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Cuffed trousers – how far should you go?

By admin on July 2nd, 2008

fab.jpgWith cuffed trousers being all the rage right now, just how far should you go? While Vogue Brazil editor Fabrizio Rollo can pull it off well, it’s still a risky area. The problem with roll ups is that there’s a very fine line between over-rolling and under-rolling your trousers. Over roll them and they might start looking like cargo shorts, Under roll them and they’ll just look like those old school turn ups people did to show off their selvedge denim. Vote on what type of roll up looks best after the jump

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Jeans & Trousers, News

Burton get a bit cheeky with their Japanese Denim

By admin on February 22nd, 2008

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If you’ve looked at our Jeans coverage in
the past then you’ll know all about raw & selvedge denim. You’ll also know
that the best selvedge denim comes from Japan. Not necessarily all denim from
Japan is expertly made on great looms and this is why Burton’s attempt
at Japanese denim
is a bit cheeky.

Burton were hoping for someone who kinda knows what selvedge denim is to
buy their regular denim in the false belief that because it said ‘Japanese
denim’, it would be selvedge. To be fair, it probably worked. The jeans are
completely sold out.



Designer Spotlight, Jeans & Trousers

Adidas Originals denim by Diesel

By admin on February 5th, 2008

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The Adidas originals range tends to throw
up interesting collaborations from time to time and this is no different. The originals
denim by Diesel range is an interesting mix – if only for the fact that you
wonder why Diesel agreed to it. It’s not bad in any way, it’s just that the
pieces are just Diesel jeans with some Adidas branding attached.

With that said, the Adidas logo was added
in an innovative manner. Adding the three stripes to the selvedge line is
especially inspired, although it may disappoint selvedge show offs who want to
brag about the quality of their jeans. The range is available from Adidas Originals stores and prices start from £115.




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