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The 12 Womens Body Types And Jeans That Will Flatter Each

    So, ladies--you've probably heard of a few basic women's body shape categories (maybe 3 or 4) that we supposedly all fall into, right? Well, Trinny and Susannah (of What Not to Wear fame) have demonstrated that there are at least 12 distinct body types,* all of which need their own considerations when picking flattering outfits--including flattering jeans! Keep reading to find your own body type and what brands/cuts will look hottest on you!   *You may first want to refer to the original article to determine your own body type, then scroll down to find... read more

Everything You Need To Know About Diesel The Brand

  Diesel is one of the most popular denim brands in the world. The company offers men’s and women’s styles, which are sold in nearly 80 different countries.   History: Diesel is an Italian company, which started in 1978 by Renzo Rosso and his former boss Adriano Goldschmied (of the AG Jeans company). The brand was founded on the concepts of “rejected the slavish trend following typical of the fashion industry.” And "views the world as a single, border-less macro-culture."  The company rapidly caught on, and in 1985, Rosso gained full control of the... read more

5 Places To Buy Jeans Online

The internet can be one of the best places to buy jeans. You can find great deals and discounts as well as discontinued styles. Below are some of tips of great places to buy jeans online.     1. Flash Sales: Sites like Gilt, Ideeli, Hautelook, Ruelala, Beyond The Rack, The Sample Sale and more offer great discounts and deals on still popular styles. A suggestion is knowing your size in a particular brand so you don't have to deal with returns or a sometimes final sale item. Luckily, these sites advertise ahead of time what day they will be featuring which... read more

Mens Jeans | 11 Tips For Buying Mens Jeans

More and more designers establishing men's lines and offering a variety of fits and cuts. Here are some helpful tips to keep in mind when navigating jean shopping: Men's jeans are measured by waist size and inseam size. To find your proper size, measure your waist, and this will be the first number on the tag. Then measure your inseam and this will be the second number on the tag. (Ex. 34x34 or 35x32) Men's styles tend to come in three common cuts: boot cut, straight leg and relaxed fit. Boot Cut styles are typically slim throughout the thigh,... read more

11 Tips For Hemming Your Jeans

After you've found your perfect pair of jeans, Hemming can be the final step to securing a perfect fit. Check out some tips for hemming your jeans:   Wash your jeans before you take them to be hemmed. Jeans do shrink and you don't want them to be too short post-hem and wash. Always be sure to wear the shoes you'll be wearing most frequently with your jeans. If you've purchase a pair of trouser jeans for the office and will be wearing them with heels, bring the heels! If you swear by flats, bring your favorite pair. Be sure to consult with a tailor... read more

Top 10 Best Denim Leggings

Denim Leggings are quickly becoming one of the easiest ways to wear denim. Denim Leggings or Jeggings are a hybrid of jeans and leggings. Frequently they're softer than normal denim, fit snugly and can be worn underneath tunics or dresses, or on their own. Check out the list below for the top 10 Denim legging picks.     1. Seven for All Mankind Gummy Gwenevere Denim Leggings   These denim leggings are the perfect hybrid of jean and legging. They're soft and stretchy but will maintain their shape. Plus they're a celebrity favorite! You can buy them at... read more

Everything You Need To Know About 7 For All Mankind

7 for All Mankind is thought to be one of the first true designer denim brands.  The name is based on the idea that the average person owns 7 pairs of jeans at any given time.   History: Was founded in 2000 by Michael Glasser, Peter Koral, and Jerome Dahan in Los Angeles, California. In 2002, the brand added a men’s line. Late in 2002, Dahan and Glasser left the company. They filed a suit against Koral, alleging that they had not been properly compensated. They went on to launch Citizens of Humanity. In, 2005, the collection added a children’s line. In... read more

The Basics Of Spotting Fake Burberry

  • by Ruth

Here is a quick guide to help you avoid or spot some common fakes, especially the Polo’s. First, Let's start off with the basics. Always remember that the Burberry Nova Check (this is the correct term for the 'plaid') is always symmetrical, especially in Handbags and Small Leather Goods, this means that the pattern will always line up. The check has ONLY three thick faint navy stripes crosshatching each other. In between the stripes, there is a white filling that is also faint. Also, the red thinner stripes cross exactly in the middle of the blue check. There is... read more

Tips And Tricks For Using Paypal

  • by DaveTeam DenimBlog

Paypal for Buyers This tutorial is for a Paypal dispute filed by the buyer. eBay disputes and credit card charge backs are not the same. First, make sure that you have given the seller ample time to contact you before filing a dispute. If you cannot contact them by e-mail use eBay’s contact information page to try calling the seller to explain the problem. However don’t wait to long. In most cases you have a 45 day period in which you can file a dispute. Also make sure your dispute is valid. Just because the jeans are the wrong size doesn’t mean you should file a Paypal... read more

How To Remove Glue Stains

  • by DaveTeam DenimBlog

Removing glue stains from your jeans guide: 2 do-it-yourself methods Method 1 (for cotton/cotton blends and linen stained with glue): What you'll need: 1) 1 quart warm water 2) 1/2 teaspoon liquid dishwashing or laundry detergent 3) Clear isopropyl alcohol (minimum 70% solution; 90% denatured alcohol can also be used) 4) Sponge 5) toothbrush 6) Enzyme presoak* (you may or may not need this). * Enzyme presoak solutions become inactive in storage, so use it as soon as possible. Method 1 Steps: 1) Soak hem in a solution of 1 quart warm water and 1/2 teaspoon of... read more

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