Perhaps the biggest trend in jeans over the past five years hasn’t been about the various looks or designs, but rather of the labels themselves. While Diesel had long banked on its branding, Seven revived, or at least reinvigorated, the...
Perhaps the biggest trend in jeans over the past five years hasn’t been about the various looks or designs, but rather of the labels themselves. While Diesel had long banked on its branding, Seven revived, or at least reinvigorated, the notion of label hunting. Still, the jeans need to look good, and within the midst of the many denim companies that have sprouted recently, a mini explosion of trends have emerged. Here, some of the major jeans looks in the last few years.
(1998) LOW RISE: The waistline became the new hemline with the introduction of low-rise jeans. Daryl Kerrigan, who championed the low-rise look beginning in 1991 with her Nineties take on the Sixties hipster, credits “gym culture” with creating the demand for pants that would show off a flat stomach. Alexander McQueen took it down a notch further in 2000 with his “bumster” line that literally went to the bum.
“I see things on the hanger and I’m, like, ‘I never knew that color worked on me.’ It’s things you necessarily wouldn’t choose to wear, but once you put them on, you see why Janie is who Janie is." — Lily Collins on working with former "Mad Men" costume designer, Janie Bryant on creating looks for her role as Celia Brady's in Amazon series, "The Last Tycoon." 📸@jilliansollazzo #wwdeye
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Michael Kors' $1.3B Jimmy Choo deal has the company squaring off with Coach Inc. as both seek to build American powerhouses. Coach bought Stuart Weitzman in 2015 and Kate Spade just two weeks ago, but Michael Kors' acquisition may be putting pressure on its rival in the new push for scale. #wwdnews (📷: George Chinsee)
Meet actress Lucy Boynton, who plays opposite Naomi Watts in the recently released Netflix series "Gypsy." Boynton stopped by WWD to talk about her upcoming projects and her nomadic lifestyle. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: @dandoperalski)