Do you love putting together outfits? Can you make a million different outfits with your favorite pair of jeans? Maybe you just really like what you’re wearing today?
Either way, we want to know What you’re wearing today!
DenimBlog is starting a new feature: What Are You Wearing Today? A feature that is all about our readers! We want to see how you style your jeans on a daily basis. Just snap a couple of photos of you wearing your most creative and fashionable outfit, and send them in. Twice a month, we’ll post the images of you and your amazing outfits on the homepage of DenimBlog!
This is your chance to flex your fashion muscle and maybe even win some prizes.
It’s easy: Throw together your best outfit, including at least one denim piece. Take at least two quality shots of you wearing your outfit. Write a brief summary (what you’re wearing) and then post them to the thread on the forum. We’ll look them over and then post our favorites in a blog post twice a month.
People have already started posting their outfits on the forum and you can get tips and ideas here. If you’d like to have your outfit posted on the blog, head over to this Forum to get started! We’ll be posting the first round of outfits the week of December 20th, so get your entries in!
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This weeks review is on J Brand’s new Agnes fit in the Vintage Navy Twill wash. I took a size down in these from my Houlihan in Vintage Olive size because I think the Agnes is better suited to being worn tighter than loose like the cargos. They do run the same as the Houlihan’s in Vintage Olive though so the sizing is pretty consistent.
I couldn’t work out if I liked these more than the Houlihan’s or not, I think I may like them equally but there is something about these Agnes that just make them so different and likable. I love the zippers on the lap area and the extra long zippers at the ankles, so combining those with the moto style stitching around the knee area, really makes these something special! The other thing that makes me slightly more partial to the Agnes over the Houlihan is the back pockets, these actually have pockets on the back where as the Houlihan just have flaps.
I find these to be a lot more skinny than the Houlihan though, but then that may be because I took a size down. They just feel skinnier in the calf area and at the ankles. The Twill fabric is amazing! It’s so soft and so stretchy, it’s one of my favourite fabrics around at the moment and the washes that J Brand have been bringing this Agnes cut out in are beautiful! I adore the Stealth wash but the Vintage Navy is definitely a lot more practical and wearable for every day errands.
I think, just like the Houlihan took the world by storm last season, the Agnes is definitely the cut to watch out for! We have already seen it on a lot of celebs but I can see it popping up a lot more now they have released it in many washes. I would absolutely recommend this cut to you if you haven’t yet tried it, if you are a fan of the Houlihan then you will adore these! I find it’s always nice to make a change in what you wear sometimes, as much as we love denim here at DenimBlog, it is nice to have a break and wear a different style and fabric from a denim brand every now and then. Buy J Brand Agnes pants at J Brand.
Jeans courtesy of J Brand.
I’m going to be doing 2 reviews this week again as I have many jeans to get through and share with you. The first review is on these Marc Allison Shirl Classic Bell Flare jeans. I have had them for a while and I think you will love them if you are a fan of flared jeans!
The fit of these jeans is really slimming. It’s really tight fitting in the butt area and the thighs but it flares out into a big bell bottom from the knee down. This is the perfect way to create a flared jean in my opinion. You need the tighter and flattering fit up the top, like you would with a skinny jean, but you need them to be bigger from the knee down to give that great silhouette while not swamping and hiding your figure. They also have that thick hem which adds that classic look to a trouser style jean.
The back pockets are plain as you know from Marc Allison jeans, they just have their little logo on the top right of the right pocket. The simplicity of these jeans is wonderful! They do run true to size for the brand, I am generally a 28 in Marc Allison and these fit me perfectly. They have a really long inseam though, I am wearing 5 inch heels with these jeans and they still just about touch the floor. They would be suited to really tall people or shorter people who love to wear heels.
The wash is a classic and simple medium blue wash. It has a very bright tone to it so they are really blue. It’s not too in your face though like some extremely blue washes. The wash and denim is really soft as well. It makes these jeans incredibly comfy to wear and I love that! There is nothing worse than a really itchy and scratchy fabric! Buy these jeans at Marc Allison online.
Jeans courtesy of Marc Allison.