Just caught wind of this one … While this is a place to support and embrace the denim-worshipping community, sometimes bad ones make headlines and we have to call it out. Katy Perry walked the red carpet at tonight’s MTV VMAs in this number. We love Katy, despite some questionable wardrobe choices (tonight being the most recent), but seriously … was this a joke? Was she not Wide Awake when she got dressed? Was it a throwback to the ever-mocked Britney/JT denim disaster, or are they trying to top it? If it’s the latter, we may have a winner. Regardless of fashion sense – or lack thereof – we love Katy and the message she sends out to young women and little girls. She’s a firework, and we’re forever grateful.
Heading back to school in style with one of our favorite denim backpacks.
A. Rvca Scout Denim Backpack Womens, Swell, $49.50. B. LeSportsac Journey Backpack, eBags, $116. C. Little America Backpack, Herschel Supply Co., $160. D. Acid Wash Denim Backpack / 80s Surfer GRUNGE Oversized Slouchy Book Bag, onefortynine vintage, $79.
The model/actress/fellow Ohioan/Andy Roddick’s better half was spotted draped in denim while shooting scenes for something in LA. I just may have to tune into her new show Grace & Frankie to see if this look makes a cameo.
Thank you, NPR, which posted this photo of singer/songwriter Ryan Adams doing his thing at last weekend’s Newport Folk Festival. As you can imagine, this folk fest was littered with many amazing double denim looks – it’s kind of their uniform. See more on the Newport Folk Festival’s Facebook page: guaranteed to cure any case of the Mondays …. so much denim.
Listen to Ryan Adams’ complete set from the NFF here.
Photo: Adam Kissick for NPR
If you’ve been watching Ray Ban lately, you’ve noticed a slew of new materials being used on their always classic frames (I just picked up the best tortoise aviators, kind of obsessed). So it’s no surprise to see even edgier ones being put out as part of their somewhat bizarre Order Of Never Hide secret society campaign, in which fans must take challenges to elevate their position on the Order grid.
Sound confusing? It’s not. And it’s likely a good way to waste some time on a Friday afternoon at the office. Each challenge is represented by a pair of shades: Blend Like Camo, Smooth As Velvet, Tough As Leather, Tough As Titanium and Rugged As Denim. Sadly for me, but happily for my wallet, the denim is the only one yet to be released. We’re still waiting on the release date, but will announce when we get it.
We hope this blog has proved the Canadian Tuxedo is indeed a stylish look, one that’s timeless and here to stay. So if you’re sold, but still not sure how to make denim-on-denim work, ELLE is here to save the day. Click here to see ELLE’s tips on styling a Canadian Tuxedo.