a black that looks really clean and crisp, one that looks amazing dressed up even if it is a major hair magnet because of the wax finish.
One thing I always thought was odd about waxed/faux leather style jeans was how much they give you that sausage leg look, I always assumed this reason was because they were being worn much too tight and the wearers had literally stuffed their legs into the jeans, but I found out that this was not the case. It seems that, because of the wax on the denim, they seem to give off that look and fit that way even when they are not too tight. The fabric doesn’t seem to bend and stretch as much as normal denim because of the coating, it seems to fit a little bit more awkward on the legs which creates the sausage leg illusion.
Overall though I do love the Avedon fit from Citizens of Humanity, I think it’s such a flattering and well fitting jean that is so versatile and perfect for any occasion. If you are looking for a very shiny waxed jean then I wouldn’t recommend this wash but I would suggest it if you are looking for a gorgeous, classic and clean black wash. Now I can’t wait to try more waxed denim in my search for something extra shiny! Buy these jeans at Donna Ida in the sale for only £95.
Jeans courtesy of Donna Ida.
Scarlett Johansson strolls through the streets of Barcelona, Spain. She looked casual in a grey fedora hat as she did some shopping in the city. Scarlett was rumored to be in Spain to shoot another campaign for the retail mega store, Mango. Have you seen Scarlett’s Mango ads? What do you think?
Devoted mummy of 2, Jennifer Garner, took her daughters Violet and Seraphina to Violet’s soccer practice in Brentwood, California yesterday. She looked super casual as usual, dressed down in a pair of jeans, some sneakers and a sweater.
Jennifer was wearing a pair of Citizens of Humanity bootcut jeans for the day out with her children. Jen seems to have a little group of brands that she wears in rotation which consists of Citizens of Humanity, Juicy Couture and Paige Premium with the occasional 7 For All Mankind. Buy Citizens of Humanity jeans at Donna Ida. Please click this blog post to view more images.