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Shanna McKinnon
New York, NY
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UNIF Twerk Jean $119 Ever since I saw someone last spring walking around the city in pair of jeans similar to this I've wanted a pair. I already know what you're thinking. Well, why didn't you just go ahead and... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at DenimHunt
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Campaign images from Kendall & Kylie for PacSun Ever have that moment when you feel like you're the last one to know? Last night, when I found out that Kendell and Kylie Jenner launched a collection for PacSun I began... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at DenimHunt
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Charlotte Gainsbourg modeling her capsule collection for Current/Elliott It's been a while since I've heard any exciting news about Current/Elliott. At one point the only time I read about the two founders Emily and Meritt was when they were doing... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at DenimHunt
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Speaking of Christmas trees in July, here it is! (see First Look: American Eagle Holiday 2014). Aerie for American Eagle continues to offer cute lingerie and sleepwear in fun colors and prints. For Holiday, bras and panties are packed inside... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at DenimHunt
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It was festive in the American Eagle showroom yesterday where Holiday 2014 was on display. Have you ever seen a Christmas tree in July? It's an unusual experience to say the least, but fitting with the winter wonderland spirit of... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at DenimHunt
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photo credit: Petra Collins Okay, so there was like this big secret that I was in on and it was so hard to keep a secret but I did because I didn't want to be that guy, you know, that... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at DenimHunt
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Fun Fact: The name Bethnals originates from the Cockney Rhyming Slang for Jeans Crowdfunding has got to be the best thing that has happened to entrepreneurship since the world wide web and start-up brands have been taking full advantage of... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at DenimHunt
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Maison Scotch "Petit Ami - Blue Edition" - $189.00 When the patchwork trend came about a couple of seasons ago I loved it....but on everyone else, not me. I would describe my personal style as classic with a bit of... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at DenimHunt
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Christopher Griffin, President, WWDMAGIC and SOURCING at MAGIC After writing about jeans for so many years, I must admit that I reached a point where I thought I knew anything and everything there was to know about denim. There was... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at DenimHunt
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Salsa's Fragrance Jeans in Lemon, Strawberry and Orange Portuguese retailer Salsa has launched a line of jeans called Fragrance Jeans. I'm going to go out on a limb here and guess that with a name like that, little explanation is... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at DenimHunt
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Rita Ora and Cara Delavinge in the G-Star RAW x Marc Newson 'Reversible Tour Jacket' from the 10th Anniversary collection It has been ten glorious years for G-Star RAW and industrial designer Marc Newson in their longtime, ongoing collaboration G-Star... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at DenimHunt
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Are these high-waisted jeans not amazing? When I visited the Guess showroom several months ago, I was completely and utterly enamored with the western theme that was the brainchild of Creative Director Sharleen Ernster (read In the Showrooms: GUESS Fall... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at DenimHunt
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There's been much speculation, rumors, announcements and lots of waiting, but the time is finally near -WGSN and Stylesight are merging. On August 4th, the two mega trend services will combine under the WGSN brand name. Stylesight users will navigate... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at DenimHunt
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Can you guess which animal distressed which jean? Answers after the jump... Why spend time distressing, ripping, tearing and abrading jeans when you can get wild animals to do it for you. That is not a rhetorical question and this... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at DenimHunt
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Superga is an "It" sneaker known for collaborating with "It" girls. Chiara Ferragni, better known as The Blonde Salad and Leandre Medine always known as The Man Repeller, are just two of fashion's biggest influencers who have capsule collections with... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2014 at DenimHunt
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Clockwise from Left: Chip Bergh, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg A new HBO comedy series called Silicon Valley parodies the tech boom of the last few decades by following a group of guys as they launch a startup. But forget all... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2014 at DenimHunt
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From Right to Left: Guy Jackson, Man-e Jay, Kat Weltch (me), Jes Pe' rez A few days ago I was privileged to attend the first ever VH1 VIP Thursdays, an event held to showcase the VH1 Upfronts to digital producers,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2014 at DenimHunt
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Barstow Western Shirt, Levis Made in Japan Levi's, the most iconic of American denim brands, just released a Made in Japan collection which, ironically, is inspired by American iconography. As odd as it may sound to the average person, denimheads... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at DenimHunt
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There's something so Harvey Dent about not having to choose the face you want to put out to the world, but to embrace both the light and the dark. The Paris men's shows had a few notable looks that will... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2014 at DenimHunt
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Remember back in the early aughts when men embraced pink in a big way? They were all pink button downs, pink baseball caps, some even wore pink sneakers, all with no hint of threat to their masculinity. The ubiquity of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2014 at DenimHunt
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DL1961 spring lookbook Stock up on your favorite denim, at DL1961 Premium Denim's NYC Sample Sale starting June 24th! With top styles including novelty, classic and short offerings at 50-70 percent off, DL1961 is sure to be your one-stop denim... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2014 at DenimHunt
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With London ending and Milan just revving up, the Mens Spring/Summer 2015 shows are in full swing. Men's runway is a great source of inspiration even for those of us that prefer the girlier side of things because, let's face... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2014 at DenimHunt
Just got these G-Star RAW tapered jeans and I am in love.I've worn them a few times to see what works since it's a style I'm not used to wearing and let me tell you, they are definitely an attention... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2014 at DenimHunt
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Last month WWD reported that Jeff Rudes, CEO of J Brand, stepped down from the company he founded over a decade ago leaving us all to speculate what would happen to the wildly popular and somewhat exclusive brand. Well now at least some of our questions will be answered as it has just been announced that Fast Retailer Co. Ltd, the company that owns J Brand, is bringing famed denim innovator François Girbaud onboard. Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2014 at DenimHunt