Category:
Denim

Buttless Jeans

The new look in jeans from UK fashion brand The Ragged Priest. Cost: $125. Underwear not included.

More info: Yahoo! Lifestyle



Posted By: Alex - Sat Jan 13, 2018 - Comments (2)
Category: Fashion, Denim

Thong Jeans

Japanese designer Thibaut recently presented this new style in jeans at Amazon Fashion Week in Tokyo.

More info: Yahoo! Style



Posted By: Alex - Sun Oct 22, 2017 - Comments (3)
Category: Fashion, Denim

Pre-Dirtied Jeans

Nordstrom is now selling pre-dirtied jeans for $425. And here I've been washing my jeans all these years! It reminds me of that guy back in the 90s who sold shotgun-blasted jeans, though his prices were more reasonable.

I wonder if the dirt washes off.



For slightly cheaper ($395) you can get what looks like paint-stained jeans.



More: nbc4i.com

Posted By: Alex - Thu Apr 27, 2017 - Comments (7)
Category: Fashion, Denim, Overpriced Merchandise

Blue Jean TV

In the 1970s, it was widely believed that any product could be improved by adding denim to it. One example of this, already featured on WU, was the AMC Gremlin "Levi" Edition — an economy car upholstered with Levi jeans. It debuted in the early 70s.

Another example is the Zenith "Sidekick" Blue Jean TV, which hit the market in 1974. From the ad copy:

Meet Zenith's 12" diagonal black-and-white portable that's decked out, top and sides, in blue denim. Accented with bright orange stitching, authentic copper rivets, and a leather-look "Sidekick" name patch like the one on your jeans.


If you'd like to own one of these beauties, there's one for sale on eBay. Current bid is only $49.99.



Posted By: Alex - Sat Oct 15, 2016 - Comments (2)
Category: Fashion, Denim, Products, 1970s

Shotgun Fashion

Back in 1993, Ed Kirko gave up his job as an engineering assistant and became a fashion designer. His fashion idea was that, for a fee, he would blast your clothes with a shotgun. He came up with the idea after seeing an episode of 60 Minutes about ripped jeans selling for $90 and thought he could do that — but better! He offered a "Honeymoon Special," which was a bra, panties, and boxer shorts riddled with bullet holes.

Palm Beach Post — Jan 17, 1994



San Bernardino County Sun — Sep 29, 1993

Posted By: Alex - Mon Jul 25, 2016 - Comments (3)
Category: Fashion, Denim, 1990s

Gay Jeans

Gay Jeans begin life looking and acting like regular 5-pocket denim jeans, but as they experience normal washing and wearing over the course of their life, their indigo dye gradually fades away, revealing fabulously colorful yarns just waiting to come out.
[betabrand.com]



Posted By: Alex - Sat Apr 19, 2014 - Comments (12)
Category: Fashion, Denim

AMC Gremlin Levi Edition

In the early 1970s, American Motors took a classic and they added denim to it, making it even more of a classic. The result was the AMC Gremlin "Levi" Edition. An economy car upholstered with Levi jeans. The Gremlin Levi is now highly prized by collectors.



Posted By: Alex - Sun Dec 01, 2013 - Comments (7)
Category: Denim, 1970s, Cars

Bon Jour Action Jeans







Once in the fabled past, mighty action jeans stalked the planet's butts.

Posted By: Paul - Tue Aug 06, 2013 - Comments (8)
Category: Denim

Double-Top Jeans

It's the new fashion creation from singer Rihanna. I guess the idea is that it creates a layered look for pants. Only $150 at River Island, though they seem to be sold out at the moment.

Posted By: Alex - Wed Mar 06, 2013 - Comments (6)
Category: Fashion, Denim

Bikini Jeans

What do you get when you cross jeans with a bikini? The bikini jean. They're all the rage in Japan. Available from Sanna's Brazil Fashion (a Japanese store, despite the Brazil in its name) for only $94.

Posted By: Alex - Fri Jan 16, 2009 - Comments (9)
Category: Fashion, Denim

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