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Shanna McKinnon
New York, NY
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American Eagle Showroom Summer 2015 collection I never know what to expect when I walk into the American Eagle showroom. Whether it's a winter wonderland for the holidays or a lone desert highway in the spring, it's just the right... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at DenimHunt
images via ...Georges Marciano. And it's not what you think. Marciano is probably one of the most recognized names in retail and so closely tied to the Guess brand that it is hard to think of the two as... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at DenimHunt
DL1961 Instasculpt Jeans in Emma (left) and Florence (right) - $178 This once unknown starlet has been the talk of the town ever since her acting debut in last year's Best Picture. This intelligent beauty is know patsy to fashion... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at DenimHunt
Prps does a masterful job of designing men's jeans using inventive techniques that are innovative, yet palatable and as any purveyor of denim knows, mens jeans can be tricky when it comes to navigating the two ideals. Now we know... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2015 at DenimHunt
The Spring 2015 campaigns are coming and right out the gate, Justin Bieber has already started controversy over his Calvin Klein ads with model Lara Stone. We've all heard the rumors and seen the photoshopped images so there's no need... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2015 at DenimHunt
Image "Kai Ankle-Zip Jean" $88 While cropped and cuffed styles are taking off in the boyfriend jean category, this super skinny cropped version by Need Supply with it's calf high hem makes the ankle look positively scandalous. For the past... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2015 at DenimHunt
Photo credit Akihiro Yoshida Japanese Brand Nendo is re-imagines the plain white button-down We usually don't think much about our white button-downs. They're boring. They are as common as a pair of jeans and are necessary for a complete wardrobe... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2015 at DenimHunt
Special Feature on Denim by Fibre2Fashion A short time ago, Fibre2Fashion, a renown B2B resource for the fashion and textile industry asked me to write an article about the future of the denim industry. I often don't go in depth... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2015 at DenimHunt
Artist rendering of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in 2010 Ever since Mercedes Benz Fashion Week set up shop at Lincoln Center, NY Fashion Week has become nothing short of a spectacle with the drama outside the tents often overshadowing the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2014 at DenimHunt
Indigo Denim Dungarees - Zara $59.99 Are you reluctant to try the denim jumper? Do you think it's too much of a knockaround item for your tastes? I can relate. I bought a jumper earlier this year and am still... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2014 at DenimHunt
I call this design "Shameless Plug" (via Nailsnaps) I would like to share a little known fact about myself -I'm an app junkie. I spend more time surfing the app stores on iTunes and Chrome than I do surfing the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2014 at DenimHunt
Source: Lifestyle Monitor A few months ago I was interviewed by Emily Thompson for The Robin Report, an industry publication for CEOs that covers all the goings on behind the scenes in fashion, textiles and beauty. Specifically, Emily wanted to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2014 at DenimHunt
Ashlee Simpson-Ross at the DL1961 Digital Showroom I'm not being facetious in the slightest. While paying a visit to the DL1961 Digital Showroom at Venice Beach, Ashlee Simpson wore head to toe DL1961. And if none of us knew any... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2014 at DenimHunt
Aries Denim Jacket - $396 available at This denim jacket from Aries is such a find and may signal the beginning of the classic denim jacket evolving from a wardrobe staple to a full-fledged sartorial statement. The chopped off... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2014 at DenimHunt
We keep it clean here. See WWD for the full NSFW Campaign Alexander Wang is back in the denim game and he's making sure we all take notice! In what is probably the most provocative campaign for a pair of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2014 at DenimHunt
Levi's Stadium - Home of the San Francisco 49ers Two weeks, 18,850 pairs of jeans and 1 football stadium -those were the components used to create Levi's "Field of Jeans" at the Levi's Stadium in San Francisco. The project was... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2014 at DenimHunt
The Candiani Denim Symphonie Loom on Stage Can color produce sound? Can we communicate through smell? If a tree falls in the forest etc, etc, blah, blah, blah. Philosophers and scientists have been trying to answer those questions for generations,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2014 at DenimHunt
From Levi Strauss & Co "Unzipped" Yours truly of course! It's such an honor to be included on a list compiled by Levi's who undoubtedly is the trailblazer of the blue jean. Although I don't often cover my own personal... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2014 at DenimHunt
J Brand "Jake" in Gothic $198 With the boyfriend jean becoming more of a mainstay, I think it's time to switch it up a bit, don't you? This lightly washed black version from J Brand is the perfect transitional look... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2014 at DenimHunt
The "Scratch Jean" by ISKO as part of their Spring 2015 denim innovations display at the Gansevoort Penthouse Many of you have probably never heard of ISKO, but if you have more than a few jeans in your closet you're... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2014 at DenimHunt
NYDJ's Spring 2015 collection displayed in the penthouse of the London Hotel While some choose sides in the denim vs yoga pants debate NYDJ is trying to bring us the best of both worlds as it expands it's offerings beyond... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at DenimHunt
GUESS's Spring 2015 collection on display in their NYC showroom GUESS has gone for clear themes this year when presenting their collections and to great effect. This season's theme was inspired by traditional Japan and was in stark contrast to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2014 at DenimHunt
American Eagle's Spring 2015 collection on display in their New York City showroom Market month is in full swing, but I finally have a lull in the rush to and from showrooms to update you on everything I've seen, starting... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2014 at DenimHunt
Can you guess who my style inspiration was for these two looks? #Cotton24hours Cotton Incorporated's annual 24 Hour Runway show, in partnership with People Magazine, is just around the corner. With 1440 looks, countless brands and a model a minute... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2014 at DenimHunt
@denimhuntdotcom writer Shanna shares her back to school style secrets! Check out her 24 Days of Stories' cotton moment on! #Cotton24Hours #jeans #backtoschool A photo posted by Cotton (@discover_cotton) on Oct 10, 2014 at 1:48pm PDT Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at DenimHunt