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7 Questions To Ask Before Making A Denim Purchase

  Premium denim can be an expensive investment. Especially when something is marked down, it is easy to wind up with a case of buyer's remorse. Here are a few questions to ask yourself before making a purchase to ensure you get the most bang for your buck.   1. Do They Fit Properly? Forget about the number on the tag and focus on the fit. It is easy to buy a pair of jeans for the body you hope to have, when you lose a few pounds or on the anticipation that they will stretch. Don't focus on the body you hope to have, or you may end up with a pair of designer... read more

Top 5 Tips For Finding Jeans For Your Body Type

Here are some tips for finding the most flattering fit for your body type:   For Hour Glass Figure:   Look for jeans that are slightly higher rise, which will provide higher coverage in the back as well. Look for brands that offer a contoured waist band, which is a waistband cut on a curve. Boot cut leg are flattering and if you're looking for a more narrow leg, opt for straight-leg over a skinny.   Brands to try: Paige and CJ By Cookie Johnson are great options.   For Fuller Hips and Thighs: Look for higher rises, rather than lower rises.... read more

Jeans and Fashion Questions

  • by DaveTeam DenimBlog

    Let us help you answer some of your Jeans and Fashion Questions. Here are some blog posts that may help you out:   Where are Jeans Made?   What are Jeans Made of?   How do you buy Jeans on eBay?   What is the history of Denim?   Six Denim Don'ts!   How to Find the perfect Mens Jean   Womans Jeans - a Guide to the Best Fit   How to Hem your Jeans (with the original hem)   How to Wash your Designer Jeans   read more

How To Wash Designer Jeans

      Here is a suggestion for washing your designer jeans   Turn your jeans inside out Wash on cold Dry on low for 5 or so minutes. Just long enough so they are not sopping wet, and to dewrinkle a little. Then hang to dry. read more

Top 5 Denim Accessories

Designers are expanding their lines beyond just jeans. There tons of great ways to incorporate denim into your wardrobe besides just jeans.   1. Jean Jacket:   Any wardrobe is not complete without a denim jacket. Designers offer a variety of styles, more structured, blazers or even motorcycle styles. A jean jacket can be paired with a skirts, pants dresses or even jeans if you want the denim on denim look. Stick to a darker wash for a more classical option.   Some great options include:   Current/Elliott's Snap Jacket goes with everything and will... read more

Top 5 Tips On Finding Jeans For Petites

It can be difficult to find jeans that are smaller yet still trendy when you're a petite. Luckily brands are starting to cater to those who are petite by offering their most popular styles and cuts in smaller sizes and inseams. One of the best hints is to check out websites. While some stores to carry petite sizes, If you can't find a petite size in stores, check out their websites. For example, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdales and Saks Fifth Avenue offers a wide varitey of designer brands such as Citizens for Humanity, Joe's jeans and True Religion in... read more

Seven Jeans Crystal Guide

UPDATE: 6/16/2010 - Hey everyone!   I am in the midst of fixing all ghost photos in this guide after I mistakenly changed the privacy settings in my Flickr account.  The missing photos will need to be embedded as new links, so please bear with me as I first locate each photo.  In the meantime, If you have any questions regarding crystals, please feel free to PM me (member name, dissociated).  Thanks! -Jenny   -------------------------- Ok, I'm just going to post all... read more

INDiCustom Contest Rules

    “INDi Custom” Contest OFFICIAL RULES   Sponsored by (“INDiCustom”).   NO ENTRY FEE.  NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  The Contest begins at 9:00 AM Pacific Time (“PT”) [April 17th, 2012] and ends at 11:59:59 PM PT [April 30th, 2012] (the “Contest Period”).   1. Eligibility: The “INDi Custom” Contest (the “Contest”) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, aged eighteen (18) or older as of the date of entry who have an active e-mail account and Internet access.  Employees of Sponsor, Sponsor’s... read more

Blogroll and Link Exchange

  • by DaveTeam DenimBlog

Some of our favorite fashion sites.   (links coming soon) read more

Denim

Denim is a rugged cotton twill textile, in which the weft passes under two (twi- "double") or more warp threads. This produces the familiar diagonal ribbing identifiable on the reverse of the fabric, which distinguishes denim from cotton duck. Denim has been in American usage since the late 18th century.[1] The word comes from the name of a sturdy fabric called serge, originally made in Nîmes, France, by the André family. Originally called serge de Nîmes, the name was soon shortened to denim.[2] Denim was traditionally colored blue with indigo dye to make blue "jeans",... read more

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