While M. and I are still drooling over my friend L.’s Chanel 2:55, we have to find a more affordable alternative until we can buy one ourselves. This might come in the shape of this Chanel denim quilted sneaker. Okay, it’s not a bag, but the fact that these sneakers are quilted, makes us feel a bit closer to the o so wanted bag…(or it could be a form of wishful thinking).
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H&M has a pair of leather and flowerprint dungarees in the Spring collection, and we sort of like them. Even if it’s not the most flattering thing to wear for a woman.
Dungarees used to be worn by feminists, and are called a ‘tuinbroek’ in Dutch (translate: garden pants). It actually says enough about its purpose, a great outfit for when you’re gardening! Continue reading
Vivienne Westwood is collaborating with Lee jeans on a denim collection as part of her Anglomania collection. This is very surprising, since Westwood claimed ‘hating jeans’. In an interview with the Telegraph last year she said this about her granddaughter Cora (who wears jeans ofcourse): ‘She’s really conservative. I’m very disappointed in that. She wears jeans. I think jeans are terrible…’ Continue reading
Victoria is giving her almost vanished denim label a rebirth. Formerly knwown as dVb, it will now simly be called Victoria Beckham Denim.
The jeans were given a high-end makeover, and are sharper and sleeker than the original dVb’s. Not to forget the super slouchy boyfriend jeans, that probably gave her back the ‘denim-credibility’. In the range there are also sixties sweet pastel cigarette pants with contrasting inserts. She even goes beyond jeans with a range of leggings in bright colours.
Apparently ‘us Dutchies’ are very good with denim. We have several denim brands gone big and international, such as G-Star and Blue Blood (the last one recently made a re-start). But we also have Denham, Diesel-designer Wilbert Das is Dutch, and we have Kuyichi. And the nice thing about Kuyichi is the organic character of the brand. Continue reading