Why Is Raw Denim More Expensive Than The Usual ?...

Dec 17, 2013 by

  The denim is important part of the cost but it’s not the only factor. There’s economy of scale, higher labor costs and the hype train as well.   Denim – most “raw” denim is selvedge denim. It’s made on outdated and slower looms. The old looms can add some character but the denim is only as good as the weave/material/price point being paid. Distressing denim is also a good way to hide the fact that fabric may have never been that great to begin with. You can’t get away with sub-par that these days, especially not for the nerdy, self informed enthusiast market. Cost per unit on great denim is 4x normal fabric costs.     Labor – Most of the high dollar stuff you’re talking about is made in the USA or...

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Skinny Jeans Picks Fall/Winter 2013 from Givenchy, Balmain and See by Chloé...

Dec 29, 2012 by

  Like it or not, jeans will always be the easiest pick for a day-to-day outfit.  Wear them with flats, heels or boots, add up a beautiful top or sweater and you’ll get quite a nice look. It’s really no wonder all the fashion designers have a ready-to-wear collection that includes at least one pair of jeans.   I admit I am a fan myself and I think I have at least 20 pairs in my closet. Except for the classics like Levi’s, my attention drifted over the years to the big fashion designers.  And I especially love what Givenchy, See by Chloe and Balmain have to offer for this season. And just to be clear, this article is about skinny jeans.   So let me show you some of the best skinny-jeans picks...

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